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The Blue & Gray Press | April 24, 2018

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Expensive first year student program should be optional

April 4, 2018 |


Staff Writer

First Year Students are being taken advantage of through University of Mary Washington’s new student programs that cost both money and time.Read More

BOV standardizes freshmen room rates and loosens upperclassmen meal plan requirements

March 15, 2017 |


President Paino and the Board of Visitors have made a decision to standardize freshman room rates starting in the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. The room rate for all first-year residence halls will be $3,300 a semester.  In … Read More

New living situation brings benefits, challenges to UMW freshmen

November 5, 2015 |


New to the University of Mary Washington in 2015, freshmen are required to live with their Freshman Seminar, FSEM, classmates. The living arrangement is similar to the Living Learning Communities, LLCs, except that students were able to opt-out of an LLC. With this new program, each student must be assigned to a FSEM housing group.Read More

Quality enhancement plan created

March 27, 2013 |

Research. Write. Speak. The University of Mary Washington’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) aims to help first-year students cultivate skills in these areas during new first-year seminars that will incorporate online instructional modules focused on improving literacy, writing and speaking abilities with corresponding in-class assignments.Read More