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The Blue & Gray Press | September 23, 2018

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Students should follow Kaepernick’s example and stand up for their beliefs

September 13, 2018 |

By LAUREN CLOSS
Editor-In-Chief
Recently, Nike announced that Kaepernick would be the face of their latest “Just do it” campaign.Read More

UMW donates artifact to the new African American History and Culture museum in D.C.

October 5, 2016 |

By SADIE ROBERTS

African American history is American history, and the University of Mary Washington highlighted just how important this history is by its recent donation to The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opened Saturday, Sept. 24.Read More

Hurley Recognized for Freedom Rides Exhibit

November 9, 2011 |

By VALERIE LAPOINTE

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) recently recognized the efforts of the University of Mary Washington and President Rick Hurley in last semester’s commemoration of the Freedom Rides with a Congressional resolution.

Lewis was one of the 13 original … Read More

Commencement Speakers Named

April 20, 2011 |

The University of Mary Washington officially announced the graduation speakers on Dec. 6 for this year’s graduate and undergraduate commencement addresses, choosing speakers that continue UMW’s active role in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides.

The two congressmen, … Read More

Freedom Riders Make Stop at UMW for 50-Year Anniversary

February 9, 2011 |

By FRANCES WOMBLE

On Monday 600 members of the UMW community and distinguished guests gathered in front of a 1960s-era Greyhound Bus on Ball Circle to celebrate the unveiling of the Freedom Rides Exhibit which will remain there until March … Read More

UMW Celebrates Freedom Rides

January 19, 2011 |

By: JULIE DYMON

President Rick Hurley, Chief of Staff Martin Wilder and a team of faculty are leading the university in a semester-long commemoration of James Farmer and the Freedom Riders.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the … Read More