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

  • Event—May 1

    As the top chaplain of the Maryland National Guard, Col. William Lee brings his scholarship and experience to bear on issues of religious liberty in the U.S. Military. He speaks May 1 at WC.
  • Event—May 1

    The Washington College Chorus and String Orchestra partner for a powerful performance of Karl Jenkins’s modern Requiem, featuring the Japanese shakuhachi, May 1 in Decker Theatre.
  • Event—April 30

    Poets Meredith Davies Hadaway, Erin Murphy and Anne Colwell will read from their work April 30 at the Bookplate.
  • Event—April 26

    The quartet will play Beethoven, Mozart and Faure in its April 26 concert in Hotchkiss.
  • Event—April 25

    The founder of the Blessed Coffee company will share a taste of his brew, along with his thoughts on the win-win formula of a “benefit corporation” like his.
  • Event—April 22

    The award-winning film Trashed, starring Jeremy Irons, documents the dire consequences of our throw-away society.
  • Event—April 21

    Washington College music students showcase their talents in a series of free concerts, April 21-29.
  • Event—April 17

    Washington College congratulates 2012 Frederick Douglass Visiting Fellow Alan Taylor for his second Pulitzer. He worked on his winning book, The Internal Enemy, while in residence in Chestertown.
  • Event—April 17

    Growing Power CEO Will Allen, the go-to expert on urban farming and the good-food movement, will visit Chestertown April 17 to share his philosophies and strategies for empowering communities.
  • Event—April 17

    Brookings Institute Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon speaks April 17 on U.S. involvement in the Middle East and Africa.
  • Event—April 16

    A true team effort brings the Tony Award winning play to Decker Theatre April 16 through 19.
  • Event—April 15

    As the 2014 Mary Wood Fellow at the Literary House, Shara Lessley will share her work and her advice.
  • Event—April 15

    Speaking April 15, Lonnie Bunch, the founding director of the Smithsonian’s new Museum of African American History and Culture, will provide the ultimate insider’s view.
  • Event—April 14

    On April 14, men in red high heels will again raise funds and awareness to end sexual violence.
  • Event—April 11

    Peruvian writer Claudia Salazar Jiménez will read in Spanish from her debut novel and talk about gender, political violence and lesbian writing in South America.
  • Event—April 10

    Rebecca Rimel, who has transformed the Pew Charitable Trusts during her two decades at the helm, will deliver a George Washington Leadership talk Thursday, April 10.
  • Event—April 9

    Internationally known art historian Mariët Westermann, V.P. of the Mellon Foundation, will speak April 9 about the innovative techniques used by the Dutch masters.
  • Event—April 8

    Author and poet Meg Kearney visits the Lit House April 8 as part of the series Writing for (and about) Young Adults.
  • Event—April 8

    Brown University professor Seth Rockman will deliver this year’s Goodfellow Memorial Lecture in history April 8 on the roots of American capitalism.
  • Event—April 7

    A $1 million gift from the Eugene B. Casey Foundation will add brand new locker rooms for  WC’s swim teams.
  • Event—April 7

    Washington College’s psych stars shine again at the annual Eastern Psychological Association gathering. 

  • Event—April 7

    In its 15th Alternative Spring Break of service, the WC Habitat for Humanity club took two new homes in Columbus, Ga., from slab to shingle.
  • Event—April 6

    On Sunday, April 6, the Premier Artist Series will present a multi-media concert starring the Anderson/Fader Guitar Duo, composer Damon Ferrante and tenor Christopher Swanson.
  • Event—April 4

    Composer and keyboardist Raphael Fusco will close out this season of the 12@Hotchkiss free midday concerts on April 4.
  • Event—April 4

    The First Annual Jason Rubin Musical Theater Film Festival Brings Peter Pan and Hairspray screenings and discussion April 4 and 5.
  • Event—April 3

    Visionary environmental artist Natalie Jeremijenko will deliver the spring SANDBOX lecture Thursday, April 3, in Decker Theatre.
  • Event—April 3

    Visionary environmental artist Natalie Jeremijenko kicked off a three-day program that explored the intersection of creativity and science through the talents of artists, musicians, writers and filmmakers. 
  • Event—March 31

    The Republican who served one term as Maryland’s governor and four terms in Congress will discuss themes from his new book, America: Hope for Change.
  • Event—March 31

    Featuring soup from Washington College and bread from Evergrain Bakery, the fifth annual Empty Bowls will benefit the Kent County Food Pantry March 31.
  • Event—March 28

    The annual exhibition of student art fills Kohl Gallery. 

Prior to 2012

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