Lawrence E. Hurd, professor of biology at Washington and Lee University, will give the Herwick Professor in Biology Inaugural Lecture on Tuesday, March 3, at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. Hurd was named to the professorship last fall 2008.
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The Brothers Grimm and the Brothers Karamazov will take their turns this week on the Troubadour stage. Generalprobe, in its eighteenth year of performing German language comedy at Washington and Lee, will present Märchenwald II on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, March 5-7 at 7:30 p.m., in the Troubadour Theater.
What is a bottle of Roundup Weed and Grass Killer doing in Yellowstone National Park? W&L biologist Bill Hamilton and teams of W&L students have been working on projects to keep the prairie grasslands viable for the bison and elk.
Ingrid Saunders Jones, senior vice president of The Coca-Cola Company, chairperson of The Coca-Cola Foundation and senior vice president of Global Community Connections, will present a lecture on Thursday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater in Washington and Lee University’s Elrod Commons.
The 2009 Spring Speakers Series at Washington and Lee University, titled George Washington's and Robert E. Lee's Rise to Prominence and Legacy, will present speakers comparing and contrasting various aspects of the lives of these great men.
Gopal Sreenivasan, Crown Professor of Ethics at Duke University, will deliver the keynote address at the Washington and Lee University Medical Ethics Institute on Friday, March 13, at 4:30 p.m. in Huntley Hall, room 221.
Joan Biskupic, Supreme Court reporter at USA Today, will bring her considerable expertise and experience to Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons on Wednesday, March 18, at 5 p.m. for a talk entitled, "Antonin Scalia vs. Sandra Day O'Connor: Dueling Supreme Court Legacies."
CNN reporter Carol Costello, will bring stories about her experiences with hurricanes, disasters and more when she gives a talk, "Women in TV News," on Thursday, March 12, at 5:00 p.m. at Washington and Lee University's Stackhouse Theater in the Elrod Commons.
Rodney A. Smolla, dean and Roy L. Steinheimer, Jr. Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law has been elected to the Board of Governors of the Virginia Bar Association.
The Washington and Lee School of Law team of Mike Gardner '10L and Steve Mammarella '10L took fourth place at the American Bar Association's 2009 National Negotiations Competition, held in Boston February 14-15.
Toni Locy, Reynolds Professor of Legal Reporting at Washington and Lee University, will deliver the keynote address at Washington and Lee University’s 47th Institute on Journalism Ethics on Friday, March 6, at 5:30 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.
When the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders opened this month in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, legal groundwork by Washington and Lee University law students was being used in the defense of Kaing Guek Eav, commonly known as Duch, who is the first to be put on trial.
Tom Mattesky, as the Donald W. Reynolds Distinguished Visiting Professor at Washington and Lee University this term, has been sharing his unique broadcast news experience with students in the journalism and mass communications department.
Psychology majors' angst about their future careers had been apparent for some time, said David G. Elmes, emeritus professor of psychology at W&L. "Some had even been told that there is little they could do with a psychology degree," he added.
Washington and Lee University’s Board of Trustees has elected three alumni as new members. They are John Baker Gentry Jr. of Fort Worth, Texas; Robert E. Sadler Jr. of Buffalo, N.Y., and William M. Webster IV of Spartanburg, S.C.