PSIA Student Nathan Francis: 2023-24 Newman Civic Fellow for UMW

Nathan Francis is a UMW senior majoring in Political Science and Philosophy (Pre-Law). He has been named to the 2023 cohort of the Newman Civic Fellows by Campus Compact, a national coalition of 1,000+ colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. Nathan's Newman Civic Fellowship from Campus Compact recognizes … [Read more...]

Dillon Schweers Wins 2021 Pi Sigma Alpha Writing Award

Dillon Schweers ’21 wins the 2021 Pi Sigma Alpha Best Undergraduate Paper Award. This is the 11th time a Mary Washington student has won the best paper or best thesis award! For more information, check out UMW’s article on Dillon’s PSA Award. … [Read more...]

2021 PSIA Department Awards

The PSIA department recently held the 2021 department awards. Check out our page on the Recent Award Winners to see them and past winners. … [Read more...]

Kendall Parker ’18 Receives Darden Award and Professor Barr Receives Simpson Award

Political Science student Kendall M. Parker of Fredericksburg received the Colgate W. Darden Jr. Award, which is presented to the student with the highest grade-point average (GPA) in the four-year undergraduate program. Professor Barr received the the Grellet C. Simpson Award, the institution’s most prestigious annual award for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Read more about their awards during the 2018 commencement ceremony. … [Read more...]

2017-18 Writing Awards

The Department congratulates the following students for their outstanding achievements in writing during the 2017-18 academic year. … [Read more...]