UMW Rated Among Nation’s Best Values by Kiplinger Magazine

Monroe Hall

The University of Mary Washington is listed among Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine’s “100 Best Values in Public College” for 2015. … [Read more...]

UMW Students Receive Innovation Award

UMW students Sam Fortier and Maria Morran. Photo by Steve Canning Photography.

University of Mary Washington students Maria Morran and Sam Fortier recently received Marstel-Day’s Innovation in Environmental Stewardship Award. … [Read more...]

UMW History Professor Featured on With Good Reason

History Professor Jeffrey McClurken

University of Mary Washington Professor of History Jeffrey McClurken will be featured on the “With Good Reason” public radio program, December 13-19. … [Read more...]

UMW Professor Receives Outstanding Faculty Award

Professor of Psychology Miriam Liss

University of Mary Washington Professor of Psychology Miriam Liss is the recipient of a prestigious 2015 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV). … [Read more...]

UMW Students Receive Gilman Scholarships

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Three students from the University of Mary Washington have received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad during the spring 2015 academic term. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Receives National Endowment

Richmond Ballet dancers in Ancient Airs and Dances by Stoner Winslett. Richmond Ballet. All rights reserved.

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic has received a $2,850 grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts that will bring the Richmond Ballet to Fredericksburg after more than 20 years. … [Read more...]

UMW to Open Veteran Resource Center

The James Monroe Museum will hold a "Raise it Up!" party on Flag Day.
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The University of Mary Washington will open its Veteran Resource Center on Monday, December 1 to serve more than 400 veteran, active duty and veteran-affiliated students at the institution. … [Read more...]

UMW Breaks Food Donation Record

UMW Dining Services collects food donations

The University of Mary Washington collected 4,729 pounds of food in its 2014 STOP Hunger Food Drive, breaking last year’s record of 3,500 pounds of donated food. The food drive donations are given to the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank to help feed the local community. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Hosts Holiday Pops Concert

UMW Philharmonic Holiday Pops Concert Orchestra

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic will host its annual Holiday Pops Concert, “Home for the Holidays,” on Thursday, Dec. 4 and Friday, Dec. 5. … [Read more...]

UMW to Host Tohoku Tomo Screening, Nov. 12

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The University of Mary Washington will host a screening of the documentary film “Tohoku Tomo”on Wednesday, Nov. 12 to bring attention to the ongoing efforts to rebuild the Tohoku region of Japan, which was directly impacted by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeast Japan. Philp Holbrook, a 2007 UMW alumnus, was cinematographer of the documentary. … [Read more...]