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Something Old, Something New
After more than 10 years and $50 million, the restoration and renovation of Washington and Lee University’s hallowed Colonnade is complete.
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“Although a part-time job at a bar in Japan lacks the glamour of an investment banking internship, it has without a doubt been the most formative work experience of my life.” Lee Sommerfeldt ’18 Read the full story »

“I had always been interested in how things operated in the biochemical and molecular level, but working as an HHMI Fellow the past two years really peaked my interest. “ Ethiopia Getachew ’19 Read the full story »

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Climate Change and Sharks
As a research assistant at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Rachel Steffen ’18 gathered data on the environmental thresholds of juvenile sandbar sharks.
My W&L
W&L’s Pasquale Toscano Among 2017 Class of Rhodes Scholars
Pasquale “Paqui” Toscano, a classics and English double major, is Washington and Lee’s 16th Rhodes Scholar. The Rhodes Trust announced Sunday that Toscano, 22, of Kettering, Ohio, was one of 32 scholars chosen this year. The scholarships, valued at between $50,000 to $200,000, fully fund two to four years of study at the University of Oxford in England.
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