Author: University of Mary

The University of Mary Theater Department Presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

BISMARCK, ND — Almost 175 years has past since Charles Dickens penned “A Christmas Carol,” the most successful book of the 1843 holiday season. The piece of fiction is still popular today because of its powerful message of transformation, redemption and the spirit of the Christmas season. Dickens’ charities throughout life and concern for impoverished children who turn to crime in order to survive, impacted his ideas. Dickens’ 19th century masterpiece is a reflection of his own desire for a better society, told through the voice of Ebenezer Scrooge, a greedy, selfish person, who eventually sees life in a...

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Marauders’ All-Time Passing Leader, Craig Bagnell, Ready to Lead the University of Mary Football Program

Bagnell becomes youngest head football coach in NCAA BISMARCK, ND – A record-setter as a player and coach, University of Mary alumnus Craig Bagnell returns home as the Marauders’ seventh head football coach. A four-year starter at quarterback for the Marauders, Bagnell directed a record-setting offense the last three seasons at Bemidji State University. The 27-year-old Bagnell, who will be the youngest head coach in NCAA football, has compiled an impressive resume in a short period of time, including nationally ranked offenses and assisting Bemidji State University to one of its best marks during any three-year period. During his...

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Two Pre-eminent Bioethics Experts Headline Distinguished Lecture Series at Mary

Public invited to premier bioethics seminar at University of Mary BISMARCK, ND — Regarded as one of the best bioethics programs in America, in partnership with the National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), the University of Mary program invites the public to its annual lecture series as it welcomes two of the leading authorities in the field — Father Robert McTeigue, S.J., Ph.D., and Dr. Ashley Fernandes. McTeigue will present “Moral Decision Making,” Friday, December 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed by his second presentation, “Bioethics Case Studies,” from 1 to 5 p.m. Fernandes highlights day two of...

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More than Just Pride at Stake for Marauders at 2017 NCAA Cross Country Championship

EVANSVILLE, IN—A typical business trip? No fancy attire. No briefcase. No first class treatment. Just seven ladies with round trip tickets, Marauders bags and new, logo-clad blue and white tops ready to board a flight destined for an important meeting: The 2017 NCAA Cross Country Championships. “Now boarding flight 5873 for Evansville, Indiana,” stated the airline hostess at the gate. But they weren’t boarding the plane alone. Coincidentally, three of the top five ranked teams in the country gathered at terminal B31 in the Dallas airport: Adams State, Cal Baptist University and University of Mary, ready to share the...

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Meet the NCAA Championship Bound, University of Mary Cross Country Team: The Magnificent Seven

The University of Mary’s ‘Magnificent Seven’ compete for the NCAA cross country title Saturday, Nov. 18, 10:15 CT BISMARCK, ND — “ June 5, we started the journey,” commented University of Mary Head Cross Country Coach, Dennis Newell. That’s when 25 ladies, determined and driven to set the record straight, set out to prove that their seventh place finish at last year’s NCAA championships wasn’t good enough for their standards. The ladies would log hundreds of miles on their own, training during the hot summer months preparing for what is always a grueling cross country season and another crack at...

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