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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…

COVID-19 task force creates #ForAllofUs campaign to promote wearing masks

They hope that through this campaign they are able to reach everyone.

FARGO, N.D. – The Red River Valley COVID-19 task force unveils a new campaign promoting and encouraging North Dakotans to mask up. The new mask campaign called #ForAllOfUs focuses on the individual and the collective reason on why wearing a mask is fundamental in protecting those in your community. The task force also announced the #forallofus website. People can find…

UND to continue hybrid classes throughout semester

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The University of North Dakota has announced its plan to continue with online and in-person classes throughout the rest of the semester. The school says its plan to test, isolate and practice safe behaviors has helped limit the number of positive cases and has allowed the school to maintain its hybrid model. Following Thanksgiving, faculty members will have…

UND wins $750,000 grant from NASA to develop next generation of spacesuits

thumbnail_161209_Pablo_de_Leon__0070aa thumbnail_spacesuit-prototype-concept GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The University of North Dakota’s Department of Space Studies has been awarded a $750,000 grant from NASA to develop a new 3D-printed spacesuit. Pablo de León, UND Professor and Chair of UND’s Department of Space Studies, applied for the grant and will lead a three-year research project to develop the spacesuits. According to UND, de León…

Weekend COVID-19 testing events scheduled in Grand Forks and Trenton

Both events are open to the public.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is hosting two testing events on Saturday, September 19 to accommodate for those who cannot attend weekday events. The testing will take place at the Trenton Lake Recreational Area in Trenton and the UND High Performance Center in Grand Forks. Both events are open to the public. Testing in Trenton will be…