Ugandan student using Marymount professor’s Mosquito! Module wins 2019 Teens Dream Global Competition

Dr. Usha Rajdev, Professor of Math and Science at Marymount University, has been working with high school students in Uganda and their principals and teachers to educate youth on mosquito-borne diseases using the Smithsonian Science Education Center’s (SSEC) “Mosquito!” Community Research Guide, part of the Smithsonian Science for Global Goals project.   One of the […]

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Alumnus helps Arlington community connect, help out during COVID-19 pandemic

Kellen MacBeth, who graduated from Marymount University in 2009 with a B.A. in Politics, is helping thousands of Arlington residents form tighter community bonds online during this time of social distancing. He helped organize the Facebook group, “Arlington Neighbors Helping Each Other Through COVID-19,” and one of his posts fundraising for the Arlington Food Assistance […]

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Marymount History program hosts Phi Alpha Theta Virginia State Conference remotely

On March 28, Marymount’s History program hosted the state conference for Phi Alpha Theta, the history student honor society. But in a first for the organization, the meeting was held remotely. It was initially planned to be held in Marymount’s Ballston Center, with colleges and universities throughout Virginia and the nation’s capital invited to send […]

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Effectively Preparing Students for Careers in Investigations

To break into the criminal justice field, it’s important to not only have internships on your resume but hands-on experience as well. Dr. Amanda Farrell, Assistant Professor in Marymount’s Criminal Justice program, covers the necessary skills for working in criminal investigations, how the field is changing and what she is doing to prepare students for […]

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Second delivery of at home STEM Resources for learning at home for K – 10

Presented by Dr. Usha Rajdev and Marymount alumni, Rachel Cotton and Sarah Roegner, this particular packet focuses on the Smithsonian’s Mosquito! Project. The focal point of this project is to have students learn about mosquito borne diseases as well as come up with a solution to help prevent the spread of those diseases. Activities are […]

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Marymount professor using 3D printing to produce face shields, fight the coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Eric Bubar wearing a 3D printed face shield

  In recent years, 3D printing has emerged as a manufacturing solution for countless areas of everyday life, from producing musical instruments to housing structures and even prosthetic limbs. Now, it’s in the spotlight for its potential to protect medical professionals from exposure to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Marymount University professor Dr. Eric Bubar is getting […]

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