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Sally Dockter named interim head of Chester Fritz Library

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University of North Dakota Provost Eric Link has selected Sally Dockter as interim dean for the Chester Fritz Library. Currently, Dockter serves as assistant dean of the library and head of public services. Link indicated that his office is preparing a national search for the next permanent dean, and that Dockter’s role will begin Aug. […]

Parking permit sales begin July 15; current permits expire July 31

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Parking permit sales begin July 15 for the 2022-23 school year. Current permits expire July 31, and new permits are effective Monday, Aug 1. You can purchase your new parking permit through the UND parking portal. For additional information about parking on campus, contact Parking Services at 701.777.3551, or parking@UND.edu.  

Lisa Heher, director of treasury, retires

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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 […]

Retirement reception for Jan Orvik is July 26

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Jan Orvik, internal communications editor in UND Marketing & Communications, is retiring Aug. 1 after more than 32 years of service to the University. Please join us for a retirement reception, 10 a.m. to noon, on Tuesday, July 26, in the first floor of Skalicky Atrium. Ample parking is available across from Skalicky in the […]

Faculty invited to take part in Summer Commencement on Aug. 5

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UND faculty are invited to participate in the summer professional, graduate, and undergraduate degrees commencement ceremony on Friday, August 5, 3:00 p.m. at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Faculty members are required to wear academic regalia. Faculty can rent regalia at the following website: www.herffjones.com/capgown/order Customer #33000403000 Order # 4755363 Order deadline is July 7, 2022  If […]

Aug. 6 retirement reception honors Laurel Reuter

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Please join us at the North Dakota Museum of Art from 3 – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, to celebrate Laurel Reuter’s fifty years at the helm of the North Dakota Museum of Art, and acknowledge her tremendous contributions to the community, state, and global world of art. Reuter’s retirement will coincide with the […]

New episode of Why? Radio is available

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“What Does it Mean to Be African?” with guest Firoze Manji is now available on Why? Radio. Africa has always been regarded two-dimensionally by Europe and the U.S. It’s been called “the dark continent,” and falsely described as primitive, consisting only of small villages without technology. It’s people are said to be unable to care […]

WWE tour returns to The Ralph Oct. 2

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WWE wrestling returns to Grand Forks at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 15, at 10 a.m. Prices start at $15 plus fees. Experience the WWE Sunday Stunner, with a night full of surprises, and to see your favorite Raw Superstar Takeover in Grand Forks […]

Faculty invited to take part in Summer Commencement on Aug. 5

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UND faculty are invited to participate in the summer professional, graduate, and undergraduate degrees commencement ceremony on Friday, August 5, 3:00 p.m. at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Faculty members are required to wear academic regalia. Faculty can rent regalia at the following website: www.herffjones.com/capgown/order Customer #33000403000 Order # 4755363 Order deadline is July 7, 2022  If […]

Please help reduce energy consumption

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Recently there has been a lot of discussion across the nation and locally of potential rolling energy blackouts. Reducing energy usage at both work and home can help reduce the potential impact. Some potential areas where we all can help: Close the window coverings to avoid thermal heating from the sun. Stop using space heaters. […]

June 30 retirement reception honors Paul Arnason at EERC

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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 […]