Tag Archives: University of North Dakota

Tenure helps programs grow

Three professors reflect on programs, achievements The security to teach the very best content without pressure to compromise is one of the highest-sought and hardest-won benefits any educator can earn. Knowing that your professional role is secure can free an individual to focus on skill development, team building, research and myriad other tasks necessary to… Read More »

Collaboration Conversations Help Serve the Bakken Region

The University of North Dakota (UND) and Williston State College (WSC) are embarking on conversations that could result in a much closer alignment between the two institutions. High employee turnover, limited resources, and rapidly expanding needs in the local community have hyper-taxed the ability of the WSC campus to maintain stable, consistent, effective operations. In… Read More »

University of North Dakota Campus Successes – March

UND’s Lori Reesor Receives National NASPA Award: University of North Dakota Vice President for Student Affairs Lori Reesor is the 2015 recipient of the Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).  The Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service, a national award, is given annually to a student… Read More »

NDSU Research Program to Study Dust Impacts in Bakken

Research program to study dust impacts in Bakken President Bresciani has made $350,000 available for NDSU research projects focused on studying road dust issues in western North Dakota over the next two years. Upon proposal review, projects selected for funding will include opportunities for NDSU undergraduate and graduate students to participate in and contribute to this… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

Unmanned Aircraft Systems offer boundless partnership opportunities

At the January 30 SBHE meeting, Dr. Bruce Smith, Dean of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota (UND) in Grand Forks, and Dr. Kelly Rusch, Vice President for Research and Creative Activity at North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, made a presentation to the Board regarding… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »