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Featured on this page is the winter 2020 issue of the magazine. You can find a link to back issues at the bottom of this page. 

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A special thanks to the sponsor of this digital presentation of the magazine, AKTIV. The Scandinavian clothing company is owned and operated by Nate Axvig, '99, and his wife, Leslie. AKTIV is offering UND alumni and friends the chance to save $18.83 on their first order over $150 by using the code UNDProud. Visit the online store at aktivstyle.com


My PageTesting the Limits

Captain Tyler “Ditch” Bonnett, ’08, was delayed in his dream of being a Marine Corps pilot but persevered to become one of the first to fly the service’s newest fighter jet.

The Wish KidsThe Wish Kids

UND alumna connects two of her ‘families’ through Make-A-Wish magic.

Intentional LivingIntentional Living

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

Homecoming @ HomeHomecoming @ Home

Without a football game and parade to rally around, it was hard to imagine Homecoming Week without any in-person events. But in true UND style, we found plenty of reasons to celebrate – virtually! Here’s a recap of Homecoming 2020. 

Alumni in Action

Nothing Could Stop HerNothing Could Stop her-not even a hurricane.

Celibermari Rodriguez, ’20

For the Good of the GameFor the Good of the Game

Joe Beditz, '76


Right @ Home

Our Grateful Song

From the Editor

UND Legacies

Lisa's Tree

Sister for Suffrage

Why I give

On Campus

A Boost Up

Detect and Disinfect

Burgum Foundation creates rural education program

Campus News


Class Notes

UND Babies & Celebrations

In Memoriam

Thank you Donors

Locker Room

Athletes, ambassadors, and advocates


Stories & Connections

The Ring Saga

Remembering David Gipp


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Past Issues

Spring 2021

End of Year 2020

Winter 2020

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