University Of North Dakota

Discover the notable alumni of University Of North Dakota. The list includes people like Phil Jackson, Jonathan Toews, T. J. Oshie, Ed Belfour & Nicole Linkletter. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as sportspersons, engineers, scientists, miscellaneous and writers etc.
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Jonathan Toews
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Centre)
Jonathan Toews
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Chicago Blackhawks captain and three-time Stanley Cup-winning ice-hockey player Jonathan Toews became the second-youngest NHL captain ever, at 20. Known as Captain Serious, he is not the one to be found in the middle of any controversy. He was named to the 100 Greatest NHL Players list in 2017.

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Phil Jackson
(American Former Professional Basketball Player Who Played As a 'Power Forward')
Phil Jackson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Deer Lodge, Montana, United States

Phil Jackson is a former professional basketball player who played 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association and won the NBA championships in 1970 and 1973 when he was with New York Knicks. Later, he coached the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers and led them both to numerous championships and league titles and is considered one of the greatest basketball coaches ever.

 3 
T. J. Oshie
(American Professional Ice Hockey Right Winger)
T. J. Oshie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Washington, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Zach Parise
(American Professional Ice Hockey Left Winger)
Zach Parise
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Harry Nyquist
(Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer, Statistician, Mathematician)
Harry Nyquist
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: February 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kil Municipality
Died: April 4, 1976

Harry Nyquist was a Swedish electronic engineer and physicist best remembered for his contributions to communication theory. His work earned him many prestigious awards such as the IRE Medal of Honor, the Stuart Ballantine Medal, and the Rufus Oldenburger Medal. Harry Nyquist is also remembered for his association with Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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Peter Nygård
(Businessperson known for Founding Nygård International)
Peter Nygård
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
 7 
Heidi Heitkamp
(Business Woman)
Heidi Heitkamp
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Breckenridge, Minnesota, United States
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Charles John Klosterman
Charles John Klosterman
2
Listed In:
Birthdate: June 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Breckenridge, Minnesota, United States
 9 
Ed Belfour
(Ice hockey player)
Ed Belfour
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Carman
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Karen L. Nyberg
(Astronaut, Engineer)
Karen L. Nyberg
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Parkers Prairie
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Dave Tippett
(Ice hockey player)
Dave Tippett
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moosomin

The current head coach of the NHL team Edmonton Oilers, Dave Tippett is from the quiet village of Saskatchewan in Canada. He also previously played for various NHL teams and even won an Olympic silver medal with the Canadian national team. He has also won accolades such as the Jack Adams Award.

 12 
Nicole Linkletter
(Model)
Nicole Linkletter
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 13 
Halli Krzyzaniak
(Canadian Ice Hockey Defencemen)
Halli Krzyzaniak
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Irv Kupcinet
(Columnist)
Irv Kupcinet
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Birthdate: July 31, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: North Lawndale, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: November 10, 2003
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
Vilhjalmur Stefansson
(Canadian Explorer Known for Exploring the Arctic)
Vilhjalmur Stefansson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 3, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manitoba, Canada
Died: August 26, 1962

Vilhjalmur Stefansson was a Canadian-born Arctic explorer. He studied anthropology at Harvard University and set off on extensive travels. He did archaeological research in Iceland and went on an Anglo-American Polar Expedition with Ejnar Mikkelsen and Ernest de Koven Leffingwell. He organized and directed a major Canadian Arctic Expedition in the 1910s. He had an affair with novelist Fannie Hurst. 

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Maxwell Anderson
(Playwright)
Maxwell Anderson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 15, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Atlantic, Pennsylvania
Died: February 28, 1959
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Tanja Eisenschmid
(German Ice Hockey Player)
Tanja Eisenschmid
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kaufbeuren, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 18 
Myron W. Wentz
(Founder, chairman and former CEO of USANA Health Sciences)
Myron W. Wentz
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 13, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: North Dakota, United States
 19 
Brady Oliveira
(Canadian Football Running Back)
Brady Oliveira
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
Weston Dressler
(American Football Player)
Weston Dressler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 21 
Carl Ben Eielson
(Aviator)
Carl Ben Eielson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 20, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hatton, North Dakota, United States
Died: November 9, 1929
 22 
LaDonna Brave Bull Allard
(Historian, Activist)
LaDonna Brave Bull Allard
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Birthdate: June 8, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fort Yates, North Dakota, United States
Died: April 10, 2021
 23 
Maxie Anderson
(Hot air balloonist)
Maxie Anderson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 10, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sayre, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 27, 1983
 24 
Michelle Karvinen
(Finnish-Danish Ice Hockey Player and Olympic Bronze Medalist)
Michelle Karvinen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rødovre, Denmark

Born and raised in Denmark, Finnish-Danish ice hockey sensation Michelle Karvinen began her youth career with the Danish club Rødovre SIK, but later switched to the Finnish national team. She has 6 World Championship medals, including a silver, and 3 Olympic bronze medals in her kitty.

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James Elias Olson
(Business executive)
James Elias Olson
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Devils Lake, North Dakota, United States
Died: April 18, 1988
 26 
Jake Kuhlman
(TikTok Star)
Jake Kuhlman
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Birthdate: December 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)