UMW Grads, Faculty Receive Fulbright Grants
May 24th, 2023

The University of Mary Washington continues its Fulbright tradition with the recent announcements of grants for two alumni, one professor and a professor emeritus.

Emma Bathke ’22 and Olivia Foster ’23 will teach English overseas as participants in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. They are among 28 Mary Washington student Fulbright recipients since 2006. Read more about the student Fulbright winners from UMW.

Professor of Political Science Stephen Farnsworth will teach a graduate course in Poland as a Fulbright distinguished scholar in humanities and social sciences, and Professor Emeritus of Psychology David Rettinger will share his expertise in Nepal as a Fulbright specialist. Read more about the faculty and faculty emeritus Fulbright awards.

The University of Mary Washington is a premier, selective public liberal arts and sciences university in Virginia, highly respected for its commitment to academic excellence, strong undergraduate liberal arts and sciences program, and dedication to life-long learning. The university, with a total enrollment of about 4,000, features colleges of business, education and arts and sciences, and three campuses, including a residential campus in Fredericksburg, Va., a second one in nearby Stafford and a third in Dahlgren, Va., which serves as a center of development of educational and research partnerships between the Navy, higher education institutions and the region’s employers