As part of an immersive Spring Term sociology course, students created a campus-wide event to serve as a real-world study on inclusivity.
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The W&L Village PowerDown Challenge called for students to reduce electricity consumption for a month, and they came through with energy and creativity to win a grand prize that included a therapy dog visit.
Screaming Minks rugby, the oldest sports club at W&L, this year capped a season of hard work and camaraderie with a trip to the national championship.
In the Genetic Engineering and Society SIn the Genetic Engineering and Society Spring Term class, students focus on the intersection of science, medicine, law, agriculture, ethics and public policy.pring Term class, students focus on the intersection of science, medicine, law, agriculture and public policy.
Virginia's largest craft brewer, Devils Backbone Brewing Co., serves students of analytical chemistry hands-on learning, grain to glass.
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"After all, how can we expect to make better decisions as individuals and citizens of the world if we are not ready to face and learn from our mistakes?" ~ Professor Mohamed Kamara
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1. W&L’s Paul Youngman to Participate in Fulbright Educational Experts Seminar 2019This year’s seminar will focus on “The Impact of Digitalization on the Future of Higher Education.”
2. Washington and Lee’s Kevin Lencioni ’19 Earns Austrian U.S. Teaching AssistantshipLencioni has taken several German classes during his time at Washington and Lee, as well studied abroad in Berlin.
3. Washington and Lee’s Laura Bruce ’20 Awarded Goldwater ScholarshipEach scholar is awarded $7,500 to support undergraduate research in their junior or senior year.
4. ‘Livin’ Life as an Aussie’Victoria Seymour '21 reflects on her time in Australia as part of the Sydney Internship and Study Abroad Program.
5. Warming Up to Cool JapanProfessor Yumiko Naito’s Spring Term class, Cool Japan: Manga, Business Etiquette, Language and Culture, approaches learning in a delicious and hands-on way.
Traffic on Letcher Avenue through VMI will be rerouted from Mon., May 20, through Fri., May 25
Hester will participate in an intensive eight-week Chinese language course at Shaanxi Normal University.
Jin will be working for Dürr System AG in Bietigheim Bissingen in Baden Württemberg, Germany, a small town near Stuttgart.
The scholarship will cover his remaining undergraduate tuition, a stipend, summer internships and then a job upon graduation.
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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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Layne Setash '19 recently earned a Distinguished Teacher Award from the Virginia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
In a Washington Post opinion piece published May 17, Washington and Lee law professor Carliss Chatman considers how the law will apply to a change in the definition of personhood.
Kevin Batteh, ’95 and ‘98L, navigates new technology to advise blockchain and cryptocurrency clients.