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Policies posted for notification of campus comment, approval or revision

Categories: Announcements

A number of policy documents have been posted for notification of campus comment, approval or revision by UND’s Policy Office. Additional information is available below. Policies Open for Comment Policies open to comment may be reviewed and commented on by going directly to the Policy Comment Periods & Approvals webpage. The final policy documents will […]

University Avenue Neighborhood Kick-Off Event is Sept. 24

Categories: Announcements

Come on down to University Park from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, to get to know your neighbors, build community and take action. This event is by and for people living in the University Avenue neighborhoods (including students!) working together to improve our community in big and small ways. Learn about how to get […]

Summer undergraduate research poster session to be held at SMHS Aug. 4

Categories: Announcements

Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Summer Undergraduate Research poster session on Thursday, Aug. 4, at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. The one-day event will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the second floor of the UND SMHS building at 1301 North Columbia Road, Grand Forks, […]

ND SBDC network staff receives American Business Brokers Association Accredited Business Intermediary certification

Categories: Honors

Grand Forks, N.D. – The entire team of ND SBDC Center Directors and Business Advisors has achieved the designation of the American Business Brokers Association Accredited Business Intermediary certification. This is a significant step in helping clients with the buying and selling of a business and/or succession planning. An Accredited Business Intermediary (ABI) certification is […]

Refer a future UND student

Categories: Bulletin Board

Do you have family member, friend or neighbor who should check out the University of North Dakota? Unfortunately, the Office of University Admissions doesn’t know about every potential student. Unless students have expressed interest in UND or sent their ACT/SAT scores, we may not know about them. Whether they’re a high school senior, junior or […]

ND SBDC launches exit & succession planning guide

Categories: Announcements

The North Dakota Small Business Development Centers has launched a brand-new exit and succession planning guide, which will help with transitioning out of a business. Currently, 66% of the American business market is owned by Baby Boomers. Transitioning ownership of those businesses either to the next generation or by selling to a new owner is […]

Student employee annual award winners listed

Categories: Honors

Each spring, in conjunction with the National Student Employment Association, UND coordinates a Student Employee of the Year program to recognize the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who work while attending UND. Nominations are judged by a committee on the 8 National Association of Colleges and Employers Core Competencies: Critical Thinking & Problem Solving […]

Farewell reception for Stephanie Walker is Aug. 11

Categories: Announcements

A farewell reception will be held for Stephanie Walker, UND’s dean of libraries and information resources, on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 3 to 4 p.m. in conference room 406 at the Chester Fritz Library. All are welcome. Dean Walker has accepted the position of dean of university libraries at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Please […]

Lisa Heher, director of treasury, retires

Categories: Announcements

Congratulations to Lisa Heher, director of treasury, on her retirement after 37 years of service to the University of North Dakota. Her last day was July 6. A UND alum and native of Grand Forks, Heher began her career with UND immediately after graduating. She spent one year working at the Energy & Environmental Research […]

Empire Theatre Company opens new season at Grand Forks County Fairgrounds

Categories: Bulletin Board

This season, the Empire Theatre Company is introducing theatre goers to work never before produced in the region. Shows set to debut are: Hands on a Hard Body (Aug.), School of Rock (Sept./Oct.), Lifespan of a Fact (Jan./Feb.), and Tony and Tina’s Wedding (June/July), in addition to The Holiday Show, a variety show featuring professional performers home for the Thanksgiving weekend, emceed by Misti […]

UND Dining Services wins Gold Award for catering menu

Categories: Honors

The catering menu for UND Dining Services won a Gold Award from their professional association. The online-accessible menu was created and released in 2020 under the guidance of Catering Manager Andrea Green and Catering Sales Coordinator, Beth Spitsberg, both pictured above. The menu was designed by the Marketing Manager for Dining Services and Housing & […]

June 30 retirement reception honors Paul Arnason at EERC

Categories: Announcements

Paul Arnason will be retiring from his position as a contracts officer after more than 21 years of service at the EERC. Paul’s last day at the EERC will be on June 30, 2022. Please join us for cookies and fruit along with punch and coffee as we wish him well in retirement. Paul joined […]