Designers speak to MU students for Global Entrepreneurship Week

Designers speak to MU students for Global Entrepreneurship Week

  Last week, Marymount University’s College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology (BILT) joined over 20,000 organizations worldwide in celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week, which through various lectures and seminars is utilized to help entrepreneurs transform their ideas into tangible action. To mark this occasion, the College of BILT hosted two renowned design entrepreneurs, Jomo Tariku […]

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Stars of ‘Duty Free’ documentary visit MU for Speaker Series event

Stars of ‘Duty Free’ documentary visit MU for Speaker Series event

  Sian-Pierre Regis and Rebecca Danigelis, activists and stars of the 2021 documentary ‘Duty Free,’ were the featured speakers in the latest edition of Marymount University’s MUx Speaker Series, a thought-provoking series of presentations and conversations designed to transform motivation into action and ideas into change. Organized in collaboration with Marymount’s Center for Optimal Aging […]

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For second-straight year, MU’s PKP chapter earns Platinum status

For second-straight year, MU’s PKP chapter earns Platinum status

  The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, has recognized the Marymount University 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 […]

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Pres. Becerra, students travel to San Diego for HACU conference

Pres. Becerra, students travel to San Diego for HACU conference

  Last month, the Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities (HACU) held its Adelante Leadership Conference in person for the first time since 2019. Taking advantage of the opportunity, Marymount University sent a group to San Diego to learn about rebuilding a more resilient and inclusive America through championing Hispanic success in higher education. Joining […]

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Marymount well represented at national media convention, MediaFest22

Marymount well represented at national media convention, MediaFest22

  Both faculty members and students from Marymount University made a strong impression at MediaFest22, the joint national convention of the College Media Association, American Collegiate Press and Society of Professional Journalists held on October 27 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. “Over 200 people – including media professionals, students and faculty from across […]

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Alum qualifies for Ironman World Championships with Mont-Tremblant win

Alum qualifies for Ironman World Championships with Mont-Tremblant win

  After a lifetime of training, Marymount University alumnus Collin Chartier won the Ironman Mont-Tremblant race in Quebec this August, allowing him to qualify for the Ironman World Championships. He completed the course — which entails swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles and running the length of a full marathon at 26.2 miles — in […]

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MU Interior Design student awarded $10,000 scholarship

Interior Design student Emma Naing

  When Marymount University senior Emma Naing was selected in July to receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Network of Executive Women In Hospitality’s (NEWH) Washington, D.C., Metropolitan chapter, she felt both excitement and relief. After an application process that required a personal essay, recommendation letters and an in-person interview with the scholarship committee, Naing […]

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MU falls prevention experts seek to strengthen community connections

Marymount falls prevention experts seek to strengthen community connections

  Every year, one in four Americans age 65 and older are negatively impacted by a fall, according to the National Council on Aging. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in older adults, and they greatly impact their health and well-being. In addition to threatening their independence, falls generate significant economic […]

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MU professor visits Malawi refugee camp to document artists’ contributions

MU professor visits Malawi refugee camp to document artists' contributions

  Art is a medium that channels the human experience and one that inspires and unites people all around the world, even when it is created in places you’d least expect. This past August, Dr. Elizabeth Langran, a professor in Marymount University’s School of Education, traveled with a four-person team to the Dzaleka Refugee Camp […]

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Center for Optimal Aging director receives prestigious GSA award

Director of Center for Optimal Aging receives award from the Gerontological Society of America

  Dr. Patricia C. Heyn, the founding Director of Marymount University’s Center for Optimal Aging, has achieved national recognition through the recently announced annual awards from the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). The country’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging, it acknowledged 23 individuals this week through its prestigious awards program. Dr. […]

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