UMW Board of Visitors Announces Tuition Fees for 2014-15

The UMW Board of Visitors recently announced the tuition rates for 2014-15.

The University of Mary Washington’s Board of Visitors has approved new rates for the 2014-2015 academic year. … [Read more...]

UMW Students Receive Awards of Excellence

UMW procession

University of Mary Washington students were honored for outstanding achievements at recent awards programs. … [Read more...]

UMW to Award Emeritus Status at Commencement

Six professors will be given emeritus status at the UMW Commencement ceremony on May 10.

Six longtime professors will be awarded emeritus status at the University of Mary Washington’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 10. … [Read more...]

UMW Places Fourth in International “RecycleMania”

Students and faculty  used 2-liter plastic bottles to create a community garden greenhouse. Photo courtesy of the UMW Ecology Club.

The University of Mary Washington finished fourth nationally and, for the second consecutive year, placed first in Virginia in the annual RecyleMania competition. The top-10 finish came among 330 schools in the “per capita” category that measures the percentage of recyclables per person. … [Read more...]

UMW Students Receive Fulbright, International Scholarships

Charlotte Johnson '13 has received a Fulbright grant to spend a year in Germany.

University of Mary Washington students and alumni will travel, teach, and explore new cultures thanks to prestigious grants and scholarships. … [Read more...]

UMW Student Wins Virginia Psychological Association Award

Leanna Papp '14 (right) worked with Professor Mindy Erchull (left) on her award-winning paper.

University of Mary Washington senior Leanna Papp has been named the winner of the Frederick B. Rowe Award for an outstanding paper at the Virginia Psychological Association conference. … [Read more...]

UMW Students and Faculty Collaborate with Dahlgren Researchers

(copyright Patrick Ross Photography, 2012)

Eight University of Mary Washington students have received hands-on guidance this semester from mentors at the Naval Surface Warfare Center at Dahlgren. The students shared the results of their undergraduate research projects during poster presentations on Wednesday, April 30 at UMW’s Dahlgren campus. … [Read more...]

UMW’s M.S. in Geospatial Analysis Program Begins This Fall

Professor Brian Rizzo (right) works with students in UMW's GIS lab.

Students interested in the University of Mary Washington’s new Master of Science in geospatial analysis program will have an opportunity to meet with faculty and tour the facilities at an open house on Wednesday, May 14. The open house will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Monroe Hall, Room 346. … [Read more...]

UMW Supports Campus Sustainability Through Donation Drive

UMW will collect clothes and household items from residence halls in its "Drop N' Go!" donation drive.

The University of Mary Washington is co-sponsoring a campus sustainability event to encourage faculty, staff and students to donate old or unwanted clothing and household items. “Drop N’ Go!” a collaboration with the Rappahannock Goodwill Industries (RGI), began last week and will continue through Saturday, May 11. … [Read more...]

Educator-in-Residence Talks Leadership with Graduates

Martha Abbott '72, the 2014 Educator-in-Residence, shows attendees the beanie she wore as a student at UMW.

Martha Abbott ’72 believes that teachers are leaders who make an impact in the world. “[Leaders] take people to a place where they couldn’t have gone without them…and that’s exactly what teachers do,” said Abbott, executive director for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. She spoke at the fourth annual Educator-in-Residence event at the University of Mary Washington on Saturday, April 26. … [Read more...]