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The Blue & Gray Press | April 22, 2019

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Students express concern after music professor contract not renewed

March 21, 2019 |

Senior Writer
On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Michael Bratt, visiting assistant professor of music composition and technology, received an email informing him that his contract would not be renewed for the next school year.Read More

Eagle Experience: transfer preparation events ease transition to UMW

December 10, 2018 |

As transfer students, we were expected to attend an orientation. It gave us a better understanding of what was expected of us and gave us some tools to help us prepare to move in the fall. Read More

Students reflect on the value of college courses in high school

October 4, 2018 |

Staff Writer
But do University of Mary Washington students really feel that taking AP courses in high school helped prepare them for college courses here, or was it a waste of their time?Read More

Transfer student finds home at UMW

April 20, 2017 |


I still remember my first day of college. I felt like a kindergartener all over again with sweaty palms and butterflies in my stomach. Sure, I was nervous, but I was also bursting with excitement. I was about to start my journey down a four-year road of self-discovery.Read More

From community college to UMW: A transfer student’s experience

February 2, 2017 |


For many, graduating high school means entering a university for four years. Others enter the workforce. I on the other hand, decided to go to community college for two years to get my general education out of the way before coming to the University of Mary Washington.

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Non-traditional students desire more recognition on campus

April 6, 2016 |


Everyone has their own unique college experience, but being a non-traditional student can create a negative experience. Some students are transfers, commuters, full-time career- building family providers – some are like me: a 23 years old, newly married, transfer, commuter, and full-time student. That’s a lot to handle sometimes.Read More

UMW to extend deadline for Sweet Briar transfer students

March 18, 2015 |


Sweet Briar College made the unexpected announcement on Feb. 28 that the board of directors had voted to close the school at the end of the upcoming summer semester. Read More

New Schools, Old Students

April 26, 2012 |

A recent study shows that thirty-three percent of all freshmen students entering universities across the United States in 2006 transferred and 25 percent of students transfer more than once.

The New York Times reported this in reference to the National … Read More

Transfer Rule Change Needed

January 27, 2010 |


The 2009-2010 college football season was one of the more eventful ones in recent memory. However, some of the most significant events from this season occurred off the football field.

In December, the University of Cincinnati’s head … Read More