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Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer May 3, 2017

You’re going the University of North Dakota? Are you going into aviation? Stereotypically speaking, the answer is probably “yes.” I don’t blame anyone for thinking that. We have one of the best...

Susan Felege is an assistant professor of biology at UND. Kyle Zimmerman/ Dakota Sudent

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer March 31, 2017

This is a program where students are taught to work with animals in nature and use technology to do their jobs. Going outdoors is one of those things you either love or dread. These students love it. Students...

Major of the Week – Dietetics

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer March 24, 2017

These are the people who you asked to analyze your lunch or ask for food help. There is so much more to it than that. “A dietician is one who literally studies the chemistry of food and learning how...

The UND department of History is located within OKelly Hall.

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer February 24, 2017

The History program at UND may not be structured uniquely, but there is more than meets the eye. Unlike larger universities in the country, entry level history courses are taught by professors. Hans...

James Popejoy is a professor of music and the director of bands at UND.

Major of the Week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer February 10, 2017

It’s a field where one must cater to the group and the hundred individuals in it. The music education major at UND has a close connection to the music performance major in both requirements and teaching...

Associate professor Melissa Gjellstad (center) and Steven Finney (right) teach Norwegian language courses within the Languages department at UND.

Major of the week: Norwegian Studies

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer December 2, 2016

It’s getting to be that time of year when snow begins to blanket UND’s campus. A time for last-minute panicking over finals, remembering to pack clothes before traveling back home and getting ready...

Timothy OKeefe is the chair of the information systems and business education department at UND.

Major of the week: Information Systems

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer November 22, 2016

For the past few months, I have been informing the reader on the lesser-known or more interesting majors offered at UND. There have been well-known majors with crowds and those with only a handful of students....

Students in the Environmental Studies program at UND study the processes of managing natural resources, understanding the environmental impact of humanity as well as preserving ecosystems such as the Knife Point Glacier (pictured).

Major of the week – Environmental Studies

Jacob Nortermann, Staff Writer November 18, 2016

Next fall, UND will begin recognizing a brand new major. Under the guidance of the geography department, students will have the option of earning a Bachelor of the Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Environmental...

Jessica Foley is a clinical instructor in the Clinical Sciences and Disorders program at UND.

Major of the week: Communication sciences and disorders

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer November 8, 2016

There are students who are passionate about their majors. Then, there are Communication Sciences and Disorders students. Students in this major are trained to assist those having troubles with speech...

Petroleum engineering students can look forward to a career interacting with multiple petroleum products. Illustration courtesy of pixabay.com

Major of the week, petroleum engineering

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer November 1, 2016

When people think of the North Dakotan economy, it’s not unusual to think about oil and drilling. Especially as of late, with the pipeline protests out in Cannon Ball , N.D. sparking debates across the...

Major of the week: Unmanned aircraft systems!

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer September 23, 2016

For the pilots who prefer not to be in the plane. Students at the University of North Dakota have the unique opportunity to study in the birthplace of an innovative program. To put it simply, having...

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