Community Leaders Dance to Raise Scholarship Funds

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The inaugural “Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars,” held at the University of Mary Washington on August 17, raised more than $65,000 to endow a UMW Performing Arts in the Community Scholarship for regional students who excel in music, theatre or dance. … [Read more...]

UMW Freshmen Build Digital Identities Through Innovative Project

The Domain of One's Own initiative allows students and faculty to experiment with domains and web hosting.

This fall, incoming freshmen at the University of Mary Washington will have the opportunity to create their digital identities through the Domain of One’s Own initiative. … [Read more...]

UMW Among Best Colleges, According to Princeton Review

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The University of Mary Washington has been named to The Princeton Review’s 2014 edition of “The Best 378 Colleges.” … [Read more...]

UMW Named One of Top 100 Producers of Minority Degrees

UMW is listed among the top 100 producers of minority degrees for 2013 by the publication Diverse: Issues In Higher Education.

The University of Mary Washington is listed among the top 100 producers of minority degrees for 2013 by the publication Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. … [Read more...]

Fiske College Guide Names UMW Among Nation’s Best

Scene in Monroe Hall, Thursday Oct. 27, 2011. (Photo by Norm Shafer).

For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Mary Washington is the only institution in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia named as a “best buy” in the prestigious Fiske Guide to Colleges. … [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 Philharmonic Performs Eighth Annual Independence Day Spectacular

The UMW Philharmonic Orchestra will perform its eighth annual Independence Day concert on Thursday, July 4.

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra performed its eighth annual Independence Day Spectacular concert on Thursday, July 4. The concert and fireworks show was held in Stafford County’s Pratt Park. … [Read more...]

UMW Athletics Wins Richard C. Cook CAC All-Sports Award for First Time Since 2005

Athletic Director Ken Tyler (left) and President Richard V. Hurley showcase UMW's Richard C. Cook All-Sports Award.

The University of Mary Washington combined seven CAC championships with six second-place finishes to snap Salisbury University’s reign and capture the 2012-13 Richard C. Cook All-Sports Award.  It is UMW’s first championship since the 2004-05 year. … [Read more...]

UMW Rector Receives Honorary Degree

The Hon. Pamela J. White, left, with Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio prior to Judge White's receiving an honorary degree. Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee University.

The Honorable Pamela J. White, rector of the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors, has received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Washington and Lee University. … [Read more...]

Click Here for Video of Commencement Speaker Steve Pemberton’s Address on May 11

Steve Pemberton encouraged graduates to treasure their experiences.

Business executive, motivational speaker and noted author Steve Pemberton reminded graduates of their power to change the world during the University of Mary Washington’s 2013 commencement address on May 11, 2013. … [Read more...]