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Marymount launches English-proficiency initiative for int’l students

Starting in January, Marymount University will offer intermediate and advanced English classes for the first time through the institution’s newly-launched Intensive English Language Program (IELP). Catering to international students and other individuals for whom English is not a primary language,...

Marymount engineering professor lauded at state level

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...

Marymount president lauded for advocacy, outreach

The Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR!) organization has honored Marymount University president Irma Becerra with its prestigious 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award for her dedicated work at the university and throughout her career in higher education. The award recognizes...

Schools & Military, 10/27/22 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. •• Joseph Owens of Arlington has been named to the honor roll for the summer semester at Oregon State University. •• Isabelle Kingsley of Arlington earned an award...

Grant funding will aid Marymount’s efforts on cognitive decline

Marymount University’s Center for Optimal Aging has been awarded a grant from the state government’s Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Research Award Fund. The funding will support investigation into the feasibility of bringing the Otago Exercise Program to the homes of...

Bucking trend, Marymount sees big uptick in interest, enrollment

Defying recent national higher-education trends, Marymount University has recorded significant increases from last year in both applications and enrollment deposits for the 2022-23 academic year, university officials said. Leading up to the fall 2022 semester, a total of 3,551 applications...

Class of 2026 is settling in at Marymount

Marymount University welcomed a cohort of about 310 new students during the Aug. 25 Move-In Day to begin their journey as members of the Class of 2026. Approximately 33 volunteers – including current students, faculty and staff – worked to...

Former Marymount coach back on the bench

A couple of years after retiring from a decades-long career of coaching men’s college basketball, Webb Hatch recently returned to the collegiate bench to be in charge, if only for a very brief stint. Over a three-day, three-game period, Hatch,...

Marymount to hold Hall of Fame banquet

The Marymount University Athletics Hall of Fame will honor its 2022 inductees as part of homecoming weekend on Thursday, Oct. 13. This year’s class is Anna Macedonia (women’s swimming, 2008-12), Marcellus Smith (men’s basketball, 1991-95), longtime head soccer coach Keith...

Fellowship funds to boost Arlington poetry initiative

Holly Karapetkova, a professor of literature and languages at Marymount University and the official poet laureate of Arlington, has received a $50,000 fellowship from the American Academy of Poets. She is one 22 poets laureate serving states and localities from...
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