Tag Archives: University of North Dakota

New University of North Dakota Nickname!

They’re the Flickertails Fighting Hawks. Here is “After Decades of Hand-Wringing, U. of North Dakota Has a New Nickname.”

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News Profile of Sebastian Braun’s Study of Impacts of Fracking at Fort Berthold

Here is “Chronicling the oil boom: UND professors map dramatic changes to western ND landscape.” Links to several maps are available here.  

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American Indian Justice Conference Call for Papers

The conference is June 4-6, 2012. Deadline for submissions is April 26, 2012. The submission form is here.  Conference information can be found here. ABOUT THE CONFERENCE: The American Indian Justice Conference is an annual event that is supported by … Continue reading

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UND is Again the Fighting Sioux

Here.

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NYTs on State of North Dakota’s “Fighting Sioux” Controversy

An excerpt from the NYTs (permalink here): The new law, signed by Gov. Jack Dalrymple, has left the university in a difficult position: defy the National Collegiate Athletic Association, which has mandated that all American Indian mascots be dropped, or break … Continue reading

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Lonny Winrich on the UND Name Change

From the Grand Forks Herald: GRAND FORKS — If there’s one thing that’s clear in all the fog surrounding the Fighting Sioux name controversy, it’s that the Board of Higher Education has the authority to decide what will be done. … Continue reading

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State Judge Dismisses Suit against N.D. Board of Education re: Fighting Sioux

From the Grand Forks Herald: A district court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education that sought to prevent the body from retiring the University of North Dakota’s controversial nickname. Judge Michael … Continue reading

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UND Getting Closer to Recognizing Inevitable Name/Logo Change

But oh so slowly…. From TV: Bismarck, N.D. (AP) The chairman ofNorth Dakota‘s Board of Highereducation says it appears more likely that the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname and logo will be changed. Richie Smith is responding today … Continue reading

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Grand Forks Herald: Drop the “Fighting Sioux” Nickname

From the Herald: A new deadline probably dooms the UND Fighting Sioux nickname and logo. That’s just as well. It’s been clear for some time that the name and logo couldn’t survive. The reason is simple enough. No matter the … Continue reading

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NYTs: Univ. of North Dakota to Change Nickname

From the NYTs: North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education has approved a schedule for discarding the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname and Indian head logo if two Sioux tribes hold firm in their desire to have them dumped. … Continue reading

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