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The annual Turkeypalooza event at Washington and Lee University's Campus Kitchen involves hours of volunteer work to help make a happy Thanksgiving for members of the local community.
W&L grads who came back for Young Alumni Weekend caught up with friends, visited favorite spots on campus, and reminisced about their time in Lexington.
Against a national backdrop of mental health concerns, Washington and Lee's University Counseling Center recently rolled out new programs to increase the ways in which students can reach out for help.
At W&L, student volunteers in the peer counseling program, Washingtonian Society and Active Minds supplement University Counseling Center services by offering a caring ear to fellow students.
Jayne Reino is a visiting assistant professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University.
The university recently celebrated National First-Generation College Student Day to recognize student achievement and remind the community about support resources for first-generation and low-income students at W&L.
At W&L's annual Veterans Day gathering, attendees honored all veterans and remembered longtime event organizer Paul Burns, who passed away in September.
Paul Schlimm ’87, who retired from the Army as a colonel in 2016, credits W&L with preparing him for command, beginning his 27-year career as an officer.
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1. W&L’s Hodge Selected to Take Part in State Advisory CommitteeKim Hodge has been named a member of the Virginia Department of Education Environmental Education Advisory Committee.
2. W&L Law’s Chatman Publishes Article in UC Irvine Law ReviewProfessor Carliss Chatman published "Corporate Family Matters."
3. W&L Athletics Fall 2021 RecapWashington and Lee has enjoyed a tremendous fall athletics season that will culminate with six programs competing in NCAA Championship events.
4. Jules Seay ’24 Wins Fall Student Pitch CompetitionSeay's business, GOES, involves using specialized greenhouses as a form of carbon capture technology.
5. Planning for the FutureW&L Law students offer free estate planning to area residents.
People & News
Kim Hodge has been named a member of the Virginia Department of Education Environmental Education Advisory Committee.
W&L's Community Grants Committee made eight grants totaling over $25,000 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County.
The latest episode of W&L's Lifelong Learning podcast takes listeners to Italy with George Bent, who describes his remarkable digital history project.
Arabic professor Anthony Edwards recently published “An Incomplete Journey Away from the Past: The Life and Ideas of Antonius Ameuney (1821–1881).”
Kerin recently published a paper titled "Cut, Tuck, and Paste: Repurposing Mass-Produced Imagery at Buddhist Shrines in Ladakh, India."
The Latin Student Organization planned and organized the events in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Engagement.
Miranda was recently awarded the H. Hiter Harris III Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for 2021.
The former governor of Virginia received an honorary degree from W&L in 1971.
The novel “Ursula” is Brazil's first abolitionist novel and the first novel by an Afro-Brazilian woman.
Brock's talk is titled "Speak of the Devil: Teaching Histories of the Supernatural."
The Lewis Whitaker Adams Professor of Economics Emeritus was 97.
Pakenas and Wortham joined the W&L Board of Trustees on October 15.