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Stephanie Walker accepts position at University of Massachusetts Boston

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Stephanie Walker, UND’s dean of libraries and information resources, has accepted the position of dean of university libraries at University of Massachusetts Boston. Walker will begin her new position Aug. 22. “Dean Walker has been an outstanding dean of the UND Library and we will miss her greatly,” said Eric Link, UND provost and vice […]

UND celebrates Pride Month with week of events

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Pride Month is celebrated nationally in the United States in June to honor and recognize the accomplishment of LGBTQIA+ people. The month traces its roots back to the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, a turning point that changed LGBTQ+ activism in the fight for equality. Pride Month serves as time to reflect on our history and honor […]

Rural and public health award recipients announced

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The 37th Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health will feature the Rural and Public Health Awards Banquet to recognize outstanding North Dakota rural health and public health advocates for their accomplishments. The awards banquet is slated for June 9 at 6 p.m. Central in the Alerus Center, Aurora Ballroom 5. A social hour […]

UND to extend Vice President for Student Affairs search

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UND President Andrew Armacost announced today that he would like the national search for the next Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA) to continue, following recent campus visits by two finalists for the position. Armacost notified members of the Division of Student Affairs recently about his decision. He also shared his decision with VPSA search […]

Meritorious, Baker Award winners named

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UND held its annual staff recognition luncheon on Tuesday, May 10. At the event, 10 staff were given Meritorious Service Awards, UND’s highest staff honor, and one person received the Ken & Toby Baker UND Proud Award. Staff members were also recognized for the major milestones of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, […]

Meritorious, Baker Award winners named

Categories: Campus News

UND held its annual staff recognition luncheon on Tuesday, May 10. At the event, 10 staff were given Meritorious Service Awards, UND’s highest staff honor, and one person received the Ken & Toby Baker UND Proud Award. Staff members were also recognized for the major milestones of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, […]

Chris Nelson named School of Graduate Studies dean

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Provost Eric Link announced today that current associate dean of the UND School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Chris Nelson has been named the School’s permanent dean. Nelson, the lone finalist for the deanship, took part in on-campus interviews and an open forum in late April. As associate dean, Nelson has served as the top administrator […]

North Dakota’s Arbor Day celebration will be held on campus May 11

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As the newest Tree Campus Higher Education campus in North Dakota, UND will host the 2022 state’s Arbor Day celebration at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Hopper Danley Spiritual Center. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held inside the Hopper Danley Center. Parking has been reserved at the Burtness Theatre and […]

You’re invited to Strategic Planning open house on May 4

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On May 4 from 9 to 10 a.m., the Strategic Planning Committee and the seven working groups that are critically examining key themes as a part of the planning process will host an Open House in the Memorial Union and online. Each work group, along with the Committee, all of whom are examining the mission, […]

Celebrating student work: Undergraduate Showcase is May 5

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Students in the College of Arts & Sciences will share their work with the public at the Undergraduate Showcase Thursday, May 5, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. It’s an opportunity for undergraduate students to present their work to the campus community. “In Arts & Sciences we value and support undergraduate research,” said Brad Rundquist, Dean […]

UND will host North Dakota’s Arbor Day recognition on May 11

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As the newest Tree Campus Higher Education in North Dakota, UND will host the state’s Arbor Day celebration at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Hopper Danley Spiritual Center. A tree planting will take place near the English Coulee. Jed Shivers, vice president for finance & operations, will speak at the event, which is open […]

UND changes COVID-19 response

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UND is making the following changes to its COVID-19 response: April 29, 2022 was the last day of BinaxNOW testing at Wilkerson Commons. May 6 is the last day case investigation will occur for UND students, faculty, and staff. May 6 is the last day students, faculty and staff are required to self-report positive COVID-19 […]

Video of faculty/staff town hall available

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On Wednesday, April 27, UND held a Town Hall meeting via Zoom for faculty and staff. A video of the Town Hall is above, while below is a link to the questions that are asked and answered in the video, with time stamps for readers’ reference accompanying each question. The following questions are asked and […]