An inside look at Marymount’s Cloud Computing specialization

Cloud Computing specialization at Marymount University

  Technology degrees are considered some of the most sought-after and useful college degrees of the 21st century. As long as technology continues to become increasingly integrated into our modern lifestyle, so will the need for experts who can meet the evolving technological needs of every sector — especially in health care, the sciences, engineering, […]

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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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What is unique about Marymount’s accelerated Cybersecurity degree?

Marymount's accelerated Cybersecurity degree program

  As technology becomes increasingly integrated into our everyday lives, additional security measures must be implemented to protect our data from cyber attacks. In fact, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) estimates that the skill gap is growing and could leave as many as 1.8 million cybersecurity jobs unfilled by 2022 nationally — […]

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Marymount leading GO Virginia investment program targeting work readiness

Marymount University leading GO Virginia investment program targeting work readiness

  With an investment of $425,000 from the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board, Marymount University is leading the way in designing a program to help college students from across the area develop technology skills they’ll need to be ready for the workplace upon graduation. The Tech Set program, which is scheduled to begin during the […]

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What are the top technology degrees to pursue in 2021?

What are the top technology degrees to pursue in 2021?

  Are you a college-bound student passionate about STEM education? Have you narrowed down your interests to pursuing a technology degree? Do you find yourself wondering which tech degree is right for you? If this sounds like you and if you want to pursue a technology degree that will prepare you for a successful career, you’re in luck — […]

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MU partners with Netflix and 2U to launch virtual tech boot camps

Marymount University partners with Netflix and 2U to launch virtual tech boot camps

  The world’s leading streaming entertainment service and a global leader in education technology are expanding their partnership and bringing Marymount University into the fold as they work to increase diversity in tech fields. Starting this August, Netflix and 2U, Inc., will offer three for-credit, fully online tech boot camps in Data Science, Java Engineering […]

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Scholarships agreement with Foundation NVTC raises opportunities for women in STEM

Marymount University signs an agreement to support the NVTC Foundation Kilberg Scholarship Fund.

  Marymount University is encouraging a new generation of women to pursue their passions in STEM by supporting a scholarship awarded by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Foundation. Marymount has signed an agreement in which the University pledges to match the NVTC Foundation Kilberg Scholarship Fund award of $5,000, for a total of $10,000 […]

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College of BILT staff is looking to boost cybersecurity startups in Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

Dr. Diane Murphy with a group of Marymount University Cybersecurity students

  The Director of Marymount University’s School of Technology and Innovation and the Associate Dean of the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology (BILT) have both been appointed to bolster the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) and foster cybersecurity growth and talent in Northern Virginia. The initiative, which is funding $1 million in experiential learning […]

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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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MU professor sponsored as a Wiki Scientist by National Science Policy Network

A photo of Wiki Scientist Dr. Donna Schaeffer, alongside logos for the National Science Policy Network and Marymount University

  Dr. Donna Schaeffer, professor in the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology at Marymount University, has been sponsored by the National Science Policy Network as a Wiki Scientist. “Each month, 500 million users access a Wikipedia page as a starting point for their research or to learn more about a variety of topics,” […]

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