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April 22, 2014
University of Mary 54th commencement is May 3
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     On Saturday, May 3, the University of Mary will award degrees to 900 graduates at its 2014 commencement. The ceremony begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Bismarck Civic Center.

April 22, 2014
University of Mary plans Percussion Extravaganza, Chamber Concert

     The public is invited to celebrate spring by enjoying the University of Mary's wonderful student musicians at concerts April 24 and April 26.

April 20, 2014
Popular Demand Allows People to View Tre Ore One More Time on Worldwide Web

     After being inundated with requests for Monsignor James Shea's Good Friday sermons at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, is replaying the Tre Ore today, April 20, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., CDT (noon to 3 p.m., EDT). People can go to the above website and click on "Now Airing" at that time to view a replay of the service.

April 16, 2014
Monsignor Shea's Good Friday Sermons at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York to be Broadcast Live
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     The Tre Ore service to be preached by University of Mary President Monsignor James Shea on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, from noon until 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (11 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT) will be streamed live over the Internet at and on SiriusXM Satellite Radio channel 129.

April 14, 2014
University of Mary Rome Students Rendezvous with Head of Lourdes Medical Bureau
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     Students studying at the University of Mary Rome campus this semester brought their classroom to Lourdes, France, last week. Lourdes, known for its exceptional beauty, is also where the Most Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to Bernadette Soubirous in 1858 - and the subsequent miraculous healings at the shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes.

April 2, 2014
University of Mary President Monsignor James Shea Given Honor to Preach the Tre Ore - a Long Standing, Historic and Famous Catholic Tradition - in America's Iconic St. Patrick's Cathedral
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     University of Mary President Monsignor James Shea has accepted the invitation of His Eminence, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, to preach the Tre Ore service on Good Friday from noon until 3 p.m., April 18, 2014, from America's most iconic Church, St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan, New York.

March 28, 2014
Metropolitan Opera "Top Brass" will perform at the University of Mary
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     Two of the Metropolitan Opera's "Top Brass" performers will be on the University of Mary campus April 5 to perform a recital that is free and open to the public.

March 28, 2014
"Inherit the Wind" production as relevant today as ever

     Longtime University of Mary theatrical director Beverly Huschka will direct her final drama for the University of Mary when she brings the classic American drama, "Inherit the Wind," to the stage April 3-6. Earlier this year, Huschka directed her final musical, "Damn Yankees," for the University.

March 20, 2014
Time to Reflect and Remember With The Clothesline Project at Mary
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     The public is encouraged to see The Clothesline Project, a service of the North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services, during its April visit to the University of Mary campus. The Clothesline Project is a touring visual display of 230 T-shirts with handmade messages and graphic illustrations from victims that bear witness to violence against women and children in North Dakota.

March 17, 2014
Spring Band Concert to Feature 
Student Composer, Opera "Carmen" Highlights, and Other Gems

     Spring is but a heartbeat away, and there's no better tradition to usher in the welcomed warmth than the University of Mary's 2014 Spring Band Concert. There'll definitely be something for everyone at this free public concert, to be held Sunday, March 23, at 3 p.m., in Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel.

March 14, 2014
University of Mary's Catholic Programs Offered at ASU Hailed Internationally
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     The national and international communities continue to sing the praises of the University of Mary partnership with the largest state school in the United States. Regarded as one of the premier Catholic universities in America, the University of Mary based in Bismarck, ND, began its Catholic Studies and Theological Studies programs at Arizona State University in 2012.

February 27, 2014
University of Mary Hosts Presentation of George Weigel's Newest Book March 3 in Rome
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     The University of Mary is honored to host the eminent Catholic scholar, George Weigel, as he unveils his newest book, "Roman Pilgrimage: The Station Churches," on Monday, March 3, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Instituto Maria Santissima Bambina, Via Paolo VI 21, located next to the colonnade of Piazza San Pietro.

February 25, 2014
Marauders Host First Round Playoff Tournament Basketball Game
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     The University of Mary women's basketball team prepares for the excitement of March Madness.

