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University of North Dakota to offer bachelor’s degree in video gaming

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota says it will be the first among the state’s postsecondary schools to offer a bachelor’s degree in video gaming. The State Board of Higher Education recently approved the Bachelor of Science degree in esports at UND. The university has been developing esports for a couple years, including establishing varsity level competition….

New NDSU President to be paid $420,000 per year

David CookFARGO (KVRR-KCND) – The new President of NDSU will be paid $420,000 per year. Dr. David Cook will start in June. Cook has been vice chancellor for the Office of Public Affairs and Economic Development at the University of Kansas. Current NDSU President Dean Bresciani and UND President Andrew Armacost earn about $369,000. University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott, is…

UND showcases the importance of drones during UAV Technology USA conference

By: Jeannie Kopstein ARLINGTON, Va. (KVRR) – Drone technology is the topic of discussion and display at the first UAV Technology USA conference. University of North Dakota President Andrew Armacost chaired the event. “We thought this was just an extraordinary opportunity for UND to be part of the national discussion on UAV technology. It really gives us a chance to…

Armacost defends UND gender inclusion policy

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – The University of North Dakota president responds to what he calls misleading statements from the North Dakota Catholic Conference on its draft gender inclusion policy. The plan would require the use of a transgender person’s preferred pronouns and the use of facilities that align with their gender identity. Andrew Armacost says the gender inclusion policy aims…

Catholic Conference Against Proposed UND Gender Inclusion Policy

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A group that represents North Dakota’s Roman Catholic bishops is contacting parents of students at the University of North Dakota and asking that they urge administrators to reject the school’s proposed “gender inclusion” policy. The policy, which is still in draft form, would require the use of a transgender person’s preferred pronouns and the use of…

Saturday Night Women’s College Basketball

NDSU Loses a Close Game to Montana, UND Gets Win Over Montana State

UND beat Montana State 89-85. Kacie Borowicz led all scorers with 33. Montana defeats NDSU 65-63.  Emily Dietz led the scoring with 11. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Basketball, NDSU, NDSU Women’s Basketball, UND, UND Women’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Women’s College Basketball

UND Hockey Gets Ready for Conference Play

North Dakota Faces Elite Competition in upcoming NCHC Play

Video Courtesy: Midco Sports Network GRAND FORKS, N.D — Fresh off a loss to number 16 Penn State in the Hall of Fame Game, North Dakota hockey skates into conference play having already faced three top-25 opponents preparing them for an even more competitive NCHC conference slate. “You take the positives and negatives and you see what you can do…

Investigators find no mechanical problems in UND plane crash

BISMARCK, N.D. – Federal investigators have found no mechanical problems with the plane in a crash that killed a student at the University of North Dakota’s aerospace school last month. John Hauser was a 19-year-old sophomore majoring in commercial aviation. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board found that he turned around the Piper airplane he was piloting…

Prosecutors begin round 2 of arguing Rodriguez death penalty

FARGO, N.D. — Prosecutors in North Dakota’s first and only death penalty case say defense attorneys are wrong by claiming the judge didn’t go far enough in explaining why he threw out the sentence for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. He was convicted of killing UND student Dru Sjodin. Judge Ralph Erickson in September ordered a new sentencing phase be conducted, saying…

North Dakota college presidents to decide on Biden vaccine mandate

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota Board of Higher Education says university presidents and system leaders should have the flexibility to decide what to do about President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The board voted Thursday to support the idea after a 90-minute discussion that included pleas from presidents of the University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University….