UMW President Recognized as Local Legend


University of Mary Washington President Richard V. Hurley was honored as a Local Legend by the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce during its second annual event on Thursday, July 30. … [Read more...]

UMW, GWU Sign Medical School Agreement


The University of Mary Washington and The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences have joined forces to streamline the process for UMW students to pursue medical school. A memorandum of understanding signed by both institutions guarantees UMW Honors program students early consideration into the GWU School of Medicine and Health sciences. Students will work with academic advisors to ensure they meet the qualifications for consideration and acceptance. … [Read more...]

UMW Professor Named 2015 Asia Studies Fellow


Surupa Gupta, associate professor of political science and international affairs at the University of Mary Washington, has been selected as a 2015 Asia Studies Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington, D.C. … [Read more...]

Gari Melchers Home and Studio to Celebrate 40th Anniversary


Gari Melchers Home and Studio will celebrate its 40th anniversary with Belmont Portrayed, a juried exhibition of artistic interpretations of Belmont’s buildings and property, from Jan. 23 to April 17, 2016. … [Read more...]

UMW Announces Recipient of Citizenship and Diversity Award

Zaire Sprowal

Zaire Sprowal of Richmond, Virginia, has been named the 2015-2016 recipient of the University of Mary Washington’s Citizenship Award for Diversity Leadership. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic to Host José Carreras

José Carreras

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra will present a concert featuring legendary tenor José Carreras on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the William M. Anderson Center. … [Read more...]

University of Mary Washington Hosts Title IX Training


The University of Mary Washington will host a Civil Rights Investigator Training and Certification Level One Course July 8 and 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Stafford campus. … [Read more...]

UMW Student Wins Young Composer Award

Austin O'Rourke (left) is pictured with 2015 Pulitzer in Music Winner Julia Wolfe after receiving the Martin Gould Award in New York.

University of Mary Washington sophomore Austin O’Rourke won the 2015 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gold Young Composer Award for his composition Hazel Colored Nebula. … [Read more...]

Professors to be Featured on Radio Program

UMW's Carmen Culpeper Chappell Centennial Campanile Tower

University of Mary Washington Professors Mara Scanlon and Mindy Erchull will be featured in upcoming episodes of the With Good Reason public radio program. … [Read more...]

UMW Partners with Local Elementary Schools to Tackle Oil Spills

More than 300 students were able to test their machines during the last week of school.

The timer winds down outside Anne E. Moncure Elementary School in Stafford County. Precious seconds tick away while fifth-graders watch with anticipation to see if their creation will clean up oil dumped in a makeshift waterway. … [Read more...]