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The Blue & Gray Press | July 18, 2018

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Students voice concerns over FERPA policy

April 12, 2018 |

By LAURA TAYLOR 

Staff Writer

In the past two years, the dean of the UMW College of Business has received 12 student complaints about their professors according to a Freedom of Information Act request.Read More

Prof. Pineda releases new novel

April 11, 2018 |

By GARY KNOWLES

Senior Writer

Beautiful things happen when you view life as poetry.Read More

Students: Take responsibility in preventing spread of the flu

February 15, 2018 |

By T’KEYAH JONES

Staff Writer

In the past few weeks, students have become aware of just how bad this flu season has been and continues to be. Not only is the issue all over the news, but a high volume of students are getting sick. The last thing anyone wants to face is having to fight off sickness while trying to balance college life. No one has time to miss classes and certainly no one wants to be sick, especially with the flu.Read More

Friends, following and social media

February 14, 2018 |

By MACKENZIE HARD 

Staff Writer

In the age of social media and followers, students are often tempted to add their professors online through sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Many University of Mary Washington professors and students sometimes question whether ot not to add each other.Read More

Ask Katherine

October 26, 2017 |

By KATHERINE LAMB
Senior Writer Read More

Professors’ political opinions: helpful or hurtful?

April 5, 2017 |

By THEODOSIUS ZOTOS

Moderation is the key to everything. Having a conscious filter regarding your words and their implications is important, especially for educators. Professors have the academic freedom to voice their beliefs in class, including political ideologies, but at the same time these expressed opinions should be self-monitored and used only to enhance classroom learning. Read More

Professors embrace flipping the field to learn from their students

December 7, 2016 |

By MARY PRAUGHT

On a recent Sunday afternoon I met with Gwendolyn Hale, the director of the Writing Center and writing intensive program, to teach her a card game called Trash.Read More

Tim O’Donnell becomes UMW associate provost

September 4, 2014 |

By KARLIN HOFFMAN

The start of the new school year at the University of Mary Washington brings a lot of transitions with it. Helping to ease the burden of these transitions for students and faculty alike is UMW professor of communication Timothy O’Donnell, who recently assumed the new role of associate provost for academic engagement and student success.Read More

Budget Cuts Prevent New Tenured Professor Positions

October 21, 2009 |

By SARAH SANDERS

As result of a 15 percent budget cut from state funds, the UMW history department was recently denied permission to hire a tenured professor to replace Dr. William Crawley, who will be retiring at the end of … Read More

Policy Upsets Professors

March 13, 2008 |

By ANNIE KINNIBURGH

Despite recent changes in policy, a survey of UMW professors indicated continued dissatisfaction with the current administrative strategy regarding faculty course loads.

According to the survey, 50 percent of the 60 professors surveyed said that they were … Read More

MW Faculty Loses Eight

February 28, 2008 |

By SARAH FINNEY

Next fall, eight faculty faces will be missing from the ranks of Mary Washington’s professors.

Three members of the faculty announced that they will be resigning from the University at the end of the academic year for … Read More

UMW Profs. Least-Paid, Va.

October 4, 2007 |

TALLY BOTZER

Assistant professors at the University of Mary Washington are the lowest paid assistant professors at any of the 14 public four-year colleges in Virginia, earning on average $48,000 a year, according to a recent national survey. Their earnings … Read More