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Annie Kleykamp '01

Psychopharmacologist Named UMW Psychology Graduate-In-Residence

Annie Kleykamp, a scientist with Pinney Associates Inc., has been named Graduate-in-Residence for the University of Mary Washington’s Department of Psychology. An expert on the effects of nicotine, alcohol and opiates on cognitive function in
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Louis Martinette received the Graduate Faculty Award.

Lou Martinette Receives Topher Bill Award

Lou Martinette, associate professor in the College of Business Department of Management and Marketing, has been recognized with the J. Christopher Bill Outstanding Faculty Service Award for his contributions to the University as well as
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UMW Provost Jonathan  Levin, left, President Richard V. Hurley, middle, and Germanna's President David Sam sign nursing education agreements.

UMW, Germanna, Mary Washington Healthcare Partner to Improve Nursing Education

A unique partnership in nursing education among the University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College and Mary Washington Healthcare will bolster healthcare services in the region. As an integral step, UMW’s President Richard V. Hurley
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Princeton Review, Money Magazine, Forbes Rate UMW Among the Nation’s Best

The University of Mary Washington has recently been ranked among the nation’s best colleges by the Princeton Review, Money Magazine and Forbes. UMW has been named to The Princeton Review’s 2015 edition of “The Best
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UMW Announces Recipient of Citizenship and Diversity Award

Cara Wimberley of Blacksburg, Virginia, has been named the 2014-2015 recipient of the University of Mary Washington’s Citizenship Award for Diversity Leadership. The annual award is given to a rising senior enrolled as a full-time
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  • Science Symposium Highlights Student Research
    Ruth Catlett, right, explains her research in parallel computing education.

    Ryan Barlow spent much of his free time this semester waiting for clear nights. When one finally arrived, he’d haul his equipment – including a telescope, camera, spectrograph, motorized mount and filters – outdoors and set up outside of the Jepson Science Center at

  • Communication Journal Honors UMW Political Science Professor
    Second from left is Chad Murphy, assistant professor of Political Science.

    Chad Murphy, assistant professor of Political Science at the University of Mary Washington, was recently announced as the recipient of article of the year for 2014 by Communication Methods and Measures journal.

    Murphy, along with Associate Professor of Psychology Chris Westbury at the University

  • Virginia Governor Appoints UMW Board Member
    Carlos Del Toro

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has appointed Carlos Del Toro of Stafford, Va., to the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors.

     Del Toro, known for his leadership and innovation, is founder, CEO and president of SBG Technology Solutions Inc.,

    a Washington-based engineering services and consulting firm. Four

  • “Always…Patsy Cline” Returns to Klein Theatre

    Two Fredericksburg area students will give encore performances when the University of Mary Washington Department of Theatre & Dance brings back the production of “Always. . . Patsy Cline” beginning Wednesday, July 9 at Klein Theatre.

  • Fiske College Guide Names UMW Among Nation’s Best

    The University of Mary Washington is the only institution in Virginia and the District of Columbia to be named as a “best buy” in the prestigious Fiske Guide to Colleges. This is the fifth consecutive year for UMW to be awarded this distinction.