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Four for the road: By truck or plane, hockey fans find their way to Philly

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Jenna Jorgensen created a minor stir among her fellow passengers Wednesday afternoon when she revealed that she had packed both North Dakota and Minnesota hockey jerseys in her suitcase.
But the crisis passed before the four Universi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Four for the road: By truck or plane, hockey fans find their way to Philly

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Jenna Jorgensen created a minor stir among her fellow passengers Wednesday afternoon when she revealed that she had packed both North Dakota and Minnesota hockey jerseys in her suitcase.
But the crisis passed before the four Universi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Getting more doctors for N.D.: A key retention tool, in-state residencies, is maxed out now but officials expect more

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Michelle Placke grew up in the small town of Beulah with a dentist for a father and a nurse for a mother, so she knew she wanted to be a doctor at an early age.

After getting her medical training in Houston, Placke said her first choice to complet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Getting more doctors for N.D.: A key retention tool, in-state residencies, is maxed out now but officials expect more

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Michelle Placke grew up in the small town of Beulah with a dentist for a father and a nurse for a mother, so she knew she wanted to be a doctor at an early age.

After getting her medical training in Houston, Placke said her first choice to complet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hakstol guides, leads UND to Frozen Four

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — First, Dave Hakstol had to replace a pair of NHL first-round draft picks that could have been on this team. Then, he had to deal with another high pick leaving school midway through the season.
When the University of North Dakota sat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wise investment? A UND degree’s return on investment in line with U.S., but behind NDSU

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Junior Devin Turner wanted to get a business degree when he came to the University of North Dakota as a freshman. He went there, rather than a community college or tech school, because he felt UND would provide him more opportunities …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wise investment? A UND degree’s return on investment in line with U.S., but behind NDSU

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Junior Devin Turner wanted to get a business degree when he came to the University of North Dakota as a freshman. He went there, rather than a community college or tech school, because he felt UND would provide him more opportunities …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Drug arrests at UND above average, data show: Campus police cite aggressive response for higher arrest rate

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — In recent years, the University of North Dakota has seen more drug-related arrests on average than at comparable institutions, which campus police attribute to their more aggressive response.

In 2012, about four out of every 1,000 U…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Drug arrests at UND above average, data show: Campus police cite aggressive response for higher arrest rate

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — In recent years, the University of North Dakota has seen more drug-related arrests on average than at comparable institutions, which campus police attribute to their more aggressive response.

In 2012, about four out of every 1,000 U…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Zap native retires after lengthy 3M career: Vickie Batroot closes book on 37 years with global company

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — Vickie Batroot’s introduction to 3M-Cottage Grove came not as site director but as college intern.
In 1977, Batroot was a University of North Dakota chemical engineering student on a one-year internship at 3M headquarters …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com