The initiative matches participating W&L students with local host families interested in connecting.
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Washington and Lee University will name a new interdisciplinary academic center for teaching and research on Southern race relations, culture, and politics in honor of late professor of history emeritus Theodore “Ted” Carter DeLaney Jr. '85.
Two presenters who met at a 2017 conference at Washington and Lee joined forces to repatriate a stolen Nepali deity.
The assistant professor of business administration combines philosophy and finance to examine organizational behavior in all kinds of business settings.
In an epic summer adventure, three rising W&L sophomores built their own boat and sailed it down the Red and Mississippi rivers from Shreveport, Louisiana, to New Orleans.
In 1971, Black students founded the Student Association for Black Unity, launching a 50-year tradition of advocacy on campus.
Second Lieutenant Chris Woodings ’21 received the Captain Jay W. Stull Memorial Award in recognition of his determination and strength of character.
Tanajia Moye-Green '23 is a small-town girl with big plans to make a difference in the world.
In a shifting media landscape, Ted Williams ’07 and Mike Allen ’86 are focused on reigniting local journalism through a new business venture.
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"I have had so much freedom in the realm of designing my own projects, and I am so grateful for that."~ Alankrit Shatadal '21
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1. Program Spotlight: First-Year ExperienceThe First-Year Experience program is designed to familiarize new students with the people and programs that make Washington and Lee such a special place.
2. W&L’s Ricciardi Quoted in MarketWatchProfessor Victor Ricciardi was quoted in an article titled “You’re probably sabotaging yourself when it comes to finances. How to spot it — and stop it.”
3. Popping OnlineCoco Ellis Howe ’16 and Tani Greenspan ’16 created a successful online art gallery in the middle of a pandemic.
4. W&L’s Lanier Publishes Article in Nature CommunicationsLeah Lanier recently published a journal article titled “Activation of Prp28 ATPase by phosphorylated Npl3 at a critical step of spliceosome remodeling.”
5. In Memoriam: Isaac “Ike” Noyes Smith IV ’57, ’60LHe served on the Board of Trustees from 1980-1991.
People & News
Jessica Willett named W&L’s vice president of communications and strategic initiatives and Drewry Sackett named executive director of communications and public affairs effective July 1, 2021.
Professor Aly Colón was interviewed in an article titled “Suspended from social media, Donald Trump has found a new, old way to spread falsehoods.”
Professor Stephan Fafatas was recently awarded the 2021 Alfred R. Roberts Memorial Research Award, presented by the Academy of Accounting Historians.
Professor Barton Myers was recently quoted in an article titled “Private and religious groups are starting to pay reparations for slavery – but it’s nowhere near enough.”
The new episode of "W&L After Class: The Lifelong Learning Podcast" features Tyler Lorig, professor emeritus of cognitive and behavioral science, who has spent his career studying the olfactory system.
Washington and Lee University will continue under its current name while expanding diversity and inclusion initiatives and making changes to campus buildings, practices and governance.
W&L’s Office of Lifelong Learning presents an inside view of ongoing research from university faculty July 19-23 titled “Beyond the Classroom: Frontiers of Faculty Research.”
The donation will support the Campus Kitchen Backpack Program.
Professor Mark Rush published an opinion piece in The Hill titled, "Partisan bias in the Constitution? Check the data."
Robinson succeeds Jamie Kipfer, who is departing the role on June 30.
Professor Molly Michelmore published a book review for Mike Konczal’s “Freedom From the Market: America's Fight to Liberate Itself From the Grip of the Invisible Hand.”
Professor Victor Ricciardi was quoted in an article titled “You’re probably sabotaging yourself when it comes to finances. How to spot it — and stop it.”