Longwood Biology students study Rainwater Harvest Project at farm in Prospect, VA

Rainwater harvesting is a clean, low-energy source of water that can reduce demands of groundwater wells and water treatment plants for a wide variety of applications.  The Center for Watershed Protection (CWP) (Ellicott City, MD) and Rainwater Management Solutions (RMS) (Charlottesville, VA) teamed together to develop a project that illustrates how such water can be […]

McRae Amoss

McRae Amoss, Professor of French, published an article in the Spring-Summer 2011 issue of Nineteenth-Century French Studies.  “La Question sociale et la recherche de soi dans Lucien Leuwen de Stendhal” shows how the incipient labor movement and the claims of the working class become an aspect of society against which the sensitive individual in search […]

Jennifer Capaldo

Jennifer Capaldo, Assistant Professor of Music, has written an article which has been accepted for publication in the Fall 2011 edition of the Journal for the International Association of Women in Music (Volume 16, No. 2). “Tracking the Herstory cycles of Elizabeth Vercoe” focuses on four dramatic song cycles by the New England composer Vercoe and […]

Kerri Cushman

  Kerri Cushman, Associate Professor of Art, received a faculty research grant to study copperplate etching and letterpress printing at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. An edition of five books was produced in the summer of 2011 under the instruction of Bill Hall, master printer at Pace Prints in NYC, and Amy Pirkle […]

M. Leigh Lunsford and Marcus Pendergrass

Associate Professor of Mathematics M. Leigh Lunsford  presented “Bayesian Inference Using Data from a Real Galton Board” with Dr. Marcus Pendergrass (associate professor of mathematics at Hampden-Sydney College).  This was a peer-reviewed contributed poster at the United States Conference on Teaching Statistics, May 19-21, 2011.

Robert Marmorstein

Robert Marmorstein, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, was published in a refereed conference proceedings over the summer.  His contribution, “Open Source Contribution As An Effective Software Engineering Class Project,” was published in the Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Comptuer Science, June 27-29 2011, pp. 268–272.

Ed Kinman

Associate Professor Edward Kinman presented a paper at the National Conference of Geographic Education Annual Meeting in Portland, OR on August 4, 2011.  Entitled, “Exploring Public Issues: A Geo-Literacy Approach,” the presentation discussed how the Exploring Public Issue through Writing course (GNED 495) promotes geo-literacy by engaging students in the analysis of contentious public issues.