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The Blue & Gray Press | November 13, 2018

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UMW takes precautions in preparation for Hurricane Florence

September 20, 2018 |

Staff Writer
With Hurricane Florence approaching, UMW prepared for possible heavy wind, rain, and damage to the university. Read More

New Virginia law impacts UMW email policy

September 13, 2018 |

Staff Writer
Virginia has added a new law for universities that has impacted what information they are allowed to publicly display.Read More

Email chain disrupts UMW student and faculty emails

February 1, 2018 |


Staff Writer

On January 16 a mass email chain was sent out to students of the University of Mary Washington. Out of these hundreds of emails some contained  vulgar, inappropriate, and condescending remarks made towards members of the UMW community.Read More

Sexual battery incident causes students to question campus safety

December 7, 2017 |


Staff Writer

On Thursday, Nov. 16, a sexual battery took place on campus in the parking lot behind the Simpson Library and Pollard Hall around 3:35 pm. According to Marty Morrison in a school-wide email, a male wearing a black sweatshirt and blue sweat pants, approached a female student and grabbed her buttocks. After she confronted the male about the situation, he told her that he was joking with her and ran towards the direction of the Eagle’s Nest located in Woodard Hall.Read More

Plans to Outsource Email Fail Despite Multiple Bids

January 24, 2008 |

By Sam Chang and Brittany DeVries

Kate Schaeffer, executive coordinator for the Student Government Association, sent out a school-based group e-mail last semester, without ever logging onto the University of Mary Washington’s Eaglemail system. Many students like Schaeffer that are … Read More

Mass Email Cut Has Downside

February 8, 2007 |


University officials have recently changed the mass e-mail policy in efforts to reduce the number of e-mails going out to all faculty and students. While some of the administration seems positive about the change, faculty have expressed … Read More