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December 6, 2013
Immaculée Ilibagiza's Story of Survival, Faith and Forgiveness Returns to Mary for Prayer Day (with photo)
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 (with photo)
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.
November 25, 2013
University of Mary Partners with the Grand Forks Air Force Base (with photo)
Mary is First College or University in State to Locate on a ND Base
November 20, 2013
University of Mary Hillestad and Olson Receive State Occupational Therapy Awards (with photo)
University of Mary faculty member Carol Olson, PhD, and U-Mary graduate student Grant Hillestad have received occupational therapy awards for 2013.
November 8, 2013
University of Mary presents "Damn Yankees" Nov. 14-17 - Final production for retiring director Bev Huschka (with photo video)
University of Mary presents "Damn Yankees" Nov. 14-17 - Final production for retiring director Bev Huschka
November 1, 2013
Cardinal Dolan delivers keynote at THIRST conference in Bismarck (with photo)
His Eminence Applauds University of Mary and North Dakota for being a Light for the World Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, focused on the examples of Popes John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis I in his keynote address to the Eucharistic Congress held in the Bismarck Civic Center Oct. 26, 2013, sponsored by the University of Mary in Bismarck.
November 1, 2013
University of Mary presents its highest honor to Cardinal Dolan (with photo)
University of Mary President Monsignor James Shea presented the university's highest honor to a man he called "splendid in every way." Cardinal Timothy Dolan was presented with an honorary doctorate Oct. 26, 2013, at the Diocese of Bismarck THIRST Conference, held at the Bismarck Civic Center.
November 1, 2013
An Evening of Prayer, Fellowship and Entertainment at Mary with His Eminence, Cardinal Timothy Dolan (with photo)
It was a hearty welcome for a man with a jovial laugh and a gregarious and holy presence - Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and appointed by Pope Benedict XVI to the College of Cardinals.
November 1, 2013
University of Mary and Stoneridge Software Announce Partnership to Offer Microsoft Dynamics AX Online Classes
It is estimated there will be a need for thousands of additional Microsoft Dynamics AX consultants worldwide in the next five years. To bring students and the business community an affordable and convenient way to learn, the University of Mary and Stoneridge Software have formed a partnership to offer Microsoft Dynamics AX courses online.
October 22, 2013
Nationally Renowned Social Architect Spearheads Nation's First Dining-Learning Commons at Mary (with photo)
When it's completed, the University of Mary will be the first college or university in the nation with a "dining-learning commons."
October 17, 2013
Mary Welcomes Fall with Band Concert (with photo)
The halls of the Department of Music at the University of Mary have been alive this fall with the sounds of saxes, trumpets, percussion, and a host of other instruments. Once again it's that time of year when the Mary Concert Band presents its fall performance.
October 17, 2013
Mary to Bestow Highest Honor on His Eminence, Cardinal Timothy Dolan (with photo)
The University of Mary in Bismarck will confer its highest honor on the highest-ranking Catholic in the United States.
October 10, 2013
Enrollment Continues to Rise at the University of Mary (with photo)
The University of Mary in Bismarck continues to grow. The official fall census data shows Mary's overall enrollment number growing to 2,910 with the biggest jumps coming from a near-record freshman class and increase in transfer students.
October 7, 2013
Due to Popular Demand, Mary opens Military Counseling Courses in Bismarck (with photo)
Just a month after announcing a military families emphasis in the Master of Science in Counseling (MSC) program in Fargo, University of Mary Worldwide is now expanding that same offering to western North Dakota. Due to the high interest in the MSC military track the program will start next month in Bismarck.
October 4, 2013
University of Mary crowns 2013 Homecoming King and Queen (with photo)
Shane Dukart, Killdeer, ND, and Kaitlyn Wurnig, Huntley, MT, were crowned as the University of Mary's Homecoming King and Queen.
October 3, 2013
The University of Mary Proudly Welcomes the St. Louis Brass (with photo)
Are you ready for an evening of fun? One of America's longest standing quintets will perform on the campus of the University of Mary in Bismarck.
October 2, 2013
Mary to honor Outstanding Alumni at 2013 Homecoming
The University of Mary will recognize three outstanding alumni at its annual Alumni Recognition Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Friday, Oct. 4.
September 30, 2013
One-Woman Play to Bring out Best in Aspiring Actress at Mary (with video)
At the age of three, still a toddler, Bekah Gross would put on skits.
September 27, 2013
Ecumenical Group to Help People ‘Renew' Their Spiritual Growth with Christ
The Renovaré Essentials Conference is a call for anyone who wants his or her faith refreshed, awareness awakened, or spiritual formation deepened.
September 19, 2013
Sr. Thomas Welder to Earn Prestigious Award (with photo)
Catholic Charities North Dakota is celebrating 90 years of compassion, action and hope.
September 13, 2013
An Authority on C. S. Lewis, the Creator of Narnia, to Speak at Mary (with photo video)
The Chronicles of Narnia have withstood the test of time - first with the series of children's books in the 1950s, and more recently with the success of various film iterations
September 11, 2013
Highly Acclaimed TOMS Shoes Vegabond Tour to Stop at Mary (with photo)
Bring your spirit, bring your wallet and bring a friend. Tomorrow the Bismarck-Mandan community will be treated to a special event that is sure to bring smiles to people's faces and help to those in need.
