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UND will bestow awards, service honors at annual Founders Day celebration

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The University will bestow awards and service honors at the 2020 Founders Day ceremony, which will take place virtually on Thursday, Feb. 25. Founders Day marks the 138th anniversary of the signing of the Dakota Territory legislation which established the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks in 1883, six years before statehood. It is […]

Feb. 22: UND Space Studies Colloquium will focus on ‘supporting the greatest plane in history’

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The University of North Dakota Space Studies Colloquium Series features experts in space-related fields. “The SR-71: Supporting the Greatest Plane in History” by Louis Carfagno, former Air Force life support systems engineer and spacesuit engineer, is set for 5-7 p.m. CST Monday, Feb. 22. A live webcast will be available here. Dr. Carfagno was a Life […]

Eric Link named next University of North Dakota Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

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University of North Dakota President Andrew Armacost has named Eric Link provost and vice president for academic affairs following a national search. The appointment is effective July 1. Link currently serves as provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs at the University of Houston Downtown, a public, comprehensive institution of more than […]

Eric Plummer named police chief at Radford University in Virginia

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Eric Plummer, associate vice president for public safety and chief of police, has been named chief of police at Radford University in Radford, Va., following a nationwide search. His appointment is effective March 1. In his new position, Plummer will oversee the Radford University Police Department, which is known for direct engagement, outreach and service […]

UPDATED: UND Theatre Arts play, Antigone, will stream online Feb. 23-27

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Updated to correct spelling for cast member Dylan Merritt. Only one side will prevail in this tense family tragedy that brings many questions to the table The University of North Dakota Theatre Arts department presents Antigone, streaming online Feb. 23-27. The stream of the production will be available all day for the day which you […]

UND, Bismarck State College announce collaborative engineering bachelor’s degree

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Students will benefit from BSC’s strong pre-engineering program as well as UND’s 31-year history of distance education in engineering Bismarck State College (BSC) and the University of North Dakota (UND) have created a collaborative engineering program that will result in a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from UND, earned on the BSC campus. On […]

UND faculty member receives outstanding dissertation award

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A social work faculty member at the University of North Dakota has received an outstanding dissertation award. June-Yung Kim, assistant professor of social work, was recognized by the Korean American Social Work Educators Association, a national organization dedicated to the advancement of social work education, practice and research. Her dissertation, “Variations in the Co-occurrence of […]

UND appoints Rob Carolin, School of Law executive, as Chief of Staff

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The University of North Dakota announced today that Rob Carolin, longtime director of Alumni & Public Relations at the UND School of Law, will join UND President Andy Armacost’s office as Chief of Staff. As Chief of Staff, Carolin will be a “key advisor to the president, providing counsel on strategic and operational issues,” as […]