Monique Truong, an award-winning novelist and essayist who explores themes of food, displacement and hunger in her work, is the 2021 winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature.
Longwood is honoring the memory of former President Dr. Henry I. Willett Jr., whose forward-looking and popular leadership during the turbulent 1960s and ’70s transformed the institution and lay its modern foundations.
Four years ago, Petty Officer Third Class Ben Ricker was working on a computer screen in the attack center of a nuclear powered fast attack submarine.
Pia Trigiani is known for her sense of humor and playful wit amidst the demands of leading the university’s Board of Visitors.
Sam Chase ’21 never thought an Emmy award was in his future, much less as the punctuation mark on his graduation from Longwood.
The Richmond Symphony will return to the Jarman Auditorium stage at Longwood University next month for a special performance featuring one of the best-known compositions in classical music—Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
In a moment reminiscent of a last-second, game-winning shot, the crowd counted down as Joan Perry Brock, wearing a No. 64 Longwood Lancers jersey, placed her hands into wet cement to officially mark the construction of the game-changing convocation center that will soon bear her name.
Gov. Ralph Northam joined Longwood President W. Taylor Reveley IV in dedicating The Gerald L. Baliles Center for Environmental Education at Hull Springs—a 662-acre historic property on the Northern Neck that is the home for ongoing research and education projects for Longwood students.
A new $1.2 million research lab is expanding student research opportunities at Longwood’s historic 662-acre site by the Chesapeake Bay. And now, this transforming place will be named for a beloved former governor whose Longwood ties and environmental legacy run deep.
We think of sibling rivalry as a common aspect of family life, but there’s not a whiff of it between sisters Carrington Light ’98, M.S. ’04, and Whitney Light Rutz ’98.