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University Council gets ‘Year of Gratitude’ recap from deans, president

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Thanksgiving came early during UND’s biannual University Council on Thursday. For President Andy Armacost’s State of the University Address, which was held last Thursday or a week before the national holiday, the Council meeting was a chance for him to celebrate what he’s been calling “the Year of Gratitude.” His speech followed annual updates from […]

Road closures on 2nd Avenue N to start Monday, Nov. 7

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Starting Monday, Nov. 7, closures are expected on 2nd Avenue N between Columbia Road and the Pollard Athletic Center for approximately six weeks, as deliveries are made for the construction of the Memorial Village project. Please follow detour signage and use alternate routes when possible, detailed in the image below. The sidewalk on the south […]

UND to hold inaugural celebration of first-generation students on Nov. 8

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  UND is set to celebrate first-generation university students in a first-ever event on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Memorial Union. The First-Gen Day Celebration is sponsored by the office of UND TRIO Programs, which oversees federally funded programs supporting income-eligible students and students whose parents did not complete a four-year college education. The celebration will be held in […]

UND hosting 2nd Annual Cyber Security Awareness and Research Symposium

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The Center for Cyber Security Research in UND’s College of Engineering & Mines, in partnership with University Information Technology, is hosting a two-day Cyber Security Awareness and Research Symposium on Oct. 28 and 31. This symposium is a hybrid event, with the virtual format taking place on Oct. 28. The in-person event will be Oct. […]

UND to hold inaugural celebration of first-generation students on Nov. 8

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  UND is set to celebrate first-generation university students in a first-ever event on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Memorial Union. The First-Gen Day Celebration is sponsored by the office of UND TRIO Programs, which oversees federally funded programs supporting income-eligible students and students whose parents did not complete a four-year college education. The celebration will be held in […]

UND Special Olympics College Club receives national recognition

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The UND Special Olympics College club has received national recognition from two important sources. First, UND was named a National Banner School, the first Unified Champion School in North Dakota to receive the honor. And today, sports network ESPN named UND a Top 5 National Banner School. A Special Olympics Unified Champion School has an […]

Help welcome students and families to campus Oct. 20-23

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Our campus will be full of visitors during the next few days. We ask your help to greet our guests, make them feel welcome and offer your help if they need directions or other assistance. Please help ensure our campus and spaces look great as we show off our University and why we are all […]

Celebrated anthropologist to present two Biology Department Wheeler Lectures on Thursday, Nov. 3

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On Thursday, Nov. 3, Jennifer Raff, celebrated anthropologist and best-selling author, will make two presentations as part of UND Biology Department’s Wheeler Lecture Series. The first, titled “Using Paleogenomics to Understand the Peopling of the Americas,” will provide a scientific overview of Raff’s research, which is more fully described in her 2022 book “Origin: A […]