Liz Mira Santi ’24 came to W&L as a Gunn Scholar in 2023, and her time on campus has expanded her worldview and reinforced her ambitions.
Featured News, Views and More from Around W&L
Jessica Pachuca ’25 and Gabe Miller ’25 will attend the PPIA Junior Summer Institute at Carnegie Mellon University this summer.
Dyson Foundation endows director position at the DeLaney Center.
Laura Murambadoro ’26 brings varied interests, a collaborative leadership style and a passion for community engagement to W&L’s campus.
W&L’s Class of 2027 takes part in orientation experiences at no additional cost.
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“I would say that this is a program that’s undoubtedly worth doing. You have this built-in network of W&L students with you, but you also have every opportunity to go and meet people in a wonderful city.”~ Kelly Hayes ’24
In Case You Missed It
1. Law Students Compete at Global Antitrust CompetitionThe team of Jack Perryman ‘25L and Jack Kellerman ‘25L won best brief and were the runners-up at the event.
2. W&L’s Librarians Recommended Library FindsWashington and Lee’s library staff share their recommendations for your next trip to the University Library.
3. Career Paths: Catalina Perez ’24LAfter graduation, Catalina Perez will head to Kennedys in Philadelphia, working in insurance coverage.
4. Alumni Spotlight: Eugene Butler ’98L is Making a DifferenceLast year, Butler became the first Black judge in Virginia’s 24th District.
5. Brandon Hasbrouck Publishes “1983” in the Columbia Law ReviewThe article takes the form of a fictional narrative evoking George Orwell's classic novel to examine flaws in the legal system.
People & News
A four-person team comprised of John Schleider ‘24, Diwesh Kumar ‘24, Bradford Bush ’25 and Drew Thompson ‘25 claimed the $3,000 top prize for their pitch on CVS Health.
Anthony Edwards’ article focuses on the 19th-century Orientalist Gregory M. Wortabet.
The first-year biology professor co-authored a paper titled “Sponge-derived matter is assimilated by coral holobionts.”
The Generals face off against No. 8. Randolph in quarterfinal play on Feb. 23.
This year’s symposium will take place March 8-9 and address the nation’s opioid crisis and the ethical considerations it raises.
Generals’ mentor garners top conference honor after leading both sports to conference titles.
This year’s event raised more than $10,000 to support the Campus Kitchen’s hunger-fighting project.
“W&L After Class,” now entering its fifth season, invites listeners to join conversations with W&L’s expert faculty about their teaching, research and passion projects.
W&L’s assistant director of academic resources completed a rigorous program to earn the International Coaching Federation’s ACC certification.
Sharman will be sworn in at the board’s spring meeting.
Ruiz, who taught Spanish and writing courses and led the Writing Program at W&L for nine years, brought joy and light to everyone around her.
The assistant professor of history will hold her talk on Feb. 7 at noon in the Harte Center Gallery.
Faces of W&L
Terri Byrnes is an Academic Administrative Assistant II with the Law School.
Peter Grajzl is the John F. Hendon Professor of Economics.
Smith’s W&L experience includes finding a family in his lacrosse teammates and helping other students discover their career paths as a career fellow.
Anna Fernandez is the Assistant Director of Community and Recruitment for Law Student Affairs.
Mauricio Betancourt is an assistant professor of environmental studies.
With medical school on the horizon, Tyler embraces many opportunities such as research fellowship, studying abroad and sorority life.
George Bent is the Sidney Gause Childress Professor of Art History.
Ford Scott '24 enjoys the intersection of technology and the humanities and has furthered his interests through independent study and internships.