New UND Website Launches May 21

In a week, “UND.edu,” the online front door of the University, will be sporting a brand new look and improved functionality. Tera Buckley, assistant director of UND Marketing & Creative Services, knows that the changes will be for the best. “It’s going to be very different, but different in a good way,” she said. On…
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UND VP For Research Eyes December Retirement

UND Vice President for Research & Economic Development Grant McGimpsey has spent the past 30 years in academia, and he thinks the time might be right for a change. He’s eyeing something different, as in reconnecting with family in Canada, pursuing his passion for writing, continuing his newfound interest in blues guitar and perhaps playing…
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UND Updates Mission Statement

It’s short, powerful, and transformative. “To provide transformative learning, discovery, and community engagement opportunities for developing tomorrow’s leaders.” UND’s new mission statement was approved by the State Board of Higher Education on April 26. “I love it,” said Vogeltanz-Holm, outgoing chair of University Senate. “This gets at the heart of what is important to the…
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Robin Hall Benefactors To Receive Honorary Degrees At Commencement

The name “Robin” hangs from the heights of one of the University of North Dakota’s newest, tallest and most cutting-edge campus buildings. This weekend a grand gesture will be returned, when the honorary title of “Doctor of Letters” will hang from the personal walls of the building’s namesakes. Seymour “Si” Robin and Mary “Betty” E.…
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Evolve-UND Partnership Creates Main Street GF Challenge

When North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum visited the 701 Coworking space in downtown Grand Forks last January, he had two questions for the young people in attendance: What do you do for fun? Why don’t you enjoy the opportunities that exist? Collin Hanson, executive director of Evolve Grand Forks and one of those young people,…
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