Building with Habitat for Humanity. Measuring the trees on UMW’s historic campus. Diving with faculty for coral samples on Christmas Island. These are just a few of the things that UMW students are doing on a given day – and it’s largely made possible through the generosity of the university’s donors. UMW’s civically, socially and […]
The University of Mary Washington will hold its second annual giving day on Tuesday, March 20. During Mary Wash Giving Day, donors can make gifts at givingday.umw.edu from midnight through 11:59 p.m. Gifts received during this time will celebrate the UMW spirit of giving back and help fill the gap—since funding from the Commonwealth of Virginia […]
It was in high school that UMW junior Andy Unger first realized that books about the LGBTQ+ community were rare finds. But it wasn’t until he arrived at UMW that it really clicked: This was a problem he could solve. “As a kid, I spent all of my time reading every book I could find,” […]
A whiteboard full of math equations – snap! A tutoring notice on a professor’s door – snap! A room number sign in Braille – snap! With each new discovery, the students’ cameras clicked and moments later a new photo went flying into the Twittersphere.
Not too long ago, University of Mary Washington alumnus Will McCarry ’14 was jamming with a couple of friends in a Westmoreland Hall dorm room. Five years and countless noise complaints later, his band, Wylder, is gearing up to play their first cruise line music festival.