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  • The well known champion of financial reform, twice named the second most powerful woman in the world, will be the College’s first female president. She starts her new job August 1.
  • One person’s trash is another’s treasure in Meghan Dulin’s Earth Day sculpture contest winner, “Another Wasted Garden.”
  • The student-run Dance Club showcases a year’s worth of choreography and practice in the annual Spring Concert this Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in Decker Theatre.
  • WAC Best Buddies was Named Maryland College Chapter of the Year on April 11.

  • A town hall meeting hosted by the College will share local memories of life along the Chester, hear an update from the Mayor, and hear what community members hope for in a revitalized waterfront.
  • In a historic comeback fueled by first-year talent, the Shorewomen go from last year’s dismal 1-9 conference record to a 9-1 finish this spring. In second place entering Centennial Conference semi-finals, they host third-place F&M this weekend.
  • The Starr Center presents an Earth Day program of poetry and music from Meredith Davies Hadaway and the ensemble Harp & Soul. The event takes place Wednesday, April 22, at 5:30 p.m. in Hynson Lounge.
  • During her internship at the Washington Center, Tracy Kamen ’17 is living, working, and learning in the heart of Washington D.C. For a political science major, what’s not to like?
  • Although early polls predicted the Shoremen would rank at the bottom of the Centennial Conference for 2015, new coach Matt Reynolds and his talented team have surprised everyone but themselves and risen to the top spot.
  • Following a successful weekend of the musical family drama Next to Normal, the senior drama majors direct three more weekends of theater, offering a two-man play about art, some updated Shakespeare, and a sexy power struggle between an actress and a director.
  • Co-author on a new paper about Lyme disease, Allison Kirkpatrick ’14 is seeing some of the fruits of her internship, while an undergrad at Washington College, with an international leader on the illness.

  • Washington College junior Ian Flinn has been practicing magic since the age of 7. His March 24 presentation in Decker will combine historical and scientific research with the dazzling tricks of his trade.
  • Making the most of her Cater Society opportunities, Rachel Dilliplane ’15 has studied theater from Montreal to South Africa to Italy to Scotland, along the way refining her focus for her future in drama.

  • Fascinated by the science behind grape growing and winemaking, Zachary Stocksdale ’15 is taking his biology studies in a whole new direction.
  • Comedy Central marketing executive Don Steele, a 1991 graduate of Washington College, returns to campus February 26 to talk about how he engages the channel’s fans on social media. His talk begins at 4 p.m. in Hynson Lounge.
  • With the landmark Chesapeake Semester, the Center for Environment & Society invites students to undertake unique interdisciplinary studies with the Chesapeake Bay at their core.
  • The inaugural induction of students into Kappa Alpha Omicron honored the achievements of individuals majoring in the Department of Environmental Studies and Science.
  • Psychologist Laura Sproch, an outpatient therapist and researcher at the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt in Towson, will talk Monday, Feb. 16, at 7:00 p.m. about how to recognize the illness and how to promote healthy attitudes about weight and body image.
  • Seventeen Washington College students grabbed the opportunity of a lifetime over winter break living in Havana, Cuba, studying the vibrant ties between music and culture there, and learning much more about another world.

  • Before becoming the first African American student at Washington College, she helped integrate the public schools in her hometown as part of “the Norfolk 17.”
  • Brenna Schneider, founder and CEO of 99Degrees Custom, a quick-turnaround maker of customized clothing, will return to her alma mater February 9 as part of the Goldstein Program’s Young Alumni Speakers Series.
  • With the studio art program ensconced in airy new space at 100 Gibson, the former boiler plant building gets renovated into a contemporary home for career development.
  • Mohammed Abu Dalhoum, a sophomore from Amman, has written a memoir about his father and their last summer together.
  • When freshman Michael DeMaio’s health took a turn for the worse, he turned to music. Now he’s an accomplished performer with a bright future ahead of him.
  • Professor Mindy Reynolds has been recognized by the Society of Toxicology as the 2015 Undergraduate Educator of the Year.