UMW Professor Documents Local Hospital History


The storied past of Mary Washington Healthcare has been preserved online, thanks to efforts of University of Mary Washington Professor Jess Rigelhaupt. … [Read more...]

UMW Psychologists Discuss Balance on Public Radio Show

Miriam Liss and Holly Schiffrin

University of Mary Washington psychologists Miriam Liss and Holly Schiffrin say that finding happiness in life doesn’t come from having more material possessions. … [Read more...]

UMW to Host Iraqi Ambassador for Foreign Policy Lecture

Iraqi Ambassador Lukman Faily

The University of Mary Washington will host Iraqi Ambassador Lukman Faily for a presentation on “Challenges of Iraqi Foreign Policy, Status and Prospective” on Wednesday, Jan. 28. … [Read more...]

UMW Receives Virginia Green Travel Award

The Information and Technology Convergence Center,  one of UMW's LEED silver certified buildings. (Photo by Norm Shafer).

The University of Mary Washington is a 2014 recipient of the Virginia Green Travel Leader Award in recognition of its ‘green’ initiatives on its Fredericksburg, Stafford and Dahlgren campuses over the past year. … [Read more...]

‘Little Rock Nine’ Member to Speak at UMW, Jan. 21

Ernest Green, member of the Little Rock Nine

Ernest Green, one of nine students who integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, will give the keynote address as the University of Mary Washington celebrates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Wednesday, Jan. 21. … [Read more...]

UMW Commemorates Anniversary of Religious Freedom Statute

Douglas Laycock, 2015 Jefferson Lecture speaker

The University of Mary Washington will commemorate the anniversary of the enactment of Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom on Thursday, January 29 with a lecture “Religious Freedom and the Culture Wars” given by Douglas Laycock, one of the nation’s leading authorities on the law of religious liberty. … [Read more...]

UMW Presents 2015 Great Lives Lecture Series

Cover of A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock by Tomas Leitch

The University of Mary Washington will present its 2015 Chappell Great Lives Lecture Series beginning Thursday, January 15. … [Read more...]

UMW Rated Among Nation’s Best Values by Kiplinger Magazine

Monroe Hall

The University of Mary Washington is listed among Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine’s “100 Best Values in Public College” for 2015. … [Read more...]

UMW Students Receive Innovation Award

UMW students Sam Fortier and Maria Morran. Photo by Steve Canning Photography.

University of Mary Washington students Maria Morran and Sam Fortier recently received Marstel-Day’s Innovation in Environmental Stewardship Award. … [Read more...]

UMW History Professor Featured on With Good Reason

History Professor Jeffrey McClurken

University of Mary Washington Professor of History Jeffrey McClurken will be featured on the “With Good Reason” public radio program, December 13-19. … [Read more...]