As executive assistant to the director of University Advancement, Emily Floyd has interacted with people all over the world. But she still finds time for her favorite pastimes: bargain shopping and Candy Crush.
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This porcelain dish, which tells a story about the Dutch East India Company and the Dutch Golden Age of the 17th century, will be used in classes ranging from art history to economics.
Studying Arabic in Jordan and Lebanon has given Sierra Terrana '20 a new outlook on Islam and the Middle East—one that she hopes to parlay into a legal career.
Max Adler ’04, editorial director at Golf Digest magazine, used golf and art to facilitate the release of a wrongfully convicted man.
This year's observance of MLK day will comprise a variety of events, including a keynote address by the Rev. William Barber II.
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"We are indebted to donors who recognize the value of the student athlete experience and through their generosity have afforded these faculty positions a sense of distinction and purpose.”~ Jan Hathorn
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1. Semester in DC: Gabriella Passidomo at the U.S. Department of EnergyW&L’s DC Externship Program enables students like myself not to have to make that fretful decision-- urban or rural, academic or experiential. I got the best of both words, and will be a more effective lawyer because of it.
2. Semester in DC: Daniele San Roman at Federal Appeals CourtEven if I had taken a full course load of patent classes, I would not have gained as much practical knowledge of patent law as I did in Judge Reyna’s chambers.
3. Criminal Tribunal Students Provide Input on Anti-Terrorism ProclamationThis past Fall semester, a team of W&L Law students in the Criminal Tribunal Practicum class were given the unique opportunity to review and suggest legislative amendments to Ethiopia’s Anti-terrorism Proclamation.
4. Semester in DC: Michael DiBiagio ’19L at the SECWorking full time and living in DC granted me the opportunity to immerse myself in the work I was assigned and form a network of securities law professionals.
5. David B. Dickens, Professor of German Emeritus, Dies at 85He taught at W&L from 1960 to 2007.
The leadership organization also presented the James G. Leyburn Award to Srimayi B. “Tinni” Sen.
He taught at W&L from 1960 to 2007.
Abiza will receive a master’s degree in global affairs from Tsinghua University in China.
The historic institutions will temporarily exchange iconic portraits of George Washington, which will go on public view in mid-December.
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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
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Deepthi Thumuluri '20 won a Virginia Academy of Sciences grant to continue her research into the relationship between diet-induced obesity, exercise and the gut microbiome.
Baluarte's commentary was published in November by openDemocracy.
Three Washington and Lee alumnae and lawyers, two from the law school and one from the college, have been recognized for their work in the legal field of mergers and acquisitions.