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 duo become Leaders-in-Residence to support Hispanic students

Marymount University Leaders-in-Residence Jessica Benitez and Ashly Trejo Mejia

  When the opportunity arose to become a resource and advocate for fellow Hispanic students at Marymount University, sophomore Jessica Benitez and junior Ashly Trejo Mejia were eager to fill the role. “I think I have the ability to grow as a leader and share opportunities available to people of color,” Benitez said.  Both students […]

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7 majors for students who enjoy reading, writing and researching

7 majors for students who enjoy reading, writing and researching

  STEM fields are important — there’s no doubt about that. But with STEM fields so highly promoted, it might seem hard for people who like reading and writing to find their niche in a less technical field. However, there are more options available to students who love to write, research and read than you […]

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9 college majors for students unsure of their future career

9 college majors for students unsure of their future career

  Deciding your career path as a teenager can seem pretty daunting. What if you don’t know exactly what you want to do right now? Maybe you have a vague idea of an area you want to work in, but you aren’t sure about the specifics? That’s where we come in. The team at Marymount […]

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Personal connection leads MU professor to research stress and trauma in first responders

Dr. Amanda Farrell, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Marymount University.

  Dr. Amanda Farrell, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Marymount University, is on a mission to uncover the hidden wounds suffered by our nation’s first responders.  “There is no way we can ask first responders to expose themselves to the things they see, day in and day out, and not expect it to take […]

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Marymount professors publish new book on place-based learning amidst backdrop of COVID-19

New Book Publication Photo

  The coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc across the globe while Marymount University’s Dr. Elizabeth Langran, Professor in Education, and Dr. Janine DeWitt, Professor in Sociology, were finishing their new book, “Navigating Place-Based Learning.”  “The spread of the pandemic highlighted how place matters in our daily lives, as well as how some communities deal with more […]

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