Avalon Pernell ’23 credits the mentorship she received on campus as she launches her career in business journalism.
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After nearly three decades of training, Laura Goodwin '99 accomplished her lifelong dream: to swim the English Channel.
For more than 20 years, ESOL volunteers have participated in language and literacy work in the Lexington-Rockbridge area and beyond.
Etter plans to attend graduate school and pursue a career in mathematics.
Writer and director LaKeisha Fleming ’95 is the founder of Vision 2:2 Productions.
First-year Johnson Scholar to offer preliminary research on foot-limb dominance and neuromuscular asymmetry in pediatric soccer players.
W&L’s choral conducting mentorship program helps students find and follow their passions through music and mentorship.
The grant provides funds to support W&L student projects worldwide.
Washington and Lee’s second annual Greek Leadership Institute provides students with foundational leadership skills and a chance to connect before formal recruitment begins.
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Thompson taught at W&L for more than 30 years.
Professor Joel Kuehner’s article focuses on film flow inside corrugated pipes.
The program offers staff a 30-day leave, with full pay, to advance some aspect of their career and work at the university.
New members will serve a six-year term supporting Dean Rob Straughan and the school’s faculty members.
Missy Witherow moves on while Sydney Cross is promoted to Director of Annual Giving.
Professor Adedayo Abah will travel to Tanzania to help build a master’s degree program in communications at the University of Dar es Salaam.
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The former W&L Athletic Director, chair of the department of physical education, and member of the W&L Athletics Hall of Fame, died Jan. 4, 2023.
“Practical Symbolic Interactions in the Shrine of the South: Conversations with a Damn Yankee” is set to be released on Jan. 15.
The AALS House of Representatives voted to accept Wilson’s nomination as the 2023 President-elect. Wilson has served the AALS in numerous capacities, including membership on its Executive Committee since 2020.
Professors Emily Landry and Jim Casey both spoke at the workshop held in Havana.
Ulmer previously worked as director for the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity at Old Dominion University.
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Mugo says that, above all, W&L taught her to "always be curious."
Dan Johnson is the David G. Elmes Term Professor of Cognitive and Behavioral Science.
Stulce chose W&L because of the university’s well-rounded approach to encouraging individual growth.
Emmaline Nelsen is a graphic designer in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs.
W&L’s distinctive summer programming helped Burks-Parra develop her personal and professional interests.
The following individuals recently joined the Washington and Lee employee workforce.
Jeff Rahl is a professor and department head for earth and environmental geoscience.
Gu looks forward to graduating in May and plans to help current W&L students as other alums have supported him during his time in college.