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.
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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.
Three donors have recognized the role coaches play in educating and mentoring W&L students, both in the competitive arena and in the classroom.
This year's observance of MLK day will comprise two weeks' worth of events, including a keynote address by the Rev. William Barber II.
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"It’s a great way to bring kids together from different schools in a fun and friendly atmosphere.”~ Catherine Savoca '19
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1. 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.
2. David B. Dickens, Professor of German Emeritus, Dies at 85He taught at W&L from 1960 to 2007.
3. W&L Alumnae Recognized for M&A WorkThree 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.
4. Chief Judge Roger Gregory to Give MLK Day Address at W&L LawRoger L. Gregory, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, will deliver a lecture at W&L Law in conjunction with the University’s multi-day observance of Martin Luther King’s birthday.
5. Washington and Lee Professor Appointed Member of Fulbright Specialist ProgramWashington and Lee University’s Martin Davies, associate professor of economics, was appointed a member of the Fulbright Specialist Program for three years.
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 Community Grants Committee has made 16 grants totaling $30,036 to local area non-profit organizations.
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.
Lewis Perkins '93, the self-described “liberal arts kid” who received the Distinguished Alumnus Award at his 25th reunion in April, nurtured his creative spirit at W&L. Now he brings that spirit to a nonprofit that encourages sustainability.