Dr. Terrance J. Roberts gained national prominence as one of the Little Rock Nine, the nine African American students who desegregated Little Rock Central High School, Little Rock, Ark. He will speak at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in Lee Chapel, as the Black History Month speaker.
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Suzanne P. Keen, professor of English at Washington and Lee University, has been recognized as one of 12 outstanding faculty members from Virginia. This year's recipients were selected from a pool of 96 candidates nominated by their peers for their excellence in teaching, research and public service.
After two days of political events at Washington and Lee University, the 2008 Mock Convention selected Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee. The prediction marks the 100th anniversary of the most accurate student-run mock convention in the nation.
31 new members were inducted into the prestigious Omicron Delta Kappa leadership society at Washington and Lee University's annual Founders' Day/ODK Convocation on Thursday, Jan. 17, in Lee Chapel.
Washington and Lee University's German and Russian Department will presents the Russian Folk Trio, ZOLOTOI PLYOS on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 8 p.m., in Lee Chapel on the campus of Washington and Lee University.
Three of Washington and Lee University’s most generous benefactors, Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest and the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Inc., received awards for their philanthropy to institutions of higher learning from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), on Jan. 6 at the CIC’s annual Presidents Institute, in Marco Island, Fla.
Bob Woodward, renowned Washington Post reporter and author, will talk on Moral Responsibility and the Modern American Presidency at the Institute for Honor symposium at Washington and Lee University, Friday, Jan. 18.
An exhibition of works by eight contemporary artists who use the flatbed scanner as a digital camera will open in Washington and Lee University's Staniar Gallery on Monday, January 7, 2008 and will remain on view until Friday, February 15.
Students at Washington and Lee University have predicted that Barack Obama will win New Hampshire, a preliminary prediction weeks before the highly anticipated 2008 Democratic Mock Convention, which will mark the 100th year of the school’s most time-honored tradition.
A team of W&L students who submitted a grant proposal for the Campus Kitchens Project has been chosen as a finalist in the 2007-2008 J.P. Morgan Good Venture Competition, bringing them a step closer to the $25,000 grant.
Neil Budde, former vice president and editor in chief for Yahoo!, will speak about the future of online news at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in the Stackhouse Theater of the John W. Elrod University Commons at Washington and Lee University.
The Service in Memory and Celebration of longtime physics professor Dr. Jim Donaghy, who passed away on Dec. 4 after a short illness, will be Monday, Jan. 7, at 12 p.m. in Lee Chapel. Burial was in Jacksonville, Florida, on Dec. 10.