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UMW Ranked as Best Bang for the Buck

The University of Mary Washington has been ranked among Washington Monthy’s “Best Bang for the Buck Colleges,” part of its 2015 College Guide published Monday, Aug. 24.

UMW Welcomes Largest Freshman Class in 107-Year History

Freshman Tiffany Mutchler of Norfolk unloaded boxes from her car on Ball Circle on Thursday with the help of her parents, Brandy and Daniel Mutchler.  She knew she had found a second home at UMW after she toured the Fredericksburg campus last fall. “It’s the only school I applied to,” she said. Mutchler was among […]

UMW, AT&T Focus on Driving Dangers

The University of Mary Washington community will be able to experience firsthand the dangers of distracted driving on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The University has teamed up with AT&T and DRIVE SMART Virginia to bring the “It Can Wait” virtual reality driving simulator to Ball Circle on the Fredericksburg campus. The simulator will be set up […]

UMW Education Professor Receives Topher Bill Award

Venitta McCall, professor in the College of Education at the University of Mary Washington, has been recognized with the J. Christopher Bill Outstanding Faculty Service Award for her contributions to the University as well as her involvement and leadership in the community.