Issue No. 84 - Tuesday, September 4, 2012


The University of Mary was the recipient of the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce's 2012 Golden Eagle Award. (Photo by Lana Anderson)
University Of Mary Honored
With Golden Eagle Award

The University of Mary was presented with the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee's 2012 Golden Eagle Award at the chamber's annual Celebrate Bismarck-Mandan event on Thursday, Aug. 16. The Golden Eagle is awarded to a chamber member who has an active record of military support in the Bismarck-Mandan area, with five finalists being voted on by the community. Thank you for helping the university achieve this recognition! More>>
Come Home To Mary! Don't Miss Homecoming Weekend 2012, Sept. 21-23
Kick off Homecoming Weekend at the U-Mary 2012 Alumni Homecoming Reception on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Kelly Inn in Bismarck. Catch up with friends and enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres, while dancing to popular local variety band ZuZu, from 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is free to alum.

This great celebration of camaraderie and sports also will include:

  • Volleyball vs. Minot State University, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., McDowell Activity Center
  • Men's soccer vs. Western Washington University, Sept. 20, at 8 p.m., Bismarck Community Bowl
  • Volleyball vs. Winona State University, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m., McDowell Activity Center
  • Football vs. Winona State University, Sept. 22, at 2:30 p.m., Bismarck Community Bowl
  • Volleyball vs. Upper Iowa University, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m., McDowell Activity Center
  • Men's soccer vs. Simon Frasier University, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m., Bismarck Community Bowl
Questions or need details? E-mail [email protected] or call (701) 355-8370.
Fargo Alum! Don't Miss Mary's Second Annual Alumni Social Sept. 18
The Winery Wine and Food Cafe in Fargo, ND, will be the site of the second annual Fargo-Moorhead area Alumni Networking Social on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for alum and $7 for non-alum. It includes two free drink tickets redeemable for wine or non-alcoholic beverages and free appetizers - you may even win a door prize! Details will be coming soon by e-mail; or call the Alumni Office at (701) 355-8370 or (800) 408-6279, ext. 8370, for more information. Tell your alumni friends!
All Hands On Deck! Marauders Coaches Luncheon, Sept. 7, At Noon
Join Marauders Athletics Director Roger Thomas, Head Football Coach Myron Schulz and U-Mary men's and women's soccer coaches for tacos and talk Friday at the Elks Club. Admission is $5.
New York Times Columnist To Speak At University Of Mary
On Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at 7 p.m., Ross Douthat, op-ed columnist for the New York Times, will speak at the University of Mary on the topic of his recent book, "Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics." More>>
Breaking The Chains Of Poverty Is Topic Of Sept. 13 Convocation
Join us for a free presentation on Thursday, Sept. 13, and learn how The GOD's CHILD Project is breaking the poverty cycle for some of the world's poorest people. The 50-minute talk will be held in Butler Hall in the Gary Tharaldson School of Business, at 11 a.m.
Whether You Teach, Play Or Enjoy Music, This One's For You!
FREE 'Day of Percussion' Sept. 29 at Mary

The "Day of Percussion" is truly a day for musicians and music-lovers of all ages. It's an event being held under the auspices of the North Dakota Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society (PAS), on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, on the University of Mary campus. Percussionists, drummers and educators of all ability levels will enjoy the FREE clinics and master classes at the University of Mary, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., followed by a 7:30 p.m. concert in Arno Gustin Hall. More>>
Mary Introduces New MBA-Energy Management Program
The university has launched a new graduate degree program this fall to prepare professionals to deal with the management challenges associated with the rapidly growing energy industry. Designed with input from experts in the field, it is offered in an accelerated, flexible online format. More>>
Maren (Loe) Bisson, '98, Achieves Coeur D'Alene Ironman Personal Best
MPT alum, U-Mary Hall of Famer (basketball, '03) and clinic director of Therapeutic Associates Madison Park Physical Therapy, in Seattle, WA, sets personal record in challenging competition. Link to news story
Stephanie Sandvick, '11, Accepted Into Research Program
Biology grad selected for Washington University School of Medicine Clinical Research Training Center Intensive Predoctoral TL1 program. Link to news story
If you're an alum who has been in the news recently, send the Alumni Office a link to the story so we can share the good word! E-mail: [email protected].
SIC Cross Country Coaches Project U-Mary Women Second, Men Fourth More>>
61 Marauders Earn D2ADA Academic Achievement Award More>>
Four Upperclassmen Named 2012 Marauders Football Team Captains More>>
NSIC Coaches Pick Marauders Seventh In Preseason Women's Soccer Poll More>>
Ingemansen, Steffan Named 2012 NSIC Players to Watch; U-Mary Picked 9th In Preseason Football Coaches' Poll More>>
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U-Mary's In Rome!
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