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Students celebrate Virginia’s Statute for Religious Freedom

January 27, 2015 |

By ALEX SPENCE

Students and faculty will gather to celebrate the freedom of religious expression on Jan. 29 at the 2015 Jefferson Lecture. The lecture commemorates the Virginia Statute, which allows for individuals to worship freely in whichever religion they choose. The lecture will take place at the University of Mary Washington on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium.Read More

Iraqi ambassador Lukman Faily gives students snapshot of life in the Middle East

January 27, 2015 |

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Iraqi Ambassador Lukman Faily gave a firsthand account of the current state of the Middle East, particularly in Iraq, to students and faculty at the University of Mary Washington on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.Read More

Disability Resources names Sandra Fritton as new director

January 27, 2015 |

By LINDSEY CRAWFORD

Over winter break, the University of Mary Washington named Sandra Fritton as the new student disabilities director for the Office of Disability Resources.Read More

President puts forth proposal for free community college

January 22, 2015 |

By KATIE REDMILES

During Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama presented his idea to help alleviate the burden of student debt.

Obama’s plan revolves around providing two years of community college tuition to those who earn it. … Read More

Construction continues on campus

January 21, 2015 |

By TAYLOR O’DELL

Construction work on the new University Center and the Woodard Campus Center/Mercer Hall project is continuing as planned despite the cold January temperatures. According to Richard Pearce, vice president for administration and finance at the University of … Read More

Va. students gear up for climate conference at UMW

January 21, 2015 |

By ALEX OBOLENSKY

Students from around the state of Virginia will gather from Feb. 13-15 with a twofold goal: to ensure that energy production occurs in an environmentally responsible way and that the youth of the world have a strong … Read More

ELC department honors late UMW professor Claudia Emerson

January 20, 2015 |

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Students and faculty from the department of English, linguistics, and communication came together to read poetry and honor the life and work of the late Claudia Emerson on Thursday, Jan. 15.

The faculty read their favorite poems … Read More