UMW Hosts 2014 Homecoming Events

UMW Homecoming 2014

Approximately 3,000 alumni, students and guests converged on the Fredericksburg campus on Saturday, Oct. 25 for the University of Mary Washington’s 2014 Homecoming Weekend celebration. … [Read more...]

Movie Executive Shares Expertise As UMW’s Executive-in-Residence

Dan Wolfe '84 talks with UMW students.

NBC Universal executive Daniel R. Wolfe urged local community leaders and students at the University of Mary Washington to strive for innovation in their businesses and their careers. Wolfe, a 1984 alumnus and executive vice president of NBC Universal’s Worldwide Creative Operations, spent two days last week at UMW as the 2014-14 Executive-in-Residence. … [Read more...]

UMW to Host Executive-In-Residence

Dan Wolfe '84

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

UMW Executive-in-Residence Talks Entrepreneurship and Startups

Matt Ernst '94 (center) talks with business leaders during the Executive-in-Residence breakfast on Feb. 27.

Matt Ernst, the University of Mary Washington’s 2013 Executive-in-Residence, has a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to entrepreneurship and startup companies. … [Read more...]

Peace Corps Ranks UMW Among Top-Producing Small Colleges

Taylor Parker '11 (left) is currently serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana.

For the 10th year, the Peace Corps has ranked the University of Mary Washington among the nation’s top-producing colleges for alumni now serving as Peace Corps volunteers. … [Read more...]

Art Historian, Alumna Visited UMW

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The University of Mary Washington’s Department of Art and Art History and the Wendy Shadwell '63 Program Endowment in Art History sponsored a two-day visit from Allison Stagg ’02, a 2012 Jane and Morgan Whitney Postdoctoral Fellow of Drawings and Prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, on Nov.7 and 8. … [Read more...]

Alumni Return to UMW for Homecoming

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  Hundreds of alumni returned to the University of Mary Washington the weekend of Saturday, Oct. 26 for Homecoming. For the first time in more than 15 years, students and alumni tailgated at the Battleground Athletic Complex on Saturday. On Saturday, the field hockey team beat Capital Athletic Conference rivals Frostburg State University 11 to 2 and the men’s soccer team defeated Frostburg 2 to zero. The women’s soccer team lost a tough game to the Bobcats 3 to 1. The weekend also included the five-year reunion for the Class of 2008, a concert by Grouplove in the Anderson Center, and a gathering in the alumni tent at the Battleground Athletic Complex. … [Read more...]

Developmental Psychologist Named UMW Graduate-in-Residence

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Developmental psychologist and early intervention expert Brianne Friberg, has been named Graduate-in-Residence for the University of Mary Washington’s Department of Psychology. … [Read more...]

UMW Graduate Wins First Place at Area Entrepreneurship Event

Andy Leonard (in pink shirt) celebrates with his team after winning the Startup Weekend Fredericksburg event on Sunday, June 9. Photo by Matt Armstrong.

Andy Leonard, a 2013 University of Mary Washington graduate, is one step closer to making his mobile application idea a reality after winning first place at Startup Weekend Fredericksburg. … [Read more...]

CEO Doug Dolton ’78 Shares Business Philosophy

Doug Dolton '78 (left) is UMW's Executive-in-Residence for 2012-2013.

Doug Dolton ’78 shared his perspectives on leadership, business and the economy with hundreds of regional leaders on Thursday, March 21, as part of the University of Mary Washington’s annual Executive-in-Residence program. … [Read more...]