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The latest news and event releases from the Office of Media Relations.

  • Event—November 22

    On November 22, Kent County’s vaunted 100-Voice Choir will perform its tenth and final concert to benefit the Washington College scholarship created as a legacy to community leader Vincent Hynson ’87.
  • Event—November 13

    The poet and essayist is known for taking on challenging and complex topics in a lyrical way.
  • Event—October 24

    On October 24, the College celebrates locally sourced foods, hosts an entrepreneur who bakes crickets into protein bars and offers a taste of several other insect-based treats.
  • Event—October 24

    The Grammy-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, backed by an orchestra of 50 guitars, plays Saturday, Oct. 25. The weekend festival, open to the public, offers more concerts, workshops and master classes on campus.
  • Event—October 23

    A book talk by history professor Ken Miller will explain how the unruly British and Hessian prisoners housed in their midst helped the diverse community of Lancaster, Pennsylvania unite as Americans.
  • Event—October 22

    A panel of Washington College professors examines the question from several perspectives–political, social, and cultural–on Oct. 22.
  • Event—October 21

    The award-winning writer will read from her work Tuesday, October 21.
  • Event—October 17

    Totally student directed and designed, the fall line-up of theater productions include rewrites of Shakespeare and Euripedes and works by Will Eno, Kōbō Abe and Dominic Finocchiaro.
  • News posted—October 16

    The American Cancer Society has recognized the Washington College Relay for Life fundraising effort as one of the most successful youth events in the nation.  

  • Event—October 16

    Kohl Gallery features African-American artists Jeffrey Kent and Warren Lyons, whose works pay homage to black leaders and pointedly illustrate racism and inequality. Kent talks about his work Tuesday evening, Oct. 21.
  • Event—October 14

    Political activist and author David Mixner visits campus October 14 to recount the campaigns he’s waged and the money he’s raised for causes close to his heart.
  • Event—October 14

    Art collectors Kitty and Tom Stoner share museum-quality videos by pioneering artists, Tuesday, October 14.
  • News posted—October 13

    Returning from an event in Rhode Island, the team’s van was struck by a bus, sending six student athletes to the hospital with minor injuries.
  • News posted—October 10

    Satyajit Dattagupta received the Graduate of the Last Decade Award from Southwestern Minnesota State University for his success in the “art and science” of higher-ed admissions.
  • Event—October 8

    After a summer internship in Ecuador, during which she did lab research in computational chemistry while immersing fully in Spanish, Misbath Daouda ’15 will present her findings at an international conference in the Galapagos Islands.

  • Event—October 7

    The Literary House Press asked 100 contemporary poets to react to tiny vials of fragrance selected just for them. The results are published in The Book of Scented Things, being launched Oct. 7 with a festive reading.
  • Event—October 6

    Noted Burke scholar Ian Crowe will speak about the 18th century British politician and political theorist on Monday, Oct. 6 in Hynson Lounge.
  • Event—October 3

    Nikita Borisevich and Margarita Loukachkina pair up for the next free concert in the series, Friday, Oct. 3, at noon.
  • Event—October 2

    The Washington College chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society hosts two policy experts to discuss the rise of ISIS and how to confront it. Brian Katulis and Michael Rubin speak Oct. 2 in Hynson Lounge.
  • Event—October 2

    The author of poetry and lyric nonfiction will read from her work Oct. 2 as part of the Living Writers Series.
  • Event—October 2

    Directed by professor Brendon Fox, the “tight, tense” play about a shaky marriage and a best friend will be staged October 2-5.
  • Event—October 1

    Two experts from the Brookings Institution visit Washington College Oct. 1 to discuss the  political election brought Prime Minister Narendra Modi to power and how it impacts U.S. policy. Bruce Riedel and Tanvi Madan speak at 7:00 p.m. in Hynson Lounge.
  • Event—October 1

    Students in the Starr Center’s StoryQuest program have worked with area veterans and their families to bring World War II experiences to life. Those stories and more will be told through images, recordings, movies, and music in a series of events running Oct. 1 through Nov. 11.
  • Event—September 30

    An author of the influential “Economic Freedom of the World” report for 2014 will offer a sneak preview of this year’s findings when he visits campus September 30.
  • Event—September 28

    In a family-friendly concert Sept. 28, pianists Grace Kim and Hanchien Lee will bring Saint-Saëns’s whimsical Carnival of the Animals and works by fellow French composers Poulenc and Ravel to the Decker stage.
  • Event—September 27

    The brothers will host their pancake breakfast this Saturday morning, Sept. 27, at Emmanuel Church, downtown Chestertown. Five bucks buys all you can eat, and helps fund some good causes, too.
  • Event—September 26

    As part of Chestertown’s first ever Harry Potter Festival, Sept. 26, history professor Janet Sorrentino will explore how Renaissance themes such as alchemy and herbalogy helped J.K. Rowling create the classroom experience at Hogwarts.
  • Event—September 25

    The top chaplain of the Maryland National Guard speaks about his role, and the impact of religion on the modern U.S. Armed Forces.
  • Event—September 23

    Actor Bob Weick brings the German philosopher back to life on stage to defend the ideals of his Communist Manifesto and rail against injustice. The one-man show takes place Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in Decker Theatre.
  • Event—September 22

    Larry Hogan, the Republican nominee for the governor’s office, will speak September 22 in Hynson Lounge. His visit is sponsored by the College Republicans and the Department of Political Science.

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