November 20, 2017

Digital Liberal Arts Series Continues Oct. 12

The Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies will present “Web Culture in the Disciplines” on Thursday, Oct. 12. The faculty panel discussion is the second of three sessions planned for the annual Digital Liberal Arts series, which showcases UMW’s goal of maintaining its stance as a leader in weaving digital practices throughout the college curriculum. […]

Senior Lands Internship at Smithsonian’s African-American Museum

UMW senior Lindsey Crawford was already having a bad day. So, when the Washington, D.C., number popped up on the screen of her iPhone, she figured it was just another telemarketer. But she slipped out of her afternoon class in Combs Hall, anyway, to pick it up. It was “a chance of a lifetime,” Crawford […]

Fleming Shines at Philharmonic Opener

Acclaimed soprano Renée Fleming drew four standing ovations during her performance last night in UMW’s Dodd Auditorium. More than 900 fans attended the show, the 2017-18 Philharmonic Celebrity Series opener. “It was a remarkable evening,” said Director Kevin Bartram. “One of the very best performances the Philharmonic has ever produced.” Fleming, a Grammy Award-winning artist […]

UMW Shares Virtual Tool Parade

UMW’s Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies (DTLT) kicked off its second annual Digital Liberal Arts series last night in the Hurley Convergence Center Digital Auditorium. The presentation, “A Virtual Tool Parade,” was the first in a three-part series planned throughout the fall semester. Members of the DTLT staff presented some of their favorite digital […]

Blues Artist to Address Civil Rights

Blues artist Gaye Adegbalola – singer, songwriter, storyteller and international performer – will present “Civil Rights, Voting Rights, Gay Rights and the Blues” inside the Hurley Convergence Center Digital Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21. The performance is free and open to the public. The show, a concert-and-talk combination, will feature Adegbalola’s music […]

Gubernatorial Candidates Locked in Close Contest, UMW Survey Shows

Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) and Republican nominee Ed Gillespie remain locked in a tight contest for governor of Virginia, with 44 percent of likely voters favoring Northam and 39 percent backing Gillespie in a new University of Mary Washington statewide survey. Libertarian candidate Cliff Hyra received the support of 3 percent of likely […]

Forty-four Years of Family Weekend Draws Near

With the arrival of nearly 1,000 friends and relatives on the Fredericksburg campus Friday, Sept. 15, UMW will celebrate the 44th year of the event known as Family Weekend. From the classroom to the historic sites of downtown Fredericksburg, this annual event showcases the daily life of the UMW student, while also providing a brief […]

DTLT to Host Digital Liberal Arts Series

The Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies (DTLT) will host its second annual Digital Liberal Arts series. The three-part event showcases UMW’s goal of maintaining its stance as a leader in weaving digital practices into the entire curriculum, as well as into students’ college and post-college experiences. Monthly sessions will be held in the Digital […]

Move-In Day Brings New Eagles ‘Home’

Hundreds of first-year students called UMW home for the first time this week. Move-In Day, which took place yesterday on the Fredericksburg campus, marked the official start of the fall 2017 semester. Beneath overcast skies, spirits were bright. Anticipation bubbled like the Palmieri Fountain. And nervous excitement was the mood of the day. “Move-In Day […]

Paino Unveils Vision for UMW

This morning at an all-university event, President Troy D. Paino shared his vision for UMW’s future. Faculty and staff gathered in Dodd Auditorium for the annual Opening Assembly, where Paino unveiled his plans for the University. He called the agenda, which he spent the summer drafting, a task of “enormous responsibility for a university that’s […]