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...]

UMW Graduates Class of 2015 in 104th Commencement

104th Commencement

The University of Mary Washington graduated a total of 1,158 students during its 104th commencement in a graduate ceremony on Friday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium of George Washington Hall and in an undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, May 9 at 9 a.m. in Ball Circle on the university’s Fredericksburg campus. … [Read more...]

UMW Announces 2015 Historic Preservation Book Prize

2015 Historic Preservation Book Prize

The University of Mary Washington’s Center for Historic Preservation has awarded the 2015 Historic Preservation Book Prize to A City for Children; Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950 by Marta Gutman. … [Read more...]

UMW to Award Emeritus Status at Commencement

Emeriti

Six longtime professors will be awarded emeritus status during the University of Mary Washington’s graduate and undergraduate ceremonies on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. … [Read more...]

State Superintendent, Career Ambassador to Speak at UMW Commencement Ceremonies

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More than 5,000 parents, friends and well-wishers are expected to converge on the Fredericksburg campus to celebrate the University of Mary Washington’s 104th commencement ceremonies Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. … [Read more...]

Local Business Owner Receives Philharmonic’s Citizen Salute

Jerry Ulman

Local business owner Jerry Ulman received the Citizen Salute Award, presented by the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra at its April concert. … [Read more...]

UMW Hosts Virginia Education Specialist as Educator-in-Residence

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The University of Mary Washington’s College of Education hosted Robert Fugate ’03, an assessment specialist for the Virginia Department of Education, for its 5th annual Educator-in-Residence. He presented as the keynote lecture at the College of Education’s Graduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 25. … [Read more...]

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...]