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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Marymount to launch Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center

Marymount University to launch Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center

Art credit: Jason Ford (@jfordtheartist) In the latest example of Marymount University’s commitment to raising awareness of diversity, equity and inclusion issues, the institution has been selected by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) to host a new Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Center. With $25,000 in funding to support the […]

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MU alumna lobbies for death penalty abolishment in Virginia

Stephanie Niedringhaus, a Marymount University alumna, holding a sign that reads, "All Faiths Believe in Justice."

  As she attended Catholic school growing up, Stephanie Niedringhaus remembers one of the earliest religious lessons that she learned – that we are all made in the image of God, and that every life is sacred. Years later, she looks back and sees how that simple precept has guided her work in Catholic social […]

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MU faculty, graduate students present research on democracy, tech and social justice

Marymount University logo beside the Virginia Humanities Conference logo

  A group of Marymount University faculty members and graduate students are presenting research at the 2021 Virginia Humanities Conference. The event launched on March 25 and is being held virtually over the span of two weeks. Marymount is an institutional member of the Virginia Humanities Conference, an organization of universities, colleges and community colleges […]

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Dean of Students, Equity and Inclusion at MU selected as “40 Under 40” honoree

Brooke Berry poses on the campus of Marymount University alongside logos of the Norther Virginia 40 Under 40 list, Marymount University, Leadership Center for Excellence and Leadership Fairfax

  Brooke Berry, the Dean of Students, Equity and Inclusion at Marymount University, has been named as an impactful leader in the 2021 Northern Virginia “40 Under 40” list by the Leadership Center for Excellence and Leadership Fairfax.  Since 1992, the Leadership Center for Excellence has been the region’s trusted resource for leadership development and […]

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Marymount professors present social justice work at Chesapeake Digital Humanities Consortium conference

Headshot photos of Dr. Matt Shadle, Dr. Tonya-Marie Howe and Dr. Donna Schaeffer

  Two faculty members from Marymount University’s College of Sciences and Humanities and a faculty member from the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology are presenting at this year’s Chesapeake Digital Humanities Consortium (CDHC) conference, which is focused on the timely theme of Social Justice and Online Activism. Dr. Tonya-Marie Howe will be sharing […]

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