UND Geographers Host Geography Awareness Week, GIS Day Activities On Campus

What’s the capital of…you name the country, province, or state. Like many geography problems this is a tough question for many of us. Which is why in 1987 then-President Ronald Reagan signed Geography Awareness Week into law. It’s been held annually ever since in the third week November. It’s all about promoting geographic education in…
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Grand Forks’ Resident Norwegian Expert To Be Honored For Geneology Collection At UND

Uff da, way to go, Dr. Arne Brekke! You are an asset to the Grand Forks community and to the University of North Dakota. Check out the wonderful story from the Grand Forks Herald about Arne and his contributions to UND’s Chester Fritz Libary in the area of geology research. See the link below: Arne Brekke

TV ‘Storm Chaser’ And Weather Radar Inventor Joshua Wurman Coming To UND

Research Meteorologist and Weather Radar Inventor Joshua Wurman will present “Running the Wrong Way: Chasing Tornadoes and Hurricanes for Science” at the University of North Dakota’s at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, in Clifford Hall Room 210. Wurman, inventor of the first Doppler on Wheels (DOW) mobile radar, will discuss his adventures using the DOW…
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UND Nursing Professor Appointed Nurse Education Director

Linda Shanta, assistant professor, at the University of North Dakota College of Nursing, has been appointed as the Director of the Nurse Education Master’s track.  The Nurse Education Track prepares graduate students primarily for faculty positions in nursing education programs. This track is distance-delivered and designed for students who are unable to pursue a full-time…
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UND President Selects Next Vice President For Student Affairs: Dr. Lori Reesor

University of North Dakota President Robert O. Kelley has named Dr. Lori Reesor as the next UND Vice President for Student Affairs.  Reesor, who currently serves as Associate Vice Provost for Student Success at the University of Kansas, will start Feb. 28.  She will succeed Dr. Robert Boyd, who will leave the Vice President for…
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