Category Archives: University of North Dakota

UND Receives $16.8 Million National Institutes of Health Grant

UND Receives $16.8 million NIH grant The National Institutes of Health granted $16.8 million to Professor Donald Sens, Ph.D., in the Department of Pathology at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The five-year grant renews the NIH’s longstanding investment in the work by Sens that began in 2001.   UND […]

UND breaks ground for new School of Medicine and Health Sciences building

  The University of North Dakota broke ground for the new $122 million School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) building Thursday, June 12, 3 p.m.  Taking part in the groundbreaking with UND President Robert Kelley and UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Joshua […]

Alumni Spotlight: UND Grad Generously Gives Back

Linda (Olson) Pancrantz, ’76, grew up in Grand Forks and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from UND, graduating with honors. She also attended Executive Development programs at the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. Today, Pancratz is Chairman and CEO […]

UND named one of the top 10 best online graduate business programs for veterans

UND breaks ground for new School of Medicine and Health Sciences building The University of North Dakota broke ground for the new $122 million School of Medicine and Health Sciences building June 12.  The 325,000-gross-square-foot facility will incorporate, for the first time under one roof, all of the School’s departments, some of which have had […]

UND granted full continued accreditation

UND granted full continued accreditation by HLC Following an extensive three-year self-study program and a campus visit from peer reviewers in October, the University of North Dakota this spring was granted full continued accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. The next visit will be 2023-24.  UND has been continuously accredited […]

Estate gift supports UND Writers Conference

Estate gift supports UND Writers Conference – Beginning in 2015, the University of North Dakota Writers Conference will benefit from an annual commitment of $35,000, thanks to an estate gift from the late Alice Carlson and the efforts of the UND Alumni Association and Foundation.  Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Tom DiLorenzo announced the funding during […]

UND Aerospace Foundation renews collaboration agreement with Japan’s Tokai University

UND Aerospace Foundation renews collaboration agreement with Japanese university – The University of North Dakota Aerospace Foundation and Japan’s Tokai University signed a four-year extension to a successful collaboration that the two schools launched eight years ago.  As part of the renewed agreement, Tokai University students attend UND aerospace for 15 months while training to […]

UND represented at the Winter Olympics

The University of North Dakota had 12 current students and alumni competing or serving as support staff for Olympic teams from four countries at the Winter Olympics in Sochi this year: USA, Canada, Finland and Germany.  Eighty-eight countries participated in the Winter Games.  UND had a greater representation than 53 of those countries. The University […]

UND Among Six Sites to Selected Conduct Research and Testing on Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The Federal Aviation Administration selected the North Dakota Department of Commerce’s proposal as one of six sites to have the exclusive right to conduct research and testing on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The University of North Dakota plays a key role in project, as do NDSU and Lake Region Community College.  UND’s UAS Research Compliance Committee is the first […]

UND: North Dakota Spirit Fundraiser a Success

The University of North Dakota celebrated North Dakota Spirit | The Campaign, the largest fundraiser in the history of North Dakota, on Oct. 11, when it was announced more than $324,128,000 was raised for academic programs, student scholarships, endowments and building projects. The event was part of Homecoming festivities. Three University of North Dakota students […]