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UND’s 27th Annual McNair Forum features undergraduate research

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The University of North Dakota will hold its 27th Annual McNair Forum, in which undergraduate research is presented by McNair Program Scholars, on Wednesday, April 28, over Zoom. The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program, named after NASA astronaut Ronald McNair, who died in the 1986 explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, is funded […]

UND’s University Council meets Tuesday April 27; topics include legislative and college updates

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The University of North Dakota’s main governing body, University Council, will hold its spring meeting Tuesday, April 27, 3-4:30 p.m. . via Zoom. The meeting will include comments from President Andy Armacost, a legislative update, and updates from several colleges. The agenda follows: Call to Order, University Senate Chair Liz Legerski Establish Quorum, Secretary Scott […]

UND student and Maple Grove Senior High graduate Patricia “Trece” Hopp wins national scholarship

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Patricia “Trece” Hopp, a 2019 graduate of Maple Grove Senior High in Maple Grove, Minn., has been awarded a Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship. The scholarship is offered by NOAA, the federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and is meant to give the scholars hands-on experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology and other activities. Hopp is a sophomore […]

Cheyden Paulson of Richardton, N.D., wins national scholarship

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University of North Dakota freshman Cheyden Paulson of Richardton, N.D., has won a U.S. State Department-sponsored scholarship to study Azerbaijani. Closely related to Turkish, Azerbaijani is a language spoken in many of the countries bordering the Caspian Sea, including millions of speakers in Iran. As a member of the Richardton-Taylor High School speech team in […]

UND student Michelle Nguyen wins summer economics fellowship

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Michelle Nguyen, a 2017 graduate of Eden Prairie High School in Eden Prairie, Minn., has been accepted to the American Economic Association’s Summer Program at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Nguyen is a senior at the University of North Dakota who’s double-majoring in economics and political science. The two-month program at Howard University is designed […]