More Sociology graduates are going into the medical field — here’s why

More Sociology graduates are going into the medical field — here's why

  You might be surprised to know that an increasing number of Sociology degree recipients are applying to pre-med programs and pursuing their doctoral degrees in what was previously considered to be a path exclusively for Biology majors. Despite its basis in social sciences, an undergraduate degree in Sociology is highly versatile and can lend […]

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New Medical Sciences program boosts opportunities in competitive health fields

Marymount University’s new master’s program in Medical Sciences boosts student opportunities in competitive health fields

  College graduates who have their eyes set on admission to medical school, dental school or other health-related professional schools know that the competition can be fierce. But with Marymount University’s brand-new M.S. in Medical Sciences program, students will have the opportunity to separate themselves from the competition and bolster their chances at success. The […]

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Marymount team earns NIH prize in ‘Do Something about Antibiotics’ Challenge

Marymount team earns NIH prize in ‘Do Something about Antibiotics’ Challenge

  Tasked with helping solve the greatest public health emergency of our time, a group of Marymount University students proved themselves to be more than up to the challenge. Seventeen Marymount Saints, led by Biochemistry Professor Dr. Amanda Wright, entered the Small World Initiative’s sixth annual Do Something about Antibiotics Challenge during the Fall 2021 […]

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Dr. Patricia C. Heyn leads Center for Optimal Aging as Founding Director

Dr. Patricia C. Heyn leads Marymount University's Center for Optimal Aging as Founding Director

  After a thorough and competitive international search, Marymount University has selected Dr. Patricia C. Heyn as Founding Director of the Center for Optimal Aging, the University’s first interdisciplinary research hub focused on addressing critical issues affecting the health of older adults. “Marymount has a unique history and commitment to education and serving those in […]

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Marymount lifts indoor mask requirement on all campuses

Marymount lifts indoor mask requirement on all campuses

  On Monday, Marymount University announced to students, faculty and staff that the institution’s indoor mask requirement will no longer be in effect starting this Tuesday, March 1. This decision is based upon low COVID-19 metrics in Arlington County, Va., in addition to other University health and safety protocols such as COVID-19 vaccination and booster […]

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10 healthy, productive ways to handle the pressure of college

10 healthy ways to handle the pressure of college

  Look, we get it — college can be stressful. Between classes, homework, tests, financing your education and juggling your personal life, going to college can be overwhelming and full of pressure. What’s the good news? College is also a fantastic opportunity for you to practice and maintain some healthy ways of dealing with that […]

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What you need to know about prioritizing your mental health in college

What you need to know about prioritizing your mental health in college

  The transition to college can be challenging. One of the biggest differences between high school and college is the shift in responsibility. It is up to you to create your class schedule, make the effort to get to know your professors, ensure that you know the material being taught in your classes, decide when […]

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Marymount’s falls prevention efforts impact more than 4,700 older adults over five years

Marymount’s falls prevention efforts impact more than 4,700 older adults over five years

  As the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in adults over the age of 65, falls can greatly impact the health and well-being of older adults in our community. In 2018, there were an estimated 36 million falls resulting in eight million injuries. That translates to more than 950,000 hospitalizations and $50 billion […]

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‘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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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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