UND Hosts ‘Chef’S Table’ For Student-Athletes

The hardest part is boiling the water. That’s what UND executive chef Greg Gefroh said as he demonstrated how to make pasta with vegetable marinara and chicken to a crowd of student athletes at a recent Chef’s Table cooking class for student athletes. More than 40 hungry athletes watched as Gefroh – with helpers from…
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Standing Rock And Media Through History’s Lens

Two phone calls bookended Jenni Monet’s last hours covering the Dakota Access Pipeline demonstrations on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The first was to fellow American Indian journalist, Mark Trahant, then and now the Chuck Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism at UND. The second, she says, was to her lawyer after a nearly 30-hour detainment…
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UND Hosts Chair Of Marvin Windows And Doors For 31st Hultberg Lectureship Series

Susan Marvin, former president and current chair of Marvin Windows and Doors, is accustomed to presenting to venues filled with builders, contractors and architects. On April 17, her audience shifted to a couple hundred budding entrepreneurs, marketers and accountants. “My manufacturing background and industry expertise probably isn’t relevant to you,” she admitted to the students packing…
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Head Of UND Facilities Presents Overview Of University Projects

From vibrancy initiatives to capital requests, Associate Vice President for Facilities Mike Pieper is getting ready to present some innovative UND campus blueprints to the State Board of Higher Education (SBHE). That said, UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo tapped Pieper as the semester’s final Provost Forum presenter to give attendees a sneak peek. “There are a…
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UND Anthropologist Champions Brazilian Indigenous Rights

Marcia Mikulak is no stranger to putting her life on the line. The UND professor of anthropology goes where few dare — including the tumultuous struggle of Brazil’s indigenous Xukuru Nation (pronounced shoe-ka-roo) — where violence is the accepted method to silence activists. Her connection with the indigenous group and its leader (Cacique), Marcos Xukuru, goes…
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