UMW Hosts Second Annual Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars

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The University of Mary Washington’s second annual Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars, held on Saturday, Oct. 11, grossed more than $75,000 to endow a UMW Performing Arts in the Community Scholarship for regional students who excel in music, theatre or dance. … [Read more...]

UMW Presents Harp Concert

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The University of Mary Washington will present “Around the World in 80 Minutes,” a music concert featuring harpist Grace Bauson on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in Pollard Recital Hall. … [Read more...]

UMW Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Berlin Wall

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The University of Mary Washington will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with “Fall of the Wall Campus Weeks” starting Monday, Oct. 13. … [Read more...]

UMW Raises Awareness of Dating Violence

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The University of Mary Washington is raising awareness of dating violence on college campuses through the Red Flag Campaign, a student-run movement that helps students recognize and respond to ‘red flags’ associated with dating violence. … [Read more...]

UMW Survey Shows Support for McDonnell Prison Term

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Sixty percent of Virginians said that former Gov. Bob McDonnell should be sentenced to prison for his role in a corruption scandal, according to a new survey sponsored by the University of Mary Washington’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies. … [Read more...]

UMW Survey Reveals Qualms about U.S. Ebola Preparedness

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A majority of Virginians believe that the U.S. health system is unprepared to deal with an Ebola disease outbreak in this country, according to a new survey of state residents sponsored by the University of Mary Washington’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies. … [Read more...]

UMW Survey Shows Warner Leading in Senate Race

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Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Warner has the support of 47 percent of likely voters in this year’s race for the U.S. Senate, compared to 37 percent for Republican contender Ed Gillespie, according to a new survey sponsored by the University of Mary Washington’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies. … [Read more...]

UMW to Host Executive-In-Residence

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The University of Mary Washington will host the 2014-15 Executive-in-Residence featuring Daniel R. Wolfe ’84 beginning Wednesday, Oct. 15. … [Read more...]

Local Celebrities Compete at UMW Fundraiser, Oct. 11

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Tickets are still available for the second annual "Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars" fundraiser, which will be held at the University of Mary Washington on Saturday, Oct. 11. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Opens 44th Season

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The UMW Philharmonic opens its 44th season on Saturday, Oct. 18, with a tribute to composer Leonard Bernstein. … [Read more...]