The University of Mary Washington will commemorate Constitution Day on Friday, Sept. 16, with a public lecture on “Constitutional Interpretation in Federal Courts” by Steve Bacon.
Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the UMW Center for Leadership and Media Studies, was recognized for his dedication and service to Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, at the American Political Science Association Conference earlier this month.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Mary Washington’s undergraduate program sixth among public Southern universities in the “Top Public Regional Universities – South” category in its 2017 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.”
The University of Mary Washington will receive a federal grant of $30,000 over three years to help prevent sexual violence on campus. The University is one of nine colleges partnering with the national nonprofit agency Futures Without Violence to increase awareness of sexual assault on college campuses and implement successful prevention policies.
Amy Wick Mavis, executive director of PACE Center for Girls of Manatee County, Fla., has been named Graduate-in-Residence for the University of Mary Washington’s Department of Psychological Science.