Growing up, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney’s family had only one car and no way of picking him up after school. But when he told his third-grade teacher he wouldn’t be able to join the social studies club, she arranged a ride for him. “Moments like that along the way, when teachers did things they didn’t […]
Pop quiz: What kind of educator blasts music, dances on chairs and encourages students to skip class? Answer: Hamish Brewer, a.k.a. “The Relentless Principal” “I’m about breaking rules in a good sense,” said Brewer, whose unorthodox leadership approach earned him the commanding title, along with national recognition as an “educational disruptor” who transforms struggling schools. […]
A bonsai workshop last week set the right frame of mind for a progress report on UMW’s new Zen Garden. More than 100 people turned out to learn about the ancient art of tree trimming and hear about the space being built outside Trinkle Hall’s Leideckter Center for Asian Studies on the Fredericksburg campus.
UMW alumni Robert Davis and Abbas Haider made Forbes’ prestigious “30 Under 30.” The recently released 2018 list celebrates the country’s top young entrepreneurs, innovators and change-makers.
UMW rocks new basketball season