Internships for Economic Students

Several internships are available for Spring 2016 Flexible schedule, open to all economic majors and minors, possibility to be paid, located on campus Center for Economic Research The interns for the Center for Economic Research will be gathering, formatting and preparing regional and national economic data for publication in a newsletter. In addition, they will be helping to disseminate information about the Center and providing additional assistance, as needed, to staff of the Economics Department. Interns should be able to be scheduled for 4 to 5 hours per week. Center for Economic Education The University of Mary  Washington is one of several centers for economic education as a member of the Virginia Council on Economic Education.  Interns will help provide resources for economic education to elementary through high school students.   If you are interested and would like further information please email … [Read more...]

Save the Date – Reception for Dr. Stageberg April 17

Students, Faculty and Alumni are invited to attend a reception honoring Dr. Stephen Stageberg on the occasion of his retirement after 33 years at the University of Mary Washington.  The reception will be held Thursday, April 17 from 4:30 - 6:30 pm at EconHouse. … [Read more...]

Taylor Knight named editor-in-chief of peer review board for the Economic Scholars Program

Taylor Knight, a senior economics major at the University of Mary Washington, has been named the editor-in-chief on the peer review board for the Economic Scholars Program (ESP). ESP is an annual conference highlighting undergraduate research in economics and business held at The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in Dallas, Texas. It is designed to foster the involvement of undergraduate economics students in all areas in the field of economics.  Taylor will also be attending the conference at the end of March and presenting her research, along with 5 other UMW economics majors. … [Read more...]

Calling All Economics Students — Spring 2014 Economic Scholars Program

ESP send to Rycroft

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Career Paths for Economics Majors

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2013’s Henry W. Hewetson Award Recipient

The 2013 recipient of the Henry W. Hewetson Award is Nicole Cochran '13.  The award is given to a graduating senior in economics for academic excellence and service to the department. … [Read more...]



Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE), the economics honor society inducted new members and elected officers for the 2013-2014 year.  The new members are Lavar Edmonds '14, Sarah Dengler '14, Ian Potere '14, Luke Mendelsohn '14, Will Apperson '13, Russell Ruud '15, Casey Dunlap '13, Taylor Knight '14, Clare Stechschulte '14, Robert Herse '13, and Chelsea LeHew '14. The officers for the 2013-2014 year are Luke Mendelsohn, President, Taylor Knight, Vice President, Lavar Edmonds, Treasurer, and Clare Stechschulte, Secretary. … [Read more...]

Economics Majors and Minors Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa

Sarah Decker, Cooper Lawton, and Colin McElhinny were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at a ceremony on Sunday, April 7, 2013.  Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the United States.  Phi Beta Kappa was founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary.  The UMW chapter, Kappa of Virginia, was established at 1971. … [Read more...]

Economics Students Participate in ESP Conference in Dallas


UMW Economics students participated in the Economics Scholars Program conference at the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank the week of April 1.  Pictured from left to right are Luke Mendelsohn, Nicole Nunez, Roxy Sklavos, Taylor Knight, Professor Margaret Ray, and Matt Cronin.  Contact Professor Ray for information about next year's conference. … [Read more...]

The Economics of Inequality, Poverty and Discrimination in the 21st Century. Just Published!


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