UND’s High-Impact Humanities

Sandi Kruse studies political effects of digital literature around the world and prepares for grad school at the same time, thanks to Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Research Fund UND undergrad Sandi Kruse (left) works with her advisor Rebecca Weaver-Hightower on research on digital media impacts on politics around the world. Photo by Tyler Ingham. University…
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First ‘Eye Of The Hawk’ Events Set To Soar

Expert on business in China James McGregor and modern diversity leader The Rev. Jamie Washington have presentations set for Thursday and Jan. 30, respectively The Eye of the Hawk is upon us and starting this week the University of North Dakota will be treated to the first of a special series of lectures intended to…
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Big Data On The Farm: UND Leads New NSF-Grant On Big Data And Digital Agriculture

The University of North Dakota, in partnership with Iowa State University, Kansas State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is leading a multi-institution Digital Agriculture Spoke grant of about $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF describes the UND-led project as follows: Digital Agriculture – Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Plant Sciences and Education.…
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Fit Kids? Team, Co-Led By UND Kinesiologist Grant Tomkinson, Gives American Children Low Marks On Global Fitness-Level Report Card

An international research team co-led from the University of North Dakota and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) studied the aerobic fitness levels of children and youth across 50 countries. The results were just published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. “If all the kids in the world were to line up for…
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Bicycling 4,000 Miles For Cancer

When you spend a summer riding a bicycle across the U.S., you learn to appreciate the little things. This was the case for University of North Dakota sophomore Mariah Salfer, a junior from Sleepy Eye, Minn., studying medical laboratory science. She recently returned from The “4k for Cancer,” a cross-country bike ride hosted by the…
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