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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UND Hosts 48th Annual Time Out Week And Wacipi

Thousands of spectators are expected on campus next week to attend the 48th annual UND Time Out Week and Wacipi. A kaleidoscope of color and rhythm, the Wacipi, or powwow, will end a week of educational events that bring in people from across the nation to enjoy American Indian culture. All events are free. “The Wacipi…
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UND Alum Steve Martin Returns To Campus For Time Out Week Keynote

UND alum Steve Martin has always welcomed challenges and changes. That mindset and his passion for environmentally friendly energy, including renewable energy, have taken him all over the world. Martin, a 1989 graduate in mechanical engineering, co-founded KS Energy, a power generation and asset management company in Botswana, Africa. Martin, who lives in Turkey, returns…
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UND Hosts Miss America Cara Mund At Women For Philanthropy Lunch

The Gorecki Alumni Center was flooded with florals and pops of pastel on April 10, as dozens of female leaders dressed for a spring day that still felt like winter. But amidst the seasonally bright attire, a glittering crown stole the show. Miss America 2018 Cara Mund was in the house – and although she…
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