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The Blue & Gray Press | July 17, 2018

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Patriot Front group leaves sticker across UMW campus

February 28, 2018 |


Staff Writer

On the morning of February 18, stickers promoting a white nationalist organization were found at sites across campus. A schoolwide email was sent following the events by Anna Billingsley addressing the incident.Read More

Jepson scheduled to receive renovations and much needed upgrades

October 19, 2017 |


Staff Writer

On Monday, Oct. 9, work began on what has been approximated as a two-year renovation process of the Jepson Science building. This project will likely impact many UMW students and faculty members, particularly those in the science department.Read More

Review of court records reveals disheartening actions taken by leaders in athletic department

April 27, 2017 |


In March, Juliette Landphair, Vice President for Student Affairs, sent out a statement on behalf of the university and its staff announcing that the University of Mary Washington settled a lawsuit with Jasmine Orsted. A former student, who said that she felt racially discriminated against after being cut from the women’s basketball team before her tryout date.Read More

President Paino to reclaim video stardom in “The New Guy” series.

March 29, 2017 |


On Friday, April 7 at 4 p.m. the University of Mary Washington will premier their latest video series titled “The New Guy,” in the Digital Auditorium. Featuring President Troy Paino, each video will explore a different part of the UMW campus and the city of Fredericksburg.

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UMW ranks as best “bang for your buck” according to Washington Monthly

September 10, 2015 |


“We have historically been in the middle price range among the 16 public four-year colleges and universities in the commonwealth, and we track this every year because we don’t want to become one of the more expensive schools,” Provost Jonathan Levin said as the University of Mary Washington was ranked as the 16th best school in providing “the best value for ordinary, non-wealthy students,” out of 288 colleges and universities in the Southeast.Read More

Ad Campaign Comes to An End

April 4, 2012 |


The University of Mary Washington is taking down the billboards and advertising that began in conjunction with the rebranding process in October, during which it partnered with the Educational Marketing Group (EMG), hoping to attract attention to … Read More

Publications Director Honored with Award from Girl Scouts

September 15, 2010 |


Anna Billingsley, the driving force behind many of UMW’s publications, is one of 11 women receiving the Girl Scout Commonwealth Council of Virginia’s 10th annual Women of Distinction Award.

The award honors women who exhibit a high … Read More