Monthly Archives: October 2019

Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 19, 2019

October 21, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 19, 2019: Thanks to Dr. Sam Zhao (’04) for doing our first alumni Instagram takeover!  Sam is an assistant professor of pediatrics and emergency medicine and walked us through a day in his life on Monday, October 21. The RTD wrote about SLAVE CRY, […]

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Grant Spotlight: Cardiff Castle

October 9, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

Part of our grant supporting the December AP Comparative Gov trip to the United Kingdom will cover the cost of students visiting Cardiff Castle, located in the center of the Welsh capital city.  The castle dates from the 11th century and is built on a Roman fort dating from the 50s AD.  In the mid-1800s, the castle […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 5, 2019

October 8, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 5, 2019: Another great Reunions Weekend in the books!  Thanks to everyone who attended from the Classes of 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014, and an extra-special thanks to Kameron Adams (’09), Bailey Rose (’09), Bryce Lyle (’99), Leo Rohr (’99), and Karen Setzer (’99) for […]

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Grant Spotlight: John Marshall House

October 1, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

A grant from the MLWGS Foundation covered the entry fee to the John Marshall house for Mr. Wilkes’ Historiography students at the end of September.  John Marshall, the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, built the house in what is now downtown Richmond and lived there for 45 years until his […]

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