UMW Announces Community ‘Stars’ for UMW Arts Fundraiser, Oct. 11

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A new slate of Fredericksburg-area community leaders has been named to perform in the second annual Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars on Saturday, October 11, to raise money for a performing arts scholarship at the University of Mary Washington. … [Read more...]

Women’s Rugby Team Wins National Championship

The UMW women's rugby team is the 2014 Division II National Champions.

The University of Mary Washington women’s rugby team won the 2014 USA Rugby Division II National Championship in California. The UMW team defeated Cal State Northridge in the championship match 36-22 on Sunday, May 11. … [Read more...]

UMW Awards Top Honors and Honorary Degree at Commencement Ceremonies

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The University of Mary Washington presented its top honors during commencement ceremonies Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10. … [Read more...]

UMW Graduates Class of 2014 in 103rd Commencement

Graduate finds a creative way to fend off the rain.

The University of Mary Washington graduated a total of 1,249 students during its 103rd commencement in a graduate ceremony on Friday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the William M. Anderson Center and in an undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, May 10 at 9 a.m. in Ball Circle on the university’s Fredericksburg campus. … [Read more...]

Founder, President and CEO Rebecca Rubin Addresses UMW Graduates, May 10

Environmentalist Rebecca Rubin address graduates.

Founder, president and CEO of environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day Rebecca Rubin challenged graduates to be good stewards of the environment during the University of Mary Washington’s 2014 commencement address. … [Read more...]

Entrepreneur Kenneth J. Lopez Addresses Master’s Candidates

Ken Lopez encourages master's degree graduates to consider entrepreneurships.

CEO Kenneth J. Lopez ’92 urged graduates to consider entrepreneurial careers during his address at the University of Mary Washington graduate commencement Friday, May 9. … [Read more...]

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...]