Junior Samantha Worman was elected by the student body on Feb. 19 as Student Government Association president.
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The Fredericksburg Arts Commission (FAC) began running trolleys on the first Friday of the month from 6-9 p.m. that will take students to downtown Fredericksburg with stops near art galleries. This free public transportation program kicked off Friday, Feb. 7 and will operate on a three month trial period.
Seacobeck Dining Center recently opened up the Faculty & Staff Dining Room to allow students to dine full-service restaurant style on campus.
Freshmen applications for the University of Mary Washington increased 20 percent since last year.
UMW Chamber Festival:
The music department will have their Chamber Festival on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Pollard Recital Hall, Room 304. This is a free event featuring student, faculty and professional groups. Featured groups include the UMW Chamber Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, String Quartet, Clarinet Quartet and Mixed Instrument Ensembles.
The University of Mary Washington track and field team competed in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) indoor championship over the weekend in Newport News, Va. The women’s indoor track and field team finished in second place, while the men placed fifth.
associate professor in the college of business, worked with students Zach Goodywyn and Jerome Mueller to write a paper about the research they conducted this year during the UMW Summer Science Program. They compared the performance of an Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor and a NVIDIA K20c Graphic Processing Unit (GPU). Toth presented the work last week in Austria at the Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks Conference.
Under the leadership of new Head Coach Cynthia Moore, the University of Mary Washington’s women’s lacrosse team looks poised for continued success, so long as they follow their season motto of “All in.”
This past Saturday, New York Magazine published an essay written by Alec Baldwin which responded to his controversial past year with a simple, “I quit.”