As special events coordinator for Lee House, Kelly Fujiwara works with departments across campus to make sure that all events at the president's house are unforgettable occasions.
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Nick Watson '22 is spending the summer working on housing issues as part of his Shepherd internship with the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity in Vermont.
A plate decorated with a widely distributed political cartoon of the American Revolution was used as commentary on the political, social and economic issues of the time.
A group of dedicated alumni took action to leverage meaningful changes on campus to increase inclusion and diversity.
The ESOL program at W&L, founded in 2001 to facilitate communication in the local community, now serves dozens of non-native English speakers each year with teaching, tutoring, translation and interpretation services.
Chris Johnson ’00 uses his camera to document the COVID-19 crisis.
Bridget Bartley '21 interviews Shiri Yadlin '12, director of Just Homes, a nonprofit that helps faith communities address homelessness in D.C.
Avalon Pernell, a rising sophomore from Alabama, appeared on a “College Roundtable” segment that featured college journalists interviewing the mayor of Pittsburgh.
A group of his former students and colleagues established the James Tyler Dickovick Internship in International Affairs, Global Political Economy and the Public Interest Endowment in his memory.
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"I certainly would not have been able to have so many international experiences had it not been for the generous aid of W&L."~ Julia Hernandez '20
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1. W&L Law’s Bond Discusses Social Justice on After Class PodcastIn this podcast series from the Office of Lifelong Learning, Bond dives into the world of human rights, highlighting the justice reforms achieved by nonprofits with which she works.
2. Black Lung Clinic Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Health Care CaseThe brief seeks to protect two provisions of the Affordable Care Act that impact coal miners' ability to receive payments through the Black Lung Benefits Act.
3. W&L Law Announces 2020 Alumni AwardsJohn Sicilian ‘85L, Andy Lee ‘90L and Katie Waibler 15L were honored for their accomplishments and contributions to the law school.
4. Gateway to the WorldJulia Hernandez took a Spring Term class in Ghana and studied abroad in France and Morocco, proving that W&L is a gateway to opportunities all over the globe.
5. ‘You Won’t Want to Go Anywhere Else’At W&L, Eric Herrera did field work in Ghana, created a biotech startup, and discovered the original location of the Alamo.
In his latest book, Morel explores how Lincoln’s most vital ideas are traced back to the country’s founders.
Wheeler’s first novel, “Unbecoming,” was recently published just two months after the release of her latest poetry collection, “The State She’s In.”
Nickodem’s USTA position with Fulbright Austria starts in September 2020.
The recent graduate of Washington and Lee University won a combined scholarship of $8,500 for her second-place win and article of the year award in the 60th Annual Hearst National Writing Championship.
Jennings will start on August 10 and will succeed Dennis Cross, who is stepping down at the end of the calendar year after serving 16 years as W&L’s V.P. of university advancement.
Keller has received a USTA position with Fulbright Austria starting in October 2020.
Rivers has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Mexico starting January 2021.
Peccie’s award is part of ODK’s 2020 General Russell E. Dougherty National Leader of the Year Competition.
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In the magazine piece, politics professor Mark Rush outlines steps that could end partisan gerrymandering and rid Virginia of the “antiquated” winner-take-all electoral system.
W&L journalism professor Aly Colón is quoted in a piece about a recent decision by the AP Stylebook and other journalism institutions to begin capitalizing the B in Black in articles about people and culture.
In a Washington Post commentary, Hasbrouck argues that the names of both Washington and Lee should be removed from the institution.
In a piece published in The Nation, Locy asserts that General Robert E. Lee does not deserve to be associated with W&L.
Miranda was invited on radio station KPFA’s UpFront to discuss Junipero Serra, the myth of California missions, and the colonization of native people.
The piece appeared in the June 19 edition of The Washington Post.
Ponce de Leon was interviewed for a story on "Peru's Rock Star Finance Minister."
In the discussion, Morel explains why Juneteenth is a uniquely American holiday.
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At W&L, Katherine Ingram '20 found a research interest—and a future profession—where environmental studies meets economics.
MacDonnell argues against new proposals to shift prosecutorial powers from military commanders to senior military lawyers.
The Class of 1995 is celebrating its milestone reunion with a gift to support CARPE and the Annual Fund.