As director of operations for Mock Con 2020, Kylie Piotte '21 puts her event-planning skills to the test and finds her fit at W&L.
Featured News, Views and More from Around W&L
A jar on display in the Reeves Center is an example of talavera poblana, which is tin-glazed earthenware made in Puebla, Mexico.
Whether he's on the football field or in the Mock Con war room, Kyle Perel '20 never forgets about the importance of teamwork and adaptable leadership.
Want to work for the U.S. Congress? Judging by past successes, earning a degree from Washington and Lee University is a pretty good start.
Professor Bob Strong’s Fall Term course on presidential impeachment borrowed lessons from real events in Washington.
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"We love meeting with alumni and parents from across the country and are grateful for their enthusiasm and support of Mock Convention 2020."~ Elizabeth Thompson '20, Mock Con 2020 Financial Chair
In Case You Missed It
1. Black Lung Clinic Experience Leads to a Career3L Kat Porter will work for Administrative Law Judges at the Department of Labor in Washington, D.C.
2. ‘The Value of Multiple Perspectives’Emma Ernst '20 attended the Student Conference on U.S. Affairs at West Point and challenged herself to explore unfamiliar aspects of policy.
3. InTheKnow and BetMarket Win 10th Annual Business Plan CompetitionEleven teams, four from Professor Marc Junkunc’s sections and seven from Professor Jeff Shay’s sections, competed for cash prizes.
4. W&L Develops a New Study Abroad Program, W&L in GhanaIn 2021, students will have the opportunity to study in Ghana for both Winter and Spring Terms.
5. Can Online Speech Be Regulated?Professor Claudia Haupt is the second speaker in the German Law Journal 20th anniversary series.
He taught at W&L from 1957 to 2001.
Elizabeth Goad Oliver, associate dean of the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics and Lewis Whitaker Adams Professor of Accounting, has been appointed to a one-year term as interim provost at Washington and Lee University, effective July 1, 2020. She will return to her position as associate dean in July 2021.
Hannah Denham ’20 won first place in a prestigious feature writing competition for a piece she wrote during an internship at The Washington Post.
Gabriele, a 2019 graduate, is the university’s 17th Rhodes Scholar.
Seen & Heard
On the show, Woodzicka talks about her research on sexual harassment.
Smithsonian flew Benefiel to Pompeii in May 2019 to interview on-site.
Morel’s piece is titled “America Wasn’t Founded on White Supremacy: A Rebuttal to the ‘1619 Project.’”
The title of Schatten’s article is “Prison: Where Undergrads and Inmates Take Classes Together.”
People & Programs Distinctly Dubyuhnell
Luke Basham '20 parlays a passion for politics into the challenging role of Democratic Party analyst for Mock Con 2020.
Law professor Mark Drumbl discussed why bombing cultural sites is considered a war crime.
Mario Urizar ‘11L takes an immigration case before the U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 9.