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Alumni Focus: Live like Rach

Categories: Nation & World

A mission to raise awareness of young-onset colorectal cancer Before Pat Monson’s daughter, Rachel Ellingson, ’05, ’09, passed away at the age of 36, she gave her mom a mission. “I know the mission she’s given me is to raise awareness and prevent this from happening to others,” said Pat, ’72, ’79. Rachel was just […]

Alumni Focus: The sweetest smell

Categories: Nation & World

After losing his dad, UND civil engineering alum devotes himself to carpentry, a trade his father taught him The smell of freshly-cut wood immediately brings Jacob Barney back to his childhood, working alongside his father in his carpentry shop. Jacob’s dad’s business was called Prairie Builders, a small construction company, based out of Michigan, N.D.  […]

Alumni Focus: For you on Mother’s Day

Categories: Around UND

Honoring mom’s legacy With Mother’s Day this past Sunday, chances are you did something special for your mom. Perhaps you bought her flowers or sent her a card to tell her how much she means to you. For Corinne Busek and many others, Mother’s Day brings mixed emotions. In May 2010, Corinne’s mother, Phyllis Schaefer, […]