February 24, 2014
Rare Diseases Day Proclaimed by Governor Dalrymple
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     Governor Jack Dalrymple signed a proclamation designating Feb. 28, 2014, Rare Diseases Day in North Dakota. This year's theme is "Alone we are rare; together we are strong!"

February 20, 2014
Mary Students Continue to Receive National Recognition for Serving the Underserved in Foreign Countries
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     Mary Students Continue to Receive National Recognition for Serving the Underserved in Foreign Countries

February 14, 2014
Mary students take honors at Career Development Conference

     Ten members of the University of Mary chapter of Collegiate DECA, the international association of marketing students, took first-, second-, or third-place honors at the 2014 North Dakota Collegiate DECA State Career Development Conference held in Fargo Feb. 9-10.

February 5, 2014
U-Mary Students Provide Public with FREE Tax Preparation Service
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     There's no need to spend hard-earned money to have your taxes prepared. No need to be confused by federal and state tax forms. Have no fear - University of Mary's Tax Team is here. Now students, low-income taxpayers, disabled and the elderly can count on accounting students in the Gary Tharaldson School of Business to decipher the language, crunch the numbers, and do their federal and North Dakota state tax preparation for FREE if they have an income of $52,000 or less.

February 3, 2014
Bike2Believe exemplifies servant leadership: U-Mary student athlete will
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     University of Mary student athlete Joe Berger is one of three men who will bike across America this summer with the aim of raising $500,000 for cancer causes.

January 29, 2014
Warford Brings Leadership, Connections and Years of Local, National and International Business Savvy to Mary
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     The University of Mary announced at a press conference today that Bismarck's long-serving mayor, Dr. John Warford, has been appointed as its new dean of the Gary Tharaldson School of Business. Warford is retiring from public service this year.

January 28, 2014
Mary Jazz Festival Features International Performers and two Concerts
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     The sounds of young jazz musicians will heat up the cold weather when nearly 50 high school and junior high school jazz ensembles come to the University of Mary Jan. 31-Feb. 1 for the university's 41st Jazz Festival.

January 17, 2014
U-Mary Collegiate DECA to Sponsor Fourth Annual DECAdent Desserts Fundraiser

     The only thing sweeter than making the most decadent desserts is being able to taste them - and knowing that the money raised at such an event is going to a great cause.

January 5, 2014
The University of Mary is Closed Monday and Pushes Back First Day of Spring Semester

     The University of Mary Bismarck campus and the Butler Center in Fargo are closed Monday, January 6, 2014, due to inclement weather.

December 18, 2013
University of Mary Enters into Workforce Training
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     If you're a working adult and need to improve or add a certain skillset for your job or a completely new field, or an employer looking to improve the skillset of your workforce, University of Mary Worldwide will help provide customized training and continuing education coursework to meet those needs - no matter what it is or where you are located.

December 18, 2013
University of Mary Ranked among Top Colleges for Teacher Education
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     The University of Mary has been named a top college for teacher education in a new ranking from The College Database.

December 16, 2013
Candrian named Student Nurse of the Year at the University of Mary
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     Kayden Candrian, a junior nursing student from Beulah, N.D., was recently named the University of Mary Student Nurse of the Year.

December 6, 2013
Immaculée Ilibagiza's Story of Survival, Faith and Forgiveness Returns to Mary for Prayer Day
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     On Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, Immaculee Ilibagiza returns to Bismarck by popular demand for the 36th annual Prayer Day at the University of Mary. Her keynote presentation, "Immaculee Ilibagiza's Story of Faith, Hope and Forgiveness," starts at 11 a.m. in the McDowell Activity Center on campus.

December 3, 2013
Classic and Contemporary Music Headline this Year's Christmas at Mary Concerts
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     The University of Mary is ringing in the birth of Jesus with its annual Christmas at Mary Concerts, Saturday, Dec 7, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m., on campus in Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel.


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