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Feb. 9 is Giving Hearts Day

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On Thursday, Feb. 9, the UND Alumni Association & Foundation is once again taking part in Giving Hearts Day to Help Someone at UND. During this 24-hour giving day, you can help provide scholarships for our students or designate your gift to an area important to you. Your gift will allow students to succeed while […]

2023 Open Educational Resources Grant applications available

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Are you interested in supporting student success by reducing the cost of textbooks? Do you have a passion for making information openly available? With generous support from Student Government, the University Senate OER Committee announces that the 2023 UND OER Grant application is open for submissions. The committee will be awarding a minimum of six grants. Funding […]

Tickets now available for 61st Annual Feast of Nations

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Join us for the biggest multicultural event in the region, the University of North Dakota’s 61st Annual Feast of Nations, Saturday, March 4, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Doors open with a red carpet at 5 p.m., and the program/dinner starts at 6 p.m. UND departments/units can enjoy the benefits of having a reserved table. […]

UND Interfaith & Worldview Week is Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

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UND students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in UND’s 2023 Interfaith & Worldview Week starting Sunday, Jan. 29. Sponsored by a student organization of a similar name, UND IFW highlights some of the spiritual, religious, cultural, philosophical and (non)belief communities present on our campus and in our city. The week’s events provide an […]

Retirement celebration for Jay Smith is Friday, Jan. 27

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After 37 years with UND, Jay Smith, classroom support manager with UIT, retired on Dec. 31, 2022. Smith was instrumental in establishing and supporting audiovisuals in UND’s classrooms. Please join us for his retirement celebration at the Chester Fritz Library, in Room 406, on Friday, Jan. 27, at 2 p.m.

Physics & Astrophysics Colloquium is Friday in Witmer Hall

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Jacob Burgess, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Manitoba, will be giving a colloquium titled “Advances in Measuring Ultrafast Atomic Dynamics with Scanning Tunneling Microscopes” at the Department of Physics & Astrophysics on Friday, Jan. 27 at 4 p.m. in Witmer Hall, Room 211. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m. […]

Founders Day is Feb. 16; tickets on sale

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The 2023 Founders Day banquet will take place Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. A social will begin at 5:15 p.m., and the banquet will begin at 6 p.m. Founders Day marks the anniversary of the signing of the Dakota Territory legislation establishing the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. It is […]

Tickets now available for 61st Annual Feast of Nations

Categories: Announcements

Join us for the biggest multicultural event in the region, the University of North Dakota’s 61st Annual Feast of Nations, Saturday, March 4, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Doors open with a red carpet at 5 p.m., and the program/dinner starts at 6 p.m. UND departments/units can enjoy the benefits of having a reserved table. […]

UND to host Honor Band, Choir & Strings Festival Jan. 20-22

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The University of North Dakota Department of Music will host their 38th Annual Honor Band, Choir & Strings Festival Jan. 20-22. This festival will feature more than 325 high school students from North Dakota and Minnesota who were selected from more than 750 students who auditioned in the fall. While these students are on campus, […]

Retirement celebration for Jay Smith is Friday, Jan. 27

Categories: Announcements

After 37 years with UND, Jay Smith, classroom support manager with UIT, retired on Dec. 31, 2022. Smith was instrumental in establishing and supporting audiovisuals in UND’s classrooms. Please join us for his retirement celebration at the Chester Fritz Library, in Room 406, on Friday, Jan. 27, at 2 p.m.

Founders Day tickets on sale

Categories: Announcements

The 2023 Founders Day banquet will take place Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. A social will begin at 5:15 p.m., and the banquet will begin at 6 p.m. Founders Day marks the anniversary of the signing of the Dakota Territory legislation establishing the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. It is […]

Tickets now available for 61st Annual Feast of Nations

Categories: Announcements

Join us for the biggest multicultural event in the region, the University of North Dakota’s 61st Annual Feast of Nations, Saturday, March 4, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Doors open with a red carpet at 5 p.m., and the program/dinner starts at 6 p.m. UND departments/units can enjoy the benefits of having a reserved table. […]

Professor David Wall Rice to speak at Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

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In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, UND will host an MLK Day Brunch in the Ballroom of the Memorial Union on Monday, Jan. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon. Community members are invited to join the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Student Diversity & Inclusion, and the Pride Center in attending the event. The annual UND event features the awarding […]

First Town Halls of 2023 scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24

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The UND community is invited to two virtual Town Halls on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Hosted by President Andrew Armacost and fellow University administrators, Town Halls are an opportunity for question-and-answer discussions and feedback on all things UND. The faculty and staff session will be from noon to 1 p.m., and registration is available at the […]

Chester Fritz Library’s Randy Rasmussen Memorial Lecture Series debuts Jan. 26

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In celebration of scholarship at UND, the Chester Fritz Library has created the Randy Rasmussen Memorial Lecture Series. The series’ inaugural event will be Thursday, Jan. 26, at 4:30 p.m. in the CFL Conference Room (406). Brian Urlacher, professor of political science and public administration, will read and discuss selections from his debut novel, “The […]