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Alec Hosterman presents 48 Hours of Chaos: Charlottesville at the Front Lines

Alec Hosterman, an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, will be giving a public presentation entitled 48 Hours of Chaos: Charlottesville at the Front Lines on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm in Wygal Hall auditorium. Alec was in Charlottesville to photograph and document the torch rally on Friday, August 11th and the events […]

Heather Lettner Rust and Elif Guler at the 2017 Conference on College Composition and Communication

Drs. Heather Lettner-Rust and Elif Guler of the Rhetoric and Professional Writing Program at Longwood recently presented their research at the 2017 Conference on College Composition Communication (CCCC), which took place from March 15-18 in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Lettner-Rust (Composition Coordinator) collaborated with Dr. James Holsinger (Director of the Writing Center) in facilitating a workshop […]

Franssen Labs attend SYNAPSE 2017

Adam Franssen (Biology) and Catherine Franssen (Psychology) took six students to Presbyterian College on March 25, 2017 for the annual Symposium for Young Neuroscientists and Professors of the SouthEast (SYNAPSE). Keaton Unroe (’17), Theresa Fruchterman (’18), and Abbey Ripley (’18) presented work with Dr. A. Franssen entitled “Maternal Estrogen Receptor Levels Higher in “Bad” Maternal Rats […]

Chris Bjornsen’s research with Longwood students and international colleagues

Chris Bjornsen’s two programs of research (social media use, overdiagnosis of psychological disorders) have recently led to presentations that will be given at 1 national and 2 international conferences: Bjornsen, C., Poredoš, M., Puklek Levpušček, M., Zupančič, M., & Kavčič, T. (2017, September). Positive and Negative Social Media Use and Personality Traits Across Cultures. Poster […]

Bjoern Ludwar’s project featured by MathWorks

MathWorks, the maker of the market leading mathematical computational software MATLAB, is now featuring Longwood University on its website.  The company contacted us after it learned from news reports about our project which uses wavelet analysis of fingerprints to assess a person’s risk for diabetes mellitus. MathWorks was impressed by the innovative use of their mathematical programming language which more […]

Dr. Chuck Ross signs contract for new book

Dr. Chuck Ross, Professor of Physics, has signed a contract with the University of Mississippi Press to write a book examining the logistics of Civil War blockade running in the Bahamas.  The book, expected to be released in early 2019, will be Dr. Ross’s fourth book devoted to technological and scientific aspects of the Civil […]

Cook-Cole Faculty Mentor Student Research

The following represents a sampling of the student research projects that will be presented at the Cook-Cole Academic Research Poster Session on Thursday, April 21, 3:30 -5:00 in Blackwell. BIOLOGICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES The impact of moisture on the heat output of pine – Erin Maloney, Chanel Radden, Nicole Vick The effect of urban development […]

Longwood Chemistry Presents Five Posters at ACS Undergraduate Poster Session

Three Longwood Chemistry Faculty, Dr. Sarah Porter, Dr. Ben Topham, and Dr. Andrew Yeagley, traveled to Charlottesville on Friday with seven students and five posters to present at the 2016 American Chemical Society Undergraduate Poster Session. The poster session is hosted by the local Virginia Section of the ACS and is an annual event at the […]

Chris Swanson to conduct in the 2016 Mozart Festival

Saturday, April 16 Richmond Va will host the annual Mozart Festival. At 7pm at the Atlas Gallery, Chris Swanson will conduct a concert of Mozart opera arias. The concert will begin with the overture to The Marriage of Figaro and then fourteen arias sung by Richmond area professional singers.

“All Things Must Pass Away Online: Bereavement on Social Media.” A study by M. Johnston, M. Scoggins, & C. Bjornsen.

A study conducted by Chris Bjornsen and two Psychology students, Megan Johnston and Molly Scoggin, entitled “All Things Must Pass Away Online: Bereavement on Social Media” was accepted for presentation at the XVth Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, La Barrosa, Spain, September, 2016. The following is a summary of the study: Adolescents and emerging adults […]