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UND publishes advice for parents learning to teach children remotely

UND College of Education & Human Development faculty outlines tips for homeschooling kids

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Marcus Weaver-Hightower is a professor of educational foundations and research at UND, but he’s also a parent. When his children’s schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, his education background gave him a leg up on knowing how to teach his own kids, but he quickly realized not everyone was in that same boat. “It occurred…

UND Hosting Live Forums to Address Student, Faculty and Staff Questions on Tuesday

The meetings will be recorded for anyone unable to attend.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–University of North Dakota leaders are holding two live forums on Tuesday to address questions and concerns from students, faculty and staff. The faculty and staff forum is scheduled for 12 p.m. and the student forum for 4 p.m. Both forums will be held on Zoom. Students, faculty and staff can submit questions for UND leaders through Zoom’s…

No K-12 School Starting Monday for 5 Days In North Dakota

Gov. Doug Burgum Following The Lead of Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz In Shutting Down Schools For The Time Being

BISMARCK, N.D. — Governor Doug Burgum announces the closing of North Dakota’s schools, public and nonpublic, for one week, beginning Monday. The governor and Superintendent Kirsten Baesler explained the reasons for the shutdown Sunday night. The decision will be revisited Friday. The order does mot apply to daycare facilities. Some of the reasons for the school closings: —The Centers for…

NDSU and UND to Resume Classes Online after Spring Break

FARGO, N.D.–North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota announced they will shift to remote instruction for two weeks following Spring Break due to coronavirus concerns. Students are encouraged to monitor their emails for updates about classes. Instructors will contact students about classes that cannot be taken online. University operations at both campuses will remain open for the…

UPDATE: UND Student Tests Negative for COVID-19

North Dakota Still Has Zero Cases As of March 10, 2020

UPDATE (5 P.M. MARCH 10,2020) — A student at UND has tested negative for the coronavirus. The student was in self-quarantine during the testing. It was conducted on Monday by the Grand Forks and North Dakota health departments. There are zero confirmed cases of coronavirus or COVID-19 in North Dakota. Out of 8 total tests in North Dakota, 7 have…

Grand Forks Mayor Gives State Of The City Address

The Mayor covered topics like: The 2020 census, UND and the spring flooding.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.- Mayor Michael Brown says there’s no place like Grand Forks. “Grand Forks is where, literally, the sky is not the limit. And we act confidently and competently to reach new opportunities,” Mayor Brown says. He says the city’s mission is to protect and serve. And this will be no exception once the spring flood comes. “I assure…

UND Students Get “Blown Under” In Order To Study Blizzards

The Project Used Many Different Instruments Including the Doppler on Wheels

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Strong winds, rapidly dropping temperatures and blowing snow. All make for the perfect conditions for a research project at the University of North Dakota. For these students and professors, their goal this winter is to study blizzards and blowing snow in ways that have not been done before. It’s part of a campaign funded by…

UND Basketball: Limiting Turnovers, Defense Important for Final Five Games

UND only has five games left in the regular season.

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota men’s basketball are winners in three of their last five games keeping their post season hopes alive in a tie for fourth in the Summit League. Despite where the standings may have the Fighting Hawks, there have been games where it doesn’t look that way. In their latest loss to South Dakota, UND turned…