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Dedicated to Dickey
Ward Briggs ’67 has memorialized his longtime friend, writer James Dickey, with a large donation of Dickey materials to Washington and Lee Special Collections.
Alumni in Action
Relishing the Role
Matthew Reichel ’17 didn’t expect to be cast as Edward in Washington and Lee’s production of “Sense and Sensibility,” but now he is embracing the part.
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“I had someone ask me, given everything that is going on, how do you get up in the morning? My answer: with great exuberance, because I get to teach journalism at a time when now, more than ever, it is essential for our democracy.” Alecia Swasy, Reynolds Professor of Business Journalism Read the full story »

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David Baluarte
The Problem of Asylum Fee Zones
Immigrant Rights Clinic director David Baluarte will present at a hearing of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to discuss the growth of asylum-free zones.
In the News
Fall Issue of Shenandoah Now Available
Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review released its fall 2016 digital issue on Dec. 1. Volume 66, Number 1 includes original poetry, fiction, essays, reviews and visual art, as well as four Poems of the Week per month.
In the News
W&L’s Pasquale Toscano Among 2017 Class of Rhodes Scholars
Pasquale “Paqui” Toscano, a classics and English double major, is Washington and Lee’s 16th Rhodes Scholar. The Rhodes Trust announced Sunday that Toscano, 22, of Kettering, Ohio, was one of 32 scholars chosen this year. The scholarships, valued at between $50,000 to $200,000, fully fund two to four years of study at the University of Oxford in England.
In the News
W&L Researchers See Coral Decline
Geology professor Lisa Greer, who has been taking students to Belize since 2011 to monitor the health of coral reefs, said their research indicates that the latest El Niño, on top of global climate change, may be harming the Belize Barrier Reef.
Distinctly Dubyuhnell
Gail Deady '11L
A Dream Job and a Landmark Case
As the Secular Society Women’s Rights Legal Fellow for the ACLU of Virginia, Gail Deady ’11L works on issues related to gender equality, reproductive rights and LGBT discrimination.
In the News