Megan Engeland '19, spent her summer in a research laboratory in the psychology department at the University of Sydney in Australia.
Featured News, Views and More from Around W&L
James Ricks '21 interviews Dr. Jonathan Wortham '04 about his work with the Centers for Disease Control.
Staff and students in the costume shop at Lenfest Center have been hard at work creating fabulous costumes for this upcoming W&L production.
In response to student demand, Washington and Lee University has added three new interdisciplinary minors to enrich its curriculum.
Molly Mann '20 combined fitness and service learning during her Shepherd summer internship at Back on My Feet in Washington, D.C.
Seen and Heard
"I feel that service in your new community builds connections that cannot be replicated on campus."~Sasha Edwards '20
In Case You Missed It
1. Phonathon Builds Connections at W&LWatch the short video about our Phonathon team to find out who’s on the other end of the line here at W&L.
2. Two Distinguished Alumni to Receive Awards at Five-Star Festival 2018Washington and Lee University is proud to announce this year’s Distinguished Five-Star Alumni Award winners. The recipients will receive their awards during the Five-Star Festival, November 1 – 3, 2018.
3. ‘College is More Than Earning a Degree’Whether she's leading the Student Association for Black Unity, acting in a play or volunteering in the community as a Bonner Scholar, Sasha Edwards '20 is ever mindful that education can happen anywhere.
4. Taking Independence to a New LevelCaroline Caruso '21 loved Costa Rica so much that she wants to open a medical practice there after graduate school.
5. ‘My Time in Nicoya’Daniel Rhoades '19 spent the summer immersed in the language and culture of Costa Rica.
The Board has decided to rename two buildings and endorse two changes in Lee Chapel.
Payne joined the W&L Board of Trustees on October 5.
Of the W&L graduates who took the exam, 89.5% passed one or more sections on their very first attempt.
The grant will help fund a multidisciplinary team from three institutions, including W&L, that will investigate how variation in adhesive-protein components of spider silk relate to differences in the glue’s material properties.
Seen & Heard
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
In the op-ed, Professor Kevin Finch argues that Virginians should end the debate about debates.
In a Roanoke Times piece, Silwal discusses current events and the impact they bear on children.
People & Programs Distinctly Dubyuhnell
Language and culture courses at W&L prepared Marissa Miller '21 for a fun, educational trip to Nicoya, where she met the vice president of Costa Rica (left, center).
Washington and Lee law professor Nora Demleitner commented extensively in a Public Radio International story on the right to vote for convicted felons.
Join her on Oct. 18 for a reading from her latest novel, "The Great Believers," which is a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction.