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  • In 1925, the Founder's Day convocation at UND featured a lecture by Dr. J.J. Cornelius titled “The Religions of India.” The lecture was sponsored by Wesley College, which began as a Methodist school in Wahpeton in 1891 under the original name Red River Valley University. Twenty years later, in 1905, at the invitation of UND president Merrifield, it relocated next to UND in Grand Forks and was renamed Wesley College.
  • Around this time in February 1925 at the University of North Dakota, student editors of the 1926 Dacotah yearbook were putting their final touches on their work. The University's student newspaper reported that the book would include an epic poem that, in the editor's words, "approaches anything ever written by Longfellow or any of the rest of the immortals.” The writers of the poem were members of the yearbook staff, but they were characterized by the paper as the "noted campus poet laureate," Diplodocus.
  • This week in 1913, students at the University of North Dakota were writing their final exams for the fall semester of 1912. Some of these classes were offered by the Sociology Department.
  • Around this time in 1925 at the University of North Dakota, the editorial staff of the 1926 Dacotah yearbook would have been hard at work. January 15 was the deadline for the mock-ups for each section. January 15 was also the deadline for student organizations to reserve space. Balloting for the Who's Who's section was set for January 19.
  • UND has hired Robert Kraus as the new Dean of UND Aerospace.Kraus is currently the associate dean for flight and operations at Kent State University in…
  • Making corn stover into jet fuel: That’s the focus of a four-year, $3.75 million Department of Energy research project.And UND will lead it.A team of…
  • A Masters student at University of North Dakota is asking her fellow students, what kind of impact has the COVID pandemic had on their lives…"...So the…
  • Vilhjalmur Stefansson was a famous arctic explorer, mounting expeditions into uncharted territories for years at a time. Although born in Canada,…
  • As UND prepares to re-open its campus, students coming or returning to campus this fall will see some changes, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.UND Vice…
  • North Dakota is no stranger to visiting dignitaries. In addition to presidents and first ladies, foreign and royal officials have visited the Peace Garden…