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Prelude To A Debate

Summer 2016

Activities, Academic Programs and Planning Are Ramping Up As Oct. 4 Nears

Briana Adhikusuma ’16

Life Stories

Summer 2016

Students document experiences of community members forever changed by school closings—and find themselves transformed as well

Jacob Brumfield ’16 (left) and his brother, John Brumfield ’18, are among the students attracted to Longwood because of family ties.

Tried and True

Summer 2016

In the face of trends and tough competition, Longwood’s longtime values appeal to a new generation

Class of 2016

Summer 2016

All systems are go for Longwood’s newest alumni

Future Perfect

Spring 2016

Imaginative new master plan provides a framework for Longwood’s next chapter

The image on the cover of the special section is a portrait of Dr. Urbane Bass, who was Fredericksburg’s first African-American physician since Reconstruction and the only one of the physicians profiled in the book to be killed in battle.

Unsung Heroes

Spring 2016

Alumna’s new book reveals the stories of African-American physicians who volunteered to serve in World War I

Ruffner the next morning after the fire, still smoldering

The Crucible

Spring 2016

15 years after the Great Fire, a visionary new master plan builds on the Longwood that rose from the ashes

Ryan Catherwood

Connect, Contribute & Celebrate

Spring 2016

A new leader of Longwood’s alumni office brings a surge of energy and a bridge to career services

Guana Island serves as a picturesque backdrop for work by Dr. Brian Bates ’92 (standing), director of Longwood’s new Institute of Archaeology, and students Jordan Wilson ’17 (left),Tyler Rocke ’16 and Daniel Parrish ’17.

Fantasy Island

Spring 2016

Project on private Caribbean island among first for Institute of Archaeology Giving students hands-on experience, literally uncovering history and providing job opportunities for Longwood graduates are just three of the…

Constance Garner ’16 meets with U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine (left) and Mark Warner

The Art of Teaching

Spring 2016

Science, music come to life for middle-schoolers in unique outreach program Three middle-schoolers crowded around a trough of mud in the middle of a lab in Chichester Hall. As if…