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Start Off the New Year with the Chamber of Commerce Mixer

BISMARCK, ND –– The Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the New Year with an evening filled with fun, food, and fellowship. Join the Chamber on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at the University of Mary Butler Center on 505 South 7th Street in Bismarck from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., for refreshments, hors d’oeuvres, and fun. The event is free for Chamber members, so bring your friends and family and join us on Thursday. Please RSVP online at or call Amanda Schwieters at 701-223-5660....

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University of Mary Receives $750,000 from The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation

BISMARCK, ND — The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation has gifted three-quarters of a million dollars to the Vision 2030 Capital Campaign at the University of Mary. “We are extremely grateful to the foundation and feel very blessed by their continued partnership and support,” remarked Monsignor James Shea, president of the University of Mary. “We are humbled that over the course of our relationship, the University of Mary has been the largest single recipient of gifts from the foundation. How providential and appropriate that the Leach Foundation, which has spent decades building community in our midst, is helping the University of...

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University of Mary Welcomes Minnesota Twins Caravan to Campus

BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary is rolling out the red carpet for Minnesota Twins great Tony Oliva, players Trevor May and Tyler Duffy, “The Voice of the Minnesota Twins” Cory Provus, and T.C. Bear. Bring your whole family and friends for this free event to meet and greet the Twins Caravan Monday, January 18, 2016, at the McDowell Activity Center (MAC) on campus from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Spring training is just around the corner — so come and hear from current players and the legend himself – Tony O. Find out the...

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Grammy Nominee Matt Wilson Headlines University of Mary Festival

The popularity, prestige and tradition of annual Jazz Festival rooted by generations of dedicated music alumni BISMARCK, ND — Katie and Eric Rooke knew each other back in middle school. They weren’t childhood sweethearts, but in love with music. If music is what introduced the Rookes to each other, then it’s attending the annual University of Mary Jazz Festival over the past decades in various capacities that has helped bond them ­— first as classmates at Bismarck High School, then as Mary students and now as alumni. “We both ended up going to the University of Mary to major in...

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University of Mary to Create Region’s Most Cutting-Edge SynDaver™ Lab

BISMARCK, ND — One of the nation’s most respected health care programs in higher learning, the University of Mary in Bismarck, is creating a one-of-a kind anatomy lab that will bring hands-on learning to a new level. Dr. Jodi Roller, dean of the University of Mary’s School of Health Sciences, announced today the University of Mary is purchasing and hosting six new synthetic humans that will be part of “one of the most complete state-of-the-art synthetic anatomy learning facilities in the nation.” This SynDaver™ Labs technology, made possible in part through a $500,000 grant from the Margaret A. Cargill...

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