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January 23, 2015
Esteemed Bioethics Expert to Present at the University of Mary

     Dr. Nikolas Nikas, co-founder, president and general counsel of Bioethics Defense Fund (BDF), will speak at a series of lectures about bioethics at the University of Mary School of Health Sciences on Jan. 27-28.

January 21, 2015
World-Class Artists to Perform at University of Mary Jazz Festival
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     The 42nd annual University of Mary Jazz Festival features world-renowned jazz artists and award-winning student jazz ensembles. Guests include saxophonist Donny McCaslin, trumpeter Joey Tartell, and North Dakota's own vocalist and pianist, Rachel Eckroth.

January 19, 2015
Renowned Scholar and Author to Lead Campus Ministry
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     The University of Mary has announced that Dr. Peter A. Huff has been selected as the university's new director of Campus Ministry.

January 9, 2015
New Doctor of Education helps answer the critical need for trained leadership at all levels of education

     The University of Mary's Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences is proud to announce that the university has been approved by the Higher Learning Commission to offer its third doctoral degree - the Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.). As a terminal degree it's the highest in its field and helps address the leadership challenges emerging today through K-12 and higher education, not only in North Dakota but also across the region and the United States.

December 19, 2014
Billy Graham Professor of Evangelism is the Keynote at Prayer Day Event
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     Prolific author and popular speaker, Dr. Lyle Dorsett, is the guest speaker at University of Mary's 37th annual Prayer Day, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, 11 a.m., in the McDowell Activity Center.

December 19, 2014
University of Mary honored by Special Olympics North Dakota with Continuous Service Award

     For its longtime support of Special Olympics, with a particular focus on the annual state bowling and soccer tournaments, the University of Mary Athletic Department received the 2014 Special Olympics North Dakota Continuous Service Award.

December 2, 2014
Italian Ambassador to the United States to Speak at Mary

     The University of Mary in Bismarck is honored to welcome to its campus the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Claudio Bisogniero. Because of the University of Mary's new campus in Rome, it is especially important that the ambassador be able to see first-hand the city of Bismarck and meet our students and faculty on campus.

November 21, 2014
University of Mary Accounting Program Ranked 2nd Nationally, Tops in North Dakota and Five-State Region

     Affordable Colleges Online, the experts in researching accredited, top quality and affordable online higher education opportunities for students, ranks the University of Mary accounting program second in the country for "Best Accounting Degree Programs 2014-2015," as reported by one of the nation's leading trade publications - Accounting Today.

November 14, 2014
Music Department Presents Annual Christmas at Mary Concerts

     The University of Mary is ringing in the birth of Jesus with its annual Christmas at Mary Concerts, Saturday, Dec 6, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m., on campus in Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel.

November 13, 2014
Pioneering Higher Education, University of Mary in Bismarck Offers Year-Round Campus
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     Starting in Fall 2015, University of Mary students will have the option of completing a bachelor's degree in 2.6 years and a master's degree in four. Hailed as Year-Round Campus, this first-of-its-kind option provides a new and radical pathway for completing traditional undergraduate and graduate degrees in less time and at a lower cost, with normal course loads and a full college experience.

November 11, 2014
Music Department Presents Annual Christmas at Mary Concerts

     The University of Mary is ringing in the birth of Jesus with its annual Christmas at Mary Concerts, Saturday, Dec 6, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m., on campus in Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel. The seasonal celebration will come alive with featured performances by the Concert Choir and Vocal Jazz under the direction of Dr. Tom Porter, and the Gabrieli Brass, under the direction of Dennis Gowen.

October 31, 2014
Shakespeare Comes to the University of Mary Stage

     The University of Mary theater program is proud to present "As You Like It," by William Shakespeare, as the fall theater production for 2014. The comedy is directed by Dr. Jamieson Ridenhour, and stars junior Clare Steinnon, of Madison, WI, as Rosalind and senior Caleb Shaffer, of Williston, ND, as Orlando.

October 30, 2014
University of Mary Offers New Exclusive Senior Year Free Scholarship to Nursing Students

     The University of Mary rolled out three new scholarships as part of its partnership with Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI).

October 28, 2014
Catholic Health Initiatives Donates $10 million to the University of Mary

     Gift from national health system will fund scholarships, help strengthen and improve healthcare across the region

October 27, 2014
Northern Sun names U-Mary's Roberson Offensive Player of the Week
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     Returning to the field for the first time since opening day, University of Mary quarterback Zach Roberson tied a school record with six touchdown passes to earn Northern Sun Offensive Player of the Week honors.

October 17, 2014
Holocaust Survivor and Interfaith Dialogue Expert to Present Lecture at Mary
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     Jewish scholar Dr. Harold Kasimow will present a lecture on "Saint John Paul II, Champion of Dialogue and Peace: A Jewish Perspective" on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m., in Butler Auditorium at the University of Mary's Gary Tharaldson School of Business. The event is free and open to the public.

October 15, 2014
Students Take Servant Leadership to a New Level at the University of Mary
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     School will not be in session, so hundreds of students will be able to spend a minimum of two-and-a-half hours outside the classroom and in the communities of Bismarck and Mandan Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

October 3, 2014
University of Mary Set for Fall Concert, Welcomes Some of the State's Best High School Performers
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     The leaves are turning, and thoughts turn to fall colors and cool autumn nights. But the warmth of a new concert season is just beginning as the University of Mary Department of Music gears up for its annual Fall Band Concert on Saturday, Oct. 11.

October 2, 2014
University of Mary 2014 Homecoming Royalty Announced

     The University of Mary has announced the selection of its 2014 Homecoming King and Queen and their court.

October 2, 2014
Mary Honors Alumni at 2014 Homecoming

     The University of Mary will recognize three outstanding alumni at its annual Alumni Recognition and Hall of Fame Induction on Friday, Oct. 3.

September 29, 2014
A Full Schedule of Activities During University of Mary's Homecoming Week

     Homecoming week on the University of Mary campus begins today, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. It's a time to rev-up the spirit and enthusiasm before the big game and welcome home alumni.

September 23, 2014
University of Mary Set for Annual Poverty Simulation

     About 80 University of Mary students will experience the virtual realities of poverty, as students and faculty from the social work program host the fifth annual Poverty Simulation at the University of Mary.

September 23, 2014
Marauders Run Past Golden Bears IN NCAA Division II Football
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     A punishing ground attack chewed up the clock and big fourth quarter defensive plays carried the University of Mary to a 20-13 win over Concordia University, St. Paul in Northern Sun conference play. Undefeated at home after two contests, Mary held the ball for nearly nine more minutes than the Golden Bears.

September 23, 2014
University of Mary to Host Day of Percussion and One-of-a-Kind Concert
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     This year's Day of Percussion clinics and concert bring an eclectic sound of music not often heard or seen in the Upper Plains.

September 4, 2014
University of Mary Welcomes Esteemed Christian Author and Scholar Dr. Timothy George
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     As a Christian, Catholic and Benedictine institution the University of Mary believes ecumenical dialogue and religious literacy are crucial for life in the twenty-first century. The University's popular and nationally-admired Christian Leadership Center serves those ends by fostering healthy Christian dialogue and developing leadership in young adults, clergy, and working professionals.


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