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University of Mary Invites Community to Marauders Fest— An Athletic Fundraising Event June 21-23

    A major fundraising event for athletic scholarships at the University of Mary, the inaugural Marauders Fest extravaganza opens with a banquet and auction featuring NFL coach Gus Bradley and includes events for alumni, fans and community members of all ages on June 21-23 throughout the Bismarck-Mandan community. Festivities begin June 21 with an evening banquet and auction featuring Bradley, Defensive Coordinator for the Los Angeles Chargers of the NFL. Activities will continue throughout the weekend, with a Golf Tournament on Friday, a Poker Run on Saturday, and much more. Events are scheduled throughout the Bismarck-Mandan community and...

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Provocative New York Times Columnist and Author to Speak at University of Mary

Public invited to Ross Douthat’s “Three Religions of America’” presentation Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., in Butler Auditorium on Campus   BISMARCK, ND—While national journalists spend most of their time covering the breaking news and writing about topics impacting their readers, it’s rare that they are the ones “making” news for pieces they craft. Ross Douthat, columnist for the New York Times,is an exception to the rule. Other journalists who either strongly agree or strongly disagree with him often quote the op-ed writer for his opinions and editorial writings. From political columns and books to opinion pages and editorials, Douthat, usually...

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Lamers Clocks Second Fastest Time in 110 Hurdles at NCAA Indoor Track Championships

CHARLOTTE, NC – Headlined by a national runner-up finish by Josh Lamers, five members of the University of Mary track & field teams earned All-American honors on the final day of the 2018 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field championships. The Marauders women’s 4×400 meter relay team joined Lamers in earning All-American status. Seeded tenth entering the weekend, Lamers posted the third-best mark in the preliminaries of the 110 meter hurdles on Friday. In the finals the junior exploded to break his own school record with a time of 13.85 seconds and post the best individual finish ever...

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University of Mary Launches New ‘Marauders Armada’ to Fund Athletic Scholarships

Membership donations go exclusively to athletics with the goal to supply each sport with the full allotment of scholarships   BISMARCK, ND — As part of its ongoing successful and record-breaking Vision 2030 Capital Campaign,the University of Mary today announced the Marauders Armada—its new primary fundraising arm for its athletic scholarships. Fans and supporters of University of Mary athletics, its mission, and its 17 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division II sports teams, can be members of the Marauders Armada at various financial levels. “All gifts donated to the University of Mary will go directly to athletic scholarships,” said...

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University of Mary Will Employ First Ever Waitlist for Freshman Applicants on June 1

Catholic university in Bismarck, ND, positioned for historic recruitment numbers BISMARCK, ND — For the first time in the school’s history, the University of Mary will employ a waiting list for freshman applicants interested in enrolling in the 2018 fall semester. At this time the University of Mary expects 20 percent more incoming freshmen in 2018 compared to 2017, and a record-shattering class of over 500 incoming freshmen. In February, the University of Mary announced that a waitlist for incoming freshmen was possible, but at that time still seemed unlikely. “As we said in February, this growth is astonishing. We...

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