Author: University of Mary

TV Show ‘Shark Tank’ Ready to be Riveted by University of Mary Business Alumna

Her big dreams, pride in American-made products and passion for supporting our troops have helped sew a money-making business partnership BISMARCK, ND  — On April 5, 2004, University of Mary freshmen Lisa (Dobbs) Bradley (Columbus, MT), and Lori (Petoske) Yunker (Midland, SD), wowed a panel of five judges with their can-do spirit, business plan and entrepreneurial idea of Distex. They won first place after presenting their feminine hygiene disposable product at University of Mary’s popular Entrepreneurship Fair, or E-Fair — part of the Harold Schafer Emerging Leaders Academy at the Gary Tharaldson School of Business. A daylong event where students, some in teams,...

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University of Mary Remembers the ‘Bloody Sunday’ Massacre 44 Years to the Day

A comprehensive perspective from a former British serviceman and students from Northern Ireland   BISMARCK, ND — “There’s many lost, but tell me who has won/The trench is dug within our hearts/And mothers, children, brothers, sisters torn apart,” are few of the angry words written by The Edge of the Dublin, Ireland, rock band U2 and famously portrayed in song by the group’s lead vocalist Bono during their War album’s opening track called “Sunday Bloody Sunday.” The Bloody Sunday mentioned in the track refers to the massacre in the Bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland, on January 30, 1972. British soldiers shot...

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Famed Christian Scholar is Featured Speaker at the University of Mary

BISMARCK, ND — One of the world’s leading scholars of the early Christian church and one of America’s most accomplished religious historians, Dr. Robert L. Wilken brings his topic of “Christianity and Religious Freedom” to the Christian Leadership Center at the University of Mary. His presentation, Thursday, February 18, at 8 p.m. in Butler Auditorium at the Gary Tharaldson School of Business on campus, is free and open to the public and preceded by a book signing with a coffee and dessert reception at 7:30 p.m. in the foyer. Wilken, a Catholic convert from Lutheranism and participant in the organization Evangelicals...

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