World-renowned opera star Renee Fleming and beloved actor Henry Winkler will headline the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic’s 2017-18 season. The announcement was made at a special event for the Friends of the UMW Philharmonic on Saturday, June 17.
The University of Mary Washington has been named among the top 10 business programs among Virginia colleges and universities by Zippia, a website dedicated to helping recent college graduates with their careers. UMW ranked sixth on the list.
Peter S. Kelly has been appointed as dean of the College of Education at the University of Mary Washington. The selection was announced by Acting Provost Nina Mikhalevsky. He will begin work at UMW on July 25.
One year after kicking off the Amphitheatre challenge, the University of Mary Washington has successfully met the criteria to receive a $125,000 challenge grant from the Richmond-based Mary Morton Parsons Foundation. During that time frame, the number of UMW donors making gifts to restore the century-old Amphitheatre nearly tripled.
Gari Melchers Home and Studio will feature The Smithy as the next in an annual series of “Spotlight Exhibitions,” on display from June 10 until Sept. 4, 2017, in the Studio at Belmont.