Press Releases

University of North Dakota’s official press release archive.

Local schools win awards in UND Math Track Meet

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About 140 students in grades 7-12 took part in the annual Math Track Meet last week at the University of North Dakota. Traditionally held on Presidents’ Day, the UND Math Track Meet is a problem-solving competition that the UND Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts & Sciences has hosted for more than 30 […]

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 […]