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North Dakota is still struggling to educate future teachers, according to one report. The National Council on Teacher Quality gave North Dakota a D in teacher quality and preparedness in its annual yearbook that analyzes state policy on the subject.
UND faculty member Dustin McNally said he knew when his team of engineering students was testing their massive unmanned aerial system project even though his office was on another floor.
Michelle Eslinger-Schneider, UND's Director of Student Health, said the mental health services offered at college campuses have changed a lot in recent years. "Twenty years ago when we were in undergrad you would have never made it through because a support system wasn't built in," she said. Eslinger-Schneider, who has served as director since 2008, said mental health services have become a safety net for students that interlock with other student services on campus. "The country is going this way because it's more comprehensive care," she said. According to the 2012 American College Healt
UND has received a $550,000 grant to address substance abuse and dependence in the state.
Cristina Campos says she owes everything to her mother. "My mom was a very gentle woman," she said. "She raised us all in a gentle manner, in a gentle voice and never raised her voice.
UND's Nickname and Logo Process Recommendation Task Force is continuing to tweak the plan that will be used to pick a new nickname for the school. No official action was taken at its Monday meeting because the group did not have enough members present to have a quorum, but some task force members talked about changing the original plan that was outlined at the Dec.
On a cold night last winter, I walked through the open door to the bedroom in my new apartment and climbed into bed. I snuggled in, thinking about how I could really go for a piece of chocolate cake, when my heart stopped. My bedroom door had closed on its own. That was the first of many times I wrestled with that door.
The Chester Fritz Auditorium was packed with people Thursday afternoon as families gathered for UND's winter commencement ceremony. The Chester Fritz Auditorium can accommodate up to 2,400 audience members throughout its three seating levels, according to its website, but families spilled out into the lobbies and waiting areas of the auditorium where they watched the ceremony on TV screens. It took about 15 minutes to get all of the graduates seated. "We're delighted to have a very difficult problem on our hands," President Robert Kelley said.
The task force developing the process UND will use to pick a new nickname and logo is in the final stages of drafting its plan. At a meeting Thursday, the Nickname and Logo Process Recommendation Task Force worked out the details of the plan it will propose to UND President Robert Kelley and while no official motion was made, the task force considered handing in its plan a week or two after the original deadline of Dec.
The University of Minnesota Extension is hosting a series of educational webinar sessions about food and where it comes from. The Local Foods College will consist of eight different sessions that cover a variety of topics including soil fertility, small farm business planning, beekeeping, deep winter greenhouses and more. They'll be available to watch live online at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays from Jan. 13 to March 3.