Marymount to host 2022 USA Biolympiad Finals this May

Marymount to host 2022 USA Biolympiad Finals this May

  The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) has announced that Marymount University will host the 2022 USA Biolympiad (USABO) Finals from May 28 to June 9, 2022 on its Arlington campus. USABO is the nation’s largest cost-free biology education and testing program for high school students. It has previously been conducted at Marymount University […]

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Marymount partners with Curative to provide no-cost COVID-19 testing

Marymount partners with Curative to provide no-cost COVID-19 testing

  For the second consecutive year, Marymount University is providing both its own community members and the general public with access to COVID-19 tests on campus at no out-of-pocket cost, this time through a partnership with public health service leader Curative. As the DMV region and the nation as a whole are mired in a […]

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Marymount to begin semester in remote learning format for two weeks

Temporary remote learning plan at Marymount University for Spring 2022 semester

  On Wednesday morning, Marymount University announced its plan to begin the Spring 2022 semester in a remote learning format for the first two weeks of classes in order to reduce the potential spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 on campus. This announcement is in addition to a prior message which communicated that a […]

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Marymount announces COVID-19 booster shot requirement

Marymount announces COVID-19 booster shot requirement

  On Monday, Marymount University administrators shared with its community members an enhanced COVID-19 vaccination policy that will require a booster shot for all students, faculty and staff who will be physically present on campus during the upcoming semester, a precautionary measure designed to ensure the best possible protection against the virus. The institution is […]

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President Becerra calls on doctoral fellows to overcome obstacles, diversify academia

President Becerra calls on doctoral fellows to overcome obstacles, diversify academia

  “I owe all of my career success to higher education. It is the ‘great equalizer,’ and offered a pathway to the American Dream for this Cuban refugee. That’s why I’m so passionate about increasing higher education access for all – because it can also offer you that same pathway today.” Marymount University President Irma […]

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Marymount joins Italian Ambassador in honoring artists exhibiting at Cody Gallery

Marymount University President Irma Becerra and fellow staff and faculty at the private residence of the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, celebrating the artwork of Italian artists currently on display at Cody Gallery.

  Marymount University President Irma Becerra, staff and faculty members joined the Ambassador of Italy to the United States Mariangela Zappia at Villa Firenze for a private reception in honor of Italian artists Sara Goldschmied and Eleonora Chiari (Goldschmied & Chiari). The event, hosted on December 6, included the showing of a screendance inspired by […]

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Marymount celebrates increased participation and campus excitement on 2021 Day of Giving

Marymount celebrates increased participation and campus excitement on 2021 Day of Giving

  In the latest demonstration of its enhanced culture of philanthropy, Marymount University successfully completed its latest Day of Giving last week and arguably it’s most exciting one yet – complete with an all-day livestream, donation challenges and expanded participation across the board. Held on the nationally-recognized Giving Tuesday following the Thanksgiving holiday, Marymount’s 2021 […]

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Marymount professor awarded Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

Marymount professor awarded Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

  After growing up in Uganda, Marymount University School of Education professor Dr. Usha Rajdev has often returned to her former country to use her knowledge and experiences to develop sustainable STEM programs and initiatives at the local level. Now, she’s getting a boost from the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to make an even […]

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Marymount Phi Kappa Phi recognized as Platinum Chapter for first time

Marymount Phi Kappa Phi recognized as Circle of Excellence Platinum Chapter for first time

  The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, has recognized Marymount University’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi as a Circle of Excellence Platinum Chapter, the highest commendation a chapter can receive from the organization. The award is given to chapters that exceed […]

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