Sophia Jensen, '22 & Karen Ruth, '82

Adventure awaits!
Sophia Jensen, '22 & Karen Ruth, '82

Carol Chase

Chasing the Dream
Carol Chase, '69, has spent the past 25 years as a backup singer for legendary southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Carter Razink

Creating Innovators
CFI resources empower young alumni.

Kane Hammond

Research From a Bird's Eye View
UND alum uses graduate education to help endangered species.

Tyler Sletten

Jumpstart the future
Getting back what you put in.

Randy Hatzenbuhler

Bully! for Medora
Randy Hatzenbuhler, '85, has spent more than three decades guiding the direction of North Dakota's biggest tourist attraction.

Reanna Rieman

Not by design
Reanna Rieman, '04, didn't study interior design at UND, but she finds her degree in fine arts translates well to a job she loves.

Bill Alkofer

'The picture is good, but the story is better.'
As Bill Alkofer's 40-year photography career is shuttered by ALS, he turns his attention to his 'bucket list.'.

Hunter Pinke

Gratitude for Kelly green
A farewell from Hunter Pinke, '21.

Geoff Gaukler

A place to belong
The world of learning has changed shape. As education systems evolve, educators and UND alumni address the corresponding struggles and mental health of their students.

Maartje (van Bedaf) Murphy, ’17

The Duchessa of Cows & Co.
From the Netherlands to North Dakota, Maartje (van Bedaf) Murphy, '17, serves up handcrafted happiness.

Patrick Schmid

Wana Wota: Let’s eat!
Patrick Schmid, ’20, leans on his own life experiences to tackle the issues of food insecurity and homelessness in his community.

John Lassen

Art by the acre
John Lassen, ’67, ’68, has created an eclectic outdoor space on his Arizona property known as Boulderanch.

Cecelia Orrelana-Rojas

An advocate for inclusion
Cecelia Orellana-Rojas, '86, lends her expertise to organizations around the country as a senior vice president with the National Diversity Council.

A splash of soul

A splash of soul
Six UND alumni take over historic coffee shop in the heart of Grand Forks.

Going All In

Going All In
Married UND aviation grads double down on their Las Vegas flight business.

Nine & Numb @ 20

Nine & Numb @ 20
An improv comedy troupe founded by UND students 20 years ago is still going strong.

Heart of America

At the center
UND alumni at Heart of America Medical Center pull together through the pandemic.

Joe Beditz

For the good of the game
Joe Beditz, '76, enjoys long career at National Golf Foundation.

Jill & David Engelstad

Intentional living
Jill (Owen), ’82, and David Engelstad, ’90, bring physical therapy and engineering expertise to American Samoa.

Wish Kids - Amanda

The Wish kids
UND alumni connects two of her 'families' through make-A-Wish magic.

William "Billy" Hoffman

An advocate for aviators
William "Billy" Hoffman, '15, is a neurology resident with a lot on his mind.

Sam Sachs

Young at heart
On his 105th birthday, Sam Sachs, '36, gets more than 10,000 cards -- and one from the President.

Katie (Moller) Brower

In plain terms
Star soccer alumna uses double major to simplify the complex.

Caleb Behm

Caleb Behm, '17, cares for the sickest of the sick
UND-trained nurse among N.D.'s first health professionals to confront COVID-19.

Monica Mayer

Her name is Good Medicine
With the sight of a leader and the heart of a warrior, Dr. Monica Mayer, ’95, brings her healing touch home to serve her people.

Mogran Tomchuk

Filling the gap
Scholarships and hard work launch UND graduate into workforce debt free.

Larry Watson

The lives of Larry Watson
Best-selling author has a new book out as one of his previous novels hits the big screen.

Holand Family

Like father, like daughter
Mary Martin, '00, takes the reins as principal of Park River Elementary School from her father, Richard Holand, '72.

RJ McGill - A need for speed

A need for speed
Former UND speedster RJ McGill, '14, helps children, teens, and adults reach their peak velocity.

Jade Rosenfeldt - In Her Corner

In Her Corner
How friendship prepared Judge Jade (Collins) Rosenfeldt, '08, for the bench and supported her through tragedy.

Kathy Schommer - Momming for good

Momming for good
Kathy (Schill) Schommer, ’07, ’10, ’11, creates Fargo Mom, a locally focused parenting website.

Gerald VandeWalle - Service beyond measure

Service beyond measure
Justice Gerald VandeWalle is the longest-serving Chief Justice of any state Supreme Court in the nation. Now, at age 86, he has stepped down as Chief – but continues to serve the Court.

Kate Long - Achievement through adversity

Achievement through adversity
Kate Long, '20, reflects on her final semester as a UND student, which was upended by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cannonball Canines
Alumna's passion for dogs leads to world competition.

Defying the Odds
Alum overcomes brain injuries and publishes children’s books.

'Good Morning, Good Morning. It's Grand to be on Hand'
Dave Lee, '76, builds lifelong career in radio.

Building a Better World
Alum connects with students to make humanitarian trip a reality.

Bountiful REI's
Turning a negative situation into a beautiful, positive piece of art

An Open Door and an Open Heart
2019 North Dakota Teacher of the Year Kayla (Delzer) Dornfeld, ’08, ’14, lives out passion for teaching through being a light for others.

A Call to Action
Michael Dulitz, ’17, leads opioid response efforts in Grand Forks County.

BIO Girls
UND alumna creates movement to help young girls love themselves for who they are.

Mother's Day
Honoring Mom's Legacy.

Live Like Rach
A mission to raise awareness of young-onset colorectal cancer.

The Sweetest Smell