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The Blue & Gray Press | July 20, 2019

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Student and alumni band prepares to release second album

April 4, 2019 |

Staff Writer
Made up of UMW students and alum, So Badly is a four-piece band consisting of bassist and singer Grace Howie, guitarist and singer Sarah Kinzer, guitarist Kevin Coleman and drummer Daniel Drees.Read More

Homecoming brings back old faces

October 19, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Each year, in mid-October, students across Mary Washington’s campus come together to celebrate Homecoming weekend, including Alumni.Read More

UMW Alumni take on the Disney College Program post grad

October 13, 2016 |


The Disney College Program offers the chance for students and recent graduates to work and live as a paid intern at Walt Disney World Resort for four to seven months. Staying on site in one of Disney’s fully-furnished apartment complexes, students develop skills essential to success at any job. Among them are problem solving, communication, teamwork, customer service and cultural sensitivity.Read More

Author Kristen Green gives talk on her novel to freshman class

September 29, 2016 |


On Monday, Sept. 19 University of Mary Washington alumna Kristen Green, the author of the freshman common read “Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County” gave a presentation in Dodd Auditorium. All members of the university community were able to attend the speech.Read More

UMW graduates create online art gallery

September 7, 2016 |


Recent University of Mary Washington graduates Maria Joranko and Lindsay Coffman recently co-founded Slayer Gallery, an online art gallery. Each graduated from UMW with a BA in studio art, Coffman in 2014, and Joranko just one year later in 2015. After graduation they had just one question on their minds: “What now?”Read More

UMW alumni illustrate the highs and lows of the acting world in webshow ‘Solid 8’

April 21, 2016 |


“Solid 8” is a witty, intelligent and startlingly real depiction of the dog-eat-dog world of acting. The webshow follows the early beginnings of the acting career of Nicki Shannon, played by co- creator, Magan Carrigan, as she tries to break into the New York acting scene.Read More