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70th Anniversary Celebration

Marymount’s 70th year is full of events to honor our past, celebrate our present and inspire our future. Learn more about Marymount’s distinguished history as a pillar in the Arlington community here.

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Schedule of Events

Fernando Pizarro, former Univision TV and radio news anchor and correspondent

September 10, 2020, 11:15am - 12:15pm
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Meeting ID: 960 8854 6462
Passcode: 281918

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to our 16th Annual Constitution Day Event as part of our History and Politics Week celebration.

September 17, 2020, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Speaker:  Nancy Tate
Co-chair of the 2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative and former Executive Director of the League of Women Voters of the United States

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Gene Herrick, Associated Press photojournalist who photographed the Korean War beginning in 1950 and the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s.

October 8, 2020, 11:15am - 12:15pm
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Meeting ID: 960 8854 6462
Passcode: 281918

Marymount Founding Day Celebration

October 12, 2020
Mark the occasion of our charter day with fellow Saints. Details to come.

Distinguished Lectures Series in honor of Marymount's 70th

Fall 2020
A series of lectures will be given throughout the fall semester to celebrate Marymount’s scholarly achievements since 1950.

Leverett Memorial Lecture

The Leverett Memorial Lecture honors the memory of Dr. Rhett Leverett, beloved history professor at Marymount for 20 years.
Dr. Katrina Schultheiss, Associate Professor of History at George Washington University will lecture on 19th century women religious in France. Details to come.

Bisson Lecture

The Bisson Lecture in the Humanities was established in honor of Professor Lillian Bisson, a scholar of medieval literature who retired from Marymount in 2010 after 41 years of service.
Pamela Woodford, Filmmaker will lecture.
Details to come.

Myhill Lecture

The Myhill Lecture honors the memory of Dr. Elizabeth Myhill, beloved physics professor at Marymount from 1993 – 2010. Held in conjunction with the Myhill family, this event recognizes the contributions of women to the fields of physics and astronomy, an area that was important to Dr. Myhill. Details to come.

Hubbard Lecture

The Hubbard Lecture honors the 50 years of service and commitment Rosemary Hubbard gave to Marymount during her illustrious career as a faculty member. Speakers consist of exemplary alumni of Marymount’s Department of Biology and Physical Sciences programs. Details to come.