UND Nickname List Down to 7 Options

Along with staying simply ‘North Dakota’, the other nicknames under final consideration are: Fighting Hawks, Green Hawks, Nodaks, North Stars, Roughriders and Sundogs.

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Flyers Sign Hakstol to five-year, $10 million Deal, Reports Say

How much money does it take to lure a college hockey coach out of one of the best programs in the country? A lot.

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UND Nickname Committee Cuts List to 15 Possibilities

The UND nickname committee has come up with the 15 options they like best. Here they are: Blaze Cavalry Explorers Fighting Green Fighting Hawks Force Green Hawks Nodaks North Dakota North Stars Pride Roughriders Spirit Sundogs Thunder Hawks For more coverage on how the process of elimination took place, check this article from the Grand

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UND President Robert Kelley Announces Retirement

  Effective this January, Robert Kelly will be stepping down as President of UND. The announcement was made after the results of a staff survey revealed a work atmosphere that was less than favorable.

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NASA Awards Up to $750,000 to UND for Aerospace Research

UND Was awarded $750,000 over three years to build a research station focused on NASA’s work in Earth science, aeronautics, and deep space exploration. The funds are made available through NASA’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program, which awards Research Infrastructure Development (RID) grants every three to five years to jurisdictions to bolster

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UND: Hockey Coach Hakstol’s Contract Had an NHL Penalty

Apparently UND’s Athletic Director had a sense that Coach Hakstol might be entertaining thoughts to leave for the NHL because his contract included a $100,000 penalty if he left the contract before completion for the NHL.

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UND Nickname Committee Narrows List to 64

The UND nickname committee has narrowed a list of thousands of publicly submitted suggestions down to a list of 64. Get the story on how the committee is proceeding from Anna Burlson writing for the Grand Forks Herald here. If you want to see the complete list of nicknames moving forward, follow this link. The

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UND Hockey Coach Dave Hakstol Resigns, Signs with Philadelphia Flyers

— Official News Release, UND Sports — This article was written by Jayson Hajdu, UND Sports Media Relations University of North Dakota head men’s hockey coach Dave Hakstol, who led the program to seven NCAA Frozen Four appearances in 11 seasons, announced his resignation today and was named head coach of the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia

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