Sixty-one Longwood University nursing students going on the road next week to educate the Prince Edward community about the importance of five different vaccines: hepatitis, influenza, pneumonia, shingles and HPV.
With student activism recently in the news, it’s fitting that this month we are commemorating the first Barbara Rose Johns Day in Virginia.
The irony of our “blue planet” is that most water on Earth is unusable to humanity. Fresh water — which is essential for life and needed for agriculture, industry, and society — makes up less than 3 percent of the total water on Earth; and only 0.03 percent is easily accessible in lakes, rivers, and swamps.
For the biology major Mahelet Mamo ’18, the research, leadership and experiential learning she has been afforded at Longwood far eclipse those of her friends and peers at other universities and have prepared her well for the next step on her journey to becoming a physician.
For the past academic year, more than 600 Longwood students have been hard at work, studying everything from the morphology of bacterial magnetic crystals to Andrew Jackson and the nullification crisis.
The annual Richmond Symphony concert at Longwood University is a can’t-miss event on the spring cultural calendar in Farmville, drawing a mix of students, faculty, staff and community members to Jarman Hall.
BioBlitz will be based at the Environmental Education Center at Lancer Park on Saturday, April 21, beginning at 9 a.m. The community is invited to explore nature in this free event.
At Longwood, the Office of Student Success is implementing an innovative approach to students’ first year on campus that addresses many of these concerns and provides the kind of mentoring support from faculty and staff that has become one of Longwood’s trademarks.
A staple of liberal arts curricula across the world, Latin provides not only a deeper understanding of the English language, but a rigorous addition to the course catalogue for students who studied it in high school to continue at Longwood and complete the language requirement for graduation.
Gov. Ralph Northam, the 73rd governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, will address Longwood University graduates as the 2018 commencement speaker.