As the Taylor Center opens its doors and welcomes its first group of students, organizers are raising tuition-assistance funds for families of students.
It’s been a busy fall for Kate Colley ’18. A full courseload for the chemistry major from Fredericksburg with a 3.92 GPA. Research work with her professor. And countless hours on the field hockey field, where the star midfielder has helped lead Longwood to a 10-2 start, the best in program history.
The 2017 Virginia Children's Book Festival will again bring some of the most acclaimed authors and illustrators of children's and young adult books to Longwood University on October 19-21.
National Public Radio’s David Folkenflik, the four-time winner of the Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism from the National Press Club, will speak Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Longwood University’s Wygal Hall on “Believe Me: The Media, The Public and The Presidency in the Trump Era.”
It’s a season full of sound, fury and a lot of laughs as the Longwood University theater department gets ready to kick off 2017 with a trip to 12th-century Scotland—where murder, war and madness rule the day in Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
Three of the nation’s most sought-after illustrators—each of them recognized with a Caldecott Medal in the last three years—will appear together for the first time at the 2017 Virginia Children’s Book Festival.
Longwood is rising in national prominence, with increased application numbers and graduation rates among the factors helping to fuel a jump in two important new national rankings.
One of the most popular Halloween characters, a pirate, is often portrayed with an eye patch, a peg leg or a hook in place of a hand. But good luck finding characters with real disabilities in children’s books on the holiday—just ask Brooke Parsons ’19.
Two prehistoric camps—one dating from as early as 16,000 BC—are among more than 150 archaeological sites on the Chesapeake Bay that could soon disappear due to coastal erosion and sea-level rise, according to a study conducted by the Longwood Institute of Archaeology.
Research doesn’t always take place in a laboratory reeking of formaldehyde or a dusty room in a library. Sometimes the backdrop is clear blue waters and palm trees.