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Oliver Evans Mary Baldwin University's Interim Provost

Checkmate: Interim Provost Brings Strategic Vision

Oliver Evans, Mary Baldwin University’s interim provost, believes his greatest accomplishment is yet to come. He’s no stranger to achievement however, and has already mastered a career in higher education for the better part of 40 years. Coming out of retirement to...
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Gift will Enhance Performing Arts Center

A charitable trust that bears the name of an alumna has been known for its support of the arts for years. Now, that trust will bring enhancements to Mary Baldwin University’s Bertie Murphy Deming Fine Arts Center just as the arts programs are undergoing a strategic...
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Mary Baldwin Holds First International Day of Peace Event

Mary Baldwin University is presenting its first-ever United Nations Designated International Day of Peace celebration on September 21. The theme is Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace, and  there will be theme-related workshops for students and...
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Korean Students Visit VWIL Cadets

Mary Baldwin University’s Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership cadets participated in a unique cultural perspective experience in early September as cadets from MBU’s Korean partner school, Shungshin University, brought 13 cadets to visit the VWIL freshmen in the...
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Major Alumnae House Renovation to Begin

Part of the celebration kicking off Mary Baldwin University’s 175th anniversary year on August 31 was a groundbreaking ceremony at the school’s Alumnae House, which will undergo a major renovation this fall and winter. The Colonial Revival, two-story house designed by...
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Ringing in Mary Baldwin University’s 175th Year

The newly minted Mary Baldwin University kicked off its 175th year with an extensive on-campus celebration Wednesday and — in a move that reflects the institution’s longstanding entrepreneurial legacy — officially announced three new initiatives to benefit students...
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The update of Tyson Terrace is now complete.

University Café and Tyson Terrace Receive Makeovers

By Erica Haynes Mary Baldwin’s campus underwent several aesthetic improvements over the summer. Ham and Jam Pub and Tyson Terrace located on upper campus have seen some of the more noticeable updates. Ham and Jam Pub will now be known as University Café, and faculty...
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Haiti Trip Closes out Record-Breaking Study Abroad Year at MBU

By Erica Haynes ’17 Faculty-led study abroad programs are on the rise at Mary Baldwin University. Fifty-nine students participated in a trip abroad this past May Term and summer, representing an 80 percent increase from the previous year. Each trip provides a unique...
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Bonding at the Bonfire Sparks, Creates Memories

By Erica Haynes ’17 Mary Baldwin College for Women students gathered for a bonfire in the spirit of sisterhood on August 27 to celebrate orientation week. Around the bonfire pit — a gift from the Class of 2013 — students relaxed and chatted eagerly about the...
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May Term Murals on Display in Grafton Library

By Erica Haynes ’17 Grafton Library is displaying three new murals thanks to May Term collaborations between faculty, students, and local incarcerated and undocumented youth.  Each mural contains a unique and distinctly different story behind the journey to its...
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