Fighting Hawks Chosen As UND's New Nickname The University of North Dakota plans to reveal its new nickname. The school has scheduled a 10 a.m. news conference Wednesday to announce whether Fighting Hawks or Roughriders gained the most votes in a runoff election that ended Monday. The vote was open to people with UND ties, including students, staff and alums.
UND Nickname Results Expected This WeekThe University of North Dakota might have a new nickname early this week, or it might have another vote on a new moniker.
Vote On University Of North Dakota Nickname To Be Held This WeekPeople with ties to the University of North Dakota are voting this week on a new school nickname. Online voting is Monday through midnight Friday. Those eligible are UND students, faculty and staff; school alumni and retirees; donors; and athletic event season ticket holders.
Bemidji State, North Dakota End Hard Fought Match In 4-4 TieNew North Dakota hockey coach Brad Berry still hasn't lost a game, but he's only won one of three after Friday's 4-4 tie with Bemidji State.
UND Law School Completes $11.4M RenovationThe University of North Dakota is marking the completion of an $11.4 million project to expand and renovate its law school. UND scheduled a Friday afternoon dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony.
UND Holding Celebration To Mark First Nations Day On FridayThe University of North Dakota is holding a celebration to mark First Nations Day. Gov. Jack Dalrymple has pronounced Friday as First Nations Day to recognize the state's native people and their role in shaping the history and culture of the state.
UND Degree Program Aims To Meet Demand For Social WorkersThe University of North Dakota is taking steps to help address an expected increase in demand for social workers, with a new degree program and a collaboration with an American Indian tribe.
UND Goalie, Minnesota Native McIntyre Agrees To Contract With NHL's BruinsUniversity of North Dakota junior goaltender Zane McIntyre is signing with the NHL's Boston Bruins and will forgo his senior season. The Bruins and UND say McIntyre has agreed to a two-year, entry-level contract.
Former Standout North Dakota Linebacker Dies In ThailandA captain of the University of North Dakota's 2001 national championship football team has died from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle crash in Thailand, where he was teaching. UND announced the death of former linebacker Travis O'Neel on Tuesday.
UND Releases List Of Potential New NicknamesFrom "Amber Waves" to "Zombies," the list of potential new nicknames for University of North Dakota athletic teams ranges from the sublime to the ridiculous.
UND Goaltender A Finalist For National Goalie Of The YearUniversity of North Dakota goaltender Zane McIntyre is a finalist for goalie of the year in NCAA Division I men's hockey. McIntyre is one of five finalists for the Mike Richter Award. Others are St. Lawrence's Kyle Hayton, Michigan State's Jake Hildebrand, Yale's Alex Lyon and Michigan Tech's Jamie Phillips.
Because Matt Heisler Chose To Donate, 60 People May BenefitA decision a young man made while renewing his driver’s license may have been the most important thing he ever did.