STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Memorial Day
Memorial Day (Last Monday, federal)
To many people, especially children, Memorial Day is a three-day weekend heralding the arrival of summer and the end of school. They often overlook the true meaning... Posted on 5/23/13 at 9:06 AM
THE NEW FORTY Fly high, fly far...
Today is the day.
Today a flock of my little birds will leave the nest and go off to their lives beyond college.
Today I will applaud their accomplishments and imagine what their bright futures will... Posted on 5/11/13 at 6:47 AM
HEALTHBEAT The ethics of medical job shadowing: Who benefits?
The patient was about to undergo surgery when the surgeon came into the hospital room with "a clan of about six 'student doctors'."
It was uncomfortable and embarrassing:
As the young students craned... Posted on 3/13/13 at 10:57 AM
Black students who attend Minneapolis Public Schools are being suspended at a much higher rate than their white peers, causing district leaders to re-examine the standard they use for removing students from the classroom.
In school lunchrooms across the state, more kids are in need a free meal.
New data from the Minnesota Department of Education show the number of students on free or reduced price lunch rose 3.8 percent over last year.
The North Dakota Legislature is approaching its midsession break in a couple of weeks and lawmakers are busy introducing and finishing voting on bills in their respective chambers. And many of the major spending bills are still being considered this week in House and Senate appropriations committees as the session heads to "crossover."
On the Friday before a long Presidents Day weekend last year, North Dakota State University freshman Shannon Nelson helped roommate Danielle Renninger pack her bags and lug them downstairs to where their suitemates were waiting. Three days later, on Feb. 20, 2012, the girls were killed in a three-vehicle crash west of Alexandria, Minn., on Interstate 94.
“Crush(ed),” a UND student-run show that weaves songs, dances and scenes, opened at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and will run through Feb. 16 at UND’s Burtness Lab Theatre in Grand Forks. Admission is $5, and student admission is free.
As technology evolves, so do the ways children learn in and out of the classroom. With constantly changing tools and trends, teachers can do more to stay up-to-date to help children thrive. It is important that parents understand what these changes mean so their children can maintain a competitive edge.
The following findings are based on last year’s UND student employment survey, the most recent available that covered graduates from December 2009 to August 2010, and a 2013 student affordability report by the North Dakota State University System.
With students carrying upwards of $40,000 in loans, and starting salaries typically at $25,000, aviation faculty make sure students — particularly prospective ones — realize this financial situation ahead of graduation, said Ken Polovitz, assistant dean of the aviation department.
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