New Endowments At UND Law Strengthen School, Benefit Students

When David Stowman, former chair of the Minnesota Board of Public Defense, visited with younger lawyers, he became increasingly aware of how difficult it is to recruit new public defense attorneys. That’s because many new law graduates, even though they might want to enter the public sector, need higher paying jobs to cover student loans.…
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UND Alum And ROTC Commander Uses Adventure And Engagement To Recruit Larger, More Diverse Class

  Nicole Gannucci and Kelli Dean-Hendricks share a lot in common. They both hail from Twin Cities suburbs – Gannucci from Cottage Grove and Dean-Hendricks from Woodbury. They’re both UND undergrads pursuing careers in nursing. And last fall, as members of UND’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), they strapped up and rappelled down the…
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National Award-Winning Teacher Uses UND Skills To Inspire High-Achieving Children’s Choir

When Edwin Edpalina started his gifted and talented education endorsement at UND, he felt like he was starting all over again. He’s taught for more than 30 years in schools across the globe, speaks a handful of languages, holds two master’s degrees and has the ability to lead any musical group — regardless of age or skill.…
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UND Business Alum Shares Sense Of Philanthropy – And Coffee – To Support UND Spirit Week

When University of North Dakota alum Kyle Thorson took ownership of the Archives Coffee House in 2016, he wasn’t just looking to get quality caffeine coursing through the veins of the campus community. He wanted to get a strong sense of giving percolating in their hearts. “Archives is really a way for me to give back to…
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UND Alum Sweethearts Find Love On Campus, Return The Favor With A Financial Gift

Cortland “Cort” Zimbrick didn’t come to the University of North Dakota looking for love. He enrolled in 1962 because UND was a quality school in his hometown – and at $100 a semester, he could afford it. But Cupid made quick work of him. “I saw Carol walking across campus the first semester of my…
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