CEE Stock Market Game Region Fall 2019 Results

The University of Mary Washington Center of Economic Education participates in the Stock Market Game through Virginia Counsel of Economic Education. The SMG is an online simulation of the real-life stock market that helps sharpen skills in math, social studies and language arts. It is a comprehensive economics and personal finance education program for Grades 4 to 12.  Small student teams compete for awards by investing $100,000 in an online, virtual portfolio.  The adult advisor registers the student teams. Student teams are provided online access to their own online investment portfolio.  Students research and apply their investment ideas in a real-world market environment.   Congratulations to the UMW Center of Economic Education top 3 region winners for the Fall 2019 Stock Market Game. The 1st place team was Blue Devil Pride from Culpeper County High School, with a total equity of $108,586.06. The 2nd place team was Stonksboys from Spotsylvania Middle School, with … [Read more...]

New Course-Offering ECON 490E- Independent Research

In this course, students will conduct independent faculty-supervised research on a topic of the student’s choice in economics. The topic needs to be approved by the instructor. It will generally be a research project that student has been working on from another course. Students are required to present their research on a public forum during the semester. Class Time and Location: T-TR 2:00-2:50 pm, CLAV 102 Instructor: Amrita Dhar Email: adhar@umw.edu Office: Econ House, 1004 College Avenue, Room 204 This is an awesome opportunity to build your resume and learn the process of writing a research paper. For more information, please email Dr. Dhar or see the flyer below. … [Read more...]

Congratulations Dr. Ray!!

The Economics Department and students would like to thank Dr. Ray for 25 years of service. Please join us in thanking Dr. Ray for her service towards this department! … [Read more...]

Final Examination Schedule for Fall 2019 Semester

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UMW Swimmer, Assistant Coach Win Big at Parapan American Games

SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 BY JILL LAIACONA Joey Peppersack ’21 and Zach Shattuck brought some shiny new souvenirs back to Mary Washington after competing in the Parapan American Games in August. Peppersack won a silver medal for the men’s 100-meter backstroke, while teammate Zach Shattuck, assistant coach of UMW’s men’s swimming, earned a silver and three bronze medals for the men’s 100-meter breaststroke, 50-meter butterfly, 200-meter individual medley and the men’s relay. UMW swim coach Justin Anderson ’10 served as head coach, leading Team USA to 62 swimming medals at the 2019 games in Lima, Peru. With 33 countries competing, the Parapan American Games is one of the largest events in U.S. Paralympic swimming, held every four years, one year prior to the Paralympic Games. “It was amazing going to these games as a more experienced swimmer and being placed in a leadership role,” said Shattuck, who served as Team USA’s men’s swimming captain. He previously attended … [Read more...]

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

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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 47 gifts for a total of $3,370.00! 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...]