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UMN Crookston hosts two Fulbright scholars to nurture intercultural exchange
March 10, 2020 - 11:38am
CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston is fast gaining international reputation. In addition to attracting students from...
NASA administrator visits UND
September 4, 2019 - 7:19pm
GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota’s relationship with NASA was brought to the forefront on Wednesday, Sept. 4, with a visit from...
UND presidential succession planning has its positives, issues, scholar says
September 1, 2019 - 8:25am
GRAND FORKS — As the University of North Dakota Presidential Search Committee continues to mull who will become the next leader of the state’s...
North Dakota, Minnesota could see major growth for black, Hispanic college students
August 18, 2019 - 6:45am
FARGO — Colleges and universities in the Upper Midwest are becoming more diverse, and if high school projections hold up, the region could...
Noem taps retired businesswoman for SD Board of Regents
July 19, 2019 - 4:40pm
PIERRE, S.D. — Republican Gov. Kristi Noem has appointed to the South Dakota Board of Regents a retired founder and CEO of a food contract...
Online education has changed higher-ed landscape, professor says
July 14, 2019 - 6:45am
GRAND FORKS — A higher education crisis is coming, according to Jeff Holm, the University of North Dakota’s vice provost for online education...
Wynne takes UND's interim president job sans additional pay
June 18, 2019 - 12:43pm
GRAND FORKS — The contract for University of North Dakota interim president Joshua Wynne has been finalized and includes no extra money for...
'The Scoop': What parents and students need to know before going on a college tour
May 23, 2019 - 7:10am
MOORHEAD — As parents, we grow up right alongside our children. We learn how to feed and diaper them in the early days, and as they grow, we...
Former Sen. Heitkamp to speak at UND commencement; actor Duhamel to receive honorary degree
May 2, 2019 - 8:00am
GRAND FORKS - Former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is set to address University of North Dakota graduates later this month. Heitkamp will speak at...
Universities keep watchful eye on Washington as Trump lays out higher ed reform proposals
April 28, 2019 - 6:10am
Leaders at area universities keep a watchful eye on conversations in Washington, D.C., that could affect their respective students and staff....
House Appropriations committee seeks answers about research dollars
March 11, 2019 - 10:07pm
BISMARCK -- The House Appropriations Committee spent nearly an hour Monday, March 11, questioning leaders at the University of North Dakota and...
UND law school looks internally after failed dean search
February 9, 2019 - 5:01pm
GRAND FORKS — Although an external search for a new University of North Dakota School of Law dean was not successful, faculty, staff and students...
ND bill would keep universities from canceling speakers for political ideology
February 8, 2019 - 6:21pm
GRAND FORKS -- A Senate bill that would strengthen language around free speech on North Dakota college campuses has student leaders at the University...
Holmberg would support Legacy dollars for research
January 28, 2019 - 9:09pm
GRAND FORKS -- Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, said he is in favor of a bill that would devote a certain percentage of Legacy Fund earnings...
ND State Board of Higher Education considers revamped structure
January 24, 2019 - 5:12pm
BISMARCK, N.D. -- As Gov. Doug Burgum continues to push his plans for a revamped, three-board governance system for higher education, the State...