Every fall, University of Mary Washington students gather with loved ones on campus for exciting events and activities that showcase Eagle life. Now in its 47th year, Mary Washington’s Family Weekend is going virtual for the first time. Even in the digital realm, this beloved tradition, held Oct. 29 through Nov. 1, promises families ample […]
Department of Chemistry
Temperatures soared yesterday, but Allison Grant was cool and calm as she explained how climate change has disproportionately affected low income neighborhoods that are impacted to a greater degree by heat. “Redlining was outlawed over 50 years ago,” said the UMW senior, citing the discriminatory lending practice that prevented minorities from purchasing homes. “Yet it […]
It was just a white box, but Matt Tovar could not wait to open it. He tore through the thick Styrofoam shell and pushed past the packing, all for a tube the size of his finger. He’d rushed to the Jepson Science Center after getting an email: “Hey Matt, your cells are here.” He’d been […]
Purple wasn’t the color UMW junior Matt Tovar had hoped to see. The solution in the quantum mechanics experiment was supposed to turn red. But the mishap, caused by a contaminant in the container used by his chemistry-class group, sparked an idea.