Blam! Jonathan Buckley ’16 slams an odd-looking hammer onto the head of a hole punch. Then, as quickly as he can, he takes out tweezers, picks up a little square of plastic that was under the punch and transfers it to an ultrasound spectrometer.
Schimoler ’16 is elbows deep in a half-century of climate data, and he’s learning and using the language of a statistical program called MATLAB to crunch vast data sets that hopefully reveal new information on wildfire patterns.
"Here it is," he says to Dr. Benjamin Topham, who makes a note in his notebook. The pair smile at each other—this is the fruition of extraordinarily complex molecular models that have been calculating at breakneck speeds for the last six days.
About 615 to 620 rising high-school seniors are expected to attend the annual citizenship seminar, a program of the American Legion Auxiliary, which has been held at Longwood since 1974 and was first held in 1947.
"Uh oh. This one just lost two legs," says Patty Hale, staring into a bucket of crayfish.
Walker, a member of the Cormier Honors College and mathematics major, is spending eight weeks of her summer doing intensive research with Wears as part of Longwood’s PRISM program.
Molly Trivelpiece ’15 is currently a volunteer supervisor in the underwater archaeology field school of the Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program (LAMP) in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ryan Catherwood’s passion for working with alumni stems from a love of bringing people together face-to-face—and a fascination with deploying cutting-edge digital strategies to make that happen.
An impressive lineup of nationally known authors and illustrators is taking shape for the 2015 Virginia Children’s Books Festival this October, with Longwood University again hosting the event and this year playing an expanded role as host sponsor.
Few scholars are as familiar with James Dickey’s literary work as Dr. Gordon Van Ness, but even he was intimidated by his latest project.