Tagged: University of North Dakota

A whole new way to connect

Dr. Melissa Gjellstad shares her thoughts about UND’s online Norwegian course By Dr. Melissa Gjellstad The University of North Dakota launched the inaugural semester of an online first year Norwegian course in January 2011....

Steinar Opstad honored by King Harald

Steinar Opstad’s efforts to bolster relations between Norway and the United States, especially in Grand Forks, N.D., were cited as part of the reason he received the King’s Medal of Merit in Gold from...

Dørum: Immigration issue divides Norway

Norwegian politician: Visit to UND reaffirms faith in liberal arts education By: Chuck Haga, Grand Forks Herald For Odd Einar Dørum, a leading member of the Norwegian parliament, a visit to Grand Forks and...

A visit from Norway

Odd Einar Dørum, a leading member of Norway’s parliament, will visit the UND campus Monday through Friday to meet with campus leaders and students who are active with educational exchanges in Norway. Dørum will...

Norway wants more women in executive positions

A world-renowned program called “Female Future” has been running for six years and is now showing amazingly good results By Steinar Opstad Norwegian American Weekly One of the instructors in the program is Mrs....

Norway law exchange program suspended

  Exchange program between The University of North Dakota’s (UND) Law School and the University of Oslo (UiO) has been suspended. UND officials say an exchange program between the UND law school and the UiO...

Speaker to examine meaning of Hamsun

Norwegians and Norwegian-Americans have wrestled with the question for more than 60 years:  What to make of Knut Hamsun? By Chuck Haga –  Grand Forks Herald Unni Langaas, professor of Norwegian literature at the University of...

Q&A with Congressman Earl Pomeroy

Congressman Earl Pomeroy is a founder and co-chairman of the Friends of Norway Caucus in the House of Representatives – a forum for dialogue and exchange of views between U.S. and Norwegian politicians on...