UMW Faculty Featured on C-SPAN This Weekend


University of Mary Washington faculty members were featured on C-SPAN from Friday, Sept. 20 to Sunday, Sept. 22 as part of the cable network’s Fredericksburg Weekend. … [Read more...]

“The Miss Firecracker Contest” Kicks Off UMW Theatre Season

"The Miss Firecracker Contest" runs from September 19 through September 29.

The University of Mary Washington Department of Theatre & Dance kicked off its 2013-14 season with “The Miss Firecracker Contest.” Performances were Sept. 19-21 and Sept. 26-28 at 8 p.m., and Sept. 22, 28 and 29 at 2 p.m. in Klein Theatre. … [Read more...]

UMW Student Coordinates Historic Community Event

Emily Taggart Frickner coordinated the Vintage Route 1 Tour on Saturday, September 7

A University of Mary Washington student has taken her historic preservation studies far beyond the classroom with a historic Route 1 tour that kicked off Saturday, Sept. 7 at Riverfront Park in Fredericksburg. … [Read more...]

UMW Philosophy Professor Wins Service Award

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Craig Vasey, professor of philosophy at the University of Mary Washington, has been recognized with the J. Christopher Bill Outstanding Faculty Service Award for his contributions to the university as well as involvement and leadership in the community. … [Read more...]

Developmental Psychologist Named UMW Graduate-in-Residence


Developmental psychologist and early intervention expert Brianne Friberg, has been named Graduate-in-Residence for the University of Mary Washington’s Department of Psychology. … [Read more...]

UMW Receives Grant to Establish Nursing Program

UMW's bachelor of science in nursing completion program will begin in fall 2014. Image courtesy of Mary Washington Healthcare.

Mary Washington Hospital’s Community Benefit Fund has awarded the University of Mary Washington a $25,000 grant to create a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program at the university. … [Read more...]

UMW Math Professor Honored by Alma Mater

Keith Mellinger received the 2013 Young Alumni Achievement Award from his alma mater, Millersville University.

University of Mary Washington Associate Professor and Chair of Mathematics Keith Mellinger was honored with the 2013 Young Alumni Achievement Award from his alma mater, Millersville University. … [Read more...]

Virginia Psychology Group Recognizes UMW Students

Heath Sharp and Drew Hickey were recognized by the Virginia Psychological Association.

University of Mary Washington psychology majors Drew Hickey and William “Heath” Sharp were recognized for their outstanding undergraduate research at the Virginia Psychological Association’s spring conference April 25 in Richmond. … [Read more...]

Students Presented Work at Research and Creativity Day

Every year, students showcase their work at the Research and Creativity Symposium.

Students at the University of Mary Washington gave more than 100 research presentations during the annual Undergraduate Student Research and Creativity Day on Friday, April 26. … [Read more...]

UMW Announces 2013 Historic Preservation Book Prize

Paul Kapp and Paul Armstrong received the 2013 Historic Preservation Book Prize for their book "SynergiCity." Image courtesy of University of Illinois Press.

The University of Mary Washington Center for Historic Preservation has awarded the 2013 Historic Preservation Book Prize to “SynergiCity: Reinventing the Postindustrial City,” edited by Paul Hardin Kapp and Paul J. Armstrong. … [Read more...]