Layne Setash '19 recently earned a Distinguished Teacher Award from the Virginia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
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The Geology and Archaeology departments collaborated with W&L's Outing Club to create a fun, educational hike just a short drive from Lexington.
Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, W&L students used their knowledge to prepare taxes for local low-income and elderly residents.
Garrett Clinton '20 says attending W&L is "like being dropped into a pool of opportunities.''
Thanks to an exchange program funded by the Japanese government, a group of W&L students spent Washington Break immersed in the culture of Japan—and welcomed Kanazawa University students to W&L one month later.
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"I believe that Washington and Lee is great because of its students. The school uniquely empowers its students to undertake incredible opportunities and, in true liberal arts fashion, pursue leadership in a variety of ways."~ Will Shannon '19
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1. W&L’s Kitanna Hiromasa Awarded Prestigious JET Program AwardHiromasa says her time at Washington and Lee and various volunteer opportunities she has participated in have prepared her for this next step in her educational journey.
2. Career Paths: Danielle Novelly ’19LAfter graduation Novelly will be a Litigation Associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in New York City.
3. Career Paths: Benton Morton ’19LMorton is headed to a clerkship with the United States Court of Federal Claims, Office of Special Masters.
4. W&L’s Xinxian Wang ’21 Awarded Davis Projects for Peace GrantXinxian Wang '21, a student at Washington and Lee University, has won a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant.
5. Career Paths: Kathy McLaughlin ’19LAfter graduation, McLaughlin will be working for the Colorado State Public Defender as a Deputy Public Defender.
Sophie Wilks ’21 has won a $4,300 Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship for her project.
Hannah Denham '20 and Maya Lora '20 earned awards for their reporting and writing.
Washington and Lee University senior Jackson Ellis ’19 has won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany for summer 2019.
Sigler was nominated her for the award by a current student.
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Bob Strong's piece was published on Dec. 9 in The Virginian-Pilot.
President Dudley's piece was published on Dec. 7 in The Washington Post.
W&L History Professor Sarah Horowitz addresses "the upper-class claim to a right to rule — and misrule" in the Washington Post.
Professors Michelle Brock, Sarah Horowitz and Molly Michelmore discuss the message and weight behind Confederate monuments on college campuses
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At W&L, a combination of incredible courses, extracurricular opportunities and a warm community made for an experience Will Shannon '19 calls "uniquely mine."
Washington and Lee law professor Kish Parella has been selected for the third time in three years to present at the Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum.
Robyn O’Brien ’93 is a leading voice in food-industry reform, the author of “The Unhealthy Truth” (2009), and a frequent commenter on food allergies, politics and financials.
Six student teams, selected from 11 semi-finalist teams, participated in the annual W&L Business Plan Competition finals on Saturday, April 6. The teams took home a total of $7,000 in cash prizes.