People are the life of UND. Our features tell the stories of UND’s faculty, staff, alumni, and students. This collection collects UND features published from 2011 - 2015.


Submissions from 2015

Free events all day for students on May 9, Teresa DiGregorio

Tips and tricks to make getting to the commencement stage and getting that diploma a little less stressful, Teresa DiGregorio

U-Life students collect loads of food for donation to the local Kids+ Backpack Distribution Program, Teresa DiGregorio

UND joins the community for the 50th anniversary of Potato Bowl USA, Teresa DiGregorio

UND online education allows Baltimore resident to pursue bachelor's while maintaining a busy career, Teresa DiGregorio

UND senior Jesse Gavic is making a name for himself in the high-flying new sensation known as flyboarding, Teresa DiGregorio

UND stages another successful Feast of Nations festival, overflowing with international flavor, Teresa DiGregorio

A jam-packed sports week awaits UND fans with basketball and hockey in town, David L. Dodds

A look back at past presidential encounters involving UND and its people, David L. Dodds

Black History Month events include communal meals, art displays and a Lady Smith Black Mambazo concert, David L. Dodds

Children’s Learning Center director Jo-Anne Yearwood seeks donations for two new outdoor classrooms, David L. Dodds

Crystal Alberts adds to the legacy of the UND Writers Conference, David L. Dodds

Jewel and Randolph Yearwood Foundation donates laptop computers to UND MSS students, David L. Dodds

New student service hub is ready to serve and eager to provide information, assistance to all UND students, David L. Dodds

Nikolaus Butz wants to make distance learning as seamless and vivid as face-to-face classrooms, David L. Dodds

Oakville Prairie Field Station celebrated as new wildlife and grassland management area, David L. Dodds

Student success, new construction, innovative research and athletic achievements abound at UND in 2014, David L. Dodds

Thousands of new and returning students will converge once again upon UND's campus, David L. Dodds

UND Class of 2019, David L. Dodds

UND English prof hosts former First Lady and literary admirer during research trip in Massachusetts, David L. Dodds

UND faculty head to China to establish, promote valuable cultural exchanges through music, David L. Dodds

UND falls to NDSU in first game in 12 years, David L. Dodds

UND going against Boston University in semifinals, David L. Dodds

UND holds largest August commencement ceremony in the history of the school, David L. Dodds

UND hosted as many as 400 families on campus for its annual Family Weekend celebration, David L. Dodds

UND lists names of students eligible to graduate at 2015 Spring Commencement ceremonies held May 9 and 16, David L. Dodds

UND President Robert Kelley presides over record final Winter Commencement before his retirement, David L. Dodds

UND’s Cable Pottery Collection accepts ‘Bison Vase’ from the Fine Arts Club of Fargo, David L. Dodds

UND’s Kristi Okerlund to receive excellence in advising from national honor society this weekend in Phoenix, David L. Dodds

UND’s Shafers headed to Rwanda on separate prestigious scholarly fellowships, David L. Dodds

UND students find introspection and identity while fighting for indigenous rights of the Xukuru? people, David L. Dodds

UND to celebrate Earth Day with informational event on sustainability and Earth-friendly practices Wednesday, David L. Dodds

University & Public Affairs Photographer Shawna Schill takes our breath away on a bird's-eye tour of campus, David L. Dodds

UND alum and ‘Studio One’ vet pursues job documenting global strife, relief behind the camera, Stephanie Flyger

UND advances to Frozen Four, Virg Foss

Two UND professors to lead innovative national pedagogic initiative, Craig Garaas-Johnson

Exciting hockey season ends after trip to Frozen Four, Jayson Hajdu

UND hockey coach, alum, steps down to accept top job with NHL club, Jayson Hajdu

American Indian alumni take on roles of a lifetime as models of distinction in new UND permanent exhibit, Amy Halvorson

Campus food maestros combine to plan and serve thousands of healthy and delicious meals everyday, Amy Halvorson

Course inspires students to investigate artwork origins and to assemble them into compelling stories, Amy Halvorson

Drago and Ingle were chosen for a recent concert to commemorate the Armenian Genocide centennial, Amy Halvorson

Electrical engineering student Travis Winter is well on his way to a degree thanks to online classes, Amy Halvorson

Elizabeth Smart addresses thousands at UND, Amy Halvorson

Era Bell Thompson Multicultural Center officially re-opens its doors in the UND Memorial Union, Amy Halvorson

Landon Bahl’s knack for networking landed him a job as a stage manager with the ACM Awards show, Amy Halvorson

Marv Leier credits his alma mater with his three greatest loves ? his wife, broadcasting and hockey, Amy Halvorson

Nursing student tours modern UND facilities with her grandmother and others from the nursing class of 1960, Amy Halvorson

Two hockey goalies nominated for their sports biggest individual awards while excelling in the classroom, Amy Halvorson

