- Gari Melchers Home and Studio to Host Illustrated Presentation
Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont will host a free illustrated presentation, The Painted Garden: A Favorite Motif in American Impressionism, on Sunday, May 3.
- James Monroe Museum Acquires Previously Unknown Portrait of Fifth President
A previously unknown portrait of James Monroe—Revolutionary War hero, legislator, diplomat, Virginia governor and fifth president of the United States—will be exhibited for the first time on Saturday, April 25 at the James Monroe Museum.
- UMW Initiates Test-Optional Admissions Provision
The University of Mary Washington will offer high-achieving prospective students the opportunity to opt out of providing standardized college admission tests with their application for enrollment. The University’s Board of Visitors approved the action during its April meeting.
- Students to Celebrate Research and Creativity, April 24
Do polymers provide a cure for cancer? Should college be free? Is recycling plastic environmentally friendly?
- President Richard V. Hurley to Retire in 2016
At a meeting of the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors today, President Richard V. Hurley announced his plan to retire, effective June 30, 2016. Hurley, who has served as UMW’s ninth president since July 1, 2010, has made clear his desire to