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UND awarded interprofessional training grant to address substance abuse and dependence in North Dakota

An interprofessional team of University of North Dakota faculty members from various disciplines was recently awarded a $550,000 grant to implement an evidence-based model addressing substance abuse and dependence in North Dakota. This grant was provided by the United State … Continue reading

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Registration deadline nears for 2015 North Dakota Math Kangaroo competition at UND

The North Dakota Math Kangaroo 2015 competition will be held on Thursday, March 19, on the University of North Dakota campus. Please note that the registration has started and will end on Dec. 31. Math Kangaroo is a competition for students in … Continue reading

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Soon-to-be UND grad and Florida native Ted Bibby rides bike year round as a way to keep in shape, brighten mood

By Juan Pedraza, University & Public Affairs writer This guy took the concept of “study abroad” to a whole new level. Actually, two levels: the Himalayas, for starters, and Antarctica for an encore. Theodore “Ted” Bibby, a native of Jacksonville, … Continue reading

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Tiffany Swarmer hopes to use her new space studies graduate degree to be part of a future human-crewed roundtrip mission to Mars

By Juan Miguel Pedraza, University & Public Affairs writer Tiffany Swarmer squeezed into an analog space suit, climbed the jagged surface of a Hawaiian volcano, lost three pounds doing it, and laughs today about that unique experience. The self-titled “military … Continue reading

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UND students know tis the season for giving back: so they’re constructing toys from scratch and collecting gifts for local boys and girls

By Jordan Cespedes, University & Public Affairs student writer Santa’s elves have help this year thanks to collaborations between the University of North Dakota and the United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area, which administers the local … Continue reading

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UND Winter Commencement events to be broadcast, live streamed; approximately 900 eligible to graduate Friday, Dec. 19

Nearly 900 University of North Dakota students are eligible to receive degrees during Winter Commencement events to be held, Friday, Dec. 19, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on campus. Professional and graduate degrees will be presented at a 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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UND Engineering team scores international victory in UAS design

By Juan Miguel Pedraza, University & Public Affairs writer A team of University of North Dakota engineering students recently won a major international competition, nailing down the lead with an impressive unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that they designed and built … Continue reading

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University of North Dakota to hold Town Hall Meeting on Nickname and Logo Process in Denver Tonight, Thursday, Dec. 11

The University of North Dakota Nickname and Logo Process Recommendation Task Force will hold a Town Hall meeting Thursday, Dec. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m., at The Inverness Hotel and Conference Center at 200 Inverness Drive West in Englewood, … Continue reading

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UND alumna, children’s author Wendy Muhlhauser to sign books in Grand Forks TODAY, Friday, Dec. 12, and Saturday, Dec. 13

Lifelong Twin Cities area educator and University of North Dakota alumna Wendy Muhlhauser, who writes under the pen name, SissyMarySue (which also is the name of her publishing company), will be present for a book signing 11 a.m. to 1 … Continue reading

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UND Chester Fritz Library extends its December hours to meet students’ needs

The University of North Dakota Chester Fritz Library has extended its December hours, in part, because of student input and requests, as well as usage and number counts at the library. The change is the first of many at UND’s … Continue reading

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