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UMW students Sam Fortier and Maria Morran. Photo by Steve Canning Photography.

UMW Students Receive Innovation Award

University of Mary Washington students Maria Morran and Sam Fortier recently received Marstel-Day’s Innovation in Environmental Stewardship Award. Marstel-Day, an international environmental consulting firm, presented each student with a $2,500 cash award at the firm’s
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History Professor Jeffrey McClurken

UMW History Professor Featured on With Good Reason

University of Mary Washington Professor of History Jeffrey McClurken will be featured on the “With Good Reason” public radio program, December 13-19. The show, “Give War and Peace a Chance,” will consider how history is
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Professor of Psychology Miriam Liss

UMW Professor Receives Outstanding Faculty Award

University of Mary Washington Professor of Psychology Miriam Liss is the recipient of a prestigious 2015 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV). The awards are the commonwealth’s highest honor for faculty at
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UMW Students Receive Gilman Scholarships

Three students from the University of Mary Washington have received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad during the spring 2015 academic term. Brittany Clayborne, Christopher Burgess and Tasherit Sturm Dahal are
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Richmond Ballet dancers in Ancient Airs and Dances by Stoner Winslett. Richmond Ballet. All rights reserved.

UMW Philharmonic Receives National Endowment

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic has received a $2,850 grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts that will bring the Richmond Ballet to Fredericksburg after more
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  • UMW to Open Veteran Resource Center
    The James Monroe Museum will hold a "Raise it Up!" party on Flag Day.
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    The University of Mary Washington will open its Veteran Resource Center on Monday, December 1 to serve more than 400 veteran, active duty and veteran-affiliated students at the institution.

  • UMW Professor Named Innovative Educator of the Year
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    Teresa Coffman, University of Mary Washington professor of education, was recently named the 2014 Innovative Educator of the Year by the Virginia Society for Technology and Education.

    The VSTE created the award as a way to give recognition to teachers who implement and encourage “innovative

  • UMW Breaks Food Donation Record
    UMW Dining Services collects food donations

    The University of Mary Washington collected 4,729 pounds of food in its 2014 STOP Hunger Food Drive, breaking last year’s record of 3,500 pounds of donated food. The food drive donations are given to the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank to help feed the local

  • UMW Presents “Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music”
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    The University of Mary Washington Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music,” a special two-show performance, on Saturday, Dec. 6.

  • UMW to Host Pianist Michael Feinstein
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    Legendary crooner and pianist Michael Feinstein will perform for the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic’s annual Celebrity Concert Series on Saturday, March 14 in George Washington Hall’s Dodd Auditorium. Tickets are now on sale.