Author: University of Mary

A Landmark UK Decision to Approve Genetically Modified Babies Sets Off Alarm with Ethics Experts

University of Mary and the NCBC invite the public to two-day bioethics seminar BISMARCK, ND—In an alarming tone the TV anchor proceeded to address her national primetime viewers with this developing story out of the United Kingdom. “A huge scientific and moral debate is brewing tonight after a landmark decision in the U.K. where the ethics council gave the green light to genetically modified babies, meaning that parents could choose what DNA they do and do not want their children to have,” she said. Then she continued by reading a graphic on the screen: “The Guardian newspaper writing, quote,...

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University of Mary in Bismarck Announces Spring Dean’s List

BISMARCK, ND—Area residents are among 787 students named to the spring semester Dean’s List at the University of Mary, in Bismarck. This number includes students in Mary’s undergraduate program and in adult education (Worldwide). To qualify for the honor, traditional undergraduate students must earn a 3.50 or better grade point average while carrying at least 12 credit hours. Students enrolled in University of Mary’s Worldwide program must earn a 3.50 or better grade point average while at a full-time adult learner status. About the University of Mary True to its motto “lumen vitae”—the Light of Life—the University of Mary...

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Jacobson returns to University of Mary after gaining NCAA Division I coaching experience

BISMARCK, ND – Adam Jacobson, a familiar name to University of Mary women’s basketball followers and fans across the state, returns to the Marauders program as assistant coach. Jacobson spent four seasons at his alma mater, NCAA Division I University of North Dakota. Jacobson helped UND to a Big Sky conference championship and three post-season appearances as an assistant head coach for the Fighting Hawks. Prior to joining UND, Jacobson was an assistant coach for the Marauders for two seasons from 2012-14 and worked alongside Marauders Head Women’s Basketball Coach Rick Neumann. During those two seasons UMary won 36...

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Area Businesses Invited to 17th Annual University of Mary Community Fair

BISMARCK, ND— The University of Mary encourages area businesses to take part in the 17th annual Community Fair. The event provides an opportunity for businesses and organizations to market their products and services to University of Mary students. “It is a win-win event for both students and businesses,” says Kevin Allan, director of Career Services. “New and returning students have a chance to become acquainted with area businesses’ products and services, non-profit organizations, and churches. Many students will be seeking employment and can learn about part-time job opportunities. Employers, on the other hand, are able to market themselves to a...

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University of Mary Hires NCAA National Championship Coach to Lead Marauders Baseball

Mark Moriarty, architect of the 2018 NCAA Division II national championship pitching staff and a former summer collegiate league coach of the year, has been selected as the University of Mary head baseball coach. Moriarty, the associate head coach and pitching coach at Augustana University the last two seasons, joins the Marauders following impressive successes at the collegiate level and in summer collegiate leagues. Moriarty, named the 2014 Northwood League Coach of the Year while the pitching coach for the Lakeshore Chinooks, has coached at the NCAA Division II and III level, served as the field manager of the...

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