At Longwood December means...

Winter Break

Time to recharge and prepare for a fantastic spring semester

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Winter Break
Holiday Traditions

From the holiday dinner to gatherings around the tree, our spirits soar

Winter Traditions

Holiday Traditions
Winter Family Fun

The LCVA transforms into a winter wonderland with holiday-themed crafts

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Winter Family Fun
Study Breaks

Beloved traditions take the stress out of exam week

Exam Week Traditions

Study Breaks


Karen Tei Yamashita
Karen Tei Yamashita, a novelist, short story writer, playwright and professor known for her works of Asian American literature and magic realism, is the 2018 winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature.

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Art student with bioluminescent microbe projects
Art, biology collaboration produces glowing—but temporary—works of art

Introduction to New Media is a collaboration between Dr. Denis Trubitsyn’s upper-level microbiology class and Lauren Rice’s art class.

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After nearly two years of preparation, Longwood set a new bar for what universities can achieve in hosting a debate.

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Members of the Longwood family are spread far and wide, but stay connected through reunions and innovative partnerships with current Lancers.

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When the scarves wave, Lancer pride soars. And when we rock Willett Hall during home games, it’s an experience no one will forget.