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Dayton would limit surplus spending to $162 million
By Don Davis A $1.2 billion budget surplus does not mean massive new state spending. Gov. Mark Dayton made that clear Thursday when he unveiled his plan for election-year budget changes: About half of...
3/6/14 at 6:43 PM Notebook: More Indian scholarships available 7/15/13 at 5:10 PM
Legislative notebook: Legislature approves freezing college tuitions 5/17/13 at 8:45 PM
Lantern New Year Celebration Features Area Students and CAAM Chinese Dance Theater Saturday, February 22, 2014, including Workshops, Dinner, and Performance
Area students have been preparing since November for the opportunity to perform with the CAAM Chinese Dance Theater dancers as part of the Lantern New Year Celebration at the University of Minnesota C...
2/12/14 at 10:11 AM Third Annual Clean Water for Everyone Dinner to be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center 2/11/14 at 10:21 AM
Workshops on Social Media and Government Contracting for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners on Tuesday, February 18 and Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the U of M Crookston 2/5/14 at 12:00 PM
Federal Education Laws and Local Schools
There are eight Federal Education Laws that have not been renewed for several years, yet the laws have influence on local decisions about delivering quality education for our students. By Superintende...
1/31/14 at 9:00 AM
UND professor appointed editor-in-chief of book series on K-12 and higher education
Sagini Keengwe, associate professor in the University of North Dakota College of Education & Human Development, was recently appointed editor-in-chief of two IGI Global Book Series: Advances in ...
1/29/14 at 10:15 AM NDUS/UND Information Technologies Building opens on UND campus 11/22/13 at 3:03 PM
Driven to help people: UND OT student Ilse Coleman, a McNair Scholar, keeps busy volunteering amid rigorous academic demands 7/3/13 at 2:15 PM
Luring them in
I recently sat in on a symposium held by the North Dakota State University Research and Technology Park to introduce the park's development of a strategic plan to better meet the state's changing need...
12/16/13 at 6:18 PM Director named for School of Medicine’s Clinical Skills & Simulation Center 5/14/12 at 7:59 AM
NDSU College of Business maintains top-tier accreditation 5/9/12 at 3:32 PM
Seeing the World Through the Eyes of Others
Volunteering at a Lutheran AIDS ministry in Soweto, South Africa, gave a group of Concordia students a personal view into global challenges. The 23 students participated in a religion, sociology an...
8/30/13 at 11:28 AM Studying Sibelius at Salolampi 2/6/13 at 3:28 PM
Alumni, Students Connect at Leadership Event 1/31/13 at 12:44 PM
NDSU’s public health program director nominated for U.S. surgeon general
The director of NDSUs Master of Public Health program has been nominated by two Native American organizations to become the next U.S. surgeon general. Donald Warne, associate professor and Mary J. ...
7/15/13 at 9:48 AM The "Dilbert" of academia to speak at NDSU 4/19/11 at 1:27 PM
NDSU names Strategic Planning Committee 3/15/11 at 4:22 PM
Trouble #1 & Trouble #2
Some of the buildings on the EMI campus have card access. There is an official looking panel on the wall when you enter in the lobby of these controlled-access buildings where a light turns green when...
6/6/12 at 1:42 PM Picture it... 6/5/12 at 7:29 PM
Refreshed...I am. 6/11/11 at 4:26 PM
See the transit of Venus at Medicine Wheel Park in Valley City
Want to see the transit of Venus on Tuesday, June 5? This will be the last chance in your life to see such an event, because the next transit of Venus is in 2117. In a transit, the Earth, Venus, and t...
6/5/12 at 10:24 AM Articulation helps Dakota College grads earn CIS bachelor’s from VCSU 3/13/12 at 10:42 AM
AASL recognizes VCSU's graduate LIT concentration 2/29/12 at 11:06 AM
Give Kids a Smile day provides nearly $11,000 in free dental care
Give Kids a Smileday at the North Dakota State College of Science provided free dental care worth nearly $11,000 to 40 area youth in early February at the NDSCS Wahpeton Campus. Local and regional de...
2/9/12 at 2:58 PM NDSCS graduates report 99 percent placement 12/13/11 at 9:00 AM
NDSCS enrollment surpasses 25-year high 9/20/11 at 11:41 AM
Areavoices Digest #41 - Ole and Lena go to Sturgis?
Awhile back during the spring flood I stumbled across a great blog called "The Adventures of Ole and Lena." In it, "Lena" documented the troubles she and "Ole" faced living near the rising Buffalo riv...
8/10/11 at 12:01 PM Areavoices Digest #35 - Okay, is it casserole or hotdish? 6/8/11 at 2:08 PM
Areavoices Digest #34 - How to keep Facebook friends from cringing 6/1/11 at 2:41 PM
Reading Leads to Higher Job Prospects
Young girls who read a lot are more likely to end up in professional or managerial careers, according to a recent study. The study found that reading was the only extracurricular activity that made a ...
5/23/11 at 7:35 AM
Education committee discusses tuition, Indian education
BISMARCKA bill that would put the Legislature in charge of setting tuition rates at the states public colleges prompted a close vote on Monday. The House Education Committee voted 8-6 to give House B...
2/8/11 at 9:49 AM Dalrymple presents budget address 12/8/10 at 1:22 PM
Legislative week ahead 9/9/10 at 5:33 PM
The Holiday Lights Parade
I have always been a Thanksgiving before Christmas kind of person. When I see Christmas decorations out at the same time Thanksgiving and Halloween decorations are up I think there is something wrong ...
12/9/10 at 11:41 AM Progressive plan, purpose, program: Positive Motion 11/17/10 at 10:49 AM
Cheerleading is a sport. Period. 11/16/10 at 11:47 AM
Science club: Some kind of lesson about flood control
There was a big meeting of scientists and engineers in Grand Forks the other day and the big speaker was a guy named Robert Twilley. He's a Louisiana State University ecologist and research chief invo...
10/4/10 at 9:36 PM UND enrollment growth no longer a big worry 10/1/10 at 11:37 AM
UND team wins UAV competition in Australia; UAV competition comes to GF 9/30/10 at 8:05 PM