N.D. State Board OKs New Department At UND To Help Serve State’s Growing Need For Petroleum Engineers

The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education at its teleconference meeting today approved a new Department of Petroleum Engineering at the University of North Dakota. The department will be part of the UND School of Engineering and Mines (SEM) and offers the only petroleum engineering degree program in the state. “This is a response…
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UND Art Faculty Nishiki Tayui’s First-year Students Put Their Work On Exhibit Downtown Grand Forks

She’s a long way from the Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, where she was born. Longer still the cultural distance between Nishiki Tayui’s school days in Yokahama and her teaching job at the University of North Dakota Department of Art & Design. Those spatial and temporal distances include a year on a “working holiday” visa in Australia…
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UND Events Honor And Memorialize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The University of North Dakota Black Student Association in partnership with Era Bell Thompson Multicultural Student Services will host two events associated with Martin Luther King Day. On Thursday, Jan.12, “Celebrate Dr. King!” will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the main floor of the Memorial Union. Participants can watch video clips highlighting King’s…
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North Dakota Spirit Week Jan. 9-14 Highlights Importance Of Philanthropy

The first-ever North Dakota Spirit week will take place at the University of North Dakota Monday through Saturday (Jan. 9-14) to demonstrate the importance of philanthropy within the University experience. A series of activities and events throughout the week will create awareness of the North Dakota Spirit Campaign among students, faculty and staff. The campaign’s…
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North Dakota Student Named Vikings Scholarship Winner During Minnesota-Chicago Football Game

The end of University of North Dakota alum Jim Kleinsasser’s professional football career might also mark the start of Jacob Greenmyer’s career in medicine. Today in Minneapolis during the final game of the regular season between the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears, Greenmyer, a 17-year-old senior from Stirum, N.D., who attends North Sargent High School…
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