2018-2019 Stock Market Game Virginia winners

Congratulations to all the 2018-2019 Stock Market Game Virginia winners! This online simulation of the real-life stock market helps sharpen skills in math, social studies and language arts.   In particular, we would like to congratulate Nathaniel Basore, Cassidy Collart, Lindsay Dombroft, and Joseph Prince, from Culpeper County High School, who won first place in the Year-Long Game with a total equity of $117,069.81. They were advised by Amy McCabe.   Read about the other winners here. … [Read more...]

Spring ODE Inductees

Congratulations to our spring ODE inductees: Joelle Henry, Gary D. Kellenberger, Courtney Shea, Brandon Williams, Tea Barndt, Jessica Suddreth, Joseph Peppersack, Henry Darron, Colin Grosh, Brooke Cornish, Maria Herrera. In addition, the new officers are: President: Thomas Meldrum Vice President: Brandon Williams Secretary: Jessica Suddreth Treasurer: Joseph Peppersack … [Read more...]

2019 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our 2019 Scholarship / Award Recipients! Aspen Aston received the James Harvey Dodd Award, Matthew Cooper received the Fred E. Miller Memorial Scholarship, Téa Barndt received the Richard George Allgaier Scholarship, graduating senior Wyatt Priddy received the Henry W. Heweston Economics Award and lastly, graduating senior Theodosius Zotos received the Adam Smith Award. … [Read more...]

Final Exam Schedule for the Spring 2019 Semester

Click Here to view Final Exam Schedule for the Spring 2019 Semester. … [Read more...]

2019 Giving Day results

We would like to thank ALL of the donors and ambassadors who made #MaryWashDay a great success! Our Economics Department received 37 gifts for a total of $2,795.08! In addition, the Economics Department placed 6th in the College of Arts and Sciences for the total amount raised. However, as a school, UMW received 3,533 gifts for a total of $586,493. Thank you to your continued support the UMW Economics Department can help fund trips to Undergraduate Conferences and other formative educational experiences for their dedicated students! … [Read more...]

UMW, Local Community Join Forces for Social Good Summit

UMW, Local Community Join Forces for Social Good Summit MARCH 27, 2019 BY JILL LAIACONA LEAVE A COMMENT The food bank needed help getting fresh produce to needy families. A literacy group sought tutors to help adults with reading, writing and basic math. A local high school wanted guest speakers to teach mindfulness and stress management techniques to teenagers. All of them congregated with more than 100 others in the Digital Auditorium of UMW’s Hurley Convergence Center last Friday for FRED – A Social Good Summit. Together they began a dialogue about how to collaborate more effectively to promote social change in the Fredericksburg area. The UMW student-planned event gave students and educators from the University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College and area high schools the opportunity to meet with community partners from local nonprofits and other organizations that serve the public. Leslie Martin, director of UMW’s new Center for Community Engagement, said … [Read more...]

Dr. Humphrey Hosts FRED – A Social Good Summit

  UMW Hosts FRED – A Social Good Summit on March 22 MARCH 11, 2019 BY JILL LAIACONALEAVE A COMMENT University of Mary Washington’s Center for Community Engagement and IMAGINE Social Good join forces to host FRED – A Social Good Summit on Friday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Digital Auditorium of the Hurley Convergence Center on UMW’s Fredericksburg campus. The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. The UMW student-planned summit gives students and educators from the University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College and area high schools the opportunity to meet community partners from local nonprofits and other organizations that serve the public. The goal of the event is to begin a dialogue about ways these groups can work together more effectively to promote social change in the Fredericksburg area. The event will also include a catered lunch. Associate Professor of Economics Shawn Humphrey and his students … [Read more...]

GIVE DAY CHALLENGE INCENTIVES 2019

OVERALL GOAL: 50 Shares and 50 Gifts Look at what our professors and student aides will be doing for GIVE DAY 2019! Send in pictures of them in High School Plank Challenge Chubby Bunny Cook chili for lunch Egg Challenge Dress as Sammy D. Eagle Dye their hair pink Shave their head Wear a cray cat t-shirt Dress up as Chicken Cluck U Wear a Tutu … [Read more...]

Where Are They Now?

Click Here to see what a few of our Alumni are up to!     … [Read more...]

Past Internships

Past Internships … [Read more...]