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MU Ranked as a National University For First Time in Institution's History

Monday, September 12, 2022

In the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings, Marymount University has debuted on the list of ‘Best National Universities’ – a reclassification that has been years in the making and an achievement that will be celebrated on campus for accomplishing a key goal in the institution’s Strategic Plan.

Katarina Maric Online MSN-FNP student


Why I chose to get my master’s degree in nursing online

Friday, August 19, 2022

Katarina Maric had logged a decade as a registered nurse before tackling her master’s degree in nursing. In fall 2020, Maric enrolled in Marymount University’s online master’s program in nursing to become a family nurse practitioner. “I always knew I wanted to be a nurse and continue my education,” she says. “I wasn’t sure of the right time.”

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English Language Learner (ELL) Guidebook is Available Now

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Dr. Ana Lado, Marymount University Professor, published a resource for English Language Learners who are learning the English language while learning to read.

A Marymount DBA student

Yahoo News

Marymount University Graduates With a DBA in Business Intelligence Can Help Solve Supply Chain Related Issues

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Marymount University's online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Business Intelligence prepares students for new supply chain challenges and transfers the necessary skills to address the current economic environment.

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What Is The Future Of Work In Higher Education?

Thursday, March 31, 2022

President of Marymount University, Dr. Irma Becerra, shares why the recent obstacles in higher education are opportunities to create a brighter future.

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AP News

Press Release: Retain Talent With Marymount University’s Online EdD in Educational Leadership & Organizational Innovation

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

In 2021, employees quit their jobs at unprecedented rates. Read how Marymount University's EdD program is preparing educational leaders to boost employee retention in a competitive job market.

The Reading Teacher


Ed.D. Professors Publish Panama Research

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Published research conducted in Panama by Marymount University professors, Dr. Ana Lado and Dr. Clara Hauth, explores the concepts of tellability and readability for English Language Learners.

Hispanic Marymount University graduate

Marymount University first in state to be designated as Hispanic-serving

Monday, November 23, 2020

Marymount University is the first higher education institution in the Commonwealth of Virginia to be designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Its Hispanic population makes up over 25 percent of the undergraduate student body.

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The Changing Model of Nursing Student Clinicals in the Acute Care Setting During a Pandemic

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Dr. Cody Legler, Adjunct Nursing Professor at Marymount University, takes a look at how nursing clinicals have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and which measures have been put in place to keep nursing students safe.

Nursing student on Marymount campus

How Nursing Schools Are Adapting to COVID-19

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Kevin Cummings, Nursing Program Manager & Adjunct Faculty Member at Marymount University, provides his thoughts on what nursing school will look like during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Minority Nurse

Providing Parental Support and Communication Strategies to Children about COVID-19

Monday, October 12, 2020

Maryann Valcourt (PhD), Assistant Professor of Nursing at Marymount, gives advice for parents on how to talk with their children about COVID-19.

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The Power of Passionate Care

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Dr. Cody Legler, Adjunct Nursing Professor at Marymount University, discusses the importance of prioritization and compassion in nursing.

Dr. Maureen Moriarty, Marymount University

Nursing School Leaders Tell Nursing Students What to Expect in 2021

Friday, October 2, 2020

25 nursing school leaders, including Marymount's Dr. Maureen Moriarty, answer a pressing question: in the midst of COVID-19, what does the future hold for nursing school in 2021?


The Gypsy Nurse

The Difference Between Psych RNs and Psych NPs: Dr. Veronica Doran

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Dr. Veronica Doran, Assistant Professor of Nursing at Marymount University, discusses what distinguishes a psychiatric nurse practitioner from a psychiatric nurse.