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The Blue & Gray Press | November 19, 2017

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Students get applicable experiences from internships

November 9, 2017 |

By JACKSON DOWNEY

Staff Writer

Students are often told that internships are a great way to gain experience for the workforce, but internships can be a great deal of work, sometimes without compensation.Read More

Powerball promises millions, but millions lost out

January 21, 2016 |

By Emily Daly

The winning numbers for the largest Powerball jackpot in American history were announced Jan. 13, and if you played, odds are you lost.
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UMW professor Teresa Coffman named technology innovator

December 3, 2014 |

By DAHLIA SOMERS

Teresa Coffman, associate professor of education is the proud recipient of the 2014 Innovative Educator of the Year Award.Read More

Are colleges robbing athletes of their education?

November 12, 2014 |

By COLEMAN HOPKINS

Illiteracy, useless degrees, fake classes, lack of financial compensation – these are the problems at the forefront of college sports today.Read More

Michelle Obama Discusses Education, Voting at UMW

September 17, 2012 |

Michelle Obama visited the University of Mary Washington on Thursday, Sept. 13 and spoke on education, women’s rights and the decisions President Barack Obama’s administration hopes to implement for the next generation of leaders.Read More

VDOE Aims Low in New Proficiency Groups

September 6, 2012 |

By  JENNIFER SHERBA

Back in July, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) quietly released their new performance measures for academic achievement in public schools. As part of the No Child Left Behind Act, the US Department of Education granted Virginia, … Read More

Disability education course seeks enrollment

October 27, 2010 |

By Meg DeMaria

On Oct. 18 the UMW Autism Play Lab opened its doors to 15 children with various disabilities with the help of Nicole Myers, Ph.D, the coordinator of the clinic. Ten UMW students received seven weeks of … Read More

New course prepares students to teach children with autism

August 19, 2010 |

The UMW Autism Clinic and Play Lab will open its doors in October, offering both support for children with autism and related disabilities and a hands-on opportunity for UMW students enrolled in the course “Special Topics in Education: Autism” to … Read More

Teaching in ghana

September 23, 2009 |

By Carolyn Duffy

“We came here to teach you strategies about how to teach reading. You, however, have taught us so much more than we could have ever taught you.”

The last day of conferences in Ghana, we shared this … Read More

Teachers Need to be Taught to Teach

February 7, 2008 |

By ALEX ROHDE Guest Columnist

As time rolls on, we inevitably come to the period when our classes start again. As we begin to adapt to the daily grind, I can’t help but notice some stark differences in teaching styles. … Read More