Category: News Release

University of Mary Concert to Bring in the New Spring Season

BISMARCK, ND­­­­­­ — The University of Mary Concert Choir, Vocal Jazz and Chamber Choir will present their annual Spring Concert on Sunday, April 10, at 3 p.m., in Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel at the University of Mary. The concert is free and open to the public. “A unique feature we’ve added recently is the addition of student-directed chamber choirs,” Dr. Tom Porter, chair of the University of Mary Department of Music and director of choirs, said. “Seven student conductors are responsible for selecting music for their ensemble and rehearsing the ensemble in preparation for the concert,” Porter added....

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Public Invited to An Evening in Norway Music Performance

BISMARCK, ND — From folk dances to folk songs of Edvard Grieg, join us for a concert titled, An Evening in Norway, at the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library, Thursday, April 14, at 7p.m. The event, performed by the University of Mary Vocal Arts Ensemble, is free and open to the public.  Vocal art students, who will perform the concert entirely in Norwegian, include: Rachel Goettle, Mandan; Therese Kulas, East Grand Forks, MN; Anna Stolte, North St. Paul, MN; Kolbe Schanzenbach, Vista, CA; Cole Girodat and Kyle Nesler, Fargo, and Bismarck accompanists Rhonda Gowen on piano and Johann Stenslie on the...

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American Bank Center Brings Innovative Learning and Million-Dollar Donation to Mary

BISMARCK, ND — American Bank Center has presented the University of Mary with $1 million for its Vision 2030 Capital Campaign; specifically the new Campus Center where American Bank Center will be opening its on-campus branch (pending regulatory approval); the first of its kind in western North Dakota. American Bank Center has long been a supporter of the University of Mary. As an employee-owned, independent community bank, American recognizes the value of education in our communities. The plan is to not only use the latest technology in the on-campus branch, but to employ University of Mary students to operate the...

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How to evangelize using new media: Bishop Barron speaks at Mary

BISMARCK, ND — Bishop Robert Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and one of the most-followed Catholics in the world of social media, visited the University of Mary March 30 to deliver a keynote address at the university’s inaugural Vocations Jamboree. In his keynote, Barron discussed the origins of his new media ministries—particularly the birth of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, a nonprofit global media apostolate that aims to draw people into (or back to) the Catholic faith, and the Catholicism series, a DVD documentary series that illustrates the truth, goodness and beauty of Catholicism. Barron also provided three...

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Top-Notch Regional Professionals Spotlight Upcoming TEDxUMary Event

BISMARCK, ND — TEDx and the University of Mary have partnered to present the second TEDxUMary event on campus April 6. The theme of this event is “ARTiculate,” which will focus on the importance of art in building strong communities, elevating ideas and enriching education. The event begins at 5 p.m. April 6 in Butler Hall in the University of Mary’s Gary Tharaldson School of Business. The event is open to the public, but seating is limited to the first 100 people. The theme is a celebration of the power of ideas and the encouragement of each person’s passion....

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