W&L’s new provost, Lena Hill, aims to support the university’s initiatives in interdisciplinary work, diversity, equity and inclusion, and more.
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The U.Va. baseball team just couldn’t connect with George Sykes’ curveballs.
The dedicated students on the crew are making W&L a more sustainable place.
Graduating seniors at Washington and Lee University on Thursday were offered some historical perspective and lauded for their perseverance and resilience.
Linda Roberts '71 helped the NASDAQ become a household name during a four-decade career in finance and accounting.
As we bid farewell (for now) to the Class of 2021, we look back at their very first days on the W&L campus.
Everything has fallen into place at W&L for Alankrit Shatadal '21, who complemented her academic experience with research, peer counseling and membership in University Singers.
It's the most wonderful term of the year, so keep an eye on @wlunews social media and this post for a daily dose of W&L's deeply engaging four-week term.
As part of a community-based learning course in collaboration with Rockbridge Regional Tourism and the Rockbridge Historical Society, Washington and Lee University students researched and mapped Black-owned businesses that thrived in Lexington during the Jim Crow era.
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"I’m thankful that W&L is hosting this exhibit and that so many members of the campus community are able to participate in it.”~ Professor Alison Bell, on Hostile Terrain 94
In Case You Missed It
1. W&L’s Julia Foxen ’21 Awarded U.S. Teaching Assistantship in AustriaFoxen’s USTA position with Fulbright Austria starts in October 2021.
2. W&L’s Gavron Campbell ’22 Awarded Gilman ScholarshipCampbell has won a Gilman Scholarship to do an internship in Barcelona, Spain.
3. W&L’s Cecily Stern ’23 Receives Gilman ScholarshipStern will travel to South Korea this summer to study in Seoul, South Korea.
4. Religion Department Congratulates GraduatesClass of 2021 students in religion are heading out to do big things following W&L.
5. W&L’s Christopher Watt ’21 Awarded Fulbright GrantWatt has received a Fulbright grant to support his research on the importance of small-scale fishing for livelihoods, culture and well-being in Vanuatu, an island nation in the South Pacific.
People & News
Washington and Lee University will continue under its current name while expanding diversity and inclusion initiatives and making changes to campus buildings, practices and governance.
Politics Professor Lucas Morel was interviewed for the “We the People” podcast.
Lynn Rainville was recently featured in the Burlington County Times.
Mark Rush’s recent article titled “Is Virginia Now a Beacon of Electoral Reform? Yes, but…” appeared in the Spring 2021 publication.
Foxen’s USTA position with Fulbright Austria starts in October 2021.
Campbell has won a Gilman Scholarship to do an internship in Barcelona, Spain.
Stern will travel to South Korea this summer to study in Seoul, South Korea.
Maria A. Feeley '97L, vice president, general counsel, secretary and interim director of athletics at the University of Hartford, has been named chief legal officer and general counsel at Washington and Lee University.
Watt has received a Fulbright grant to support his research on the importance of small-scale fishing for livelihoods, culture and well-being in Vanuatu, an island nation in the South Pacific.
Zoila Ponce de León was featured in the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru Research Center's series "Public Policies and Debates."
He served on the Board of Trustees from 1969-80.
Shikha Silwal recently published "The Economics of Conflict and Peace."