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In School in Germany: Immigration
Heres a question for all teachers in the German school system and social studies/ history teachers in the American schools: How much do you teach your pupils about the history of immigrants- in part...
4/8/14 at 2:30 PM In School in Germany: The Guessing Quiz 4/1/14 at 9:16 AM
In School in Germany: Ask the Ami 3/11/14 at 5:00 PM
This & That @ The Arts Center
There is always something happening at The Arts Center. I touch on some of those activities in this blog and tell you about projects that are in-the-works. What you miss is the follow-up. The "what ha...
3/28/14 at 4:33 PM Creativity Defined 3/17/14 at 2:28 PM
Get Your Beads Out for Thursday's Opening 3/5/14 at 12:29 PM
Leaving the Orthodox Church
Today, we are blessed to have a guest reflection from Fr. Richard Rene. I expect this will lead to follow up posts! As an Orthodox Christian priest, I am always interested in how people find ...
3/25/14 at 12:29 AM
My son Cory's girlfriend Niloufar is Persian. She studies architecture at NDSU like Cory. She is a beautiful, intelligent, and focused young woman with a mind of her own. Needless to say, my family ad...
3/20/14 at 9:21 PM We're number one! Go ahead, have another. :-( 7/23/13 at 1:19 PM
I promise not to gloat... 10/6/12 at 7:23 PM
2014 Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival
We are busy planning after a successful Nordic Gala! This year we are featuring the Danes and the incredible aspects of design that you will see throughout the festival. With the help of several gran...
3/12/14 at 11:26 AM Marja Kaisla & The Soiva International Music Camp 6/12/13 at 10:21 AM
New Norwegian/ NCC Window Display 6/12/13 at 9:16 AM
REVIEW: The pros and cons of 'Don Jon'
"Don Jon" is about a 20-something New Jersey dude whose passions are in what he possesses: his body, his apartment, his car, his family, his church, his boys, his girls. And his porn. Johnny, played ...
10/1/13 at 10:30 AM
Words To Live By
By Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Schatz Last week I had a chance to visit with the teaching staff in our District at the Dome Opener. The main theme was "Building a Culture of Excellence." In words, a th...
10/1/13 at 9:16 AM Summer language experience to bloom in August 5/24/13 at 9:03 AM
Woodrow, ALC classes combine for food, cultural experience 1/16/13 at 2:43 PM
For Better or For Wust: German Sausages
Did you know that there are over 1,500 different kinds of wurst in Germany? Some well-recognized wurst are available in America include bratwurst and salami. The Germans actually use the word wurst to...
9/6/13 at 2:31 PM
I'm Not Lost, I'm Differently Positioned
If you haven't heard from me for awhile and you wonder where I've been, this is a good time to re-mention that I have changed my name from Middle Aged Plague to This Woman Writes. You can find, and f...
6/12/13 at 8:04 PM If Pumpkins Were Money, I'd Be Rich 1/17/13 at 6:21 PM
Life's -- and Death's -- Lessons 1/10/13 at 3:06 PM
UND Communications graduate student earns top thesis honors
Eric Netterlund, a master's degree alum of theCommunication Program at the University of North Dakota, recently won the 2013 UND Distinguished Master's Thesis award. "This honor is afforded to a re...
6/12/13 at 9:15 AM UND conference focuses on arts and culture in the digital age 10/23/12 at 4:12 PM
Melissa Gjellstad to examine ‘When Men Speak: Masculinities and Fathering in Millennial Norwegian Literature’ at the final UND Faculty Lecture April 19 4/13/12 at 3:43 PM
50 Shades of Shame
Guest writer, Erin Fahey, shares her insight about the controversial book, 50 Shades of Grey. We don't have to look too far for sex. It's oftena medium to attract attention and push sales. Our curios...
10/12/12 at 11:09 AM New Plateaus Geography Spotlight # 3 - São Tomé and Príncipe 7/29/12 at 10:06 AM
Stomping-Ground Culture 2: Our Grandparents 11/19/11 at 12:31 AM
You can see all this within 60 miles of Fargo!
Great first day of fall road trip with our friends Jim andMary Olsgaard Jondahltoday. Beautiful picnic at Maplewood hiking among the leaves, grape harvest and wine tasting at Richwood Winery, dinner a...
9/23/12 at 3:00 AM Autumn Equinox road trip 9/22/12 at 9:04 PM
Put on a Happy Face
Put On a Happy Face: A Fun Activity for Exploring Values July 25th, 2012 | Author:Kris Marshall Personal beliefs and values keep our lives running smoothly by helping us to make positive choices. If...
8/30/12 at 11:00 AM
What Do You Have?
I had been warned about signs like these before I arrived. In fact, I have seen signs like these in the past when I have been on the east coast because there are all kinds of properties on which other...
8/1/12 at 7:00 AM Walking to the Dentist 6/19/12 at 7:30 AM
Fargo’s art scene has plenty to offer
The art scene in Fargo has grown in the last couple of years. Several studios have been in the area for decades and new ones have popped up recently. Whether youre an art snob or youve never been to ...
2/29/12 at 10:51 AM China club shares traditions 2/16/12 at 10:12 AM
Symphony offers touch of class to FM area 1/26/12 at 5:44 AM