Monthly Archives: December 2019

Grant Spotlight: Marquee

December 11, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

    The Maggie Walker mural isn’t the only thing sprucing up the bus entrance this year. The MLWGS Foundation supported the purchase of an electronic marquee that is officially up and running.

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Grant Spotlight: Newseum

December 10, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

The MLWGS Foundation recently provided a grant to cover the cost of entry to the Newseum in Washington, DC for Dr. Ericson’s International Relations students. They are pictured here in front of the Berlin Wall exhibit. “We had a great time. Thank you for helping to make this possible!” Dr. Ericson wrote. Your contributions to […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of December 7, 2019

December 10, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of December 7, 2019: Durham, NC Mayor Pro Tem Jillian Johnson (’99) is building affordable housing on her property.  “I’m just happy to be in a position to do it,” she said. UVA Law profiled Christopher Benos (’14), who released his third album of piano music in November.  […]

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Grant Spotlight: Art 5 Senior Solo Shows

December 4, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

The MLWGS Foundation provided a grant to support Art 5 senior solo shows in 2019-20. Artist (and amateur beekeeper) Mia Rodriguez (‘20) inaugurated the series with her exhibition “Throwaway USA.”  These solo shows give students the opportunity to learn what goes into putting together a gallery opening, from installing pieces to printing and mailing invitations to writing […]

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