Weather Forecast


UND graduation to be its largest ever

UND will hold its general commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, which the university said will be its largest ever with 1,915 students eligible.


The university will also grant honorary degrees to two distinguished alumni, former Herald Publisher Mike Jacobs and historian the Rev. William Sherman.

Santhosh Seelan, a space studies professor, will be named UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor.

The ceremony will be broadcast live on Grand Forks cable channel 3 and rebroadcast at noon and 8 p.m. May 20 to 23. Online, live streaming video will be available at