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BISMARCK, N.D. – The ND Career Builders program received a $25,000 grant from Microsoft TechSpark to promote enrollment in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services certificates and degrees throughout North Dakota. “We very much appreciate Microsoft’s contribution to help recruit and retain students in this...

Numerous outlets ranging from the great daily and weekly state newspapers throughout North Dakota to national outlets like the New York Times have been doing their very best to cover the ongoing and shifting challenges of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Understandably, that...

The State Board of Higher Education met this week with a continued focus on its response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. COVID-19 related topics included an update from Dr. Joshua Wynne, the dean of the University of North Dakota’s School of Medicine and Health...

The rise of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quickly escalated the migration of higher education classes and programs to the online world. The North Dakota University System transitioned roughly 11,000 face-to-face courses to digital formats last March at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. As...

The State Board of Higher Education met this week to discuss the ongoing novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, policy changes and strategy.   NDUS Smart Restart Board Chair Nick Hacker opened up the business of the day by asking for an update on the NDUS Smart Restart...

Representation from North Dakota’s varied educational boards joined together virtually this week for their annual joint boards meeting. Individuals from North Dakota University System, the State Board of Higher Education, the Department of Public Instruction, the Department for Career and Technical Education, and the Education Standards...

The State Board of Higher Education met again recently for its usual monthly meeting to focus on managing the spread of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), among other updates. Chairman Nick Hacker said it was important for the North Dakota University System (NDUS) to stay the...