The Native American Cohort, which was created by faculty and staff with native heritage, aims to illuminate Native American history and culture, beginning with special events for Native American Heritage Month in November.
Featured News, Views and More from Around W&L
When he isn't connecting employers with W&L students, Gabe Pickett is often working out—probably to burn off all those hot dogs.
Rigorous academics and a nationally ranked soccer program made W&L an ideal fit for Danny Tran '21.
Jim Early ’59 and his husband Garland Tillery established the James R. Early ’59 Endowment for LGBTQ Programming to help W&L's LGBTQ students engage fully with the wider university community.
George Barker '20 used both of his majors, computer science and chemistry, to help build a website that makes a challenging subject more approachable for students.
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"The Law, Justice and Society Program is richly interdisciplinary, and offers courses that are both philosophical in nature and more practical in nature."~Provost Marc Conner
In Case You Missed It
1. W&L’s Kahn to Deliver Keynote Address at Brazilian ConferenceKahn has been invited to give the opening keynote speech at the Exposition of Sustainability of the Industrial Pole of Manaus.
2. Three Student Teams Win Prizes in 8th Annual Student Pitch CompetitionThese pitches won the Entrepreneurship Summit audience with cutting edge approaches and an ambitious outlook for expansion.
3. W&L’s Community Grants Committee to Evaluate Proposals in Early NovemberEstablished in the spring of 2008, the purpose of the program is to support non-profit organizations in the Lexington/Rockbridge community.
4. W&L Presents Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is a tale built on multiple storylines that interfere with each other and create an irresistible web of mayhem and mischief.
5. W&L’s Casey Named to Board of Trustees of Virginia Land Conservation FoundationCasey was appointed by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam.
Kahn has been invited to give the opening keynote speech at the Exposition of Sustainability of the Industrial Pole of Manaus.
The Presidential Gala Dress Exchange allowed students to buy and sell formal dresses to wear to the event.
The conference provides undergraduate economics students with information on a range of career paths open to them after graduation.
Washington and Lee University has already exceeded carbon-reduction goals for 2013 and 2020. The latest updates keep the university on track to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
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The title of Strong’s piece is “Impeachment and Democracy.”
In the piece, Michelmore is quoted from her 2012 book, “Tax and Spend: The Welfare State, Tax Politics, and the Limits of American Liberalism.”
The piece explains Rainville's role at Washington and Lee and the work she is doing on campus.
In the article, Lind discusses the unique education students receive at W&L.
People & Programs Distinctly Dubyuhnell
Ben Peeples '21 is enjoying a chemistry internship at Brown University while training for the World Canoeing Championships in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Slate published an article by Carliss Chatman titled "Men Get Stereotyped Too. It’s Time the Court Acknowledges It."
The medical researcher travels, teaches and conducts research to eliminate neglected tropical diseases.