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UND student shares experience with contact tracing in a state where COVID-19 is surging

Kailee Leingang has shifted from identifying close contacts to being a case investigator.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Like many pursuing a career in the medical field, University of North Dakota nursing student, Kailee Leingang, felt compelled to do her part once the COVID-19 pandemic began. “I wanted to do as much as I could, but I knew that I didn’t have the license to do everything I wanted to do,” Leingang said. “If…

UND Law School professor finds no significant issues with Walz COVID orders

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – An associate law professor at the University of North Dakota says he hasn’t found any significant civil rights issues with Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s newest pandemic-related executive order. The order prohibits social gatherings between members of different households, but it also contains several exemptions, including an exemption for the care of a family member or…

UND alum remembers her time on Jeopardy!, meeting Alex Trebek

Stephanie Gagelin competed on the iconic show in 2010 and represented UND.

FARGO, N.D. — Thursday, November 11th marks a very unique 10-year anniversary for Stephanie Gagelin. “I have gone back and watched it every once in a while. My mom is really a nostalgic person and so she’ll want to dig it out every once and a while like if I am home for the holidays,” admits Gagelin. The then 19-year-old…

Mitchell Miller no longer a member of the UND hockey team

Arizona Coyotes announced yesterday they renounced the draft rights to the UND freshman.

GRAND FORKS, ND — UND President Andrew Armacost announced in a letter to the UND community that freshman hockey player Mitchell Miller is no longer a member of the team. President Armacost released the following statement: Dear UND Campus Community, I have been closely monitoring the situation concerning Men’s Hockey student-athlete Mitchell Miller, who was involved in a situation as…

Saturday’s COVID-19 testing event at UND is open to the public

Anyone is welcome to participate, even if you do not have symptoms.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – The University of North Dakota’s walk-up testing event on Saturday, October 31st, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. is open to the general public. Testing will take place at UND’s High Performance Center, 2419 2nd Ave N, Grand Forks. Upcoming testing events will be every other Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and every Tuesday, 9:00…

Coyotes renounce draft rights for UND’s Mitchell Miller

Courtesy: University of North Dakota AthleticsGLENDALE, Ariz. – The Arizona Coyotes announce the team has renounced the draft rights to University of North Dakota Freshman Mitchell Miller. The Coyotes’ President and CEO Xavier Gutierrez says in a statement in part, “We were aware a bullying incident took place in 2016. We have learned more about the entire matter and the impact…

UND President delivers State of the University address

Dr. Andrew Armacost discussed the University's COVID-19 response, budget concerns and plans for the future.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — There have been many changes for students and faculty over the past year, but the University of North Dakota is proud of its response to the coronavirus. “Our pandemic working group has been at it since mid-march and the work has been absolutely, in my opinion, extraordinary,” said University president Andrew Armacost. “They have identified campus…

UND unveils new steam plant that promises to be more eco-friendly

The plant has been operating since July 1st.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.- University of North Dakota reveals a new natural gas-powered plant created to better energy efficiency on campus and provide a better experience for students. The steam plant is a partnership between UND and Johnson Controls. It includes up to date technology expected to deliver over 1 million per year in energy savings. Annually, the steam plant will…

UND unveils new display in celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The university is honoring their newly approved Land Acknowledgement Agreement with a new display on campus

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –  The University of North Dakota is celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with the unveiling of a new display on campus. The Land Acknowledgement Agreement is an official statement from the university recognizing its position on ancestral homelands. The administration visited with North Dakota and Minnesota tribes, archaeologists, and historians to write it. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, they…