President Becerra speaks on educational equity, economic opportunity at White House Hispanic Initiative meeting

President Becerra speaks on educational equity, economic opportunity at White House Hispanic Initiative meeting

  Last week, the President’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics convened its fifth meeting at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C. Designed to demonstrate the Administration’s commitment to workforce development and economic opportunities for Hispanics, the event also allowed commissioners to gather ideas for recommendations they […]

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Cybersecurity student’s data privacy research earns acclaim

Data privacy research from Cybersecurity student earns acclaim

  In a digital landscape increasingly fraught with cyber threats, the cybersecurity field has surged to the forefront of computer sciences — attracting a wave of professionals ready to confront its ever-shifting challenges. Aspiring cybersecurity scholars are getting involved by crafting methodologies, conducting important research, attending conferences and unveiling insightful work to pave the way […]

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Marymount team lands key grant for AI readiness

Marymount team lands key grant for AI readiness

  Artificial intelligence has rapidly expanded in both importance and scale over recent years, with concerns about its safe use and development even leading the White House to issue an executive order related to its ‘extraordinary potential for both promise and peril.’ In higher education specifically, supplemental grants have been fundamental to advancing research that […]

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Professor’s research shows how AI can screen for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's and AI: professor's research shows how AI can screen for Alzheimer's

  As the health care landscape continues to evolve through technological innovation, researchers are exploring how artificial intelligence (AI) can be harnessed to combat the complex challenges posed by neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease. Through unprecedented insights that improve diagnoses and potential interventions, AI is believed to hold the potential of offering transformative solutions that […]

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Marymount professor turns political science research into new book

Marymount professor turns political science research into new book

  In this episode of “Faculty in Focus,” we catch up with Dr. Chad Rector, Associate Professor of Political Science within the College of Sciences and Humanities at Marymount, to discuss his forthcoming book that focuses on the possible reunification of North and South Korea, the ramifications of such actions being taken in today’s political climate […]

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Marymount alumna awarded $8,500 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Marymount alumna awarded $8,500 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

  MaryEllen Haas, a Marymount University alumna from the Class of 2020, has received an $8,500 fellowship from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.  The organization’s Fellowship Program gives $1.3 million annually to select Honor Society members, easing the financial hardship of […]

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Center for Optimal Aging’s racial health equity research project accepted at two international conferences

Center for Optimal Aging’s racial health equity research project accepted at two international conferences

  The latest research project spearheaded by Marymount University’s Center for Optimal Aging, focusing on racial health equity and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has been accepted at two notable international science conferences – the 2023 Cochrane Colloquium in London and the What Works Global Summit in Ottawa, Canada. The prestigious international conference […]

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Honors students present research, engage in service at 2023 VCHC Conference

Honors students present research, engage in service at 2023 VCHC Conference

  This past weekend, honors program students and faculty from higher education institutions across both Virginia and West Virginia traveled to Longwood University to attend the 2023 Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC) Conference, with the theme of ‘Global Connections.’ Representing 20 percent of all research presentations at the Conference was a group of Marymount University […]

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Fashion Design student’s research is published in national journal

Fashion Design student's research is published in national journal

  When Marymount University sophomore Caroline MacDonald found out last month that her research paper on sustainability in the textile industry was published in the National Collegiate Honors Council’s Undergraduate Research Journal, she was understandably thrilled but also slightly surprised by this success. “I wanted to meld my interests in fashion design and sustainability together, […]

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Stars of ‘Duty Free’ documentary visit MU for Speaker Series event

Stars of ‘Duty Free’ documentary visit MU for Speaker Series event

  Sian-Pierre Regis and Rebecca Danigelis, activists and stars of the 2021 documentary ‘Duty Free,’ were the featured speakers in the latest edition of Marymount University’s MUx Speaker Series, a thought-provoking series of presentations and conversations designed to transform motivation into action and ideas into change. Organized in collaboration with Marymount’s Center for Optimal Aging […]

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