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Writers Conference carries on a 46 year literary legacy

March 20, 2015

You’ll most likely find Crystal Alberts standing or sitting along the back wall of the Memorial Union Ballroom during any given session of the University of North Dakota’s annual  Writers Conference. Don’t mistake that for disinterest or apathy – no, quite the contrary. As director of this year’s conference, set for March 25-27, and a [...]

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Rights to UND alum’s invention picked up by private-sector firm

While working in a hardware store in 2008, UND alumnus Michael Lupelow knew there had to be an easier way to seal paint cans. As part of a class project and with the assistance of a UND professor, Lupelow eventually turned his dream into reality. And now that invention could start paying off thanks to some [...]

College of Engineering and Mines is part of national initiative announced at White House

The University of North Dakota College of Engineering and Mines (CEM) is among more than 120 U.S. engineering schools leading a transformative movement in engineering education announced at the White House March 23. In a letter presented to President Barack Obama , UND College of Engineering and Mines and peer institutions committed to establish special educational programs designed to prepare undergraduates [...]

NDPERS Board selects Sanford as group health insurance plan carrier

The North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System (NDPERS) announced today that the contract for the NDPERS administered group health plan will be awarded to Sanford Health Plan (SHP). The health plan contract with SHP takes effect on July 1, 2015. “Members will be able to use their current medical providers and be confident that the [...]

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