September 6, 2013
Regional Project Management Expert To Speak
A project's successful journey from start to finish is not linear, clean, forecast-able or easy. The job of a project manager is to deliver the project on time, on budget and with a smile on everyone's face, but others have conflicting interests.
September 5, 2013
Mary Designated a Registered Education Providers by PMI
The University of Mary Worldwide today announces that the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's largest project management member association, has named it as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) effective immediately.
September 4, 2013
Mary Adds Counseling Program with Military Emphasis (with photo)
University of Mary Worldwide is proud to announce it is now offering the region's only military emphasis in the Master of Science in Counseling (MSC) with the addition of two courses to its program - COU 670 Counseling Military Families and COU 680 Trauma and Loss in Military Families.
August 27, 2013
Mary Welcomes the Schuermann's for Concert (with photo)
World-renown husband and wife duo are bringing their talents and expertise to the University of Mary for an evening concert the public won't want to miss.
August 23, 2013
The University of Mary Continues to Experience Growth, Expects One of School's Largest Freshman Classes
The new school year at the University of Mary begins Tuesday, August 27, 2013, with one of its largest freshman classes ever and almost all rooms filled to capacity. While the exact total enrollment numbers won't be known until Oct., when they are reported to the federal government, all indications are trending towards very strong enrollment and a near record number of freshmen students.
August 12, 2013
Beautiful, New Apartments at the University of Mary are Ready for Students (with photo)
Upperclassmen and graduate students scheduled to move into the University of Mary's new apartments this month on north campus can rest easy knowing their room is ready for occupancy.
July 12, 2013
University of Mary Music Department Earns Accreditation (with photo)
The University of Mary is now an associate member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). A prestigious honor in its own right, Mary earned this national accreditation in only its first attempt at assessment.
July 10, 2013
Area Businesses Invited to 12th Annual U-Mary Community Fair (with photo)
The University of Mary encourages area businesses to take part in the 12th Annual Community Fair. The event, sponsored by America's Leadership University, provides an opportunity for businesses to market their products and services to over 800 University of Mary students.
June 28, 2013
Mary's Melissa Agnew named NDAPSSA College Female Athlete of the Year
Three-time national champion Melissa Agnew has garnered another impressive honor.
June 28, 2013
Mary Students Selected for Iacocca Institute (with photo)
University of Mary Students Crary and Hill Selected for Prestigious Iacocca Institute
June 17, 2013
Mary Participates in 2013 One Day Without Shoes Walk (with video)
University of Mary students come together for another great cause
June 12, 2013
The University of Mary Physical Therapy Program Earns Reaccreditation (with photo)
The University of Mary Physical Therapy Program Earns Reaccreditation
May 7, 2013
University of Mary Alumni Association Names Cassandra Becker 2013 Outstanding Senior (with photo video)
Bismarck native earns most prestigious senior award
April 29, 2013
University of Mary to Present 872 Degrees to 869 Graduates at 53rd Commencement (with photo video)
University of Mary celebrates 53rd commencement. Family and friends can also view ceremony LIVE on UStream.
April 3, 2013
University of Mary Grad Hits Field of Dreams in Fort Meyers, Florida
Brett Walker, a 2004 Master of Physical Therapy graduate of the University of Mary, just returned from working with the Minnesota Twins at their spring facility in Fort Meyers, FL.
March 25, 2013
U-Mary's Spring Theatre Production to Bring to Life ‘The Comically Tragically Historical Adventures of Alexander the Great (and Friends)'
The University of Mary's spring theatre production will showcase an original play by U-Mary student Joseph Smith. "The Comically Tragically Historical Adventures of Alexander the Great (and Friends)" whimsically portrays the events, conquests and travels of Alexander the Great during his short reign.
March 20, 2013
University of Mary Ushers in Spring With Host of Arts and Literature Events
The month of April will feature an exciting array of activities and events designed to showcase and enhance students' skills and further U-Mary's mission of serving the cultural needs of the people of the region.
March 14, 2013
University of Mary Offers 2013 Spring Garden of Musical Delights
From its annual Spring Band Concert in March to comic opera, choir, chamber music, ensemble, and steel band performances in April, the University of Mary has something for everyone's musical taste coming up! All concerts are free and open to the public.
March 8, 2013
Author, Scholar, Theologian, Professor is Special Guest Speaker at University of Mary's Christian Leadership Center
Dr. James R. Edwards, the Bruner-Welch Professor of Theology at Whitworth University in Spokane, WA, will lead a two-day event, April 11 and 12, at the University of Mary's Christian Leadership Center.
March 6, 2013
Public Invited to Annual Artists Celebrating Christ at the University of Mary
This year's Artists Celebrating Christ event will be held April 4 - 7 in the Benedictine Center for Servant Leadership building and the adjoining Gary Tharaldson School of Business building.
February 19, 2013
World-Renowned Leaders to Speak at University of Mary
Community business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Chick-fil-A® Leadercast® at the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND, on May 10, 2013.