During the spring 2015 semester, University of Mary students will attend a study-abroad program in Peru for the first time. In January, six students will stay with host families and take classes at Universidad Católica San Pablo in Arequipa.
The University of Mary will be hosting the Internship Fair on Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Chick’s Place for all local college students to attend.
The internship fair will feature over 20 booths from employers seeking interns for the spring semester, including Basin Electric, MDU, KLJ, Bobcat, Bank of North Dakota, Cloverdale and Farm Credit Services.
All her life, Sr. Gerard Wald knew she was destined to join the religious life and dreamed of becoming a sister. When the Benedictine Sisters became more prominent in Bismarck, it was by God’s grace that she arrived and immediately began the process to join their mission on the prairie of North Dakota.
Upon entering the University of Mary classrooms this fall, students, faculty and staff noticed the addition of crucifixes as a part of their new learning environment. The crucifixes, featuring the Holy Family, became part of the classrooms after many months of conversation among student, faculty and staff-led organizations.
Throughout the year, the University of Mary’s Gary Tharaldson School of Business and the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce are hosting a “Lunch and Learn” series. The series features various keynote speakers who offer views on business in hopes of bringing students and the community together.
Last spring, the University of Mary raised work-study wages across campus. The wage increase from $7.25 to $10 per hour stemmed from the rising availability of jobs and increase in wages across North Dakota. With the recent wage increase, U-Mary is staying in competition with the job market and has been able to sustain their work-study program.
Each weekend in the fall, Marauder football fans gather to celebrate a sport rich with school and community pride. A game steeped in tradition.
This season marks a new era for the University of Mary football team under the leadership of new head football coach, Josh Kotelnicki. The new coach has instilled several new traditions for his players.
With the 2014 football season half finished the Marauders currently sit at a 2-3 record. The Marauders have already competed against some of the toughest teams in the conference and are looking to improve on their current record in the second half of the season.
Former Marauders star running back, Jamal Lomax, never saw himself returning to the University of Mary after he graduated. That changed in early August when he was offered the position of U-Mary’s graduate assistant football coach.
With the new school year now underway, students are beginning to mingle with members of the opposite sex. This kindling of relationships is exciting to many, but leaves others feeling left out and blue. With the ratio of girls on campus to guys being about 10 to 1, a single, male student has a lot of options to choose from.
In my four years of being a college student, I never expected to see a fruit captivate an entire college campus. But boy was I wrong.
The latest buzz on the University of Mary campus hasn’t been about last weekend’s football game, the cafeteria food, or even the cold weather. Instead everyone seems to be raving about a twitter page by the name of U-Mary Bananas, which has captured the attention of U-Mary students and community members.
Brody Riggs is outgoing. He’s intelligent. He’s the kicker on the Marauders football team. And he wants to become an actor, comedian and screenwriter upon graduation. Rigg is a typical college student.
But there is something that distinguishes Riggs from other University of Mary students.
If you are looking at getting a new smartphone, you have probably considered purchasing either the iPhone 6 or the Samsung Galaxy S5, the newest and most popular phones on the market. But how do you know which one to buy? Which one is better?