Student interest in online courses has nearly doubled at UND in the past five years, while other regional institutions have seen an even greater increase. At the University of Minnesota-Crookston, an influx of 236 more students this year contributed to breaking the university’s enrollment record.
Chris Herren, a former NBA player who soared to international fame while battling life as a junkie, told a packed auditorium at the University of Minnesota-Crookston Wednesday that he was just like them. He never thought he would become addicted to heroin, cocaine and OxyContin, the drugs that ruined his once-promising career.
Steve Fineberg, a partner in the strategic relationship management group of Deloitte and Touche, LLP, is speaking at the next Entrepreneur Forum at 5 p.m. today in the Ina Mae Rude Entrepreneur Center Idea Lab. Connie Nielson, a Todd County resident who survived years of domestic violence, is presenting “A survivor’s story” at noon Wednesday on Northland Community and Technical College in East Grand Forks.
The Beavers racked up 409 yards of total offense, held a potent Minnesota-Crookston rushing attack to 97 yards and turned the ball over only once in their 35-2 homecoming blowout of the Eagles on Saturday afternoon at Chet Anderson Stadium.
Last Thursday, a University of Minnesota-Crookston student group kept a homecoming tradition alive by painting a block ‘M’ at midfield for the football game. There was one problem: The logo was not at midfield.
The Northwest Minnesota Foundation recently awarded the University of Minnesota-Crookston with a $25,000 grant. And a life sciences business executive will make a presentation aimed at UND faculty and the biomedical research community 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday on campus.
The new UND Art Collections Gallery is opening Aug. 29 at the Empire Arts Center, 415 DeMers Ave., Grand Forks. The exhibition includes works by Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali, Roy Lichtenstein and others.
But he can’t tell you if he is one John Loegering went on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” Nov. 2, but has had to keep mum until the show airs June 28. “I can’t disclose a thing about the outcome,” he said. “They told us that they can take away any money if you tell anyone. They like to maintain the suspense.”
Rising demand for student housing options that offer more privacy than traditional dormitories has launched a $9.8 million project at the University of Minnesota-Crookston and prompted UND to consider its own housing project.
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