February 23, 2024

Fulbright Grants Will Send UMW Alums to Teach Overseas

The University of Mary Washington continues its Fulbright tradition with the recent announcements of grants for two alumni. Emma Bathke ’21 and Olivia Foster ’23 will teach English overseas as participants in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. They are among 28 Mary Washington student Fulbright recipients since 2006, according to Professor of Middle East History […]

COVID Delays, But Fails to Deter Fulbright Scholars

Hannah Rothwell ’20 was recently in the middle of a meeting at her internship at a D.C. think tank when she received a text out of the blue: Call the U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan immediately. Rothwell, who majored in economics and international affairs at the University of Mary Washington, was suddenly flooded with memories of […]

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UMW Professor’s Online Initiative Attracts Tens of Thousands

The University of Mary Washington is among countless educational institutions worldwide that have switched to virtual classes due to the coronavirus threat, or COVID-19. Suddenly, students are at home, and so are their teachers. The transition has been daunting for many professors, especially those who have never taught online. But one UMW faculty member saw […]

UMW History Professor Nabil Al-Tikriti Receives Prestigious Fulbright Grant

Thanks to a prestigious 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant, Associate Professor of History and American Studies Nabil Al-Tikriti will spend the next 10 months researching centuries-old manuscripts and archives in Azerbaijan. Al-Tikriti will concentrate on 15th- and 16th- century intellectual history as well as Sufi movements and their connections to the significant political dynasties of […]

UMW Named Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

The University of Mary Washington has been named one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright scholars, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. Last spring, four UMW students and alumni were selected to travel, teach and explore new cultures thanks to prestigious Fulbright grants. The awards highlight the best results in the University’s history […]