President Becerra responds to Wednesday’s violence at the U.S. Capitol

U.S. Capitol Photo

  The following message was sent to Marymount students, faculty, staff and trustees on Thursday. Dear Marymount Community, Like many of you, I was shocked and horrified as I followed what took place yesterday on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol – known across the world not just as the meeting place for the legislative […]

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Poems by Marymount professor are projected across Arlington during “Visual Verse” series

Photo Credit: Robin Bell Dr. Holly Karapetkova is accustomed to seeing her works of poetry appear in printed books and online – but this month, her award-winning poems have been promoted in a more unique way that’s both powerfully modern and illuminating. Using the latest projection technology, Arlington County’s “Visual Verse” series brings a diverse […]

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Forensic and Legal Psychology professor receives Lifetime Achievement Award

  Marilyn Peterson, an adjunct associate professor in Marymount University’s Forensic & Legal Psychology program and a 40-year veteran of the intelligence field, was selected as the first-ever recipient of the International Association for Intelligence Education’s (IAFIE) Lifetime Achievement Award. Her award also includes the additional designation of Distinguished Fellow. Peterson served as the head […]

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Noteworthy journalists, communication experts highlight Fall 2020 Communication Speaker Series

  Despite the strains posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Marymount University’s academic Communication program still produced an engaging Fall 2020 Communication Speaker Series featuring talented professionals across the media industry. Below is a list of speakers, arranged in chronological order leading with the most recent: Professor Christie Phillips’ COMM 206 Introduction to Public Relations class […]

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Marymount’s Health Research Day moves to virtual format in 2020

  To conclude the fall semester, students from Marymount’s College of Health and Education participated in the University’s first-ever virtual Health Research Day. Research presentations from 18 students in the Health & Human Performance and Nursing departments were selected and posted to a website to showcase their work to a large audience. Both undergraduate and […]

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Marymount’s Phi Kappa Phi attains Circle of Excellence Gold Chapter status for second straight year

  The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, recently recognized the Marymount University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi as a Circle of Excellence Gold Chapter, the second-highest commendation a chapter can receive from the organization. The award is given to chapters that […]

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Marymount overcomes COVID-19 challenges in unique fall semester

  In what has been perhaps the most challenging semester for U.S. higher educational institutions in recent memory, Marymount University has successfully navigated the Fall 2020 academic semester as planned without any disruptions to its hybrid learning format or in-person living. From mid-August, when residential students first started to move back to campus, to today, […]

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Marymount announced as new member of Greater Washington Partnership’s Capital CoLAB

  Today, the Greater Washington Partnership announced that it has added new university and business partners to the Capital CoLAB (Collaborative of Leaders in Academia and Business). Marymount University was officially welcomed into the group on the academic side, while Deloitte US joined on the business side. The Capital CoLAB, Greater Washington Partnership’s talent and […]

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Marymount celebrates International Education Week with a focus on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

  International Education Week (IEW), celebrated nationally from November 16-20, 2020, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of an effort to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and […]

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Chair of Health and Human Performance elected Governing Councilor for American Public Health Association

  Dr. Gwendolyn Francavillo, Associate Professor for Public Health and Chair of Health and Human Performance at Marymount University, has been elected as a Governing Councilor for the American Public Health Association (APHA), representing the Public Health Education and Health Promotion (PHEHP) section. Beginning her role this fall, Francavillo will serve a two-year term with […]

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