UMW Student Recognized with Debate Award

Senior Mariah Young

University of Mary Washington senior Mariah Young was awarded the Julia Burke Award for Character and Excellence at the American Debate Association Nationals. She is the fourth UMW student to receive the award. … [Read more...]

UMW Student Wins Naval Academy Essay Award

Senior Christian Perkins

University of Mary Washington senior Christian Perkins won the Naval Academy Foreign Affairs essay competition, presented at the organization’s 55th annual conference that took place in Annapolis, Maryland in April. … [Read more...]

UMW Converges Time and Technology in 80’s Exhibit

UMW's Console Living Room Photo Credit: Julia Davis

The University of Mary Washington is converging time and technology with its interactive “Console Living Room” exhibit, a collection of 1980’s technology on display through May 2015. … [Read more...]

UMW Students Win Art Awards

Senior Marie Firth (left) and senior Taylor White Photo Credit: Julia Davis

The University of Mary Washington Department of Art and Art History announced its student awards at the opening reception of the Annual Student Art Exhibition at the duPont Gallery on Wednesday, April 8. … [Read more...]

UMW to Host Fredtech’s Fourth Annual STEM Summit, April 25

Chemistry

The University of Mary Washington will host Fredtech’s fourth annual STEM16 Summit, a showcase of regional initiatives in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, on Saturday, April 25. … [Read more...]

UMW’s Month of Microfinance a Platform for Global Discussion

#MicrofinanceCanBe Campaign Submission

The University of Mary Washington will host the fourth annual Month of Microfinance this April, leveraging the month as a platform for a global discussion surrounding the results of a new study questioning microfinance’s impact on poverty. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Hosts Richmond Ballet

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

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic will host the Richmond Ballet for the conclusion of its 2014-15 season on Friday, April 24. … [Read more...]

UMW Students Raise Funds to Bring Power to Guatemala

UMW students filming in Guatemala

Take a class in the dark? University of Mary Washington students in Guatemala over spring break couldn’t fathom the idea – so they are taking action. … [Read more...]

UMW to Host All-Star Drummer Rich Redmond

All-star drummer Rich Redmond

The University of Mary Washington will host Rich Redmond, all-star drummer for Grammy-nominated country artist Jason Aldean, for a presentation on Wednesday, April 15. … [Read more...]

Peer Mentoring Elevates Domain of One’s Own

Jim Groom teaches a class

More than 1,000 University of Mary Washington students have created their digital identities, thanks to a pioneering program the university launched less than two years ago. … [Read more...]