Amanda Basham Atkinson '04 is supporting local restaurants and health care professionals in Fort Worth, Texas.
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Amid a national shortage of PPE, W&L employees put the IQ Center’s 3D printers to work making face shields and mask strap holders for local health care workers.
As city manager of New Rochelle, New York, Chuck Strome ’80 is at the center of New York's pandemic.
Kaylee Hartung '07, a graduate of the W&L journalism program, contracted the virus that causes COVID-19 while covering the outbreak in Washington State
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Washington and Lee University’s CARPE and Academic Technologies offered expertise and resources to faculty preparing for online courses.
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“We are always aiming for projects that not only provide learning experiences for the students but that also advance the work of the community partner. Our office is privileged to play a role in cultivating a relationship with the city based on a tone of respect, collaboration and open communication.”~ Alessandra Del Conte Dickovick
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1. LunchablesShelley Adams Gentle '99 has organized a Go Fund Me campaign to help feed children in her community.
2. Calling All AuthorsTeresa Aires Rodrigues ’19 is on a mission to collaborate with children from around the world on a book project.
3. Eric Chaffin ‘96L Organizes Food Drive for Pittsburgh CommunityAfter hearing about job loss following the Coronavirus outbreak, Eric Chaffin knew he wanted to do something to help.
4. A Strengthened ResolveRob Fure, director of Lifelong Learning Programs, looks forward to a mutual celebration of our nation’s recovery.
5. Anti-corruption Efforts in Albania3L Kyle Hess reflects on the Global Corruption and Good Governance Practicum.
Kipfer succeeds Scott Dittman, who will step down as registrar on June 30 after serving in the role for 35 years.
Scott Dittman has been awarded honorary membership by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
Sascha L. Goluboff, professor and chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Washington and Lee University, has been named the university’s next director of community-based learning. W&L Provost Marc Conner announced the three-year appointment, which will begin on July 1.
In February, students from PAACE and SAIL raised over $650 from around 50 donors to support coronavirus relief in China.
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Gavin Fox answers questions about the value of grocery credit card programs.
The following interview with Linda Hooks, professor of economics and head of the Washington and Lee Economics Department, appeared in the March 25, 2020, edition of The News-Gazette and is reprinted here by permission.
Art Goldsmith was featured on the Morning Brew podcast “Business Casual”
The title of his op-ed is "It's Time to Get Rid of Distribution Requirements."
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Will Bolton '20 has made the most of his college years by serving as president of the Executive Committee, doing ROTC training at VMI, traveling to Germany and interning for a U.S. Senator.
Michelle Lyon Drumbl, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Tax Clinic at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has published a new book that identifies shortcomings in how the United States delivers social benefits through its tax system.
Strasser is urging residents of hard-hit Louisiana to be on the lookout for criminal activity.
Washington and Lee University's Office of Community-Based Learning has partnered with Lexington on projects that provide real-world learning experiences for students while also advancing the city's goals.