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Information about campus events—social, cultural, athletic—as well as news about our student, faculty and staff accomplishments, outstanding academic programs and campus initiatives can be found here.

Current Press Releases

President's Medal established
Hood receives numerous accolades from college ranking publications
Oct. 4: Concert of classical Indian music
Sept. 25-29: Hood College hosts renowned Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow
Sept. 24: Hood Choir to sing at celebration for peace
Sept. 12: 125th anniversary kickoff celebration
Sept. 22-23: Homecoming Weekend
Sept. 17: Faculty showcase concert
Sept. 16: Discovering the Humanities Conference
Sept. 14-Oct. 15: Gifts Inn Boonsboro hosts Hood College alumni art exhibit
Sept. 13: Dean White to receive Distinguished Citizen Award
Sept. 12: 125th anniversary kickoff celebration
Sept. 1-Oct. 15: Large-scale artwork exhibit
Aug. 25-Oct. 15: Frederick Portrait Group to display recent work
Aug. 24: Distinguished anthropologist to speak at Hood
Aug. 21: Convocation ceremony marks beginning of new year
Aug. 14: Hood addresses food insecurity in community
Aug. 7: Master's Degree in Cybersecurity Approved
July 10: Emily Zimmerman awarded national scholarship
July 7-23: Wood-fired ceramics on display
July 6: Hood to receive $1.45 million grant
June 30: BioBeers comes to campus
June 24: Lisa Algazi Marcus named Ally of the Year
June 23: President Chapdelaine elected as vice chair of MICUA Board
June 23-July 9: Ceramics exhibit depicts emotion of war
June 22-July 27: 33rd Annual Summer Chamber Music Festival
June 16-July 2: Ceramic arts exhibit
June 13: Graduate School Instant Admission Event
May 20: Commencement recap
May 20: Commencement
May 20, 21: Hood College helps organize Green Neighbor Festival
May 19-June 11: Graduate ceramic arts exhibit
May 16: Three-Minute Thesis competition
April 28: Urban Outlet talent show
April 27-May 14: Studio arts senior exhibits
April 21, 22: Dance Ensemble performs
April 21: Used book sale to celebrate Shakespeare's birthday
April 19: Hood-FMH resource garden to break ground
April 19-May 3: End-of-semester concerts
April 18: Hood announces speakers for 2017 Commencement
April 18: Colloquium: Media scholar discusses print-digital literature
April 17-21: Activities scheduled for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 17: Expert to discuss Syrian civil society
April 12: Hood College signs transfer agreement with Frederick Community College
April 10: Panel discussion on discrimination in America
April 9: Easter egg hunt
April 9: Faculty and guest artist concert
April 7: Tischer Scholars present research
April 6-9: Little Shop of Horrors
April 6-30: MFA ceramics exhibits on display
April 6: Women in the Law panel discussion
April 5: Colloquium: novelist Jessica Anya Blau
April 5: Noted economist discusses president's policies
April 4: Being Mortal film screening and discussion
April 3: Harlem Quartet performs on campus
March 30: Passion and Profession with Bart Walter
March 28: Hood partners with Frederick County Department of Aging
March 28: Carhart-Lester guest pianist concert
March 25: Spring open house
March 22: Pulitzer Prize-winning Pentagon correspondent to speak on campus
March 21: Graduate School instant admission event
March 15: Mental health professional speaks on campus
March 9-31: Student juried art exhibit
March 9: Vanguard Program launch event
March 7, 8: Black History Month speakers visit campus
March 3: Joseph Henry Apple portrait unveiled
March 2-April 2: Ceramics collectors loan art to Hood
March 2: Global studies roundtable
Feb. 24, 25: Vagina Monologues
Feb. 24: Delaplaine Foundation grants fund campus initiatives
Feb. 23: Remembering Africa in Western Maryland, 1750-1865
Feb. 19: Faculty Baroque concert
Feb. 17: Hodson Trust grants Hood $3.5 million
Feb. 17: E-Nnovation grant provides funds toward endowed faculty position
Feb. 11: 4th annual Hips for Hearts hafla
Feb. 9: Ethnohistorian to give lecture on Huichol people of Mexico
Feb. 8: Post-election panel discussion
Feb. 8: Award-winning poet to present book
Feb. 6: Laurie Ward named executive communications director
Jan. 31: Professor Jennifer Cooper presented at national conference
Jan. 30: Doctoral program application period open
Jan. 29: Internationally known musicians play duet
Jan. 27-March 25: Ceramic arts history lecture series
Jan. 26-Feb. 20: Exhibit of ceramic dessert vessels
Jan. 23: Hood hosts GWIS launch event
Jan. 22: Bioethicist Ted Peters discusses science and Christianity
Jan. 19-Feb. 19: Documentary story quilter exhibit