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UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (also chief health strategist for the State of North Dakota) Dr. Joshua Wynne shares insights with Chris Hayes on MSNBC's "All In With Chris Hayes about the pandemic's surge in the Dakotas.

New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in North Dakota and South Dakota among Worst in the World

Dr. Donald Warne, Director of the Indians into Medicine program at UND, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on American Indian communities in The New York Times.

Pandemic Highlights Deep-Rooted Problems in Indian Health Service

Kailee Leingang, a UND nursing students, gives an honest, and sometimes heart-wrenching personal account to The Washington Post of what it's like on the front lines of being contact tracer for COVID-19 in North Dakota.

I’m a contact tracer in North Dakota. The virus is so rampant that we gave up.

Cynthia C. Prescott is an associate professor of history at UND and the author of “Pioneer Mother Monuments: Constructing Cultural Memory.” She recently offered her insight in a The Denver Post viewpoint on the suddenly controversial issue of honoring our past through monuments.

Guest Commentary: Problematic pioneer statues deserve the same scrutiny as Confederate monuments

UND Sociologist Daphne Pedersen reminds national business owners that safety, job security, flexibility and transparency are more vital than ever for America's workforce in the era of COVID-19.

Here’s the COVID-19 Response Your Employees Are Hoping For


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