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UND basketball games cancelled due to COVID-19 protocol

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KVRR) –  Two University of North Dakota men’s basketball games have been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols. The Summit League office made the announcement, canceling Thursday’s game against South Dakota and Saturday’s game with South Dakota State. The Summit League’s Joint Council voted unanimously to change its COVID-19 No Contest policy for the remainder of the 2021-22…

UND honors East Asian culture with Feel of Korea event

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – The University of North Dakota celebrates East Asian culture with its first Feel of Korea cultural event. It’s co hosted by the UND Korean Culture Exchange Club and the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea from Chicago. People enjoyed the Golden Globe winning Korean film “Minari,” snacks, music and traditional clothing and games. UND…

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…

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…

What are the COVID-19 policies on local college campuses this fall

What are the mask and vaccination policies as the 2021 semester is set to begin.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Students are headed back to campus this fall including MSUM, NDSU, UND and Concordia. What are the mask and vaccination policies as the 2021 semester is set to begin. At Minnesota State University Moorhead, vaccinations are not required but are strongly encouraged. MSUM is offering incentives for students and employees who share why they got vaccinated….

Mark Kennedy will step down as University of Colorado President

Kennedy was president of the University of North Dakota prior to accepting the job in Denver.

UND President Mark Kennedy in ColoradoDENVER – University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy has announced he would be stepping down from his position.The Monday announcement comes nearly two weeks after University of Colorado Boulder faculty and students voted to censure Kennedy for his actions and comments surrounding diversity. The CU Board of Regents switched from a Republican to a Democratic…

UND football game canceled this weekend, practice put on pause

The game can not be rescheduled as UND and Missouri State do not share an open weekend on either April 10 or April 17.

GRAND FORKS, ND — The North Dakota – Missouri State football game on Saturday, April 3 has been cancelled. The Missouri Valley Football Conference made the decision due to positive COVID-19 test results and subsequent contact tracing in UND’s Tier 1 personnel. The includes student-athletes, coaches, managers and staff. Head Coach Bubba Schweigert confirmed that there are multiple positive tests…

UND To Play Crucial Role In Developing “Flying Cars”

Matt Chasen, LIFT Aircraft chief executive officer, pilots the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) Hexa over Camp Mabry, Texas, Aug. 20, 2020GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Imagine getting behind the controls of one of these contraptions in the future. “Flying Cars” are a real thing and UND is playing a role in the development of the machines. The university has…

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…

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…