‘Saints Rebound’ plan targets safe return to normal activities at Marymount

‘Saints Rebound’ plan targets safe return to normal activities at Marymount

  As Marymount University has fully returned to a face-to-face academic delivery model for the Fall 2021 semester, the institution is committed to both supporting the safety and health of all its community members while also providing a vibrant on-campus learning and living environment for the students it serves. The University’s approach is represented through […]

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Marymount’s Fall 2021 Welcome Week brings all students back to campus

Marymount University’s Fall 2021 Welcome Week brings all students back to campus

  For the first time since March of 2020, Marymount University has officially returned to a fully in-person, face-to-face learning and living model, as the entire student body is back on campus for Fall 2021 Welcome Week and the beginning of fall semester classes. On Thursday, about 240 new students arrived on Move-In Day and […]

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‘Rights of Nature’ book, co-edited by Marymount professor, is geared for international launch

Dr. Daniel Corrigan, co-editor of "Rights of Nature: A Re-examination"

  What if fundamental aspects of our natural environment – trees, rivers, ecosystems – had similar legal protections and rights to those that human beings possess? That question has been on the mind of Dr. Daniel Corrigan, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Marymount University, over the past few years. The idea of “rights of nature,” […]

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College of BILT staff is looking to boost cybersecurity startups in Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

Dr. Diane Murphy with a group of Marymount University Cybersecurity students

  The Director of Marymount University’s School of Technology and Innovation and the Associate Dean of the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology (BILT) have both been appointed to bolster the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) and foster cybersecurity growth and talent in Northern Virginia. The initiative, which is funding $1 million in experiential learning […]

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MU commencement returns to in-person format, with 1,130 graduating students

Blue and white streamers fly above graduates during Marymount University's 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

*An earlier version of this story included statistics on the number of students who attended commencement ceremonies, rather than the number of total degrees awarded. These references have been updated. After virtual ceremonies were held last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marymount University was proud to once again offer in-person, outdoor commencement ceremonies for […]

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Marymount’s Nursing Pinning Ceremony welcomes graduates into the profession

Marymount University's Spring 2021 Nursing Pinning Ceremony

  “Right now, you stand at the precipice of long and rewarding careers of service and giving back to others. You’ve completed your courses, your laboratory work and your clinical experiences, and you are ready for whatever comes next.” Marymount University President Irma Becerra motivated Nursing graduates of the Class of 2021 with those words […]

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MU announces COVID-19 vaccination requirement for fall semester

Stickers from Marymount University COVID-19 vaccination clinic

  This Friday, Marymount University President Irma Becerra informed the community of the institution’s new requirement that all Marymount students, faculty and staff must receive the COVID-19 vaccine for the Fall 2021 semester. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered and granted for those who qualify. “Having our entire community vaccinated against this virus is […]

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MU reinstates full employee benefits following temporary reductions due to COVID-19

Marymount University's Ballston Campus

  As Marymount University continues to navigate through the financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, its leadership team was pleased to announce last month the return of employer contributions to the University’s 403(b) Retirement Plan for all employees, effective on April 1. In addition, the reinstatement includes benefits that retroactively date back to July 1, […]

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More than 1,100 people receive COVID-19 vaccines at MU clinic on Wednesday

COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Marymount University

  In collaboration with state and local authorities, Marymount University offered Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to all Marymount students, staff and faculty this Wednesday in the upper gym of the Lee Center, and opened eligibility to members of the general public as well. The clinic, which was the result of a partnership with both Safeway and […]

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