UMW President Recognized as Local Legend


University of Mary Washington President Richard V. Hurley was honored as a Local Legend by the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce during its second annual event on Thursday, July 30. … [Read more...]

UMW, GWU Sign Medical School Agreement


The University of Mary Washington and The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences have joined forces to streamline the process for UMW students to pursue medical school. A memorandum of understanding signed by both institutions guarantees UMW Honors program students early consideration into the GWU School of Medicine and Health sciences. Students will work with academic advisors to ensure they meet the qualifications for consideration and acceptance. … [Read more...]

UMW Professor Named 2015 Asia Studies Fellow


Surupa Gupta, associate professor of political science and international affairs at the University of Mary Washington, has been selected as a 2015 Asia Studies Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington, D.C. … [Read more...]

Gari Melchers Home and Studio to Celebrate 40th Anniversary


Gari Melchers Home and Studio will celebrate its 40th anniversary with Belmont Portrayed, a juried exhibition of artistic interpretations of Belmont’s buildings and property, from Jan. 23 to April 17, 2016. … [Read more...]

Money Magazine Rates UMW Among the Nation’s Best

Photographed April 20, 2010. (Photo by Norm Shafer)

The University of Mary Washington has been ranked among the nation’s top colleges by Money Magazine’s 2015 list of top colleges, released on Monday, July 13. … [Read more...]

UMW Announces Recipient of Citizenship and Diversity Award

Zaire Sprowal

Zaire Sprowal of Richmond, Virginia, has been named the 2015-2016 recipient of the University of Mary Washington’s Citizenship Award for Diversity Leadership. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic to Host José Carreras

José Carreras

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra will present a concert featuring legendary tenor José Carreras on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the William M. Anderson Center. … [Read more...]

UMW Psychology Faculty Receive IndieFab Book of the Year Award

Miriam Liss and Holly Schiffrin

University of Mary Washington faculty members Miriam Liss and Holly Schriffrin’s book Balancing the Big Stuff has recently been named the 2014 Silver Winner for Psychology in Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab Book of the Year Awards. … [Read more...]

Fiske College Guide Names UMW Among Nation’s Best

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For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Mary Washington has been named as a “best buy” in the prestigious Fiske Guide to Colleges.  UMW is the only institution in Virginia and the District of Columbia to be awarded this distinction. … [Read more...]

University of Mary Washington Hosts Title IX Training


The University of Mary Washington will host a Civil Rights Investigator Training and Certification Level One Course July 8 and 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Stafford campus. … [Read more...]