Burden is taking her talents to New York City to work in strategic planning at advertising agency BBDO.
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Kaylin Jury ’24 interviewed Phifer Helms ’74 to learn more about his service and commitment to Washington and Lee.
Spanfeller will be applying her studies in sociology and strategic communication to her new role as an editorial assistant for Women's Health magazine.
Sharman will put his degrees to use in a position on Capitol Hill.
Launched this year, the ECON 271 Peer Tutors program is a weekly drop-in option for students looking for a deeper understanding of course material through interactions with their peers.
At W&L, Kirkland discovered that his two passions, sports and engineering, could be combined into one fulfilling pursuit. He's going to intern at a sports equipment company before heading to grad school at Purdue.
Assenso, a neuroscience major, is heading to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, where she will be a clinical research coordinator.
W&L Facilities staff work hard all year round, but during spring and summer, they put in extra time to make sure special events go off without a hitch.
The STEM-focused endowment will support internships, research opportunities, academic conference costs and other student experiences.
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1. Summer Opportunity: Caroline Wise ’23Caroline Wise '23 is spending her second summer as an alpine guide in Alaska.
2. W&L’s Matt Tinsley ’22 Awarded U.S. Teaching Assistantship to AustriaAfter his USTA program orientation in September, Tinsley will teach in a secondary school in Austria through May 2023.
3. Pranita Raghavan ’02L Appointed to NEH Operations PostThe National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced the appointment of Pranita A. Raghavan as NEH’s new Assistant Chair for Planning and Operations.
4. W&L Outcomes: Madelyn Sheridan ’22Sheridan, a business administration and studio art major, will be joining the wealth management team at UBS in New York City.
5. W&L Law’s Baluarte Publishes Article in Belmont Law ReviewProfessor David Baluarte published "Refugees Under Duress: International Law and the Serious Nonpolitical Crime Bar."
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After his USTA program orientation in September, Tinsley will teach in a secondary school in Austria through May 2023.
Alice Tianbo Zhang's research on energy access was featured in the June 16 edition of Nature Energy
Professor Aly Colón was interviewed in an article titled “As America watched Jan. 6 hearing, Fox viewers heard Tucker Carlson’s alternate reality.”
Jasiewicz, the William P. Ames Jr. Professor of Sociology at W&L, recently published a book titled “On the Streets and at the Polls."
Peter Grajzl has been named a finalist for the 2022 Elinor Ostrom Prize for two articles he co-authored in 2020.
Kingwill has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach English in Uzbekistan. He will depart in September 2022 for his 10-month program.
Mosher has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach English in Kazakhstan. He will also spend this summer receiving intensive Russian language training in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Bernard has been selected as a 2022 Udall Scholar in the environmental category.
Elizabeth Grist has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to Melbourne, Australia, to study the stigma and barriers associated with receiving medication for opioid use disorder.
A new deal will establish an offsite solar farm from which W&L will purchase energy equivalent to 100% of campus electricity use, allowing the university to lower greenhouse gas emissions, save money and close in on its goal of carbon neutrality.
Three members of the Class of 2022 will spend seven months in the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) teaching English to public school.
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards of up to $5,000 to U.S. undergraduate students who are Pell Grant recipients.