Many of the most commonly cited remedies for improving educational test scores—shrinking class sizes, boosting teacher salaries or hiring teachers with advanced degrees—actually have little power to predict Standards of Learning (SOL) pass rates.
Dr. Larissa "Kat" Tracy, associate professor of medieval literature, is featured this week on the National Public Radio show With Good Reason.
The Longwood Wind Symphony will perform its fall concert on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in Jarman Auditorium.
Teachers in Virginia have a new resource that puts the Chesapeake Bay front and center in their lesson plans.
Suresh Kumar, who formerly led U.S. trade promotion and export efforts in the Obama administration, will speak Monday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. in Longwood University’s Wygal Auditorium.
Research by a Longwood University professor found no evidence for the notion that smarter people are more likely to manipulate others, a common expectation that has come to be known as the "evil genius" hypothesis.
Social Security has become increasingly controversial, with pessimism about its future solvency and charges that it’s responsible for the federal deficit.
American novelist and short story writer Sherman Alexie will be awarded the 32nd annual John Dos Passos Prize for Literature at Longwood University on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
The four-story buildings at the Longwood-managed apartment complex are home to a total of 454 students living in 100 four-bedroom apartments, 24 two-bedroom apartments and six studio apartments.
At a time when some colleges and universities are struggling to meet their enrollment goals—and a few are even closing their doors—Longwood experienced a 3 percent increase in applications and welcomed its largest freshman class in history this fall.