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The Blue & Gray Press | June 20, 2018

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Students should take advantage of writing and speaking center resources

April 19, 2018 |

By JOSHUA STALEY

Staff Writer

The writing and speaking centers are invaluable resources for students at the University of Mary Washington. Read More

Higher standards should be held for club leaders, club athletes

March 24, 2016 |

By ASHTON FERNEYHOUGH

We’ve all seen those movies where the athletes are the life of the party and get away with every problem or issue that might be a result of the actions from the raging night they’ve had. But from past issues that have happened at the University of Mary Washington dealing with varsity athletes and non-collegiate athletes, every year the same debate arises.
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UMW on of top 25 universities for four-year graduation rates

March 26, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

The University of Mary Washington was ranked 18th in the top 25 public colleges from which students graduate within a four-year period by a recent Money Magazine study conducted through the U.S. Department of Education.Read More

Administration dispels rumors regarding termination of music and arts education degrees

March 26, 2015 |

By HOPE RACINE

The University of Mary Washington community was temporarily shocked last week following rumors of the immediate termination of UMW art and music education degrees.

On March 19, the Department of Music Facebook page posted, “Yesterday we … Read More

Simpson Library undergoes project to free up usable space

February 25, 2015 |

By HOPE RACINE

As part of a four-year process, the University of Mary Washington’s Simpson Library is weeding through older books in the hopes of making more usable space for students. Read More

Final vote on possible communication major to come Friday

February 18, 2015 |

By ANNA DEMARR

A new major could be joining the University of Mary Washington academic selection on Friday, Feb. 20, when the University Faculty Council will review and vote on the prospective Communication and Digital Studies Program.

Beginning this past … Read More

Committee formed to review university’s language requirement

February 18, 2015 |

By NIKKI OESTREICHER

Earlier this year, President Rick Hurley and Provost Jonathan Levin asked the University Faculty Council to establish a committee to review the University of Mary Washington’s language requirement as part of the ongoing Strategic Resource Allocation Project. Read More

Residential nursing program receives confirmation

February 10, 2015 |

By HANNAH RIDDLE

Incoming students to the University of Mary Washington will now have access to a new four year nursing program set to begin this fall semester. Read More

Editorial: Time for greater investment in students

January 29, 2015 |

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS EDITORIAL BOARD

The Blue & Gray Press reported last week that current on-campus construction projects are on track to be completed on schedule. The article also discussed some of the features of the new buildings, which are exciting and will surely be welcomed by future classes.Read More

UMW reintroduces advising tool to faculty

November 12, 2014 |

By ALISON THOET

The Starfish online advising tool has been reintroduced at the University of Mary Washington this fall in an effort to streamline academic advising for students.Read More

A Digital Liberal Arts Framed by Online Practices

September 17, 2014 |

By DAHLIA SOMERS

When Jim Groom, executive director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies at the University of Mary Washington, joined the department nine years ago, he brought with him a vision for a digital liberal arts.Read More

Opposing Viewpoints: Increasing Diversity on Campus More Important Than Academics

February 2, 2011 |

The University of Mary Washington accepts applicants each year that might not meet university academic standards but fulfill a quota in the diversity count. These students from minority backgrounds are accepted on the premise that their circumstances may have curtailed … Read More