News Briefs

UND Student Health Services receives accreditation again

Every year since 2007, UND Student Health has been recognized by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care for providing the highest quality of care.

UND Student Health Services was the first program in the state to receive accreditation.

“Going through the process challenges us to continuously improve the quality of care we provide,” said Lori Reesor, UND vice president for student affairs. “It’s a never-ending reminder of our responsibility to relentlessly find better ways to serve our students and the university community.”

Movie screening for film produced by UND French professor

The film “French-Canadian and Metis Heritage of North Dakota” will have a public screening at 4 p.m. Thursday  in Merrifield Hall, Room 300.

UND French professor Virgil Benoit co-produced, co-wrote and co-narrated the documentary. Others involved were Gene LaFromboise and Tim Oneal.

UND professor attends Arctic consortium

UND communication professor Timothy Pasch attended the National Science Foundation Arctic Social Science Planning Consortium earlier this month.

Scholars at the event discussed social sciences in the Arctic, including the development of scenarios for the future of social science research in the Arctic.

The event took place at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

UND hosts research conference

A record number of people attended this year’s North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, an event UND co-hosts with NDSU.

“The turnout for this conference surprised us,” Mark Hoffman, a UND chemistry professor, said. “But it’s also true that interest in this conference has been growing a lot over the years.”

Staff Report