Keane’s goal: to prove that the graphic novel Watchmen belongs in the same conversation with classics like Grapes of Wrath and Pride and Prejudice.
A gift from Carole ’67 and Rich Kraemer will expand Camp JumpStart, a summer literacy program for young children, to include two 12-13-week sessions and welcome those with language delays and disorders.
Five authors have been shortlisted for the 2017 John Dos Passos Prize for American Literature, given annually by Longwood University.
Katelyn Jones is halfway through a paid summer research fellowship at Longwood, where she is investigating parabens—antibiotics that are used in everything from makeup to sunscreen to shampoo.
Claudia Castro ’18 is spending a lot of time this summer looking at pictures in a magazine, but she’s not idly thumbing through the pages of Vanity Fair. She’s doing research related to a 19th-century Spanish journal.
Collecting samples of coliform bacteria in local waterways, spending hours every day with her eyes glued to a microscope, examining hours-old zebrafish as they develop—what’s not to like?
Original recipes are part of a summer research project that links a healthy diet with American Indian history and authentic ingredients.
At 45-plus years old, the 10-story Curry and Frazer towers are showing their age, but that's about to change in spectacular fashion.
When your kids start to read independently, don’t expect to find the “See Spot run!” dialogue of an earlier generation of children’s books.
More than 1 million children in the U.S.—one in 45—have been diagnosed with autism, a growing number that impacts educators, counselors, speech learning pathologists and millions of parents across the country.