Students in Washington and Lee University's Electrical Circuits class sparked interest in local elementary students through a Community-Based Learning project that partnered with the Rockbridge Area YMCA after-school program.
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With the home stretch to Mock Con 2020 just around the corner, the political team watches an increasingly contentious primary race.
Danika Brockman '21 interviews Natasha Lerner '13 about making a difference in women's health.
Veterans gathered in front of Lee Chapel on Veterans Day to share details of their service and join in a prayer for all service members.
Allie Jue '20 has learned how to keep her studies in music and pre-med in perfect harmony with a job and extracurricular activities at W&L.
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“Our time on earth is not just about making money. We are tied to larger systems — other people and animals.”Julianna Keeling ’19
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1. Museums at W&L Host December EventsMuseums at Washington and Lee will take part in Lexington's Museum Week and host Poinsettias at the Chapel during December.
2. Law Student Helps Change Virginia Marriage LicenseWashington and Lee law student Sophie Rogers ‘21L and her now-husband Brandyn Churchill ’14 made national news earlier this year when they joined a lawsuit challenging Virginia’s practice of asking those applying for marriage licenses to disclose their race.
3. And May It Please the CourtMario Urizar ‘11L takes an immigration case before the U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 9.
4. Time ServedW&L Law students help long-serving inmates earn parole.
5. Day (and Night) at the MuseumHannah Cloh is taking part in W&L Law’s residential externship in Washington, D.C., working at the Smithsonian Institution.
He will be recognized at a luncheon ceremony in Richmond on Nov. 7.
Michael R. McAlevey, vice president of General Electric, general counsel and business development leader at GE Healthcare and current trustee of Washington and Lee University, will be the next rector of W&L’s Board of Trustees.
The article presents an analysis of the main political events of 2018 in Peru.
Washington and Lee University has already exceeded carbon-reduction goals for 2013 and 2020. The latest updates keep the university on track to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
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Morel’s piece is titled “America Wasn’t Founded on White Supremacy: A Rebuttal to the ‘1619 Project.’”
The title of Schatten’s article is “Prison: Where Undergrads and Inmates Take Classes Together.”
The title of Strong’s piece is “Impeachment and Democracy.”
The piece explains Rainville's role at Washington and Lee and the work she is doing on campus.
People & Programs Distinctly Dubyuhnell
Ben Peeples '21 is enjoying a chemistry internship at Brown University while training for the World Canoeing Championships in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Slate published an article by Carliss Chatman titled "Men Get Stereotyped Too. It’s Time the Court Acknowledges It."
Alex Flachsbart, ‘15L, traded corporate law for the opportunity to revitalize impoverished areas of Alabama.