October 23, 2018

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UMW Takes Steps to Raise Awareness and to Combat Sexual Assault

As the 2018-19 school year got under way and on the eve of Domestic Violence Month, dozens of University of Mary Washington students turned out on Campus Walk to sign a “consent” pledge. To what did they consent? Never to commit, condone or remain silent about relationship or sexual violence. The consent campaign highlights national […]

Most Virginians Disapprove of President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump remains deeply unpopular in Virginia, with 58 percent of those surveyed turning thumbs-down on his job performance, according to a new University of Mary Washington statewide survey. The survey, conducted September 4-9 for UMW by the national research firm SSRS, found 37 percent of Virginians approved of the president. Trump scored a […]

National Publications Rate UMW Among the Best

U.S. News & World Report and Washington Monthly have recognized the University of Mary Washington among the best colleges in the nation. U.S. News & World Report ranked UMW’s undergraduate program seventh among public universities in the Regional Universities-South category and 19th among regional universities in the same category. Mary Washington also ranked 13th in the Best Colleges for […]

On- Site Retirement Advising with TIAA & VALIC

No matter where you are in life—just getting started or planning for retirement—a session with a Financial Advisor can help you create a plan for your goals. And, it’s at no additional cost as a part of your retirement plan.

You’ll get answers to these questions and more:

  • Am I invested in the right mix of investments to help meet my goals?
  • Am I saving enough to create the retirement income I need?
  • How do I take income from my retirement account once I stop working?

Register for a session with TIAA at www.TIAA.org/schedulenow:

Tuesday, August 28: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., GW Hall, 215B
Friday, September 7: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  GW Hall, 215B
Thursday, October 11: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., GW Hall, 215B


Register for a session with VALIC at https://my.valic.com/seminarregistration/availableseminars.aspx?csr=5Z+W3eE3VrKv+JZUmCqhzu0Xuziu2zZlrA7ZStd70LE=

Thursday, August 30: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., GW Hall, 215B

Please contact Denise Frye at dfrye2@umw.edu for additional assistance.


Athletics Leader, Mentor Receives UMW Topher Bill Service Award

Dana Hall, associate professor of Athletics, Health, and Physical Education at the University of Mary Washington, has been recognized with the J. Christopher Bill Outstanding Faculty Service Award for her contributions to the University as well as her involvement and leadership in the greater community. The award was presented at the University’s opening faculty meeting […]

Money Magazine Rates UMW Among Nation’s Top Colleges

The University of Mary Washington has been recognized among the nation’s best in Money magazine’s 2018 list of top colleges. UMW is ranked seventh among Virginia public schools and 306 overall among the 727 four-year colleges and universities named to the list out of more than 2,400 four-year schools in the country. Money magazine looks […]

Encore Interview Features McClurken

Jeff McClurken will be featured in an encore interview on With Good Reason, July 7-13. In the segment called “The Ghost in the MP3,” McClurken says while movies often get the facts wrong, there’s history to be learned from the way the stories are told. McClurken, who serves as chief of staff for President Troy Paino, is a historian whose research focuses on the Civil War, veterans, families, the Pinkertons, mental institutions, the 19th-century American South, and the digital humanities.

The program airs in Fredericksburg on Sundays at 2 p.m. on Radio IQ 88.3 Digital.  More information about the show can be found at https://www.withgoodreasonradio.org/episode/the-ghost-in-the-mp3-2.


Richardson Named Distinguished Woman in Business Education

Lynne Richardson, vice president for administration and finance at the University of Mary Washington, has been recognized as the 2018 Patricia M. Flynn Distinguished Woman in Business Education. The award recognizes female thought leaders whose leadership, research and educational initiatives have made a difference for women in business education. The honor was established in 2016 […]

Paul Anka to Open UMW’s 2018-19 Philharmonic Season

American singing icon Paul Anka will kick off UMW’s new Philharmonic Orchestra Season this fall. A Star Trek celeb, travel guru and violin virtuoso will round out the star-studded lineup, which runs October through April in Dodd Auditorium. Anka, known for such chart-topping hits as Puppy Love and Put Your Head on My Shoulder, will take the stage […]

Governor Announces Appointments to UMW Board of Visitors

The Virginia Governor’s Office today announced the appointment of Martha Abbott ’72, Allida M. Black and Leopoldo Martínez to the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors. In addition, Edd Houck has been reappointed to a second term on the Board. The appointees will serve four-year terms, which expire June 30, 2022. They succeed Holly […]