Marymount hosting USA Biolympiad Finals for third straight year

Marymount hosting USA Biolympiad Finals for third straight year

The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) has announced that Marymount University will host the 2024 USA Biolympiad (USABO) National Finals for the third consecutive year. The competition will be held on Marymount’s main campus from May 25 to June 8. The competition features 20 high school students from across the country participating in 10 […]

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Pres. Becerra honored at alma mater for achievements in STEM, higher education

Pres. Becerra honored at alma mater for achievements in STEM, higher education

  On March 12, Marymount University President Irma Becerra traveled to her alma mater, Florida International University (FIU), to participate in a series of events for the first-ever “Dr. Irma Becerra Day.”  The day began with a fireside chat in which President Becerra spoke with FIU Society of Women Engineers members as part of their “Week […]

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Governor appoints Pres. Becerra to Science Museum board

Governor appoints Pres. Becerra to Science Museum board

  On Sunday, March 15, Governor Youngkin appointed Marymount University President Irma Becerra to the Board of Trustees for the Science Museum of Virginia. Encouraging all Virginians to enrich their lives through science, it features a range of interactive exhibits and programs on topics such as clean energy, anatomy and innovations in STEM.  President Becerra […]

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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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Marymount’s Early Learning Academy nears completion, Fall 2023 opening

Marymount’s Early Learning Academy nears completion, Fall 2023 opening

  Designed to fill a critical and deepening local workforce need as professionals with young children return to the office, Marymount University’s new Early Learning Academy is nearing its Fall 2023 launch date as staff prepare to offer an exceptional early childhood learning experience. A year-round, full-day program for preschoolers of ages 2.5-5, the Early […]

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Pres. Becerra, students travel to San Diego for HACU conference

Pres. Becerra, students travel to San Diego for HACU conference

  Last month, the Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities (HACU) held its Adelante Leadership Conference in person for the first time since 2019. Taking advantage of the opportunity, Marymount University sent a group to San Diego to learn about rebuilding a more resilient and inclusive America through championing Hispanic success in higher education. Joining […]

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Engineering professor Dr. Eric Bubar earns VFIC Harris Family Award

Engineering professor Dr. Eric Bubar earns VFIC Harris Family Award

  Dr. Eric Bubar, the founding Associate Professor of Engineering at Marymount University who is well known for using his scientific and 3D-printing talents to support those in need locally and around the world, has been recognized by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) with a H. Hiter Harris Family Award for his dedication […]

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Marymount receives $1.46 million NSF grant to empower STEM students

Marymount receives $1.46 million NSF grant to empower STEM students

  Amidst an ever-increasing need to meet the high-technology needs of today’s American workforce, faculty leaders at Marymount University are launching a new need-based scholarship program that will help students in STEM majors persist in their studies and pursue essential and fulfilling careers. The STEM Citizen Science Scholars Program, which officially began this month, is […]

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MU’s new Biomedical, Mechanical Engineering programs launching this fall

Marymount’s new Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering programs launching this fall

  In the upcoming Fall 2022 academic semester, Marymount University will offer its students innovative, in-person bachelor’s degree programs in Engineering for the first time in the University’s history. This comes as the institution continues to expand its offerings of cutting-edge STEM programs while also gaining increased recognition as a hub in the national capital […]

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Marymount to host 2022 USA Biolympiad Finals this May

Marymount to host 2022 USA Biolympiad Finals this May

  The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) has announced that Marymount University will host the 2022 USA Biolympiad (USABO) Finals from May 28 to June 9, 2022 on its Arlington campus. USABO is the nation’s largest cost-free biology education and testing program for high school students. It has previously been conducted at Marymount University […]

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