UMW Launches $50 Million Fundraising Campaign

The Mary Washington First campaign aims to secure private funds for various initiatives, including for student scholarships.

The University of Mary Washington has publicly launched its $50 million Mary Washington First fundraising campaign. The announcement was made at a news conference on Friday, April 25, in the Jepson Alumni Executive Center. … [Read more...]

National Geographic Photographer Visits UMW, May 8

National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths will present a lecture on Thursday, May 8. ©National Geographic Live. Photo by Annie Griffiths.

Noted National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths will present “A Camera, Two Kids and a Camel” at the University of Mary Washington on Thursday, May 8. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Jepson Alumni Executive Center and will be followed by a book signing and Q&A session. … [Read more...]

Psychology Professor to Appear on Radio Program

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Mindy Erchull, associate professor of psychology at the University of Mary Washington, will appear on the public radio show “With Good Reason” to discuss her research on the connections between female jealousy and abusive relationships. … [Read more...]

UMW Women’s Rugby Team Headed to Nationals

The UMW women's rugby team is headed to the national championships.

The University of Mary Washington women’s rugby team will soon cap off a highly successful 2013-2014 season by competing in the USA Rugby National Championship at Penn State University on April 26 and 27. … [Read more...]

UMW Students Present Research at Annual Symposium, April 25

Every year, students showcase their work at the Research and Creativity Symposium.

Hundreds of University of Mary Washington students will present their research as part of the annual Undergraduate Student Research and Creativity Symposium on Friday, April 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. … [Read more...]

UMW Biology Professor Receives Fulbright Grant

Professor Dianne Baker

Dianne Baker, associate professor of biological sciences at the University of Mary Washington, has been selected to receive a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant. Baker will conduct research at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Oslo, Norway beginning in January 2015. … [Read more...]

UMW Sophomore Receives Barry Goldwater Honorable Mention

Juliana Laszakovits

University of Mary Washington sophomore Juliana Laszakovits is the recipient of an honorable mention from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. … [Read more...]

Multicultural Fair Brings Thousands to UMW

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  Thousands gathered at the University of Mary Washington on Saturday, April 12 for the 24th annual Multicultural Fair. The event, one of the biggest at UMW, featured more than 30 diverse performances, numerous vendors, ethnic food and children's activities. For information about upcoming multicultural events at UMW, visit http://students.umw.edu/multicultural/. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Closes Season with Spring Concert, April 25

Senior Lavar Edmonds will perform a solo during the UMW Philharmonic concert on April 25.

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra’s “happy ENDINGS” concert will close this year’s season on Friday, April 25. The concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium, will feature classical music with exciting conclusions. … [Read more...]

Education Students Share Research and Hear from Expert, April 26

Marty Abbott '72

Marty Abbott ‘72, executive director for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), will serve as the keynote speaker at the University of Mary Washington’s fourth annual Educator-In-Residence event on Saturday, April 26. … [Read more...]