Mary Poppins and Family-Friendly Kite-Making Activity

Tuesday 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

The students in EN207: Theatre History and EN225: Literary Superheroes classes, together with The Shakespeare Initiative, are pleased to present the Mini Musicals on the Move streamlined, sing-along production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins!

The show begins at 7 pm in Reinsch Auditorium on Tuesday, March 26th. The show is free and open to the public. Students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend and welcome to bring guests. For kids who want to fly their own personalized kite and perform in the show's final song, kite-making opens at 6 pm and the song rehearsal begins at 6:30 pm. Kite-making and rehearsal will be in the Reinsch Library Board Room.

We hope to see you there!

Location: Reinsch Library Auditorium and Library Board Room


Reading and Book Signing with Ed Aymar

Tuesday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Please join us as we welcome author and Marymount alum Ed Aymar to campus for a reading, discussion, and book signing. Called "one of the most promising and talented hard-boiled crime writers of his generation” by Vincent Zandri of The New York Times, Aymar has written several novels, including The Unrepentant, will be published in March of 2019 by Down and Out Books. His other thrillers include the novel-in-stories The Night of the Flood (in which he served as co-editor and contributor), as well as I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead and You’re As Good As Dead. Aymar also writes a monthly column for the Washington Independent Review of Books and serves as the Managing Editor of The Thrill Begins, ITW’s online resource for aspiring and debut thriller writers. (Biography information drawn from the author's website.)

This event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.

Reading and Signing with Ed Aymar

Location: Lee Reception Room


Graduate Education Information Session

Wednesday 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Learn about one of the leading teacher education programs of the greater Washington, D.C. area. Connect with current faculty and students enrolled within the graduate education program, and learn more about the degree paths, and admission requirements. RSVP online or call 703-284-5901 for assistance.

Location: Rowley Hall (G207)


Shades of Blue Poetry Reading

Wednesday 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
The 2019 annual Shades of Blue student-faculty poetry reading will be held Wednesday, April 10th, in the Lee Reception Room of the Library. Come out and support your peers, your faculty, and your own inner poet! Refreshments are provided. This event is free and open to the public. 

Audience from the 2014 Shades of Blue event

Location: Lee Reception Room


Panel on Diversity in the K-12 Teaching Workforce

Thursday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Please join us on April 11th for a very special conversation hosted by Marymount University.  

Panel on Diversity in the K-12 Teaching Workforce
Everyone has a story...creating a more diverse teaching workforce

Having a diverse teaching workforce matters and is vital to the future success of all students.   Join the discussion with our panelists as we explore topics such as the benefits, challenges, and importance of having a diverse K-12 faculty, and hear their personal reflections on these issues. We will also discuss potential recruitment and outreach efforts needed to attract greater diversity in teacher candidates and retain all faculty in our schools.

Members of the graduate enrollment team will also be present to provide information about Graduate Education programs at Marymount. 

RSVP online or call 703-284-5901 for assistance.


Location: Main House


Bestselling Author Mary Karr Visits Marymount

Thursday 12:00 AM
18-Apr-2019 to 19-Apr-2018

Bestselling author Mary Karr will visit Marymount this April to talk to first-year composition students about her first memoir, The Liar's Club, which won nonfiction prizes from PEN and the Texas Institute of Letters. Recently, Entertainment Weekly rated it number four in the top one hundred books of the past twenty-five years. Her second memoir, Cherry, which was excerpted in The New Yorker, also hit bestseller and "notable book" lists at the New York Times and dozens of other papers nationwide. Her most recent book in this autobiographical series, Lit: A Memoir, is the story of her alcoholism, recovery, and conversion to Catholicism.

Karr is an award-winning poet and best-selling memoirist. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed and New York Times best-selling memoirs and five poetry collections, most recently Tropic of Squalor. Karr is also a songwriter, having collaborated with Rodney Crowell, Norah Jones, Lucinda Williams and others on a country album called KIN. Her many awards include The Whiting Writer's Award, an NEA, a Radcliffe Bunting Fellowship, and a Guggenheim. She is also a regular contributor to The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Poetry magazine. Karr is the Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University and she lives in New York City. 

This event is sponsored by the Department of Literature & Languages and the School of Design, Arts, and Humanities in partnership with Arlington Public Library and the Arlington Reads Program. This event is free and open to the public. Reception and book signing to follow.

Location: Reinsch Auditorium or Private Dining Room


Graduate Nursing Programs Luncheon

Thursday 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Ready to break bread with experts in the field of nursing? In the market to advance your career while making a difference in your community? Marymount's Nursing faculty and representatives from the Office of Graduate Enrollment Services invite you to an information luncheon to learn more about our graduate degree options in Nursing. Not only will you have an opportunity to hear current students describe their experiences, you will also be introduced to faculty and have a chance to speak with them about your career and degree options. At this event you will also learn more about Marymount's partnerships with various health care agencies and clinical sites that provide students with the hands-on skills they need to succeed! RSVP online or call 703-284-5901 for assistance.

Location: Main Campus (Caruthers Octagon)