English Alumna Publishes New Book


Congratulations to former English major Maura Way (UMW '94) whose poetry collection entitled _Another Bungalow_ was recently released by Press 53. … [Read more...]

Alum Wins Award


UMW alumna Gwynne Mapes ('08) won third place for best student abstract at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, for her paper "'Oh, and it’s got to be cut into four triangles, never in half': the role of negation in Bon Appétit’s 'Editor’s Letter.'" Gwynne is pursuing a PhD in linguistics at the University of Bern in Switzerland. Congratulations! … [Read more...]

English Grad Publishes Essay


Recent graduate Hannah Straton's essay, "A Manual for Fire and Stories," was just published in the online magazine Hippocampus Magazine: Memorable Creative Nonfiction.  Excellent work, Hannah!  Congratulations! … [Read more...]

English Alum Nominated for Emmy


Among the NOMINEES FOR THE 35th ANNUAL NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARDS ANNOUNCED BY THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES was UMW alumnus and former English major Alexander Cardia ('07). In the category of Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction, he was nominated for his animation and design work on Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle, produced by PBS.  The awards will be presented on September 30.  We congratulate Alex warmly on this honor. … [Read more...]