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Bookstore to host Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day Dec. 5

The Bookstore will hold its annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Faculty and staff will receive an additional 10 percent discount on regularly-priced gift and apparel merchandise (20 percent total), refreshments will be served, and there will be a raffle for two pairs of tickets to “Songs For a New World,” [...]

Spring semester book orders are due Nov. 2

The Bookstore would like to remind all faculty that the deadline for spring semester book orders, Friday, Nov. 2, is fast approaching.  Because of the quick turnaround between fall and spring semesters, it is very important that book orders be submitted by this date to ensure that course materials can be sourced and ordered in [...]

Bookstore to host Robert Eelkema book signing June 26

Robert C. Eelkema, chair and professor emeritus of community medicine, will be at the Bookstore to sign copies of his new book, Medicine in the Back of Beyond, on Tuesday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m. The book describes the early and serendipitous opportunities that led to the [...]

Bookstore to host author signings Dec. 1, 3

Karyn Hippen will sign copies of  Make Me New at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Bookstore. A beautifully written, heart-wrenching, at times shocking memoir, Make Me New is a tale of survival you won’t soon forget. There will also be an author signing and question and answer period with Coyne Steven Sanders on [...]

Bookstore faculty and staff appreciation day is Dec. 1

We’re very excited to once again bring your our Holiday Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day at the Bookstore. We want to thank you for your partnership throughout the year with the following specials and activities throughout the day: Coffee and Cookies will be available in the text area; stop by and say “Hello” while doing your [...]

Bookstore reminds faculty that spring adoption deadline is Oct. 21

It is again time to consider your adoptions from the spring semester with the adoption deadline of Oct. 21 fast approaching. This deadline helps us source more used books and prepare for book buyback, all efforts to save students money; it also helps us support the campus in being compliant with Higher Education Opportunity Act [...]

Bookstore to host book signing for Chris Martin Oct. 21

Learn about the award-winning science fiction book, n-Space: Stories, Poems and Music of the Future. Author Chris Martin, pen name of Richard Schmidt, will be hosting a book signing from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at the Bookstore. The Kirkus Review says, “Martin’s varied literary structure and assimilation of human emotions, fused with [...]

Bookstore offers student discount Oct. 6

The Bookstore will celebrate National Students Day Thursday, Oct. 6, by offering students 20 percent off a single regular priced apparel or gift item. Students will be asked to show a valid student ID, and the discount is good only Oct. 6 in-store and on selected items. It excludes textbooks, gift cards, diploma frames, clearance [...]

Bookstore seeks temporary help for the fall rush

The Bookstore is getting ready for fall rush and is now hiring temporary help. Morning, afternoon, and evening shifts are available in all areas of the store. Those areas are: online orders, online pick-up, cashiers, cafe, textbooks, and door greeters. If interested, come in and fill out an application, found at the now hiring display table, at the front [...]

There is something for everyone at the Bookstore May 6

It’s Reading and Review Day at the UND Bookstore from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 6. The Bookstore will host their Reading and Review Day Sidewalk Sale along with  games, including ping pong, badminton, “Rent-a-Text” dice game to win prizes. During that time, you may also sell your books, get cash, and buy other items. [...]

Bookstore offers iPad deals for faculty and students

The Bookstore is offering lower prices on iPads for all faculty and students. It will be a great deal for everyone that’s been waiting for an iPad. See the flyer at http://images.efollett.com/htmlroot/images/templates/library/OBIP_iPad_spec_sheet.pdf. – Jeremiah Black, Bookstore.

Academically priced Apple computers available at the Bookstore

The Bookstore is offering Apple computer discounts for faculty, staff and students. An ID is required to receive the academic discount.  Visit https://images.efollett.com/htmlroot/images/templates/library/apple_spring_flyer.pdf — Bookstore

Griffin Gillespie named Bookstore text manager

The UND Bookstore has named Griffin Gillespie the new text manager. Griffin is a 2008 UND graduate with a management degree. He brings previous management experience from Eddie Bauer and Target and was the general book manager in the UND Bookstore before accepting this new role. Griffin brings a new level of accountability and a [...]

Bookstore seeks feedback

As the trade book manager (general books, not text books) at the UND bookstore, I’m wondering what we don’t have in our store that you (as a faculty member, student, avid reader) would like to see. It can be a specific book or a lacking section. We would love to hear your feedback. Please contact me at [...]

Bookstore to feature Grand Forks native and author Oct. 16

Born and raised in Grand Forks, adventurer and author Bill Raney will be coming to the UND Bookstore at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, to talk and answer questions about Letters to Zerky, a Father’s Legacy to a Lost Son and a Road Trip Around the World. This prizewinning book is about the Raney family’s 1967-68 journey across [...]

Buy a Mac, get an iPod Touch at the Bookstore

The Bookstore has a deal going for the faculty and staff of UND: buy a Mac and get an iPod Touch for free. It’s good until Sept. 7. — Jeremiah Black, computer store manager, Bookstore, 777-3974.

Faculty commencement regalia available for rental

Summer commencement is fast approaching. The Bookstore offers rentals for faculty and staff members. The last day to order rental regalia for the Aug. 6 ceremony is Friday, July 16, at noon. The cost to rent your gown, tam, hood and tassel is $57, but these items may be rented individually as well. For more [...]

Bookstore offers half price coffee and tea

The Bookstore continues to offer half price on coffee and tea from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Monday-Friday, throughout the summer. — Caroline Wadman, Bookstore

Tower Cafe will hold Writers Conference crash course

Writer’s Conference 101: Tuesday, March 16 – Digital Chicks: Deena Larsen and Cecilia Condit Wednesday, March 17 – Getting Graphic: Art Spiegelman – the man and the maus Thursday, March 18 – Walker and Williams: Not your mama’s poetry Join us in the Bookstore at noon for a lunch hour presentation of the author’s work. [...]

Bookstore’s Tower Cafe has before-game, morning, and evening specials

Students, faculty and staff are invited to stop in the Bookstore before the games (starting at 4 p.m.) for 50-cent medium coffees, $1 small hot chocolates or caramel apple cider, $1 brownies and $5 half sandwich and soup. We also offer morning and evening specials for coffee, with half-price regular brewed coffee and tea from [...]

2009 Writers Conference books on sale

The 2010 Writers Confrence is right around the corner. To celebrate, the Bookstore is offering 75 percent off the 2009 Writers Conference Books.

Bookstore offers rentals for commencement

The Bookstore offers rentals for all faculty and staff for all graduation ceremonies. The cost to rent is $29 for the gown, tam, and tassel and $28 to rent a hood. The last day to submit measurements/school information to rent graduation attire will be at 3 p.m. Friday, April 23. Please contact Ashley at 777-3975 [...]