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UND to hold virtual summer graduation ceremony August 7

Upwards of 500 students are eligible to graduate.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The University of North Dakota will hold its second virtual graduation ceremony on Friday, August 7. Upwards of 500 students are eligible to graduate. The University has made changes since the previous virtual ceremony. UND officials will be on video dressed in their full regalia. The President will give his address and each dean will offer advice to…

Alerus Center installs permanent turf ahead of football season

The new system will be more durable and efficient for the venue and more safe for players.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The next time the UND football team takes the field for a home game, it will do so on brand new turf. “This turf is actually NFL quality,” said the Alerus Center general manager, Anna Rosburg. “From a performance standpoint, it will be a much safer solution.” The Alerus Center is going from a roll-in-roll-out system…

UND Center for Innovation receives nearly $300,000 in CARES Act funding

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The University of North Dakota Center for Innovation has received $299,921 in CARES Act funding. The funding will help the community and local businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded the grant. The Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, Dana Gartzke, said, “This investment comes at a crucial time…

UND to Host Virtual Commencement Ceremonies May 16

There will be three commencement ceremonies.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The University of North Dakota will be hosting virtual commencement ceremonies on May 16 for all graduating students. There will be three commencement ceremonies. One ceremony will honor Graduate and Undergraduates, the second ceremony will honor the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the third ceremony will honor the School of Law. Each ceremony will include remarks…

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…

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…

University of North Dakota opens esports gaming lounge

The esports Nexus gaming lounge is equipped with twelve gaming computers with nearly 30 games to choose from

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — From Fortnite to Super Smash Brothers, the new Esports Nexus Gaming Lounge at the University of North Dakota has something for every kind of gamer. The space came to be thanks to a push from students for more opportunities to participate in esports on campus. “The University of North Dakota sees the passion and the interest…

Dr. Andrew Armacost To Lead University of North Dakota Into Bright New Future

The University of North Dakota has spent months searching for the right person to become its president

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — With over 20 years of experience at the Air Force Academy, and 10 years of active duty, the University of North Dakota’s new president, Dr. Andrew Armacost brings a wealth of knowledge to the students and community at the school. “The one lesson I learned in the Air Force is to take extraordinary care of your…