Throughout the month of March, we are excited to welcome prospective and admitted students to participate in Meet the Major Month at Marymount University!
We invite you to engage with faculty, current MU students, alumni and special guests in a variety of virtual learning experiences. You'll have the opportunity to see some of our classes in action, hear from guest lecturers, or even get hands-on with some of our programs! Scroll to see all of our offerings; click to expand a specific event for more details. Events are listed in chronological order.
When: Monday, March 15, 2021 | 4-5pm ET
Come test your knowledge of the history and origins of Saint Patrick's Day, and learn about the ways you might study Theology and Religious Studies at Marymount! Dr. Brian Flanagan and other faculty from TRS will moderate, and prizes will be awarded to winners!
When: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | 4-5pm ET
Join Associate Professor of Economics, Dr. Brian Hollar in a discussion about how COVID-19 intersects with Business by leveraging data analysis. This session will model a Marymount Econometrics class, where students have been studying COVID statistics and how they might inform policy; like using cost-benefit analysis to argue for giving everyone the first dose of the vaccine and exploring partial doses as a way to stretch supply.
When: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | 5-6pm ET
A member of the faculty and a student representative from The School of Education will present on the different undergraduate majors within the school: PK-6, Special Education K-12, Art K-12, and Secondary Education (Biology, English, Math, and History).
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Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | 7:30pm-8:30pm ET
Faculty and current students from the History program will discuss "Hidden Treasures of D.C.", where they will share their favorite little-known museum objects, buildings, statues and lots more treasures around the metro area. Join us to get insight only the locals can give you!
When: Thursday, March 18, 2021 | 6-7pm ET
Test out your creative abilities to see if you have what it takes to design a logo! This session offers participants a hands-on design project with faculty from the Graphic and Media Design program.
After a brief discussion on logo design and brand, participants will create a logo for a major company. During the event, we will answer your questions about curricular, extracurricular, community service, study abroad, internships and career opportunities with Marymount University! Grab a pencil, markers or crayons, and paper; let's design!
Friday, March 19, 2021 | 3-4pm ET
Join Dr. Carl Sachs and Dr. Dan Corrigan as they host a student-led discussion of “What’s it like to be a Philosophy Major at Marymount?” Current majors and alums will share their experiences, and the curricular, extracurricular, and career opportunities provided by the degree will be discussed.
When: Monday, March 22, 2021 | 4-5pm ET
Interior Design is a science just as much as it is an art. When designers rely on evidence-based design and human-centered approaches, they can improve our health, happiness, and even our ability to focus.
Join Assistant Professor Jessica Bonness and current Marymount students to learn about what interior design really is, and to discuss why it matters and how it can change our lives. We will also answer your questions about our curriculum, extracurricular opportunities, internships, and more!
When: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | 6-7pm ET
Participate in a hands-on narrative design project with faculty and students from English and Digital Writing & Narrative Design to learn more about how we understand, interpret, and create stories of our own. Each participant will create a photo essay to introduce some aspect of themselves to the group. In the process, we'll answer your questions about curricular, extracurricular, and career opportunities available to you at Marymount!
Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 5-6pm ET
The Humanities Discussion Group will open up their monthly meeting to admitted & prospective students. This month's topic is: Why do we care about film? Join us for a discussion that integrates pop culture, the humanities, and student-led conversation with professors.
When: Monday, March 29, 2021 | 5-6pm ET
Join current students and faculty in an interactive, multimedia exploration of the benefits that a Liberal Arts education can provide. While all are welcome, this is a particularly good event for students who are undecided about their major, or students considering pursuing a degree in our Liberal Studies program.
When: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 | 3:30-4:30pm ET
Join Dr. Michael Nordvall and current Marymount students in a meeting of HPR 201: Introduction to Health & Exercise Science. This course is required for all Health Science majors and is normally taken during a student's first year. This particular class will focus on submax cardio fitness testing.
When: Friday, March 19, 2021 | 10-10:45am ET
Interested in learning more about going to college at Marymount University? We invite you to request more information today!