Marymount Honors students research AI, mental health, heart disease and more for 2024 VCHC Conference

Marymount Honors students research AI, mental health, heart disease and more for 2024 VCHC Conference

Last month, honors program students and faculty from higher education institutions across Virginia and West Virginia traveled to Radford University to attend the 2024 Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC) Conference. With the theme ‘Into the Wilderness,’ attendees were asked to explore the boundaries of their visions for a sustainable future. While there, six Marymount honors […]

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Marymount professor helps build a new future through University’s Engineering program

Marymount professor helps build a new future through University's Engineering program

In this episode of “Faculty in Focus,” we spotlight Dr. Harish Aryal, Assistant Professor of Engineering within the College of Science and Humanities. He highlights his effective teaching style, why engineering is so crucial in today’s world and his ambitious ideas for the University’s engineering programs.  What are your current areas of focus within engineering, both […]

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Marymount junior named Newman Civic Fellow for fostering cultural visibility on campus

Marymount junior named Newman Civic Fellow for fostering cultural visibility on campus

Junior Biology student Krishna Dodia has been selected as a Newman Civic Fellow for the 2024-25 academic year alongside almost 150 students nationwide. The Newman Civic Fellowship, presented by Campus Compact, recognizes students who display outstanding leadership potential and commitment to creating positive change. School leaders nominate students who have contributed positively to their campus […]

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Marymount hosting USA Biolympiad Finals for third straight year

Marymount hosting USA Biolympiad Finals for third straight year

The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) has announced that Marymount University will host the 2024 USA Biolympiad (USABO) National Finals for the third consecutive year. The competition will be held on Marymount’s main campus from May 25 to June 8. The competition features 20 high school students from across the country participating in 10 […]

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Marymount’s 73rd annual commencement ceremonies honor Class of 2024

Marymount’s 73rd annual commencement ceremonies honor Class of 2024

Nearly 930 students received their degrees this past weekend during Marymount University’s 73rd annual commencement ceremonies, held at Converse Family Field on the institution’s main campus in Arlington. Celebrating the Class of 2024, commencement ceremonies organized by each of Marymount’s three colleges were held from May 10-12 for students who qualified for graduation from the […]

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Intelligence field panelists champion self-worth, diversity in ‘See Her, Be Her’ event

Intelligence field panelists champion self-worth, diversity in ‘See Her, Be Her’ event

Highlighting the remarkable contributions of three Latinas in the intelligence field, Marymount University’s student-run Intelligence Club hosted an informative ‘See Her, Be Her’ panel event in the Reinsch Auditorium last month.   All three featured speakers — Carmen Medina (former CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence), Arlene Gaylord (FBI Executive Assistant Director for Information and Technology) and Stephanie […]

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Portfolio in Motion: Soirée blends elegance, boldness in fashion showcase

Portfolio in Motion: Soirée blends elegance, boldness in fashion showcase

Last weekend, Marymount University students transported audiences to a suave “Soirée” during the 2024 Portfolio in Motion fashion showcase. The show featured a variety of looks, from modern bridal pieces to edgy streetwear, all themed around elegance and sophistication. “This year’s Portfolio in Motion showcased an elegant environment for a dinner party, Soirée,” said Julia […]

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Marymount’s Sr. Patricia Helene Earl retiring after 26 years of service

Marymount’s Sr. Patricia Helene Earl retiring after 26 years of service

After 26 years of dedicated service, primarily as the Director of Marymount University’s Catholic School Leadership Program (CSLP), Sr. Patricia Helene Earl will retire from the institution this month.  Sr. Patricia’s Marymount journey began not as a faculty member but as a student. During her youth, she attended Marymount’s Junior School for eight years. After […]

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Researchers unveil findings on history of housing discrimination in Northern Virginia

Researchers unveil findings on history of housing discrimination in Northern Virginia

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Marymount University and the University of Mary Washington has officially released the website Documenting Exclusion and Resilience, which documents its ongoing research into the history of racially restrictive housing covenants across Northern Virginia. Racially restrictive covenants limited who could own or use land based on race, nationality or religious […]

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Three Interior Design students earn spots in Metropolis Future100 Class of 2024

Three Interior Design students earn spots in Metropolis Future100 Class of 2024

  Metropolis Magazine publishes its Future100 list each year, designating 50 interior design and 50 architecture students as the best emerging designers in North America. Students on the Future100 list are connected directly to top architecture and design firms as companies scout the best and brightest talent. Since 2021, Marymount University has had three students […]

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