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PEN America facilitator Lara Schwartz speaks to faculty in the faculty lounge

Reducing Conflict, Encouraging Dialogue


PEN America workshop provides faculty and staff with tools for dialogue across differences and de-escalating conflicts around free speech and inclusion.

The loaned Beardsley book on display, open to a page with a pen-and-ink portrait

Rare Book of Illustrations on Exhibit in South Carolina


The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston borrowed a book from the Miller Library's Special Collections for its exhibit, "Something Terrible May Happen: The Art of Aubrey Beardsley and Edward Ned I.R. Jennings."

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Review: Lost in China: A Memoir of World War II


In 1941, when Jennifer Dobbs was seven years old, her parents left her and her younger brother, John, with a trusted family servant at their home in Kunming, China, while they traveled to Hong Kong for a couple of weeks of business, shopping, and catching up with friends.

Dr. Jon McCollum and his student, Kaitlyn McCaffery, look over sheet music in a Washington College music room.

Student Helps Professor Update Music Course


Through a summer project funded by a Hodson Collaborative Undergraduate Research Grant, a student worked with her professor to update the Fall ’23 offering of a course she had taken from him.