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This week is Homecoming Week

A tradition at the University of North Dakota since 1916, Homecoming Week 2023 is Oct. 2-7. This year’s celebration of all things UND includes a Tuesday groundbreaking for Memorial Village II and Albrecht Field, a Wednesday pep rally in downtown Grand Forks, the annual Alumni Honors Banquet on Thursday, and…



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UND chemical engineers lead Tribal Energy Sovereignty initiative

The National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program has awarded a four-year, $4 million-grant to UND and seven partner institutions and organizations to advance tribal energy sovereignty. The project, referred to as the “Sustainable Engineering Infrastructures and Solutions for Tribal Energy Sovereignty” program, will be led by two…


Laura Weber honored with 2023 State Star Award of ND SBDC

BOWMAN, N.D. – Laura Weber, business advisor in Bowman, N.D., has been awarded the 2023 State Star for the North Dakota Small Business Development Centers, an esteemed recognition that highlights her outstanding commitment and contributions to the small business community in North Dakota. Every year, the America’s SBDC State Star…

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Jeans Give Back Day is Friday, Oct. 6

Hello, this month our Special Nonprofit Jeans Give Back Day is Friday, Oct. 6, and the funds will go to Sharehouse Foundation. If you have not signed up for auto deduction yet for Jeans Give Back, please give your money to your site coordinator by Friday, Oct. 13. Please see…

In Remembrance

Remembering Darin Kerr

Darin Douglas Kerr, former UND instructor, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 28, at his childhood home. He was born in Landstuhl, West Germany, on May 5, 1972, to Ralph and Sandi Kerr He attended elementary school at Grand Forks Air Force Base until third grade when he transferred to Kelly…