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UND Office of Safety receives Outstanding Safety Instructor Award

The University of North Dakota Office of Safety has been awarded the North Dakota Safety Council’s Outstanding Safety Instructor Award for its accomplishments in teaching Defensive Driving. The award is given to a safety instructor or company which has taught … Continue reading

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Kurtz receives UND Proud Award; 10 receive Meritorious Services Awards

The University of North Dakota honored staff members for years of service and a select few for going above and beyond on Tuesday, May 12, at the 35th annual staff recognition luncheon. The ceremony was highlighted by the naming of … Continue reading

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UND’s television program wins 10 awards from North Dakota Professional Communicators contest

The University of North Dakota’s  live television show, Studio One, received 10 awards from the North Dakota Professional Communicators (NDPC) College Communications Contest. These awards represent the best work done by university broadcast news operations and journalists in North Dakota … Continue reading

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UND names Ryan Zerr director of Essential Studies

Following a successful search, University of North Dakota Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Thomas DiLorenzo announced today that Ryan Zerr, professor and associate chair of mathematics, has been named the school’s Director of Essential Studies. He succeeds Thomas … Continue reading

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UND’s Brittany Slagle named student employee of the year for both school and the state of North Dakota

Brittany Slagle, a senior majoring in Communication Sciences & Disorders, has been named the University of North Dakota and North Dakota Student Employee of the Year. Slagle, a native of Port Orchard, Wash., works as a morgue technician in support … Continue reading

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UND re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ employer for 2015

The University of North Dakota has been re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ employer for 2015. “Your team continues to show dedication and commitment to maintaining this high standard of excellence in cancer prevention, early detection and quality care,” … Continue reading

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UND to hold 2015 Spring Commencement, Saturday, May 16, at the Alerus Center

More than 1,450 students are eligible to cross stage this year; North Dakota Chief Justice Gerald Vandewalle and Farm Rescue Founder Bill Gross – both UND alums – to receive honorary degrees The University of North Dakota will hold General … Continue reading

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UND awarded coveted spot as part of federal UAS initiative

UND UAS Center of Excellence to be part of national effort to integrate UAS into National Airspace The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that the University of North Dakota (UND) John D. Odegard School of … Continue reading

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Soon-to-be UND PH.D. grad Nikolaus Butz wants to make distance learning as seamless and vivid as traditional face-to-face classrooms

Teaching is in Nikolaus Butz’ genes. The son of college teachers got his first shot at carrying on the family legacy before he even graduated high school as an instructor of an elective business course in desktop publishing. “This experience … Continue reading

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UND Aerospace employee Scott Baker wins state suggestion award

Energy-saving measure saves UND more than $2000 annually During the  University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences annual spring employee picnic earlier this week, quality assurance inspector Scott Baker was awarded $414, part of the  State Employee … Continue reading

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