March 2, 2024

Professors Pool Expertise to Create ‘Compelling Courses’

To teach mitosis, April Wynn has students in her class act out the process, portraying chromosomes that divide into nuclei. The assistant professor of biological sciences hopes to replicate lively exercises like this – but virtually – in the fall. “My goal is to promote the same level of engagement, energy and enthusiasm in an […]

UMW Psychology Grad Levels Playing Field

Sarah Axelson ’08 searched months for the right college. Yet by the start of her senior year of high school in Long Beach, New York, she felt no closer to finding it. When a family friend recommended the University of Mary Washington, Axelson dug out her college guide book. Rigorous academics. A Division III softball […]

Psi Chi Chapter Named Best in Organization

Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, has recognized the UMW Psi Chi chapter as the best in the organization. The annual Ruth Hubbard Cousins Chapter Award, which includes a $3,000 prize, selects one chapter that best demonstrates Psi Chi’s mission to recognize and promote excellence in the science and application of psychology. “This […]