Bill Benson ’92 worked on NASA’s Space Launch System which will enable astronauts to begin their journey into deep space.
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Students in Jon Erickson's Electrical Circuits course are learning through teaching local elementary school students.
The Washington and Lee community gathered on Friday, Nov. 11 to honor the military service of current and retired members of the staff, faculty and student body.
Phillips '23 is the university’s 18th Rhodes Scholar.
Center announces new personnel, supports research opportunities and introduces programs for the campus community.
The Nuestro Hogar Latino theme house's new location accommodates more students and offers expanded space for programming.
Students in FYE 100 benefit from collaboration from faculty, staff and students.
The recent renovation of the second and third floors of Elrod Commons has provided staff and students with new and improved workspaces.
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"This class is an awesome way to get to know the ins and outs of W&L and really make use of all the resources this university offers.”Bella Timmerding ’26
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1. Meet a W&L Scholar: Blake Sanchez ’23Sanchez plans to pursue graduate study in public policy after graduation.
2. Tim Vest Joins W&L Law as Assistant Dean for Finance and AdministrationVest will oversee the creation and management of the operating budget of the Law School and be responsible for various reporting obligations.
3. Meet Ebony Aiken ’25L, AmeriCorps Researcher and Policy AnalystBefore starting law school, Ebony Aiken worked in real estate and in policy research with AmeriCorps Public Allies division.
4. Jessica WagerJessica Wager serves as the assistant director of institutional history and is the co-founder of the Native American and Indigenous Cohort at W&L.
5. W&L’s Hasbrouck Publishes Article in the Oklahoma Law ReviewProf. Brandon Hasbrouck published "Movement Constitutionalism."
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Datz served as Santa Claus for the W&L Winter Wonderland celebration from 2012-2021
Jessica Wager serves as the assistant director of institutional history and is the co-founder of the Native American and Indigenous Cohort at W&L.
Diego Millan’s recent article analyzes the centrality of jokes in the Chester Himes book “If He Hollers Let Him Go.”
Michael F. Walsh Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn was enshrined in the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Association (IWLCA) Hall of Fame during a ceremony held on Nov. 17.
W&L Law graduate met with professor Brian Alexander’s Congress and the Legislative Process class to discuss Thomas Jefferson’s Manual of Parliamentary Practice.
The Office of Inclusion and Engagement organized and hosted events to mark the occasion in collaboration with the Office of Alumni and Career Services and the Harte Center for Teaching and Learning.
Katie Shester is an associate professor of economics and a core faculty member for the Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability, as well as Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
University Singers placed third in the festival’s International Open Competition and received the prestigious Visit Derry Award for their final performance.
Art Goldsmith is completing his one-year term as president of the Southern Economic Association.
David Harbor to work on collaborative project to describe and model the erosion process known as “plucking.”
Mary Nicely serves as accounting and treasury manager within the business office at W&L.
Chip Nunley ’81 received the Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award from the Virginia State Bar.