• Cullen Hall will be ready for students in August.
    Cullen Hall to Reopen

    After an $8.2 million systems renovation, Cullen Hall will be ready for students this fall.

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  • College President Kurt Landgraf accepts a $20,000 check from former President Sheila Bair.
    More Dollars for Scholars
    Former President Sheila Bair donates $20,000 more to the Washington Scholars program, bringing to $1 million her personal donations for the program.
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  • At the Starr Center, Paris Young ’21 works with Irene Moore of Georgetown, Maryland, to curate newspaper clippings a...
    Big Grant for Heartland
    With an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, an $89,000 grant from Maryland, and a $100,000 private donation, Chesapeake Heartland, an innovative public history project led by the Starr Center in collaboration with community partners and the National Museum of African American History and Culture, is gaining rapid momentum.
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  • Olivia Butler ’21 is spending the summer studying the migration of black mangroves in northern Florida.
    Muddy Studies

    During her 10-week REU—Research Experiences for Undergraduates, funded by the National Science Foundation—Olivia Butler ’21 studied how climate change is affecting a delicate balance in the northern Florida salt marsh ecosystem.

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  • ESFL interns Nicole Hatfield ’21 and Annaliese Bush ’22 harvest chicory in the campus garden. The young leave...
    Summer in the Food Lab
    In the inaugural summer of the Eastern Shore Food Lab, student interns are researching wild foods, mastering culinary skills, growing produce, and rethinking the food system.
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  • (L to R) Holly Schaffer ’21, Assistant Professor of Education Sara Clarke-Vivier, Colin Levi ’21, and Kayla Mehrte...
    Three for Crooked Tree

    When a WC alumnus learned about a faculty member’s project at a museum in Belize, he jumped in to fund three students’ travel there this summer as part of a global field experience in education.

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