Author: University of Mary

North Dakota Mosque a Symbol of Muslims’ Long Ties in America

By Samuel G. Freedman, author, professor and former New York Times columnist This article was first published in the New York Times on May, 27 2016. Reprinted in 360 Review with permission. For a printed copy of 360 Review please register here. To view the original article click here. Freedman Awarded 2017 Goldziher Prize Samuel G. Freedman won the 2017 Goldziher Prize for his coverage of Muslim Americans in his “On Religion” columns in the New York Times from 2010 to 2016—including the one reprinted here. The Goldziher Prize is awarded by the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim...

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A Jewish Journalist’s View of Catholic Service

By Samuel G. Freedman, author, professor and former New York Times columnist One humid morning early in the summer of 2008, I drove through the mottled hills of northeastern Iowa toward the notorious hamlet of Postville. This afterthought of a place, with its single somnolent main street, had grown disproportionately infamous over the preceding several years for its meat-packing plant, Agriprocessors. The Hasidic Jews who had journeyed from Brooklyn in 1987 to buy the former Hygrade facility and retrofit it to kosher standards had run up a tawdry record of exploiting immigrants on pay, overtime and workplace safety. Their...

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University of Mary’s Premier Occupational Therapy Program Adds Doctorate and Expands into Fargo

FARGO, ND — University of Mary continues to grow its programs and enrollment. Today, Mary, North Dakota’s only Catholic university, announced it will be the first college to offer a Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree in North Dakota and is also expanding its academic offerings by opening a new on-site OTD program in Fargo pursuant to accreditation approval expected in December 2017, by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). “Our OTD program will be the only one between Wisconsin and Oregon,” said University of Mary President Monsignor James Shea. “God continues to...

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University of Mary Alumni Association Names Brianna Connelly Outstanding Senior

BISMARCK, ND — Brianna Connelly of Fergus Falls, MN, was recognized with the University of Mary Alumni Association’s Outstanding Senior Award for 2017 at the university’s annual President’s Recognition Breakfast Saturday, April 29. Connelly is a business communication major from Fergus Falls, MN, with a minor in theology. She has been involved with collegiate DECA, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS). She plans to move to Bismarck following graduation. She is the daughter of Pat and Jean Connelly. Each year, the teaching faculty at the University of Mary nominates members of the graduating class for this prestigious award, based on...

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Shale Wars

Oil Prices and Saudi Arabia’s Big Bet By Mark P. Mills, Author, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute & Faculty Fellow, Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering So far it has cost Saudi Arabia something like $200 billion to undertake one of the most expensive experiments of all time. The Saudi government has been draining its massive $2 trillion sovereign wealth fund to cover revenues lost from the petroleum price collapse over the past couple of years. When I first started paying $4 for a gallon of gas, I thought I was getting better gas. – Stephen Colbert What we’re witnessing...

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