The Geology and Archaeology departments collaborated with W&L's Outing Club to create a fun, educational hike just a short drive from Lexington.
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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.
At W&L, a combination of incredible courses, extracurricular opportunities and a warm community made for an experience Will Shannon '19 calls "uniquely mine."
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"Through the [Immigrant Rights Clinic], I witnessed how powerful the law is and how it can change a person’s life so dramatically—especially when you’re working towards something as fundamental as a person’s legal status in a country." ~ Jennifer Smyrnos '12L
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1. Career Paths: Alex Shoaf ’19LAfter graduation, Shoaf will head west to work for the Colorado State Public Defender.
2. Christopher McCrackin ’20 Earns Prestigious Beinecke ScholarshipChristopher McCrackin ’20 has won a $34,000 Beinecke Scholarship to help fund his graduate studies.
3. W&L’s Reid Gaede Awarded FulbrightReid Gaede ’19 has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany.
4. Sophie Wilks ’21 Awarded Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research ScholarshipSophie Wilks ’21 has won a $4,300 Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship for her project.
5. Career Paths: Stefani Evans ’19LAfter graduation, Evans will clerk for Judge Steven S. Smith on the Thirty-First Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia.
Tsvetkova will be working at Robert Bosch GmbH a large multinational engineering and electronics company.
CBYX is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State.
Students took first place in three categories in the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional college journalism competition.
Carpenter will study in Lübeck, Germany, at the University of Lübeck. She will work in a lab that focuses on the dietary regulation of tissue circadian clock function in mice.
Seen & Heard
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
People & Programs Distinctly Dubyuhnell
Claire Mackin '20 shares her experiences in Sydney as part of the Sydney Internship and Study Abroad Program.
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.