Red Flag Campaign at UMW Raises Awareness of Dating Violence

Members of the UMW community wore read in honor of the Red Flag Campaign.
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The Red Flag Campaign, an effort to bring an awareness of dating violence to college campuses, was held at the University of Mary Washington from Monday, Oct. 21 through Tuesday, Oct.29. … [Read more...]

UMW Celebrates Anniversary of Dahlgren Naval Base

UMW will celebrate the 95th anniversary of the Naval Support Facility at Dahlgren through a week of events at UMW’s Dahlgren Campus Center for Education and Research, shown in the photo. (copyright Patrick Ross Photography, 2012)

The University of Mary Washington celebrated the 95th anniversary of the Naval Support Facility at Dahlgren through a week of events at UMW’s Dahlgren Campus Center for Education and Research. … [Read more...]

Family and Friends Gathered at UMW’s Family Weekend

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  More than 1,300 friends and family members came together at the University of Mary Washington from Friday, Sept, 20 through Sunday, Sept. 22 for the 40th annual Family Weekend. The weekend featured more than 40 events, including the education abroad fair, a cookout and club showcase, and a tour of Brompton, the home of UMW President Richard V. Hurley. On Saturday morning, 150 runners participated in the ninth annual 5K run, organized by the UMW basketball program. The run raised money for Nothing But Nets, a grassroots movement to combat malaria, and collected donations of new and used shoes and running equipment. Throughout the weekend, families attended numerous workshops and open houses by academic departments and student organizations. Students and families also explored downtown Fredericksburg through the first Bingo in the ‘Burg program. … [Read more...]

UMW Celebrates Construction of New Campus Center

Groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of campus center construction..

The University of Mary Washington marked the beginning of construction of the new campus center in a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Sept. 20. … [Read more...]

UMW Faculty Featured on C-SPAN This Weekend

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University of Mary Washington faculty members were featured on C-SPAN from Friday, Sept. 20 to Sunday, Sept. 22 as part of the cable network’s Fredericksburg Weekend. … [Read more...]

Family Weekend Returns for 40th Year

Family Weekend will bring more than 1,500 friends and family to the Fredericksburg campus.

More than 1,500 friends and family members gathered at the University of Mary Washington from Friday, Sept, 20 through Sunday, Sept. 22 for Family Weekend. Family Weekend, now in its 40th year, invites friends and family of UMW students to visit the campus and to get a taste of student life. … [Read more...]

U.S. News Ranks UMW Among Top Five Public Universities in the South

UMW is ranked fifth among public universities in the south, according to U.S. News & World Report.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Mary Washington’s undergraduate program fifth among public southern universities in the “Top Public Regional Universities – South” category in its 2014 edition of America’s Best Colleges. … [Read more...]

UMW Launches Litter Prevention Campaign

UMW is partnering with the Fredericksburg Clean & Green Commission in their efforts to reduce cigarette butt litter in the City of Fredericksburg

The University of Mary Washington will take part in the Keep America Beautiful® Cigarette Litter Prevention Program, a national program to reduce the impact of cigarette butt litter. … [Read more...]

Virginia Living Magazine Names UMW Among Most Innovative Schools

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The University of Mary Washington has been selected as one of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s top schools of 2013 by Virginia Living, the most widely read lifestyle magazine in the state. UMW is listed among 150 of Virginia’s most innovative educational programs in the magazine’s State of Education supplement in the October issue. … [Read more...]

UMW Philosophy Professor Wins Service Award

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Craig Vasey, professor of philosophy at the University of Mary Washington, has been recognized with the J. Christopher Bill Outstanding Faculty Service Award for his contributions to the university as well as involvement and leadership in the community. … [Read more...]