University of North Dakota campus successes – March

UND History Professor Writes Book on Nuclear Weapons University of North Dakota History Professor Albert Berger— a long-time teacher and researcher about atomic weapons — just released Life and Times of the Atomic Bomb: Nuclear Weapons and the Transformation of Warfare, a book about this compelling subject.  Berger, who’s been teaching a class on atomic weapons regularly since 1988, tells this story… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – March 18, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, March 18.   Bismarck State College Bismarck State College to host energy open house BSC faculty exhibit reception set for March 24   Dakota College at Bottineau Are Your Electronic Devices Secure?  … Read More »

A Nexus of Change

Much has happened already these first few months of 2016, and it all points to another milestone year for higher education in North Dakota. Albert Einstein famously said, “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” The quote’s longevity is a reflection of… Read More »

Board talks goals, budget

Budget allotments, Envision 2030 meeting among agenda items at State Board of Higher Education meeting After taking the morning to select the new president for the University of North Dakota, the State Board of Higher Education wasted no time in getting down to other important business this week. Among the most vital agenda items were… Read More »

Board names Kennedy next UND president

The State Board of Higher Education today named the Hon. Mark Kennedy as the next president of the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota. Kennedy currently serves as a professor of political management and director of the Graduate School of Political Management at The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. “I am honored and… Read More »

CTS: Don’t get hooked by ‘phishers’

Core Technology Services advises university system users to watch out for email scams   Some recent hacking attempts directed toward North Dakota University System email accounts have Core Technology Services leadership reminding users to remain vigilant. Attempts to lure users to click on links in emails or offer personal or work information through falsified emails… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – March 4, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, March 4.   Bismarck State College Conversations at BSC features American West and Bill Cody BSC hosts artist reception for Shane Balkowitsch March 10 Bismarck State College accepts students for Spring 2016 Report… Read More »

Foundation members named

The North Dakota University System Foundation wasted no time in 2016 getting ramped up for new fundraising efforts. After setting relatively dormant for a few years, the NDUS Foundation has sprung into life again after a State Board of Higher Education meeting when Foundation Board Members and Trustees were approved. The NDUS Foundation was initially founded… Read More »

Workshop provides planning focus

New software training provides insight to Strategic Planning Online software suite   Financial analysts, communicators and other strategic planners from throughout the North Dakota University System sat down together last month for a 16-hour course focused on tracking system progress. The two-day course on the Strategic Planning Online software suite, or SPOL, was given by… Read More »

Title IX training held

Dozens of campus and student advocates from throughout the North Dakota University System attended a training session regarding Title IX. The sessions focused on the federal regulation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex at any institution which received federal funding, in both educational and extracurricular activities. The Departments of Education and Justice take… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Feb. 26, 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. 26.   Bismarck State College BookTalk at BSC concludes Vietnam series March 6 BSC’s Lane Huber selected for council post   Dakota College at Bottineau 2 North Dakota teams playing in NJCAA… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Feb. 19, 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. 19.   Bismarck State College Visiting Writers Series features fracking anthology writers Job Fair set Feb. 25 at BSC Film on Afghan journalists to screen at BSC Feb. 23 BSC student chosen… Read More »

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 »

Dakota College at Bottineau Campus Successes – January

HLC persistence and completion academy DCB has been accepted into the Higher Learning Commission’s Persistence and Completion Academy.  During this four-year program, DCB will develop and implement a plan to improve student persistence and completion at DCB.  The Academy experience is unique in that it will provide guidance from assigned mentors assigned as well as… Read More »