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University Child Learning Center gains approval

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-chief

February 2, 2016

UND’s University Children’s Learning Center (ULCL) received pre-kindergarten approval from the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction this past week. The ULCL provides childcare services for members of the UND and Grand Forks community. There is also childcare training provided at the locati...

Feast of Nations: A time to celebrate

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-chief

February 2, 2016

The 54th annual Feast of Nations event is just around the corner, and UND senior Trevin Casinder has been busy making sure everything is in place. “It started off as just a couple of international students who had like a minor potluck,” Casinder said. “They just came together and they cooked th...

Budget shortfall

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2016

Budgets shortfalls have been the topic of conversation lately, both at UND and for the North Dakota state government. While not the most thrilling of topics to some, having a solid budget is important to any policy an institution wants to pursue. Interim President Ed Schafer expressed this view to Student...

UND Online MBA program ranked nationally

Sean Cleary, editor-in-chief

February 1, 2016

UND’s online Master in Business Administration program continues to be recognized as a high-quality and affordable option for students looking to continue their education online. The website Online MBA Report ranked UND’s online MBA program No. 22 in the nation in its rankings put out last wee...

John D. Odegard School of Aerospace seeks new dean

John D. Odegard School of Aerospace seeks new dean

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-chief

January 31, 2016

The university has been in the process of finding a new dean for the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences since current Dean Bruce Smith announced his retirement last year. Photo by Nick Nelson/ The Dakota Student While UND is looking for a new president of the university, there’s another hig...

Looking for a logo

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2016

The University of North Dakota is moving forward in the next chapter of its transition from the Fighting Sioux to the Fighting Hawks.  Members of UND’s Graphic Identity RFP Evaluation and Recommendation Team met Tuesday morning to discuss applicants to the university’s request for proposal (RFP) t...

Presidential applicants narrowed to fifteen

Presidential applicants narrowed to fifteen

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-chief

January 22, 2016

Hesham El-Rewini is the UND dean of the College of Engineering & Mines and co-chair of the presidential search committee. Photo courtesy of Youtube.com Members of UND’s presidential search committee met Wednesday morning to determine which applicants would be interviewed to potentially be the n...

Campus planning process continues

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-chief

January 18, 2016

As a new semester begins at UND, the university is continuing its process of developing a master plan for the future development of the campus. The master planning process stems from a directive from the State Board of Higher Education that each of the 11 universities in the North Dakota University System p...

Study abroad provides options

Sean Cleary, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015

UND students found out last week just how many opportunities to study abroad there are available to them at the Around the World with Study Abroad Students event. The event was organized by Student Leaders International, a group of UND students that have studied abroad aiming to help  educate studen...

Discovering Pakistan

Discovering Pakistan

Sean Cleary, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

Mahander Dev leads a group of students in a traditional dance. Photo by Alex Bertsch/ The Dakota Student. Members of the UND community gathered last week to celebrate Pakistan Culture Night in the Memorial Union. The event offered an opportunity for attendees to learn more about Pakistan. It opened wi...

Candidate visits with students

Sean Cleary, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

North Dakota Governor hopeful Dr. Rick Becker visited UND last week to discuss his run with students at UND’s Wilkerson Commons. Becker, who is the only formally declared gubernatorial candidate, represents District 7 in the North Dakota legislature and is a plastic surgeon in Bismarck. “I bega...

India Night brings new culture to students

India Night brings new culture to students

Sean Cleary, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

Swati Sakhilati performs at India Night. Photo by Natosha Lund/ The Dakota Student. Members of the UND community gathered last Thursday to celebrate Indian culture and enjoy some traditional Indian cuisine last Thursday in the ballroom at the memorial Union. UND’s Student Association of India h...

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