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The Blue & Gray Press | April 24, 2018

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Students question plans for Willard Hall

April 12, 2018 |


Staff Writer

The University of Mary Washington is home to 18 residence halls, but only 17 are currently in use. Willard Hall was shut down for renovation because of a steam pipe burst over the summer of 2017.Read More

Jepson scheduled to receive renovations and much needed upgrades

October 19, 2017 |


Staff Writer

On Monday, Oct. 9, work began on what has been approximated as a two-year renovation process of the Jepson Science building. This project will likely impact many UMW students and faculty members, particularly those in the science department.Read More

Ruptured Pipe leads to Renovations for Willard Hall

October 5, 2017 |


Staff Writer

UMW’s Board of Visitors approved a proposal to renovate Willard Hall at a cost of $24.5 million on Friday, Sept. 15.  Read More

Newly renovated Mercer and Woodard Halls open to students

January 21, 2016 |


A new year brought with it new homes for two of the University of Mary Washington’s largest departments. Both the College of Business and the Department of Psychological Science began the spring semester officially moved into newly renovated Woodard and Mercer Halls.Read More

Amphitheatre renovation steps closer to reality with alumni donations

April 8, 2015 |


This semester, the University of Mary Washington is one step closer to receiving enough funds to restore the historic amphitheatre to its original state. Recent gifts, as well as surplus from the Founder’s Day challenge, pushed the fund closer to its $3 million goal.Read More

Staff Editorial: Crumbling Amphitheater Must Be Carefully Restored

September 22, 2010 |

In five years, new students at UMW will have no idea that Monroe Hall once had murals on the second floor, Lee Hall had a ballroom or the Bell Tower wasn’t always there to wake you up in the afternoon … Read More

Monroe: Changes on Track

February 10, 2010 |


Several months since the Monroe Hall construction started, many students wonder when the renovations going on behind the fence will be complete. Monroe Hall is still in the demolition phase, but the plan is on schedule, according … Read More

Monroe Ready for Upgrade

September 16, 2009 |


Preparations are being made to undergo an extensive two-year renovation project on Monroe Hall, one of the three original buildings on the Mary Washington campus.

“The building is going under major renovation, a complete reallocation of space,”  … Read More

Underground Rated 8 of 10

September 9, 2009 |

By Bridget Balch

Wondering what to do on a Tuesday night? Want a place where you can hang out with friends? Just dying to get your coffee buzz for the day?

The hottest new place on campus, The Underground, provides … Read More