Pres. Becerra named to Virginia Business 2022 Women in Leadership list

Pres. Becerra named to Virginia Business 2022 Women in Leadership list

  This week, Marymount University President Dr. Irma Becerra was recognized by Virginia Business in its 2022 Women in Leadership Awards, which identify female executives in the Commonwealth who have excelled in their careers and are paving the way for other women to follow in their footsteps. In the second year of the Awards, Virginia […]

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New curriculum agreement between MU, Florence University of the Arts

New curriculum agreement between MU, Florence University of the Arts

  Earlier this month, Marymount University signed an agreement with Florence University of the Arts – The American University of Florence (FUA-AUF) that will result in new, exceptional educational opportunities for students in Marymount’s School of Design and Art to study in Florence, Italy. Haute Couture was born in Florence, and the city is home […]

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7 ways to strategically research college scholarships

7 ways to strategically research college scholarships

  Applying to colleges can be stressful — not to mention how stressful it can be to figure out how to pay for college once you get accepted. But here at Marymount University, we’ll help you figure out how to do just that. Here are seven tips to consider as you research scholarships! 1. Be […]

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Center for Optimal Aging director receives prestigious GSA award

Director of Center for Optimal Aging receives award from the Gerontological Society of America

  Dr. Patricia C. Heyn, the founding Director of Marymount University’s Center for Optimal Aging, has achieved national recognition through the recently announced annual awards from the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). The country’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging, it acknowledged 23 individuals this week through its prestigious awards program. Dr. […]

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12 SAT and ACT survival tips every high schooler should try

12 SAT and ACT survival tips every high schooler should try

  Do you have anxiety about taking the SAT or ACT? We get it, and we’re here to help. Figuring out how to study for and do well on standardized tests for college can be a really stressful thing for college-bound students, but the Admissions team at Marymount University put together a list of 12 […]

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President Becerra advocates for Dreamers on DACA’s 10th anniversary

President Becerra advocates for Dreamers on DACA’s 10th anniversary

  Yesterday on Capitol Hill, #WithDACA – a coalition of the American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC), Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), TheDream.US, FWD.us, National Immigration Law Center (NILC), Pre-Heath Dreamers, Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and United We Dream – marked the 10th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) […]

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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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Alumnus completes study on predicting mass shootings from social media

Alumnus completes study on predicting mass shootings from social media

  In the wake of yet another high-profile mass shooting in the U.S., this one taking the lives of 21 people at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, a recent doctorate recipient from Marymount University has completed his research on how social media postings can predict mass shootings before they occur. Nnaemeka Ekwunife, who received […]

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What you need to know about studying IT specializations at Marymount

What you need to know about studying IT specializations at Marymount

  Information technology, also commonly referred to as IT, is a rapidly evolving and expanding field that is changing the way every individual — and every industry for that matter — interacts with computers, their systems and their components. The information technology boom is nowhere near over — in fact, many believe it is just […]

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MU joins Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit

MU joins Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit

  As it continues to grow its emphasis on research activity and collaborations with other institutions, Marymount University has now joined the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit (CWHA CESU). Established in 2001, the consortium includes 69 universities and research institutions across the greater Mid-Atlantic region in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, […]

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