Author: University of Mary

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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Public Invited to Celebrate Birth of Christ and the 56th Annual Christmas at Mary Concert

BISMARCK, ND — Two traditional mainstays at the University of Mary, practically since the doors of its iconic Marcel Breuer-designed buildings opened in 1959, have been the Reuter organ, and one of the school’s and community’s most cherished annual events—the Christmas at Mary Concert. Like the perfect musical accompaniment, the two have complemented each other for decades and pleased generations upon generations of music lovers. Together, the two take center stage showcasing the school’s finest musical talent at the 56th annual Christmas at Mary concert Friday, December 1 and 2, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 3, 3 p.m., in...

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What Are the Odds That What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas?

Travis Wolf, PhD, Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the University of Mary Jane Hewitt, MD, has a problem. Ever since she read George Eliot’s novel Daniel Deronda in high school, she’s had a fascination with playing roulette. Yet whenever she plays, she loses—just like the novel’s heroine, Gwendolen Harleth. Dr. Hewitt promised her husband, Victor, she would never play roulette again, and in return he promised to completely stop smoking. The problem is that she’s 35,000 feet in the air on a passenger jet flying to Las Vegas to present a paper at the annual meeting of the American...

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