UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS Space robotics forum set for Thursday, Dec. 5, at UND
The Second Annual Space Robotics Forum is set to take place Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Computer Science Department of the University of North Dakota.
The forum presents robotic space exploration acti... Posted on 12/4/13 at 10:58 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Students set goal of 6 new laws
By Don Davis
A group of university students who have found success at changing laws the past few years is preparing a new agenda for the Minnesota Legislature, everything from improving dental care f... Posted on 11/13/13 at 9:45 AM
STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT Back to school – briefly
In the 1960s, I loved Sam Cookes No. 1 hit, Wonderful World. I sang along every time he came on the radio:
Don't know much about history
Don't know much biology
Don't know much about a science book... Posted on 11/1/13 at 10:07 AM
FATHER KNOWS LAST My First Bison Game
It was September 26, 1981; a night Ill never forget
In September of 1981, I began my studies at North Dakota State University. I didnt know much more about the home football team other than they wer... Posted on 10/26/13 at 8:16 PM
SIOUX FOOTBALL INSIDER Week 7 Preview - Sacramento State Hornets
UND heads into Week 7 of the 2013 season with a 2-4 record and in desperate need of wins as they close out the last half of the season. Last week UND lost to Eastern Washington 35-14 at the Alerus Cen... Posted on 10/18/13 at 10:18 AM
A state lawmaker called members of the State Board of Higher Education and University System office before a House committee Friday to ask questions about what he believes has been a behind-the-scenes effort to discredit Chancellor Hamid Shirvani.
The fifth annual Fiesta in the Spirit of Cinco de Mayo, a celebration which this year will pay tribute to the artists of Northwest Minnesota, will begin at 3:30 p.m. April 12 at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
Chancellor Hamid Shirvani already has overseen sweeping changes to higher education after only six months on the job.
But he said many of the changes are simply a matter of fully empowering the North Dakota University System by following through on suggestions dating back to the 1980s that hadn’t become a reality – until now.
A meeting between the North Dakota legislative higher education committee and Chancellor Hamid Shirvani was “tense” Thursday after he revealed the details of his proposed reform to the education system, said Sen. Mac Schneider, D-Grand Forks.
Northland Community and Technical College’s Thief River Falls campus commencement is set for 7 p.m., Thursday in the campus gymnasium of the Thief River Falls campus. Northland’s East Grand Forks campus commencement is set for 11 a.m. Friday at the Chester Fritz auditorium at UND.
Ex-Mayville State official helps Indian events, center As drum groups pounded out soulful songs and ornately dressed dancers danced around in a large and colorful display of American Indian culture, Wylie Hammond was on top of everything. Was everything going to plan? How was the concession stand operating? Were they running out of supplies?
Republicans claim to be fiscally conservative. If that is so, then why is Rep. Al Carlson, R-Fargo, wasting the time of the North Dakota Legislature and the money of North Dakota taxpayers by introducing legislation regarding the UND logo and nickname?
I received the this Ask Your Government questions from a Wahpeton reader:
Q. I am wondering what the purpose of the “whistleblower protection” is? It is my recent experience that there is neither an investigation nor protection when you file for whistleblower protection. So, why waste my time and the North Dakota government’s time when nothing is done when this is filed?
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