Author: University of Mary

Public Invited to Hitchcock Thriller and Comedy Presented by University of Mary’s Theater Department

Friday, March 22, 7 p.m.; Saturday, March 23, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, March 24, 7 p.m. BISMARCK, ND— Leave it to University of Mary Theater Department Director Daniel Bielinski and his talented students to ratchet up the humor and suspense to an Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece, The 39 Steps. “It’s Monty Python meets Hitchcock,” remarked Bielinski, of his adaptation of the classic 1935 British thriller film. The plot follows Richard Hannay as he is framed for murder and then must journey to Scotland to confront the master spy orchestrating the downfall of England. “The beauty of this...

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Steffes Headquartered in Dickinson Makes Donation to University of Mary’s School of Engineering

DICKINSON, ND — As a part of a longstanding commitment to continuing education, Steffes has pledged a financial donation over the next several years to the University of Mary’s School of Engineering. Steffes’ financial assistance will help support the cross-disciplinary of innovation and entrepreneurship and achieve new levels of academic excellence for the School of Engineering at Mary. At Steffes, our biggest asset is our people. They are what sets us apart from other companies, including our team of talented and engaged engineers. We strive to provide an environment where engineers can unleash their passion for innovation and revolutionize...

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with University of Mary’s Annual Spring Band Concert

Public Invited to University of Mary’s free band concert Sunday, March 17, 3 p.m. BISMARCK, ND—North Dakotans have not yet been able to welcome spring to the Northern Plains. But perhaps a concert celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and all its spring glory can help usher it in sooner, rather than later? On Sunday, March 17 the University of Mary Department of Music presents their annual Spring Band Concert. Scheduled for 3 p.m. in the new Lumen Vitae University Center’s Founders Hall on campus, the University Concert Band, under the direction of Dennis Gowen, professor of Music, director of Bands...

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Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput Headlines 2019 Vocations Jamboree at Mary

Chaput to deliver keynote address and receive prestigious Lumen Vitae Medal BISMARCK, ND— With a keen intellect and deep love for the Church, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput is known for his ability to speak clearly about current cultural topics. When reporters from The Washington Post were in attendance doing a story on Chaput, just days ahead of him hosting Pope Francis for the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Washington, Chaput spoke to his people during Mass about the role of God’s law in the lives of the faithful. Effective Christians know how to witness to, rather than call...

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New Book, ‘Frank’s Extra Mile’ Honors One of North Dakota’s True Gentlemen

University of Mary pays tribute to Starion’s 50th anniversary and its humble founder with a book launch celebration Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m. BISMARCK, ND — In 1969, Frank Larson didn’t know much about banking when he bought his first bank in Oakes, North Dakota (First National Bank). That didn’t matter to Frank. The 40-year- old lawyer knew if he stuck to his Christian values and surrounded himself with good people who did know the business, he would stand a chance. Frank did more than that and his risk gradually turned to good fortune. It wasn’t by luck, but through genuinely...

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