University Calendar

Apr
25
Wed
Psi Chi Research Symposium @ HCC Digital Auditorium Tickets
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm
Psi Chi Research Symposium @ HCC Digital Auditorium

The University of Mary Washington chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, will hold the 33rd annual Psi Chi Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 25th and Thursday, April 26th in the HCC Digital Auditorium. The keynote lecture will be given by Dr. Shari E. Miles-Cohen, the senior director of the Women’s Program Office of the American Psychological Association (APA) at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25th. Dr. Miles-Cohen’s lecture, “Applying Psychological Science to Improve People’s Lives and Benefit Society” and the symposium as a whole are free and open to the public.

Dr. Miles-Cohen received her Ph.D. in Personality Psychology from Howard University. Prior to her role as director of APA’s Women’s Program Office, she served as the executive director, The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. She has also directed the Union Institute Center for Women, the African American Women’s Institute at Howard University, and the Women’s Research & Education Institute. She is co-editor of Eliminating inequities for women with disabilities: An agenda for health and wellness published in 2016 by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Miles-Cohen has specialized in the analysis of social, behavioral and economic factors that help women and girls both lead heathier lives themselves and also improve the lives of their families. Her professional contributions have largely taken the form of policy work in order to improve the lives of women, and particularly women of color, in the U.S.

The Psi Chi Research Symposium will be held in the HCC Digital Auditorium from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on April 25th and from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on April 26th. The keynote speaker will begin at 4:00 PM on Thursday. The keynote address will be followed by the Department of Psychological Science awards ceremony which will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday. A reception will follow the conclusion of the awards ceremony.

Apr
26
Thu
ELC Kemp Symposium @ Combs Hall Tickets
Apr 26 – Apr 27 all-day

The Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication will be showcasing the undergraduate research and creativity of students’ work. Students will present on their critical, creative, original work by the department’s students and classes. The Kemp Symposium is open to the public.

Apr
29
Sun
Guided Woodland Hikes @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio Tickets
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm

Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center.

May
27
Sun
Guided Woodland Hikes @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio Tickets
May 27 @ 2:00 pm

Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center.

Jun
24
Sun
Guided Woodland Hikes @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio Tickets
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm

Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center.

Jul
29
Sun
Guided Woodland Hikes @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio Tickets
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm

Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center.

Aug
26
Sun
Guided Woodland Hikes @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio Tickets
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm

Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center.

Sep
30
Sun
Guided Woodland Hikes @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio Tickets
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm

Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center.

Oct
28
Sun
Guided Woodland Hikes @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio Tickets
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm

Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center.

Nov
25
Sun
Guided Woodland Hikes @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio Tickets
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm

Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center.