News

  • Parking, force protection for Grad Week

     To fully enjoy your Graduation Week experience, follow the parking and force protection rules provided by the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security in the article.  Photos by Eric S. Bartelt/PV and Michael Lopez/PAO

    During Graduation Week, several traffic and parking restrictions will be enforced. Please allow additional travel time when coming to West Point and driving on and around the installation during Graduation Week.
    Parking and traffic information for Graduation Week—Towing will be enforced, at owner’s expense:
    • North Dock parking lot is reserved for RV parking.
    • Any West Point personnel going on official travel outside the installation during Graduation Week must not park in any/all parking lots.
    Contact the Military Police for authorized overnight/extended parking areas.

    Friday
    • In support of the Graduation Day rehearsal, Stony Lonesome Road will be closed to all vehicle traffic from the Washington Road intersection to Mills Road from 5:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; and Mills Road in vicinity of Michie Stadium is closed from 5:15-8:30 a.m. Read More



Sports

  • Men’s Lacrosse celebrates record-setting season at banquet

      The Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse players, coaches, families and support staff celebrated the season and the Class of 2019 at its annual team banquet Sunday at West Point’s Kimsey Athletic Center. (Above) The Black Knights celebrate after winning the Patriot League Tournament in a season where they won a program-record 13 games.                                                    Photos by Army Athletic Communications

    Following a historic season, head coach Joe Alberici and the Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse players, coaches, families and support staff celebrated the season and the Class of 2019 at its annual team banquet
    Sunday at West Point’s Kimsey Athletic Center.
    The program reached a record-setting 13 wins in 2019. The 13th victory was for the Patriot League Championship title.
    The coaching staff distributed 10 team awards during the afternoon, while Alberici honored the senior class with talks about outstanding character and servant leadership on and off the field. The coaching staff then announced the 2019-20 team captains.
    Players and support staff gathered as Major “A” letters were presented to each athlete by position. Following the presentation of the letters, Alberici continued with the official distribution of the team’s Player of the Game certificates, along with the mention of the All-Patriot League players and Patriot League All-Academic Team selections. Read More



Leisure

Extra!

  • The Dean’s Book Club: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

     Dean of the Academic Board Brig. Gen. Cindy Jebb hosted her first session of the “Dean’s Book Club” at the West Point Club, Oct. 6. From Oct. 6 -23, participants have the opportunity to read and discuss “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot.

    The U.S. Military Academy’s Dean of the Academic Board Brig. Gen. Cindy Jebb hosted her first session of the “Dean’s Book Club” at the West Point Club, Oct. 6.

    From Oct. 6-23, participants have the opportunity to read and discuss “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot.

    The book delves into the impact that Henrietta Lacks’ cells, known around the world as “HeLa cells,” have had in science throughout the last 60-plus years, as well as the ethical and scientific implications of human cell research.

    “The history of Henrietta Lacks and the HeLa cells raises important issues regarding science, ethics, race and class,” Skloot says in the introduction of her book. “I’ve done my best to present them clearly within the narrative of the Lacks story… There is much more to say on all the issues, but that is beyond the scope of this book, so I will leave it for the scholars and experts in the field to address.”

    The Dean’s Book Club consists of three sessions—each of which highlights a different interdisciplinary topic that is discussed in the book. Read More



 

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