Category Archives: University of North Dakota

Media Coverage Summary – Feb. 12, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Feb. 12.   Bismarck State College Report shows BSC graduates fill needed roles in ND and beyond BSC theater program does well in regional competition   Dakota College at Bottineau HLC persistence and… Read More »

New round of Challenge Grants awarded

  North Dakota’s public colleges and universities have received another round of funding thanks to the N.D. Higher Education Challenge Fund. Bismarck State College, Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, North Dakota State College of Science, University of North Dakota and Williston State College were all awarded funding recently through the fund, which was… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Feb. 5, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Feb. 5.   Bismarck State College Journal accepts Schreck paper BSC ensemble sells songs for Valentine’s Day BSC students awarded technical scholarships Academic scholarships awarded to 238 BSC students   Dakota College at… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Jan. 29, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Jan. 29.   Bismarck State College BSC hosts choir festival and Saturday concert BSC faculty member publishes papers Conversations at BSC features Shakespeare’s Richard III BookTalk at BSC features ‘Matterhorn’   Dakota College… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Jan. 22, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Jan. 22.   Bismarck State College Spring Musical Auditions BSC hosts high school art reception Jan. 21 ‘Know Your State’ contest registration due Feb. 8 BSC’s Michael Langer performs with Missouri Valley Chamber… Read More »

Candidates narrowed for the UND presidential search

[UPDATED 2/5/2016 1:35 P.M.] Committee narrows list of presidential candidates to interview on UND campus The University of North Dakota presidential search committee interviewed presidential candidates Feb. 1 and 2 in-person in Minneapolis to narrow the list of 16 candidates to seven. “I was highly impressed with the level of experience that these individuals brought… Read More »

University of North Dakota alum Edward T. Schafer started as Interim President of UND Friday, Jan. 15

Edward T. Schafer, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under George W. Bush and former North Dakota Governor, officially starts as the Interim President of the University of North Dakota Today, Friday, Jan. 15. A UND alum, Schafer follows Dr. Robert Kelley, who started as UND’s 11th president in July 2008 and who retired Thursday, Jan. 14.… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Friday, Jan. 8

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Jan. 8.   Bismarck State College BSC receives top score in military journal BSC’s continuing education division wins award BSC employees honored for years of service Blizzard Bluegrass concert set for Jan. 15-16… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Friday, Dec. 18

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Dec. 18. Bismarck State College BSC BookTalk series announces selections Dakota College at Bottineau Dakota College at Bottineau will offer Principles of Masonry   Dickinson State University DSU celebrates fifth annual fall commencement… Read More »

University of North Dakota – Campus Successes December

UND Receives Nearly $750,000 Grant to Explore Recovering Rare Earth Elements The University of North Dakota’s College of Engineering & Mines Institute for Energy Studies has been selected as one of 10 nationwide projects to receive federal support to bolster the university’s cutting edge coal energy development research. Working in tandem with UND’s Energy and… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Dec. 11

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Dec. 11.   Bismarck State College Hess Corporation presents donation to BSC BSC Holiday Concert set for Dec. 16   Dakota College at Bottineau Dakota College at Bottineau – Campus Successes November  … Read More »

Challenge Grants awarded

Six of 11 public colleges and universities in North Dakota were recently awarded Challenge Grants for projects at their respective campuses ranging from scholarships and endowments to expanded educational opportunities. Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, North Dakota State College of Science, North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota and Williston State College… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Dec. 4

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Dec. 4.   Bismarck State College Team registrations sought for regional Science Olympiad at BSC BSC professor’s essay accepted for journal Communications students receive national awards   Dakota College at Bottineau Dakota College… Read More »

Highly-accomplished faculty

Fellows and scholars among those educating the next generation within NDUS It’s said that excellence is its own reward. That may be true, but for some faculty throughout the North Dakota University System, excellence has awarded them in other ways, as well. In the past year, several educators throughout the system’s 11 colleges and universities… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Nov. 20, 2015

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Nov. 20.   Bismarck State College BSC offers water survival training BSC jazz concert Nov. 24 features three groups Katherine Kirschmann performs senior recital Nov. 22 Greek myth retold in BSC play, ‘Eurydice’… Read More »

University of North Dakota – Campus Successes November

UND named military-friendly again The University of North Dakota has once again been named a Top Military-Friendly University and will be listed in the 2016 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities, which serves as a research tool for service members, education services officers and transition officers.   UND, private donors welcome new indoor sports facility The… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Nov. 13, 2015

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Nov. 13.   Bismarck State College Chamber concert set for Nov. 17 at BSC Pack the Pantry supports BSC project   Dakota College at Bottineau Book Tour to Honor Korean War Veterans Visits… Read More »

State Board of Higher Education appoints Schafer interim president of UND

The State Board of Higher Education voted unanimously today to appoint Ed Schafer as interim president of the University of North Dakota. Current UND President Robert Kelley will retire Jan. 14, 2016. Schafer will begin serving as interim president Jan. 15. The Board also agreed that the timeframe for the interim service and salary would… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Nov. 6, 2015

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Nov. 6.   Bismarck State College McElroy prints exhibited at BSC Gannon Gallery BSC Wind Ensemble performs Nov. 9 Student nurses host Scrub Camp Nov. 11 BSC Students Host 60s Themed Media Day… Read More »