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May 24 video message from President Armacost

From the site of the existing Veterans Honor Wall on the second floor of the Memorial Union, President Andrew Armacost commemorates Memorial Day, which was Monday, May 27. In this week’s video address, Armacost says to never forget the incredible sacrifices of UND servicemen and servicewomen who have given all in service to our nation….

Campus News

LEADS: A sense of community

“The University of North Dakota and the Greater Grand Forks community do a tremendous job of creating a welcoming culture for students. This commitment to community spirit is not just lip service — it’s a cornerstone of the UND Strategic Plan, captured in the core value of Affinity.”


Burgers on the Boulevard returns June 5

All faculty, staff, students and the general public are invited to enjoy grilled-to-order burgers or veggie burgers, weekly smoked feature, hotdogs and brats on the Memorial Union patio, located on the south side of the building. Burgers on the Boulevard is:  Every Wednesday, weather permitting  June 5 through August 7,…


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UND and NDSU collaborative research projects announced

Five research projects based in North Dakota have been awarded grants through the University Research Collaboration Program (URCP), funded by the Economic Diversification Research Funds (EDRF) appropriated during the 2023 North Dakota Legislative session. The URCP funds Level 1 proposals up to $25,000 of the combined total budget and Level…


Bulletin Board

UND Bookstore summer hours

The UND Bookstore will be changing its hours for the summer season, from May 28 to July 27. Hours of operation during that period will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Visit the store’s website for upcoming holiday hours…

In Remembrance

Remembering Brenda Useldinger

It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Brenda Useldinger, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Nursing, who passed away on Thursday, May 9. Brenda joined the department in 2012 and served as an assistant professor until her passing. She also earned her master’s degree in…