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

  • Event—November 22

    This Saturday at 4 p.m., the final benefit concert by the 100-Voice Choir will further endow the Vincent Hynson ’87 Scholarship, helping talented local scholars thrive in college and life.
  • Event—November 22

    The Bella Voce chorus and the Washington College Strings offer performances led by guest conductor J. Ernest Green and featuring countertenor Chris Dudley.
  • 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 20

    Historian Eric Dorn Brose explains how centuries of war left a European continent divided by strong racial identities and susceptible to murderous racial hatred. He delivers the annual Wingate Lecture on November 20.
  • Event—November 19

    Think you know Francis Scott Key? You may be in for a surprise when the author of a new biography of Francis Scott Key speaks Nov. 19 about the complex character who wrote our national anthem and befriended some of the most influential thinkers of his day.
  • 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 18

    Merkle, Inc. CEO David Williams has grown his marketing agency exponentially, keeping ahead of industry trends and helping corporate clients fine-tune their customer outreach. He speaks November 18 as part of the George Washington Leadership Series.
  • Event—November 17

    Attorney Diane Dillon will share her experiences working for the EEOC and Governor-elect Larry Hogan’s campaign when she speaks today at 5:30 p.m. in Hynson Lounge.
  • Event—November 15

    This weekend at the Garfield Center, a musical showcase will feature original songs by singer-songwriter Pam Ortiz, with narration by Price and performances by Sombarkin and the Pam Ortiz Band.
  • Event—November 14

    WACapella strikes again with a lively custom arrangement of Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be” that invites prospective students to join the Washington College family.
  • 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
  • News posted—November 12

    The Drama and Music departments again team up to collect canned goods for the community food bank at a series of pre-holiday events.
  • Event—November 12

    Author and oceanographer John Englander, author of High Tide on Main Street, will speak Nov. 12 on how coastal communities should brace for the effects of climate change.
  • 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

    Funded through a grant from the Jesse Ball duPont Fund, a new online monitoring system shows real-time electricity consumption in 16 main campus buildings. A student led campaign encourages everyone to “Drive it Down.”
  • 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 3

    The nonprofit group Link2:DC brought a busload of high school students to Washington College for their first glimpse of life at a small liberal arts college.
  • 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.

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