Alumna Roberta MacDonald credits the University of Mary Washington with giving her the tools it took to help launch her extraordinary 40-year marketing career. She’s served as Vermont’s first marketing director and worked for such heavy-hitters as the San Francisco Opera, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ford Foundation, American Express and the Vietnam […]
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It was drizzling, of course, when UMW alum Robert Durrette ’09 poured two cups of coffee at his rainforest lodge.
With his materials laid out on a rug, Nate Salzman, an educator and exhibition specialist from Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, led a workshop last week at UMW’s Jefferson Square, using just his hands, dried wood, soft pieces of tree bark and bow-drills. A sand pit made the centerpiece for what was about to be […]
UMW senior Lindsey Crawford was already having a bad day. So, when the Washington, D.C., number popped up on the screen of her iPhone, she figured it was just another telemarketer. But she slipped out of her afternoon class in Combs Hall, anyway, to pick it up. It was “a chance of a lifetime,” Crawford […]
Can a UMW student help counter terrorism attacks from across the globe using classroom technology? The answer just might be yes – and it’s all part of Katie Keplinger’s MSGA thesis.