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The Blue & Gray Press | May 23, 2019

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UMW’s unique qualities are what makes it valuable

March 21, 2018 |


Staff Writer

During the January 31 University Faculty Council meeting, President Paino commented on the perspective growth of the school, but in doing so implied that he was having trouble finding what was valuable about the Mary Washington experience.Read More

UMW hosts annual residence life conference

November 9, 2017 |


Senior Writer

This year, the Virginia Association of College and University Housing Officers (VACUHO) chose the University of Mary Washington to host the annual residence life conference. Colleges and universities around Virginia visited UMW from Friday, Nov. 3, to Saturday, Nov. 4. The visitors included George Mason University, Liberty University, Virginia Tech, Old Dominion University, Roanoke College and many others.Read More

Students: Lodge university-related complaints in a constructive manner

April 26, 2017 |


High school students participating in the “Shadow a Student” opportunity at UMW are often met with discouraging comments. One high school student met my friends and other peers in my classes. The student was immediately hit with their apologies about how boring the class was, how the professor didn’t explain a concept enough or how difficult the current homework project. I swooped in to reassure the student that professors are great about answering questions during office hours, how classes are very interesting and that hardworking students can still get an A.Read More

Men's tennis splits opener

February 13, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team heads into next week with a 1-1 record after splitting matches with Bridgewater College and George Mason University (GMU) on Sun., Feb. 10.Read More

University Theatre Budget Fits Rising National Trend

March 24, 2011 |


Even with the economy tightening college budgets, many schools, including UMW, have decided that putting extra funds into their theatre departments is crucial.

According to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s article “Much Ado About Costly Art Centers,” many … Read More

Science And Tech Center in Works

November 10, 2010 |

Plans are underway for UMW to become more involved in the region’s technological research and training.

Mary Washington is teaming up with George Mason University and Germanna Community College to create a science and technology center in North Stafford, according … Read More