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Public Invited to Free Opera Concert

BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary Vocal Arts Ensemble under the direction of Katherine Henjum, will present “Sunday Afternoon at the Opera”, Sunday, April 8th at 2 p.m., in the Russell Reid Auditorium at the North Dakota Heritage Center. As part of the State Historical Society’s Sensational Sunday Program, the Opera program will feature scenes from “Hansel and Gretel,” “La Serva Padrona,” “Eugene Onegin,” and the beloved “La Bohème.” Henjum, associate professor of voice at the University of Mary since 2003, is retiring at the end of this semester. She received an M.F.A. in vocal performance from the...

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University of Mary Receives $500,000 Grant from Andeavor for the New School of Engineering

BISMARCK, ND—Today, the University of Mary in Bismarck received a $500,000 grant from Andeavor, a premiere marketing, logistics and refining company, to support the development of a new laboratory within the New School of Engineering. The grant will support the development of an on-campus Control Systems Laboratory that will allow students to learn, apply and test underlying fundamental knowledge and state-of-the-art field applications used in engineering. “We are extremely blessed and grateful to Andeavor for its generous gift that will help foster the numerous skills needed in today’s engineering environment,” said University President Monsignor James P. Shea. “This grant...

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University of Mary Contributes to the United Way Emergency Homeless Shelter at Sunrise

BISMARCK, ND — Members of the University of Mary Physical Plant and students representing Marauders athletic teams donated and delivered over 70 sets of linens, pillows, sheets, mattress pads and other bedding materials to the United Way Emergency Homeless Shelter at Sunrise today. “Once it was determined that the University of Mary had a surplus of bedding, Physical Plant staff and the Department of Athletics came together to find the perfect place to donate these items,” said Kevin Becker, director of development with University of Mary Athletics. “The University of Mary is not only a big supporter of the United...

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New Local and National Multilateral Partnership Puts Children’s Education at the Forefront

Project-Based Learning Symposium Thursday, March 22, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the University of Mary’s new Lumen Vitae University Center allows pre-service teachers to share innovative, cutting-edge K through 12 teaching practices BISMARCK, ND March 20, 2018— Each year, from now until the spring of 2020, 50 teachers: 25 pre-service teachers from the University of Mary and Dickinson State University and another 25 cooperating teachers in the Bismarck Public School System (BPS), are designing and implementing Project Based Learning as participants in an innovative project called Out of the Gate: Teacher Education Program-District Partnerships for High-Quality PBL. Funded...

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University of Mary Vision 2030 Capital Campaign Reaches $75 Million Milestone

New engineering program moving full steam ahead BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary’s record-breaking Vision 2030 Capital Campaign continues its steady climb. The fundraising campaign just reached the $75 million mark, moving closer to its Phase I goal of $96 million, and the funding of a facility for the popular new School of Engineering launched three years ago. “We’re excited to announce, through the generosity of many people and businesses locally, regionally and nationally, we’re on track for the future refurbishing of the former University Dining Center (UDC) space on north campus that will transform into a fully...

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