For Darcy Olmstead '21 and Lindsey Hewitt '21, analyzing art in the Netherlands and the U.S. with Professor Erich Uffelman has been an educational 'dream come true.'
Featured News, Views and More from Around W&L
Working with ICU patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center through the Allen Grant has reaffirmed neuroscience major Laney Smith's desire to become a surgeon.
Four Washington and Lee University students are spending time this summer in Beirut, where they are immersed in Arabic language and Lebanese culture.
James Ricks '21 is spending the summer working for The Oda Foundation in Nepal, where he is researching tobacco use and working with children to create a mural that represents health in their town.
W&L courses in economics and biology used community-based learning to engage in partnerships and make an impact on food insecurity at a local level.
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"We learned about volcanoes in the classroom, but it seemed like there was a big perspective change when we actually got out there and saw the scale of the destruction..."~ Professor Cassidy Jay
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1. ‘Discernment for Future Adventures’Wenle Mu '20 describes a typical week of living in Australia as a student in the Sydney Internship and Study Abroad Program.
2. W&L Awarded Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Collaborative Curricula Themed GrantThe grant will help fund a project to bring professors from the six ACS dance departments to participating campuses and create a model for shared teaching.
3. David Baluarte Appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at W&L LawDavid Baluarte, associate clinical professor of law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been appointed associate dean for academic affairs by Dean Brant Hellwig.
4. W&L’s Olivia Brister Awarded Prestigious Roosevelt Emerging FellowshipThe fellowship lasts a full academic year and allows students to conduct formal research and pursue advocacy efforts on a specific topic.
5. J. Tyler Dickovick, Grigsby Term Professor of Politics, Dies at 45Dickovick, who taught at W&L for 14 years, made a lasting impact on communities around the world.
The fellowship lasts a full academic year and allows students to conduct formal research and pursue advocacy efforts on a specific topic.
Scholars will spend four weeks of their summer exploring the world of modern scientific research at some of the nation’s leading laboratories and universities.
Blunch will visit the Economics Department in the Business School of Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul.
This year’s seminar will focus on “The Impact of Digitalization on the Future of Higher Education.”
Seen & Heard
Horowitz’s article is titled “Sherlock Holmes Comes to Paris: True Crime and Private Detection in the Belle Époque.”
The article discusses taxation and Democratic aspirations.
The article is titled “The Changing Shapes of Latin American Welfare States."
Bob Strong's piece was published on Dec. 9 in The Virginian-Pilot.
People & Programs Distinctly Dubyuhnell
Through coursework and connections, Hannah Archer '20 helped to create a school food service program to ensure that local children have enough to eat during the summer.
Drumbl was interviewed on the BBC show "A History of Hate" on how propaganda fueled the Rwandan genocide.
The medical researcher travels, teaches and conducts research to eliminate neglected tropical diseases.