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UND ROTC cadets to commemorate 9-11 with vigil on Thursday, Sept. 11

The University of North Dakota Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Army and Air Force branches will be commemorating 9-11 with a vigil that will be held outside of the Memorial Union this week. UND ROTC cadets will take turns standing … Continue reading

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UND Division of University & Public Affairs appoints long time WDAZ TV Sports Director Pat Sweeney as Videographer/Community Relations Coordinator

The University of North Dakota Division of University & Public Affairs has appointed long time WDAZ TV Sports Director Pat Sweeney as Videographer/Community Relations Coordinator in the UND Division of University & Public Affairs. “With his experience as a reporter … Continue reading

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Public invited to reception for UND’s first Associate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Sandra Mitchell Tuesday, Sept. 9

The University of North Dakota will hold a special campus and community reception Tuesday, Sept. 9, for UND’s new Associate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Sandra Mitchell. The reception will run from 4-6 p.m. at the North Dakota Museum of … Continue reading

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UND alum readies for stardom on Norwegian reality TV show

Premier party for Season Five of ‘Alt for Norge’ set for this weekend in Minneapolis Kent Luetzen, a University of North Dakota (UND) graduate and Minot, N.D. native, recently was chosen along with 11 other Americans to participate in Norway’s … Continue reading

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UND’s first couple joins Grand Forks mayor in Ice Bucket Challenge

Some heavy hitters at the University of North Dakota and in Grand Forks got a cold shower Wednesday, all for the sake of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) awareness. UND President Robert Kelley and First Lady Marcia Kelley joined Grand Forks … Continue reading

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UND scientist receives grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation

Professor Colin Combs, Ph.D., Department of Basic Sciences at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has been awarded $88,200 from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. The Rapid Response Innovation grant is for a … Continue reading

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UND scholars team up to co-author second edition of Indian gaming book

University of North Dakota’s own Kathryn Rand and Steven Light recently completed an update to their book on Indian gaming law and policy. Rand, dean and professor at the UND School of Law; and Light, UND associate vice president for … Continue reading

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Foundation launched by UND’s Dave and Jo-Anne Yearwood donating more computers

Effort thrives on support from regional companies such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota and Gate City Bank A Grand Forks-based foundation with ties to the University of North Dakota is ready to bolster educational opportunities in areas … Continue reading

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UND alum’s work published in undergraduate journal

Alexandra Ciaccio’s play on breaking stereotypes in regard to women in sport stemmed from senior capstone project Recent University of North Dakota graduate and former student athlete Alexandra Ciaccio already is a published author. Ciaccio, a native of Minnetonka, Minn., … Continue reading

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UND sociologist presented with honors for service

UND Professor Curtis Stofferahn was recently recognized for his outstanding service to the Rural Sociological Society (RSS) at its awards banquet held in New Orleans. At the banquet, Stofferahn, a full professor in the UND Sociology Department, was presented with a plaque and certificate for … Continue reading

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