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University of North Dakota honors 9/11 victims

"Today is a way for our campus to come together to honor their memories and to better appreciate their service and what they gave."

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — The University of North Dakota is commemorating the lives lost 20 years ago during the September 11th attacks. “Today is a way for our campus to come together to honor their memories and to better appreciate their service and what they gave,” UND President Andy Armacost said. 20 years since tragedy struck, the memory of…

Face Masks Required Indoors at UND Starting Monday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Just days after UND President Andrew Armacost said he wasn’t mandating face masks this semester, there has been a change of course. As classes begin on Monday, a face mask requirement is now in place for all indoor spaces at UND including classrooms, academic buildings, hallways, administrative buildings and Chester Fritz Library and other spots. It…

UND recommends COVID vaccine to incoming students

The university is granting faculty members the authority to require masks in their classrooms.

GRAND FORKS (KFGO) – As students prepare to return to the University of North Dakota next week, UND President Andrew Armacost – in a message to the campus community – said getting vaccinated is the best defense against COVID-19. According to the UND website, anyone wishing to wear a mask is encouraged to do so. The university is granting faculty…

UND becomes first university to partner with U.S. Space Force

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – The University of North Dakota will be the first participant in the U.S. Space Force’s University Partnership Program. Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, General John Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, and UND President Andrew Armacost gathered for the signing of a memorandum of understanding. Hoeven says UND’s selection will position North Dakota to train…

UND Student Named To State Board of Higher Education Seat

BISMARCK, N.D. — A UND student has been named to the state Board of Higher Education. Gracie Lian, a senior studying business administration, will be the board’s student representative for a one-year term. She joins the group on July 1. Lian has served as president of the North Dakota Student Association and as UND’s student body president. She is also…

North Dakota women speak out against bill to cut NDSU funding

The group is concerned about what they call broad language in the legislation.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota women are speaking out against a recent amendment that could cut funding for programs at North Dakota State University. The Legislature is pushing to prohibit the university from funneling federal grant money to Planned Parenthood for sex education. Women from NDSU, University of North Dakota and women advocacy groups came together to speak on…

COVID-19 postpones UND football game

ST. LOUIS (KVRR) – The Missouri Valley Football Conference has postponed Saturday’s North Dakota-Youngstown State football game due to a positive COVID-19 test and contact tracing in UND’s Tier 1 personnel, which consists of student-athletes, coaches, managers and staff. The game will be rescheduled for Saturday, April 17, and will be played in Youngstown, Ohio. A start time will be…