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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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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Marymount joins Oak Ridge Associated Universities Research Consortium

Marymount joins Oak Ridge Associated Universities Research Consortium

  Marymount University has been accepted to join the research consortium of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), an elite group of more than 150 major colleges and universities that collaborate to provide innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. The University’s acceptance was announced at ORAU’s Annual […]

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Marymount receives gift to establish Center for Professional Ethics and Social Responsibility

Marymount receives gift to establish Center for Professional Ethics and Social Responsibility

  As Marymount University prepares to launch its second of three interdisciplinary research centers on campus, a generous gift has moved it closer to reality. A recent gift of $250,000 from the Soloviev Foundation will support the new Center for Professional Ethics and Social Responsibility, which will serve as a central hub for inter-professional research, […]

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Marymount’s Student Research Conference held in person once again

Marymount’s Student Research Conference held in person once again

Public Health Education & Promotion student Emma Driscoll presenting at Marymount’s Student Research Conference Last month, more than 90 Marymount University students showcased their original research in topics across the academic spectrum at the institution’s annual Student Research Conference (SRC) in the Ballston Center. An annual celebration of Marymount’s student scholarship and creative works, the […]

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Marymount team earns NIH prize in ‘Do Something about Antibiotics’ Challenge

Marymount team earns NIH prize in ‘Do Something about Antibiotics’ Challenge

  Tasked with helping solve the greatest public health emergency of our time, a group of Marymount University students proved themselves to be more than up to the challenge. Seventeen Marymount Saints, led by Biochemistry Professor Dr. Amanda Wright, entered the Small World Initiative’s sixth annual Do Something about Antibiotics Challenge during the Fall 2021 […]

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Dr. Patricia C. Heyn leads Center for Optimal Aging as Founding Director

Dr. Patricia C. Heyn leads Marymount University's Center for Optimal Aging as Founding Director

  After a thorough and competitive international search, Marymount University has selected Dr. Patricia C. Heyn as Founding Director of the Center for Optimal Aging, the University’s first interdisciplinary research hub focused on addressing critical issues affecting the health of older adults. “Marymount has a unique history and commitment to education and serving those in […]

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MU professor redefines child development with 20 years of research on immigrant families

Dr. Linda Cote-Reilly, Professor of Psychology at Marymount University, shares her research in child development in immigrant families.

  In this episode of “Faculty in Focus,” Dr. Linda Cote-Reilly, Professor of Psychology, discusses research she’s worked on for more than two decades that provides a better look at child development in a growing population of families across the nation. How did you become interested in psychology? I think everybody’s interested in psychology. When […]

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Cutting-edge research at forefront of Marymount professor’s Engineering work

Cutting-edge Engineering research at forefront of Marymount professor's work

  In this episode of “Faculty in Focus,” we catch up with Dr. Eric Bubar, Associate Professor of Engineering at Marymount, and get a first-hand look at his groundbreaking engineering research in areas like 3D printing, virtual reality, bioprinting and more. What are the topics of your current engineering research? We do a ton of […]

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Challenging injustice — join Marymount on a journey in Sociology

Challenging injustice — join Marymount on a journey in Sociology

  In Marymount University’s Sociology program, we focus on empowering students to value diversity as strength, recognize internationality as a gift and understand the dynamics of inclusion. Our Sociology degree embodies Marymount University’s tradition of cultivating an appreciation of the value of difference and challenging structural foundations of social injustice. Are you ready to join […]

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