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Diana Banks
Meet the ‘Mayor’ of the Upper-Division Village
Diana Banks, ‘17, fills us in on her actual title (although we are just going to run with “mayor”), the hot tub situation over there, and the awesome sense of community that makes the Upper Division Village a pretty sweet place to call home.
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Sula Jacobs poses at Cumberland Gap
Perks of the Parks
As superintendent of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Sula Jacobs ’00 enthusiastically promotes the virtues of the National Park Service, which turned 100 years old this year.
Alumni in Action
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Roddy Flynn '12L
Standing Up for LGBT Rights
Roddy Flynn ’12L crafts strategy and educates Congress as executive director of the U.S. House of Representatives’ LGBT Caucus
Life of Consequence
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Sasha Doss '13
One Fish, Two Fish
Above or below the water, Sasha Doss ’13 studies and connects with fish and their environment.
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Seen and Heard

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Overheard

“Paqui will succeed as a college professor or at absolutely anything he decides to do. He has intelligence, character, diligence and a conspicuous cheerfulness that make him a very rare individual.” W&L President Kenneth P. Ruscio Read the full story »

By the Numbers

83 million Acres of National Park Service parks across the U.S. and the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa and Saipan Curious? Learn more »

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W&L Announces November Community Grants
Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee has made 10 grants totaling $24,736.22 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the first part of its two rounds of grants for 2016-17.
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Paqui Toscano is W&L's 16th Rhodes Scholar
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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Paqui Toscano is W&L's 16th Rhodes Scholar
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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