A candlelight vigil will be held on the Fredericksburg campus Sunday, March 19, to raise awareness about the alarming rate of veteran suicide. The ceremony, called Operation #22to0, will take place at Jefferson Square beginning at 7:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.
Misinformation about homelessness abounds—what causes it, what perpetuates it and how to solve it, says Debra Schleef, professor of sociology at the University of Mary Washington. Learning the truths about homelessness can change the way we think about these vulnerable people, she says.
The University of Mary Washington will mark its 109th founding anniversary by ringing its campanile bells on Tuesday, March 14. This date has always been celebrated as Founders Day, and this year it is also Mary Wash Giving Day.
Patriots braved this weekend’s blustery weather to witness the swearing in of the fifth United States president – or at least a festive reenactment of it.
Belmont Portrayed: Through a Lens, an exhibition of photographs depicting the buildings, grounds and gardens of Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, opens to the public on Saturday, March 18, and will be on view through May 21.