They were born two centuries apart, but a press conference held, appropriately, on Presidents Day proved that the nation’s fifth president and the University of Mary Washington’s 10th president have similar ideas about education, democracy and civil responsibility.
More than 70 artifacts from the James Monroe Museum now can be viewed online, thanks to a new partnership between the Google Cultural Institute and the Fredericksburg museum.
A civilian leader for the Department of the Navy and a former president of the University of Richmond will be the guest speakers at the University of Mary Washington’s 2017 commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13.
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.