STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: More Indian scholarships available
By Don Davis
More American Indian college students may receive scholarships under a new Minnesota budget that began this month.
Commissioner Larry Pogemiller of the state Office of Higher Education sa... Posted on 7/15/13 at 4:10 PM
THE NEW FORTY Trouble #1 & Trouble #2
Some of the buildings on the EMI campus have card access. There is an official looking panel on the wall when you enter in the lobby of these controlled-access buildings where a light turns green when... Posted on 6/6/12 at 12:42 PM
After a third attempt, Senate lawmakers successfully passed a resolution proposing a constitutional change to remove the State Board of Higher Education and replace it with a full-time three-member committee.
Gifted students deserve the same nurturing as lower-achieving students.
So says Yee Han Chu, a doctoral student and teaching graduate assistant at UND, in her dissertation that was one of more than 200 submissions on display Wednesday during the annual UND Graduate Scholarly Forum on campus.
UND will host its first Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Jan. 21 at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks. A unity walk starting at 11 a.m. at Central High School will kick off the “Team Work Makes the Dream Work” event
Korey Southerland couldn’t believe it when she heard why some of her female classmates at UND were dropping out of fields of study already short on women. “A few of my friends said, ‘Well, girls just aren’t good at math,’” she recalled.
The ninth year of the Global Visions Film Series will begin tonight at UND with the movie “Days of Glory,” a look at the contributions made by North African troops who fought for France during World War II.
Scotty McCreery had just come home from school with an assignment: write essays for college applications. Wait a minute. Isn’t he the reigning American Idol? Isn’t he about to go on tour with Brad Paisley? The high school senior plans to be on campus in the fall. Last month, he was putting the finishing touches on applications for four or five schools. He’s committed to his career but determined to go to college part-time, too.
Dr. James Orbinski, a globally recognized humanitarian who in 1999 accepted the Nobel Peace Prize for Doctors Without Borders, will be the guest Wednesday at a Great Conversation at UND to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the UND Honors Program.
University of North Dakota President Robert Kelley said Monday that events of recent days had persuaded him "to come right out and say" it's time to "move beyond" the UND nickname and logo issue and to repeal a new state law that has the university in "an impossible position."
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