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Holiday hits on variety

Holiday hits on variety

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013

A display of Halloween decorations outside Swanson residence hall. Photo by Chester Beltowski. A recent email from the University of Minnesota advising students to think twice about their costume choices made its way to the inboxes of many UND staff and faculty last week. The email, addressing costumes...

Stolen words harm students

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013

The last issue of The Dakota Student featured a story about three UND professors recently cleared of plagiarism allegations by the provost’s office. Plagiarism is an issue taken seriously not only by UND and its professors, but by all universities around the country. Every syllabus distributed on...

Case closes on hearings

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 1, 2013

UND President Robert Kelley has given official approval for French professor Sarah Mosher to continue working for the university. He released his official statement on Monday. This will put Mosher back on track for promotion and potential tenure. “I feel great,” Mosher said. “I’m so pleased...

Team soars into first

Team soars into first

Dakota Student Staff

November 1, 2013

Aviation students Jacob Alvey and Travis Wellik, who competed in the Region Five National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference, pose by an airplane Tuesday. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. The UND Flying Team won first place at the Region F...

Professors cleared of plagiarism accusations

Professors cleared of plagiarism accusations

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

After an anonymous tip last year that launched an official investigation, three UND professors have been cleared of committing any unethical behavior by the provost’s office. Accounting professors Kenneth Hansen, Robert Dosch and Steve Carlson  were the subject of an investigation by the provost’s...

Creamer hands down senator business card veto

Creamer hands down senator business card veto

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 28, 2013

Student Body President Nick Creamer explains to Student Senate his decision to veto a bill. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura/The Dakota Student. Business cards A bill requesting business cards be bought using student fees for student senators was vetoed by Student Body President Nick Creamer this we...

Coed rooms discussed

Coed rooms discussed

Erin Cheever, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

UND Students enter West Hall, which is a coed building. Although men and women are both allowed to live in the building, the wings remain separated by gender. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. Across the country, universities have started to reconsider gender being a factor in rooming ...

UND in process of staff changes

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

Over the past two years, UND has experienced a series of administrative changes on campus. The changes have included the transfer, promotion, or termination of several high-ranking staff members. Those affected by the changes were former Vice President of Enrollment Management Alice Hoffert, former...

Heitkamp speaks at university

Heitkamp speaks at university

Staff Report

October 28, 2013

U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (US-D) speaks to second and third year UND law students Friday. Photo courtesy of WDAZ. Last Friday, U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (ND-D) visited UND. During her visit, Heitkamp stopped by the UND School of Law and Aerospace Center. Heitkamp started her visit by talki...

Greeks knock out poverty

Greeks knock out poverty

Larry Philbin, News Editor

October 24, 2013

Greek students raising awareness and money for charity on the Alpha Tau Omega lawn on Wednesday. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura/The Dakota Student. This Wednesday, students walking down University Avenue past the Chester Fritz Library saw an unusual sight for a college campus:  lawn filled with students...

Tradition remains

Tradition remains

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013

Members of UND’s ROTC Ranger Challenge team pose after placing first at the Range task force competition in Camp Ripley, Minn., held last October. Photo submitted. Although the UND Army Reserve Officer Training program is no longer the Fighting Sioux Battalion, traces of old tradition still remain o...

UND to hire new VP

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013

UND began a search Thursday to fill a new position — the associate vice president for diversity and inclusion. An advisory Committee in President Robert Kelley’s office determined the position should be added to serve the best interests of the university. Thursday, Peter Rosenberg of Spelman Johnson...

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