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June 4, 2014
University of Mary announces second doctorate
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     The University of Mary's School of Health Sciences and the Division of Nursing are proud to announce that the university has been approved by the Higher Learning Commission to offer its second doctoral degree - the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) - to continue to meet the health care challenges emerging today.

May 28, 2014
Bike2Believe Send-off from the University of Mary Just Hours Away
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     The rigorous training is complete. The time to pedal across America has come. Now the public is invited to take part in the Bike2Believe send-off party Saturday, May 31, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., from the north Casey Center parking lot on the University of Mary campus.

May 16, 2014
Mary Wakefield to Keynote University of Mary Nursing Event
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     Mary Wakefield ('76), appointed by the president of the United States as the administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, is an alumna of the University of Mary nursing program and one of its proud pioneers.

May 13, 2014
Mary's John Oyloe invited to Minnesota Vikings rookie mini-camp
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     One of the top defensive players in University of Mary history has earned a shot in the National Football League. Former Marauders defensive lineman John Oyloe received an invitation to attend the Minnesota Vikings rookie mini camp, which begins this Thursday and runs through Sunday in Eden Prairie, Minn.

May 7, 2014
University of Mary Alumni Association Names Ryan Capouch Outstanding Senior
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     Ryan Capouch of Portland, N.D., was recognized with the University of Mary Alumni Association's Outstanding Senior Award for 2014 at the university's annual President's Recognition Breakfast Saturday, May 3.

May 3, 2014
Emergency Drills Planned at Mary
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     The University of Mary will be the site for sirens, smoke and other simulated emergency drills next week. On Tuesday, May 6 and Thursday, May 8 various emergency responders from Bismarck and the surrounding area will converge on Mary's Bismarck campus. A total of about 35 fireman, uniformed officers, medical personnel and hazardous material specialists are expected to participate in the drills.

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.


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