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UND designated as an “Infant-Friendly” workplace in North Dakota

Recognition coincides with global and state celebrations of Breastfeeding Week Aug. 1-7 The University of North Dakota is among seven North Dakota businesses and institutions that are being recognized this week as being “Infant-Friendly” for adopting policies that support mothers … Continue reading

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UND philosophy and religion professor presents paper in Thailand

University of North Dakota Professor David Lawrence, in the Department of Philosophy & Religion, recently presented a research paper at the triennial World Sanskrit Conference of the International Association of Sanskrit Studies in Bangkok, Thailand. Lawrence’s paper, titled “Abhinavagupta’s Rasa … Continue reading

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UND’s Kristi Okerlund to receive excellence in advising from national honor society this weekend in Phoenix

David Dodds, University & Public Affairs writer UND’s Kristi Okerlund is well known for her generosity. When good things happen to her, she’s quick to deflect credit to others. That’s why her response to being named a recipient of The Excellence … Continue reading

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O’Keefe named executive director and chair for the UND School of Entrepreneurship

Dr. Tim O’Keefe has been named the Executive Director and Chair of the School of Entrepreneurship at the University of North Dakota College of Business and Public Administration (CoBPA). In his previous role as chair of the Department of Information … Continue reading

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UND to offer online bachelor’s degree in social work

Program aims to decrease the shortage of social workers in rural areas, in part through collaboration with Cankdeska Cikana Community College. The University of North Dakota will begin offering a part-time, online Bachelor’s in Science in Social Work (BSSW) for … Continue reading

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UND art student to present exhibition July 30 at HB Sound & Light in Grand Forks

University of North Dakota Bachelor of Fine Arts student artist Kathryn Fink will be presenting a special art and film installation that touches on themes of diversity, love, loss and more through a common artifact. The exhibition, titled The Dress, … Continue reading

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Expert of higher education law to speak at UND, Thursday, July 30

Peter Lake to discuss roles of advocacy in campus student-conduct process in light of recent changes to North Dakota state law regarding legal representation for students Peter Lake, an internationally-recognized expert on higher education law and policy, will present “A … Continue reading

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UND psychology professor wins top Academy of Management award

Larry Williams is noted internationally for his Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis Professor Larry Williams, a faculty member in the University of North Dakota Department of Psychology, delivers good karma – or CARMA. In the context … Continue reading

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UND Nickname Committee submits short list of five nicknames

The UND Nickname Committee, chartered by UND President Robert Kelley in early 2015, has concluded its work and has agreed on a final short list of names to be submitted for a public vote. At its final meeting on Tuesday … Continue reading

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UND breaks ground on Collaborative Energy Complex, new front door to the College of Engineering & Mines

The University of North Dakota broke ground today, Monday, July 20, on the Collaborative Energy Complex ? a new facility that will open doors for students and faculty, and which itself will become the new front door to UND’s College of … Continue reading

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