Fashion Design student’s research is published in national journal

Fashion Design student's research is published in national journal

  When Marymount University sophomore Caroline MacDonald found out last month that her research paper on sustainability in the textile industry was published in the National Collegiate Honors Council’s Undergraduate Research Journal, she was understandably thrilled but also slightly surprised by this success. “I wanted to meld my interests in fashion design and sustainability together, […]

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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 welcomes Class of 2026 during annual Welcome Week celebration

MU welcomes Class of 2026 during annual Welcome Week celebration

  About 310 new students arrived on the Marymount University campus last week during Thursday’s Move-In Day, with an estimated 33 volunteers consisting of Marymount faculty, staff and current students on hand to assist these first-year Saints from the Class of 2026 and celebrate them as new members of the Marymount family. Approximately 340 returning […]

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Eight MU Honors students present research at 2022 VCHC Conference

Eight Marymount Honors students present research at 2022 VCHC Conference

  This past weekend, honors program students and faculty from higher education institutions across both Virginia and West Virginia traveled to the University of Lynchburg to attend the 2022 Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC) Conference. Representing 17 percent of all students presenting at the Conference was a group of Marymount University honors students, with eight […]

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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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MU professor redefines child development with 20 years of research on immigrant families

Dr. Linda Cote-Reilly, Professor of Psychology at Marymount University, shares her research in child development in immigrant families.

  In this episode of “Faculty in Focus,” Dr. Linda Cote-Reilly, Professor of Psychology, discusses research she’s worked on for more than two decades that provides a better look at child development in a growing population of families across the nation. How did you become interested in psychology? I think everybody’s interested in psychology. When […]

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Virginias Collegiate Honors Council Fall Conference held at Marymount’s Ballston Center

Virginias Collegiate Honors Council Fall Conference held at Marymount’s Ballston Center

  Both intellectual curiosity and service to others were on display this past Saturday at Marymount University’s main campus and Ballston Center, which played host to the Fall Conference planning meeting of the Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC). Fifty participants from 16 different colleges and universities across Virginia and West Virginia attended the professional development […]

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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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Honors Program students lead in research presentations at VCHC Spring Conference

Marymount University Honors Program students and program director, Stacy Lopresti-Goodman

  Marymount University was represented with the largest group of Honors Program students at the 2021 Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC) Spring Conference. During the event on April 10, 70 students from 18 Virginia Honors Programs gathered virtually to present scholarly work. Marymount had the largest cohort with 13 students showcasing 14 research presentations.  “I […]

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