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Josh Duhamel talks about North Dakota roots and Hollywood career
May 15, 2019 - 8:25am
GRAND FORKS — WDAY's Matt Henson sat down with Josh Duhamel during the actor's visit to Grand Forks on Saturday, May 11, to receive an honorary...
North Dakota senators back funding for replacing NDSU's Dunbar Hall
April 23, 2019 - 5:05pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Senate backed a compromise package of higher education capital projects Tuesday, April 23, that provides more state...
Microsoft awards $100K grant to UND for drone industry innovation
April 23, 2019 - 1:29pm
GRAND FORKS — Microsoft announced Tuesday, April 23, that it has awarded a $100,000 TechSpark grant to the University of North Dakota Aerospace...
Kris Engelstad McGarry talks about strained relationship with UND President
April 17, 2019 - 7:54am
GRAND FORKS — The head of the Engelstad Family Foundation, one of the University of North Dakota's biggest donors, spoke Tuesday, April 16,...
McFeely: Heidi Heitkamp the obvious best choice for next UND president
April 16, 2019 - 8:20pm
It's comical to hear North Dakota Republicans and their media friends lament that Colorado's selection process for university presidents is so...
Kennedy calls finalist selection for University of Colorado president 'positive reflection on UND'
April 10, 2019 - 10:49am
GRAND FORKS - University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy has been announced as a finalist for the University of Colorado’s open president...
NDSU names Kalk new executive director for Research and Technology Park
March 20, 2019 - 6:54pm
FARGO — North Dakota State University has named a new executive director for its Research and Technology Park.Brian Kalk, a former member of...
University research bill fails in North Dakota House
March 20, 2019 - 3:05pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota House has rejected a bill that would have dedicated a certain percentage of Legacy Fund earnings to the state’s...
Army ROTC flight training program returning to UND
March 13, 2019 - 2:23pm
GRAND FORKS - The U.S. Army ROTC flight training program is returning to the University of North Dakota. Funding was secured with the help of...
Lengthy hearing for killer of UND student underscores seemingly endless nature of death-row appeals
February 9, 2019 - 2:56pm
FARGO — The recent post-conviction hearing for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. underscored how prolonged the appeal process can be for a federal death...
McFeely: Poll shows unabashed love for NDSU, UND — despite nonstop bashing of both
February 8, 2019 - 7:33pm
You'd think, given the headlines out of Bismarck and the braying of self-appointed experts trying to save the world from the evil liberalism...
UND to offer new round of employee buyouts
November 20, 2018 - 5:55pm
GRAND FORKS — University of North Dakota faculty and staff received notice Tuesday, Nov. 20, that the university will once again be offering...
Commentary: There was no need for UND's Kennedy to apologize
April 15, 2018 - 8:00am
So, Mark Kennedy, president of the University of North Dakota, has apologized for criticizing the Legislature's massive budget cuts to higher...
House tuition waiver tax plan could be devastating for grad students
November 28, 2017 - 7:58pm
FARGO — Al Habib Ullah, a graduate student in mechanical engineering at North Dakota State University, works 20 hours a week as a teaching...
UND professor’s research lands him in National Geographic, visit to Smithsonian Museum
November 7, 2016 - 12:29pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- When Pablo de Leon was a boy growing up in Argentina, he fell in love with outer space. He loved the whole idea of it. He...