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Working for diversity and inclusion on campus

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

For those looking to return to the university for this upcoming semester, there are opportunities to seek and engage with some of the departments the campus has to offer. The Diversity and Inclusion Department is one that is always looking to provide students the path for the best college experience. Sandra...

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Mr. Relay contestants pose after the competition on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Memorial Union Ballroom.

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

An event for a good cause was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom last Sunday evening, April 23. Students had the opportunity to attend and donate to the campus Relay for Life, an organization that looks to help fight and prevent cancer, during their Mr. Relay: Male Pageant Contest. The night began...

’97 flood stories published by faculty and students

UND english lecturer David Haeselin (center), who edited the recent anthology work 'Haunted By Waters,' listens to UND social work professor Bret Weber (right) during a discussion of the work at Rhombus Guys Brewery on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Red River flood of ‘97. For the past two semesters, professor David Haeselin and his students pulled together a collection of stories remembering the flood and compiled it into a book called, “Haunted by Waters.” To celebrate the digital release of their b...

LGBTQ+ students find resources at Pride Center

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

If there are students on campus who are looking to be involved in the LGBTQ community, a place where they can be their true selves or are struggling with their identity and are in need of someone to talk to, they should  check out the Pride Center and have a chat with the university’s Director of...

Student government candidates in the final stretch

President and vice presidential candidates (from left) Blake Andert, Nico Hanson, Erik Hanson, Cole Bachmeier and David Owen participated in a forum Thursday night at Rhombus Guys Brewery.

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

Campaigns for student body president are coming to an end, with the vote being held April 12. The candidates remain active, as they were able to get together for a forum Thursday night, April 6. The forum was held at Rhombus Guys Brewery in downtown Grand Forks, starting at 6 p.m. and running to just ...

Club on campus getting into the “swing” of things

Tyler Bye-Jehns demonstrates a dance move with Emily Makaruk during a swing dance class on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

The University of North Dakota has many clubs and organizations operating within its system. One club in particular that has had trouble maintaining activity, is the Swing Club. The Swing Club was once available at the Wellness Center, operating late in the evenings for the convenience of students...

Valley Voices speak during 48th annual Writers Conference

The 2017 UND Writers Conference included events such as readings by authors, question and answer sessions (pictured), guest panels, workshops and other activities. Photo courtesy of Sheila Liming.

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

For the fourth consecutive year in a row, the Voices of the Valley (VOTV) have participated in the annual Writers Conference. This years theme for the conference was “Citizen,” and the writers associated with VOTV decided to focus their pieces on the 20th anniversary of the Grand Forks flood of 19...

Graduates showcase research posters

The UND Graduate Student Research showcase exhibited students' research results in the Memorial Union ballroom on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Kyle Zimmerman/ Dakota Student

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

The Memorial Union ballroom was quite busy Thursday, March 2, as over 200 posters filled the spacious venue. Students and faculty of the university came together to honor and celebrate Graduate Research Achievement Day (GRAD). GRAD is a day dedicated to celebrating graduates of all departments and the r...

Undergraduate showcase

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

All students should mark their calendars for April 7, as it’ll be the last day the office of Essential Studies will be accepting applications for students to participate in the undergraduate showcasing on Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4. Dr. Ryan Zerr, the university’s director of Essential Studi...

Frankenstein comes to campus

Eric E. Johnson is an associate professor of law at UND with emphasis in intellectual property and how science and law intertwine. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences had a large attendance Thursday, Feb. 23. “Frankenstein: Controversies Surrounding Scientific Advances and the Effect on the Human Community,” was held in the Fee auditorium. The event featured a number of panelists from the university’s faculty, di...

Career Services to host event connecting students and professionals

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Students looking to expand their network before graduation or the end of the school year should sign and registered for the chance to have a personal discussion with a big time executive during this springs, Career Conversations. Career Conversations grants students the opportunity to spend personal...

Second installment of the UND Leadership series

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

On Feb. 22 from noon to 1 p.m., attend the Spring Leadership Series and listen to Laurie Betting, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs, present her thoughts on the construction of high performance teams. Betting has been with the university for just under seven years. Through those years on c...

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