New UND Center For Rural Health Director Notes Challenges Ahead For Rural Populations

Regardless of which direction health care reform takes in the coming years, its impact on rural populations must be closely monitored says L. Gary Hart, director of the Center of Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. “We need to stay in a position that prevents adverse things from happening…
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UND Geology Team Heads To Antarctica To Research Landform Changes In Remote South Pole Region

A research team headed by University of North Dakota geomorphologist Dr. Jaakko Putkonen heads to the Ong Valley in a desolate, little-known region near the South Pole later this month on a National Science Foundation-funded expedition. The group includes Theodore Bibby, Tallahassee, Fla., a Ph.D. student in geology; Collin Giusti, Chanhassen, Minn., a junior majoring…
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UND Astrophysics Team Tips Off Harvard Colleagues To Possible Black Hole Discovery

Harvard astronomers using the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) Chandra X-ray Observatory discovered evidence of a black hole in a galaxy about 50 million light years away from Earth—by astronomical standards, a real neighbor. The discovery confirmed prediction published by University of North Dakota astrophysicist Dr. Tim Young and his student team. To read more…
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New Bronze Bust Of ‘UND Founder’ George Walsh To Be Dedicated Nov. 24

A nearly 1,500-pound pedestal and bronze bust of George Walsh, the man credited with writing the legislation to put the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, officially will be dedicated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 24, to coincide with the late Walsh’s birthday. The dedication will take place at the location of the statue,…
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Donate Food And Enjoy The Show At UND’s Burtness Lab Theatre

The UND Department of Theatre Arts will hold a food drive in conjunction with its presentation of “Scarcity,” a modern drama about a family struggling in the welfare class, beginning today and running through Nov. 20 in the Burtness Lab Theatre. The play by Lucy Thurber is directed by graduate student Benjamin Klipfel in partial…
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