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Pumpkin Palooza, a Treat for Area Families

The University of Mary Washington hosted its 2014 Pumpkin Palooza on Sunday, Oct. 26 on the Fredericksburg campus. The event, coordinated by COAR, UMW’s student-run volunteer office, featured an afternoon of trick-or-treat and fall festivities
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UMW to Add Men’s Golf in 2016

The University of Mary Washington will add men’s golf as a varsity athletic program beginning in fall 2016. Rod Wood, former men’s basketball coach and current Director of Athletic Facilities, will serve as the program’s
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Fannie Roots House

Belmont to Open Historic House

Gari Melcher’s Home and Studio at Belmont will open the historic Fannie Roots House to the public for the first time on Sunday, November 9. Dating back to the 1880s, the house is a rare
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UMW Homecoming 2014

UMW Hosts 2014 Homecoming Events

Approximately 3,000 alumni, students and guests converged on the Fredericksburg campus on Saturday, Oct. 25 for the University of Mary Washington’s 2014 Homecoming Weekend celebration. Festivities included UMW’s second annual tailgating event that hosted more
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UMW Galleries to Host New Exhibits

The University of Mary Washington Galleries is hosting two exhibits starting Thursday, Oct. 23: “American Abstract Artists: 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio” in the Ridderhof Martin Gallery and “Antediluvian” in the duPont Gallery. An opening reception at
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  • UMW to Host Ghost Walk
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    The University of Mary Washington Historic Preservation Club will host the 30th annual Ghost Walk on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.

  • UMW to Host British National Debate Team
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    The University of Mary Washington Debate Team will host the British National Team for a public debate on Thursday, October 23. The debate will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Monroe Hall, Room 116. The event is free and open to the public, and

  • University Jazz Ensemble to Perform Benefit Concert
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    The University of Mary Washington Jazz Ensemble will perform a charity concert to raise money for UMW music scholarships, as well as for Rappahannock Legal Services, a local nonprofit that works to bring civil legal aid to low-income individuals.

    The concert

  • Movie Executive Shares Expertise As UMW’s Executive-in-Residence
    Dan Wolfe '84 talks with UMW students.

    NBC Universal executive Daniel R. Wolfe urged local community leaders and students at the University of Mary Washington to strive for innovation in their businesses and their careers. Wolfe, a 1984 alumnus and executive vice president of NBC Universal’s Worldwide Creative Operations, spent two

  • UMW Hosts Second Annual Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars
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    The University of Mary Washington’s second annual Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars, held on Saturday, Oct. 11, grossed more than $75,000 to endow a UMW Performing Arts in the Community Scholarship for regional students who excel in music, theatre or dance.