Monthly Archives: December 2018

Grant Spotlight: Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities

December 17, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

Students involved in Peer Mentors at MLWGS are attending workshops developed by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, a non-profit that works with schools and community groups through the Merging Leaders Institute.  One will focus on examining and reimagining school culture, which will allow students to think through the challenges in creating a culture where everyone belongs as well as […]

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Grant Spotlight: Women & Gender Studies Conference at GMU

December 17, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

Dr. Christine Anderson was kind enough to write up the following report from the Women & Gender Studies Conference at GMU for us.  A grant from the Foundation covered the cost of bus transportation for all students attending. “I just wanted to let you know how well our students performed at the Women & Gender Studies […]

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A Dispatch from the UK

December 5, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

Last weekend, a group of Matt McGuire’s AP Comparative Government students left for the United Kingdom.  We got a note from Mr. McGuire yesterday evening about some of what they’ve been up to.  “Today in the Parliament, we met with former Conservative Party Leader Iain Duncan Smith to discuss his actions in the House of Commons […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of December 1, 2018

December 3, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of December 1, 2018: Sara Schaefer (’96) will be filming a half-hour special for the third season of Comedy Central Stand-up Presents.  Sara was the MLWGS commencement speaker in 2014. Paramount and Netflix are officially partnering to produce a sequel to the film adaptation of TO ALL […]

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