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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Rising MU senior receives coveted scholarship as he pursues broadcast news career

David Moreno, rising senior at Marymount University and recipient of Sigma Delta Chi Foundation scholarship

  For the second consecutive year, a Communication student at Marymount University has been named the recipient of a scholarship bestowed by the DC Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Foundation (SDX/DC). David Moreno, a current Marymount junior, is one of only three recipients of SDX/DC scholarships among all university students in the national […]

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Marymount’s 2021 Portfolio in Motion event debuts as innovative virtual showcase

Marymount 2021 Portfolio in Motion logo

  Marymount University’s 2021 Portfolio in Motion (PIM) event, the culminating academic project for Marymount’s Fashion programs and one of the largest student-produced events on campus, will be launched as a virtual film on May 6. With the theme of “Metamorphosis,” the event will showcase transformative creations by students in Marymount’s Fashion Design and Fashion […]

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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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Personal connection leads MU professor to research stress and trauma in first responders

Dr. Amanda Farrell, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Marymount University.

  Dr. Amanda Farrell, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Marymount University, is on a mission to uncover the hidden wounds suffered by our nation’s first responders.  “There is no way we can ask first responders to expose themselves to the things they see, day in and day out, and not expect it to take […]

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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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Marymount Women’s Golf claims first Centennial Conference Championship in program history

Members of the Marymount Women's Golf Team pose as they are awarded the Centennial Conference Championship

  For the first time in program history, the Marymount University Women’s Golf team claimed the Centennial Conference Championship with a superb showing across the two-day tournament. The Saints registered a team score of 359 (+79) to end the championship with a team total of 722 (+162). Marymount dominated the field at the Conestoga Country […]

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Mobile COVID-19 unit brings no-cost testing to MU

Mobile COVID-19 Testing Unit

  Marymount University is partnering with Arlington County to provide a COVID-19 mobile testing unit at its main campus in North Arlington. The mobile testing unit, operated by Quest Diagnostics, will operate at the University from April 19 to May 7, open Monday thru Friday from 9 am to 4 pm. It will be located […]

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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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MU Nursing students serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 vaccination effort

Nursing Student Michael Chen prepares a COVID-19 vaccine.

  Since the start of the spring semester, students in Marymount University’s Nursing program have been using their classroom skills to serve as vaccinators in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.  “I’m pretty amazed that I get this opportunity,” said student Michael Chen. “It’s honestly a privilege.” “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be able to […]

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