At the start of the academic year, 17 first-year international students began their W&L experience in Scotland. Today, they are taking courses in Lexington as a unique group of friends.
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The university’s new religion minor requires completion of six courses and complements any major.
Bo Garfinkel '21 talks about the experiences she's been afforded recently as a recipient of a Public Policy and International Affairs fellowship and a Gilman Scholarship.
Hannah Freibert '21 interviews Mike White '10, program associate for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a nonprofit that works to improve health care in America.
Jay Thomas '03 was able to attend W&L with the help of a scholarship, and now he and his wife are paying it forward.
New members will be inducted into the national leadership honor society at W&L’s Founders Day/ODK convention, which will take place in a virtual format on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m.
The pandemic has presented challenges to working and learning within the community, but virtual and distanced projects have allowed those partnerships to continue to bear fruit this year.
Junie Bishop '41 created a fixed-term charitable trust 20 years ago that will make a significant difference at W&L in 2020.
At W&L, Lorena Terroba Urruchua ’21 found her purpose — helping people with disabilities — at the intersection of psychology, Romance languages and poverty studies.
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“I’ve been challenged and learned to do things I’ve never done before, so it’s been a great learning experience.”~ Courtney Berry '21, on making a life skills book for Project Horizon clients
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1. W&L Law Professor Publishes Children’s Book on Corporate PersonhoodHow are people like companies? Prof. Carliss Chatman explains in her new children's book, "Companies are People Too."
2. Interest in Patent Law Leads to an Externship with Federal Circuit Appeals CourtSheena Wang '21L, says that professors, alumni and older law students helped her secure a position with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
3. In Memoriam: Arthur A. Birney ’50, ’52LHe served on the Board of Trustees from 1990-97.
4. W&L Celebrates Tu b’Shevat with Poetry Reading NightIn honor of the Jewish "New Year of the Trees," W&L Hillel, the Native American Cohort and other campus community members will share poems about beloved lands on Jan. 27.
5. W&L Celebrates the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.This year's observance of MLK day will comprise a variety of virtual events and lectures.
During his career at W&L, DeLaney brought his passion for justice and inclusion to the classroom and to his scholarship.
The professor of philosophy emeritus taught at W&L from 1968 to 1996.
Susan Wood Cunningham, director of leadership giving at Washington and Lee, has been selected as the university’s executive director of university development, effective December 1, 2020.
The winner of the 16th International Choral Competition – Gallus-Maribor automatically qualifies for the European Grand Prix of Choral Singing Competition in 2022.
The Robert Lee Telford Professor of Physics and Engineering Emeritus died Nov. 24.
A publication from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, the Sustainable Campus Index recognizes top-performing sustainable colleges and universities.
Lena Hill, dean of the College and professor of English and Africana studies at Washington and Lee, has been appointed to be the university’s next provost, beginning July 1, 2021.
Washington and Lee University is among the 51 inaugural member institutions* of the Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, a new initiative from the University of Southern California's Race and Equity Center.
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In the article, Brodie discusses Confederate monuments' complex history and how an American contemporary artist is working to change how others view them.
In the article, Rainville discusses how Sweet Briar College remembers the enslaved people and free laborers who built – and are buried beneath – its campus.
The award honors professionals whose passion and devotion to the Jewish campus community enrich the lives of Hillel students.
Zach Baldridge ’22, Bri Mondesir ’22 and Blake Sanchez ’23 received the prestigious award.
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Jerónimo Reyes '21 says he is so immensely grateful for the gifts in his life, including a QuestBridge scholarship to W&L, that he wants to become a doctor and devote his career to helping others.
Prof. Alan Trammell coauthored a commentary in the Washington Post examining Sen. Josh Hawley's legal arguments on the election.
A public defender with the Legal Aid Society of New York City, Buckmire '14L is also the host of “Law & Crime Daily,” a nationally syndicated program described as ESPN’s ‘SportsCenter’ for courtroom drama.
Students in Professor Dayo Abah’s Principles of Public Relations class worked with a Lexington nonprofit to make a life skills book for clients who are trying to get back on their feet.