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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 19

    The duo behind the literary documentary In Bed with Ulysses will screen and discuss their film at Washington College on Wednesday, November 19.
  • Event—November 13

    Poet and essayist Lia Purpura is known for taking on challenging and complex topics in a lyrical way. She visits the Lit House November 13
  • Event—November 11

    A Veterans Day performance to be staged in Decker Theatre is built around student interviews with area veterans of WWII, conducted for the C.V. Starr Center’s StoryQuest oral histories project, “The Real War.” The November 11 event includes music, projected images and spoken word performances.
  • Event—November 7

    Performing November 7 in the 12@Hotchkiss series of free noontime concerts: Composer and steel drummer Jonathan Scales and his Fourchestra trio.
  • Event—November 7

    That’s the question that should provoke a lively discussion when WC’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter hosts Haverford College president Daniel Weiss, co-editor of Remaking College: Innovation and the Liberal Arts.
  • Event—November 6

    The College celebrates the winner of the 2014 Washington Book Prize with a day of activities that include a British-themed lunch, a musket salute, high tea, and an on-stage chat about the art of writing great history.
  • Event—November 4

    The shipwright and fisherman who founded the Coastal Heritage Alliance will share his passion for preserving watermen’s traditions and livelihoods when he visits Washington College on Tuesday, November 4.
  • Event—November 4

    Ander Monson, author of fiction and inventive nonfiction, will read from his work at the Rose O’Neill Literary House on November 4.
  • Event—November 1

    Maritime historian Jeffrey Bolster, author of The Mortal Sea, shares lessons from his research during a talk Saturday night in downtown Chestertown as part of the schooner Sultana’s Downrigging Weekend.
  • Event—October 30

    For the first time, the Washington College dance program adds a fall performance to the schedule. Students will perform pieces choreographed by classmates and faculty.
  • News posted—October 28

    After a four-year road trip to New York and Baltimore, the event that names the winner of the world’s largest student literary prize, the Sophie Kerr, returns to Chestertown with a special event slated for May 15, 2015.
  • 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 Thursday evening forum offers advice on how to help students avoid, or recover from, the excesses of the collegiate drinking culture. It takes place in the Commons Room, ground floor of the Casey Academic Center at 7 p.m.
  • 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.
  • News posted—October 22

    After a summer internship in Philadelphia at a world-renowned institute that studies the chemistry and genetics of senses, Emily Evans ’15 has a new focus on her future.
  • News posted—October 22

    Professors O’Connor and Rydel led students on a trip to Philadelphia where they enjoyed an up-close and personal experience with rare James Joyce documents and ancient Anglo Saxon manuscripts .
  • 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.
  • News posted—October 21

    Kohl Gallery features African-American artists Jeffrey Kent and Warren Lyons, whose works pay homage to black leaders and pointedly illustrate racism and inequality.
  • 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 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.
  • News posted—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.

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