The Board of Trustees approved renaming CARPE in memory of Houston H. Harte '50.
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A decade after the building's dedication, W&L Hillel shines brighter than ever.
Theater students at W&L were challenged to select a piece from the university's art collection and give it voice.
Students in Professor Dayo Abah’s Principles of Public Relations class worked with a Lexington nonprofit to make a life skills book for clients who are trying to get back on their feet.
Jerónimo Reyes '21 says he is so immensely grateful for the gifts in his life, including a QuestBridge scholarship to W&L, that he wants to become a doctor and devote his career to helping others.
As an executive at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the United Services Organization, Navy veteran Ned Powell ’70 impacted the lives of many service members before retiring.
Although W&L's annual Veterans Day gathering won't take place this year because of COVID-19, the university would like to salute all veterans.
In honor of what would have been her 25th reunion, Boone's family and friends celebrated her legacy through gifts that will have a tangible impact on W&L.
The students in charge of Washington and Lee University’s WLULEX social media accounts are taking on an unusual challenge in 2020: finding ways to increase campus happiness during a pandemic.
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“We’re here for everyone and anyone who wants to be a part of the group, no matter what.”~ Johnny Hsu '22
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1. Reaping the Rewards of the W&L ExperienceJamaal Jones '16 shares how his W&L education has influenced his life.
2. In Memoriam: Kenneth E. Van NessThe Robert Lee Telford Professor of Physics and Engineering Emeritus died Nov. 24.
3. W&L’s Art Goldsmith is President-Elect of the Southern Economic AssociationHis one-year term as the organization's president will start November 2021.
4. W&L Joins HathiTrust, Gains Access to Massive Digital LibraryMembership in HathiTrust allows the W&L community to access millions of digital books that the university does not have in print in the Leyburn, Telford or Law libraries.
5. An Extraordinary Gift Honors Community of TrustJunie Bishop '41 created a fixed-term charitable trust twenty years ago that will make a significant difference at W&L in 2020.
Susan Cunningham, director of leadership giving at Washington and Lee, has been selected as the university’s executive director of university development, effective December 1, 2020.
The Robert Lee Telford Professor of Physics and Engineering Emeritus died Nov. 24.
His one-year term as the organization's president will start November 2021.
A publication from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, the Sustainable Campus Index recognizes top-performing sustainable colleges and universities.
Lena Hill, dean of the College and professor of English and Africana studies at Washington and Lee, has been appointed to be the university’s next provost, beginning July 1, 2021.
Washington and Lee University is among the 51 inaugural member institutions* of the Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, a new initiative from the University of Southern California's Race and Equity Center.
Karla Klein Murdock, professor of cognitive and behavioral science at Washington and Lee University, has been named the next Roger Mudd Professor of Ethics and director of the university’s Roger Mudd Center for Ethics.
W&L's Community Grants Committee evaluated eight proposals in October and made six grants totaling $23,000 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County.
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Lucas Morel joined other panelists in explaining how William Shakespeare’s work relates to American constitutional values.
In the interview, Hill discusses her new appointment as W&L provost, effective July 1, 2021.
Brian Alexander recently contributed to the Monticello blog, where he discussed Thomas Jefferson’s “Manual of Parliamentary Practice” and the impact it has on modern rules of the U.S. Congress.
The winner of the 16th International Choral Competition – Gallus-Maribor automatically qualifies for the European Grand Prix of Choral Singing Competition in 2022.
People & Programs Distinctly Dubyuhnell
Erin Hughes '21 wants to use lessons learned in the classroom and on the basketball court to fight for systemic change in the world.
The award honors a faculty member who, through activism, mentoring, teaching and scholarship, has made an extraordinary contribution to legal education, the legal system or social justice.
With podcasts that look inward and outward, the Younis brothers amplify their perspective as global citizens.