The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized the University of Mary Washington as a 2016 Tree Campus USA for its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the second consecutive year the University has received the Tree Campus USA designation.
University of Mary Washington Professor of Education George Meadows will be recognized for an innovative 3D-printing program that he developed and implemented in regional public schools. The Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition has selected Meadows’ program, “Makerspaces in Schools,” among the 2017 Programs That Work.
The University of Mary Washington will hold its first giving day on Tuesday, March 14. This date is significant in the University’s history, as it marks 109 years since its founding in 1908 as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women.
The University of Mary Washington’s Department of Theatre & Dance will continue its 2016-17 season with Steel Magnolias, Robert Harling’s classic Southern comedy.
The James Monroe Museum will mark the beginning of a year of celebrations honoring the bicentennial of James Monroe’s presidency with an Inauguration Reenactment on Saturday, March 4, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the steps of Monroe Hall on the Fredericksburg campus of the University of Mary Washington.