UMW Psychology Faculty Receive IndieFab Book of the Year Award

Miriam Liss and Holly Schiffrin

University of Mary Washington faculty members Miriam Liss and Holly Schriffrin’s book Balancing the Big Stuff has recently been named the 2014 Silver Winner for Psychology in Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab Book of the Year Awards. … [Read more...]

Fiske College Guide Names UMW Among Nation’s Best

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For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Mary Washington has been named as a “best buy” in the prestigious Fiske Guide to Colleges.  UMW is the only institution in Virginia and the District of Columbia to be awarded this distinction. … [Read more...]

UMW Celebrates Harper Lee’s New Book


The University of Mary Washington Bookstore will celebrate the national release date for Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee’s much-anticipated new novel, with a book talk and reception on Tuesday, July 14. … [Read more...]

UMW Announces Search Firm for 2015-16 Presidential Search

The UMW Board of Visitors recently announced the tuition rates for 2014-15.

The University of Mary Washington announced the selection of Baker and Associates as its partner in the search for the 10th president of the university on Friday, June 12. … [Read more...]

Governor Announces Appointments to UMW Board of Visitors

UMW's Carmen Culpeper Chappell Centennial Campanile Tower

The Virginia Governor’s Office today announced the appointment of Heather Mullins Crislip, Davis C. Rennolds and Rhonda VanLowe to the Board of Visitors at the University of Mary Washington. They will serve four-year terms, which expire June 30, 2019. They succeed Joseph Grzeika, Dorcas Hardy and Jud Honaker, whose terms will end on June 30, 2015. … [Read more...]

UMW and Germanna Partner for Business Transfer Agreement

Presidents Richard V. Hurley (UMW) and David A. Sam (Germanna) sign the agreement.

The University of Mary Washington and Germanna Community College established a new direct transfer agreement for business administration on Tuesday, June 2. … [Read more...]

Gari Melchers Receives Travel Excellence Award

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont Ariel View

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont recently received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for its consistent achievement of great travel reviews on the website. … [Read more...]

UMW Named Virginia’s Hidden Gem

UMW Move In 2014

The University of Mary Washington has been named as the top ‘hidden gem’ college in the state of Virginia by College Raptor. … [Read more...]

UMW Awards Top Honors and Honorary Degree at Commencement Ceremonies

Top Honors

The University of Mary Washington presented its top honors during commencement ceremonies Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. … [Read more...]

UMW Students Receive Awards of Excellence

Excellence Awards

The University of Mary Washington’s graduating students were honored for outstanding achievements at recent awards programs: … [Read more...]