MU professor promotes solutions to Arlington “hot zones”

Hot zones are measured from Heat Watch campaign data that was collected using a device like the one shown.

  Newly released data showing Northern Virginia’s extreme heat spots is prompting Dr. Susan Agolini, Assistant Professor of Biology at Marymount University, to find solutions to alleviate “hot zones” throughout Arlington. Last summer, Dr. Agolini braved one of the hottest days in July to lead the University’s efforts in collecting temperature data across Arlington County. Teams […]

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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 duo become Leaders-in-Residence to support Hispanic students

Marymount University Leaders-in-Residence Jessica Benitez and Ashly Trejo Mejia

  When the opportunity arose to become a resource and advocate for fellow Hispanic students at Marymount University, sophomore Jessica Benitez and junior Ashly Trejo Mejia were eager to fill the role. “I think I have the ability to grow as a leader and share opportunities available to people of color,” Benitez said.  Both students […]

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9 college majors for students unsure of their future career

9 college majors for students unsure of their future career

  Deciding your career path as a teenager can seem pretty daunting. What if you don’t know exactly what you want to do right now? Maybe you have a vague idea of an area you want to work in, but you aren’t sure about the specifics? That’s where we come in. The team at Marymount […]

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MU professor selected for competitive USDA fellowship

Dr. Agolini, who was selected for a competitive USDA fellowship, waters newly planted herbs with Marymount University students

  Dr. Susan Agolini, Assistant Professor of Biology at Marymount University and awardee of the Clare Booth Luce Professorship, has been selected to participate in the 2021 USDA E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship. The coveted fellowship is awarded to faculty and staff members from Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI’s) across the nation, and offers experiences in […]

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