September 22, 2017

New App Keeps UMW Students on Track

This summer, the University of Mary Washington rolled out its first student-centric mobile app, designed to help navigate the college experience. Initially introduced to freshmen, the app is now available to the entire student body. Designed by the Education Advisory Board (EAB), “Guide” is a mobile app that provides students with support where they’re most […]

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 […]

UMW Professor Tapped for Top DOD Position

UMW faculty member Guy B. Roberts is poised to take a top position with the United States Department of Defense. President Donald J. Trump announced last week his intent to nominate Roberts as assistant secretary of the DOD’s nuclear, chemical and biological defense (NCBD) programs. “It is a great honor and exciting challenge to be […]

Dual-degree Partnership Offers Faster Path to Pharmacy Career

University of Mary Washington students now have an accelerated path to a pharmacy career, thanks to a new articulation agreement with Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. A memorandum of understanding signed earlier this month by both institutions makes it possible for qualified students to earn a baccalaureate degree through UMW and a Doctor of Pharmacy […]

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UMW Celebrates 2017 Graduates, May 12-13

More than 5,000 family and friends will converge on the Fredericksburg campus this weekend to celebrate the University of Mary Washington’s 106th commencement. On Friday, May 12, John D. Burrow, a deputy assistant secretary of the Navy, will give the graduate address at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall. On Saturday, Edward Ayers, […]

UMW Presidential Inauguration, A Friends and Family Affair

Rural Kirksville, Missouri, may not have a Target within its city limits, but it has two universities. And the presidents of A.T. Still University and Truman State University have become close colleagues and friends. When one president left to become president of a Virginia university, the departure left a void for the other president and […]

UMW Theatre to Close 2016-17 Season with Macbeth

UMW Theatre will close its 2016-17 season with Macbeth by William Shakespeare. Performances will be April 13-15 and April 19-22 at 7:30 p.m., and April 22 and 23 at 2 p.m. in Klein Theatre, duPont Hall. There will be a sign-interpreted performance on Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m. On April 14, the “Friday Night […]

Festivities Highlight UMW Presidential Inauguration Week

A week of activities will pave the way for the inauguration of the University of Mary Washington’s 10th president, Troy D. Paino, on Friday, April 21. President Paino will be installed at 4:15 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium of George Washington Hall on the Fredericksburg campus. Paino assumed the presidency in July 2016, succeeding Richard V. […]

Mikhalevsky Appointed UMW Provost

Nina Mikhalevsky has been named provost at the University of Mary Washington, effective July 1, 2017. She has worked at the University since 2006 and currently is serving as acting provost. President Troy D. Paino announced Mikhalevsky’s appointment today, March 31, in an email message to the UMW community. Paino cited her proven administrative capability […]