UND ensemble makes return trip to live semifinals of the National Trumpet Competition, Amy Halvorson

UND Forensics Team strives to be self-supporting and victorious, Amy Halvorson

UND’s Air Race Classic team flies to second place among 56 competing, Amy Halvorson

UND students are taking on the world with unique study-abroad opportunities in their respective fields, Amy Halvorson

UND students trekked the Midwest from North Dakota to New Mexico in search of nature’s wondrous fury, Amy Halvorson

UND takes strong stance against community violence with new program that encourages culture shift, Amy Halvorson

UND volunteers spend Spring Break in Guatemala learning about health care in the face of poverty, Amy Halvorson

Cindy Juntunen and Sharon Carson named newest awardees of UND’s highest academic honor, Amy Halvorson and David L. Dodds

Construction projects progressing full speed ahead, many on track for late summer and fall completion, Brian Johnson

UND Chinese Studies director Min (Leslie) Wang looks to expand program, Brian Johnson

UND Music lecturer Chris Gable looks to take his Rock History summer course mainstream, Brian Johnson

Fighting Hawks selected as new nickname for the University of North Dakota, Peter Johnson

On Friday, Sept. 25, UND will unveil a revamped, socially responsive homepage and a new news center, Peter Johnson

UND plays host to expo for regional 10th graders to see what job and schooling choices are available to them, Connor Murphy

UND Music presents three nights at the opera this weekend at Hughes fine Arts Center, Jan Orvik

Adjustable-height work stations let the Department of Psychology stay on their feet without leaving the office, Juan Miguel Pedraza

David Martin puts on the miles as he covers the state on an ambitious mission of outreach, Juan Miguel Pedraza

Meteorologist Leon Osborne explains what’s driving this year’s brutally cold conditions. Plus: tips to deal with it, Juan Miguel Pedraza

Next generation of broadcast meteorologists have new state-of-the-art equipment to keep an eye on the sky, Juan Miguel Pedraza

Student and playwright Amoussa Koriko organizing festival to celebrate art and culture of homeland, Juan Miguel Pedraza

Turtle Mountain member among the six who graduated with UND’s Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, Juan Miguel Pedraza

UND Aerobatic Team soars ahead to win yet another IAC national championship, Juan Miguel Pedraza

UND alum, award-winning aerobatic pilot Cameron Jaxheimer invited into the big league, Juan Miguel Pedraza

UND Earth System Science and Policy group to host Climate & Culture Festival, Juan Miguel Pedraza

UND Engineering prof a go-to guy for N.D. DOT when it comes to research on roadway surface materials, Juan Miguel Pedraza

UND is the envy of the world in a sky’s-the-limit industry that’s now just getting off the ground, Juan Miguel Pedraza

UND made sustainability a part of its day-to-day culture long before historic global climate accord in Paris, Juan Miguel Pedraza

UND’s homegrown miniature satellite ranked atop the list of all NASA proposals, Juan Miguel Pedraza

UND winter weather expert is no flake but the stuff he loves to collect, analyze and understand certainly is, Juan Miguel Pedraza

Paying respects, Carrie Sandstrom

UND Mortar Board delivers nearly 1,300 holiday meals to Grand Forks area family during annual basket drive, Carrie Sandstrom

Alumnus, former NHL player and longtime assistant announced as UND head hockey coach, University of North Dakota

Feeling at home, University of North Dakota

President Robert O. Kelley announces retirement from UND, University of North Dakota

Super Showcase, University of North Dakota

“Telling Our Own Stories” is the theme of UND's annual Time Out Week, April 13-17, University of North Dakota

UND announces nickname voting process and dates, University of North Dakota

UND breaks ground on Collaborative Energy Complex, new front door to the College of Engineering & Mines, University of North Dakota

UND Nickname Committee submits short list of five nicknames, University of North Dakota

UND student athletes post record 3.277 GPA during fall semester, University of North Dakota

UND to welcome new VP of Research & Economic Development at Gorecki Center reception Sept. 29, University of North Dakota

Submissions from 2014

Grad stories: Atif Mohammad, Susan Caraher

Annual tour, held Sept. 18, helps make campus safer for all, Jordan Cespedes

Each year, hundreds of UND scholarships are available to help students pay for their education, Jordan Cespedes

UND ensemble is all about that brass as part of a national salute to the holidays and one special alumnus, Jordan Cespedes

UND ROTC cadets commemorate 9-11 with vigil, Jordan Cespedes

UND students know tis the season for giving back, Jordan Cespedes

About 900 UND students eligible to walk across the commencement stage during December ceremonies, David L. Dodds

Alumni making a strong showing so far at the Winter Games in Sochi, with more to come, David L. Dodds

Coach Schweigert takes the field in his first game at the helm Thursday night, David L. Dodds

Feast of Nations organizers take pride in making international cuisine just right, David L. Dodds