Colorado governor muddies already murky water around UND President

What’s in a resignation letter? That’s a question North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education may soon be asking. UND President Mark Kennedy ‘seemingly’ resigned last week to take a job in Colorado — only he wasn’t formally hired yet. Controversy over his Colorado candidacy emerged; Controversy over his North Dakota job followed; now we have

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Breaking down UND numbers reveals enrollment trends

Like Minot State, enrollment numbers at UND are down this year. But the total number doesn’t always tell the whole story. Andrew Haffner with the Grand Forks Herald interviews UND’s Director of Admissions for a deeper look at the numbersĀ and the demographics and cultural shifts shaping them.

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UND wins $3.8 million for substance abuse services

The personal fights have always been there. But now with the attention of politicians caught, it seems the funding to fight the drug abuse and addiction problems is starting to follow. Andrew Haffner with the Grand Forks Herald has the story on a $3.8 million grant for UND and how they’ll use the resources.

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A Reason Why UND Chose to Cut Women’s Hockey

The impacts of statewide budget cuts are filtering through nearly every department operating under the State’s umbrella, but nowhere are they more visible than in the University system. The latest casualty is the Woman’s Hockey program at UND. Rob Port with Say Anything Blog provides an economic perspective on why that difficult choice may have

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UND Sports Programs Again on the Chopping Block

After a contentious process at UND last year that forced coaches and program supporters to defend their sponsorship by the University. Last fall, the decisions were made and it was thought the issue was closed. But proposed 20% cuts to the Universities budget have once again reopened the conversation. Get the full story from the

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UND’s energy center awarded $10 million to research capturing carbon dioxide

UND’s energy center is getting a big influx of federal dollars all with the purpose of improving the environmental sustainability of our coal-fired power plants. The money will be put to work researching ways to capture the carbon by-product of energy from coal. April Baumgarten with the Grand Forks Herald has the full story on

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UND Med School Consecutively Noted Among Top Five For Family Practice

The UND Medical School has received accolades for being on of the top five schools for training family physicians. Approximately 17% of UND’s med students specialize in family practice. KX News has more on the story.

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NDSU, UND Students Developing App to Assist with 3-D Printing in Orbit

Students at NDSU and UND are working on parallel tracks to develop a satellite that will test 3-D printing in orbit. The best components from each will be combined and launched to be used in actual testing.

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