Inaugural Business Model Design Competition connects high school students with MU faculty

Inaugural Business Model Design Competition connects high school students with MU faculty

  For high-achieving students at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, it’s never too early to prepare for a career in the business world. On March 4, dozens of high school students as well as their parents and faculty administrators from Bishop O’Connell gathered at Marymount University’s Ballston Center for the inaugural Business Model Design […]

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Marymount partners with Curative to provide no-cost COVID-19 testing

Marymount partners with Curative to provide no-cost COVID-19 testing

  For the second consecutive year, Marymount University is providing both its own community members and the general public with access to COVID-19 tests on campus at no out-of-pocket cost, this time through a partnership with public health service leader Curative. As the DMV region and the nation as a whole are mired in a […]

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Marymount announces COVID-19 booster shot requirement

Marymount announces COVID-19 booster shot requirement

  On Monday, Marymount University administrators shared with its community members an enhanced COVID-19 vaccination policy that will require a booster shot for all students, faculty and staff who will be physically present on campus during the upcoming semester, a precautionary measure designed to ensure the best possible protection against the virus. The institution is […]

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Marymount’s falls prevention efforts impact more than 4,700 older adults over five years

Marymount’s falls prevention efforts impact more than 4,700 older adults over five years

  As the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in adults over the age of 65, falls can greatly impact the health and well-being of older adults in our community. In 2018, there were an estimated 36 million falls resulting in eight million injuries. That translates to more than 950,000 hospitalizations and $50 billion […]

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Marymount holds COVID-19 panel, announces 96 percent vaccination rate

Marymount announces 96 percent on-campus vaccination rate during COVID-19 roundtable panel

  “With the start of a new academic year upon us, and with the most students on campus since March of 2020, I remain confident in our ability to deal with any COVID-related challenge that comes our way.” Those words from Dr. William Bisset, Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs at Marymount University, […]

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‘Saints Rebound’ plan targets safe return to normal activities at Marymount

‘Saints Rebound’ plan targets safe return to normal activities at Marymount

  As Marymount University has fully returned to a face-to-face academic delivery model for the Fall 2021 semester, the institution is committed to both supporting the safety and health of all its community members while also providing a vibrant on-campus learning and living environment for the students it serves. The University’s approach is represented through […]

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‘Rights of Nature’ book, co-edited by Marymount professor, is geared for international launch

Dr. Daniel Corrigan, co-editor of "Rights of Nature: A Re-examination"

  What if fundamental aspects of our natural environment – trees, rivers, ecosystems – had similar legal protections and rights to those that human beings possess? That question has been on the mind of Dr. Daniel Corrigan, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Marymount University, over the past few years. The idea of “rights of nature,” […]

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College of BILT staff is looking to boost cybersecurity startups in Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

Dr. Diane Murphy with a group of Marymount University Cybersecurity students

  The Director of Marymount University’s School of Technology and Innovation and the Associate Dean of the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology (BILT) have both been appointed to bolster the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) and foster cybersecurity growth and talent in Northern Virginia. The initiative, which is funding $1 million in experiential learning […]

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MU commencement returns to in-person format, with 1,130 graduating students

Blue and white streamers fly above graduates during Marymount University's 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

*An earlier version of this story included statistics on the number of students who attended commencement ceremonies, rather than the number of total degrees awarded. These references have been updated. After virtual ceremonies were held last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marymount University was proud to once again offer in-person, outdoor commencement ceremonies for […]

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