More than half of Washington and Lee's students engaged in some form of community service during a 12-month period, according to a new report from W&L’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
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Mikel Wilner, a Washington and Lee University senior from Owings Mills, Md., has been selected as a Venture for America Fellow.
Washington and Lee alumnus Mark Richard is an executive producer on the AMC network series, "Hell on Wheels."
Washington and Lee University third-year law student Sam Petsonk has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the Skadden Foundation. These highly-coveted, post-graduate fellowships provide funds to law students who want to devote their professional life to providing legal services to the poor.
Congratulations to Washington and Lee alumnus Fred B. Griffin, of the Class of 1960, for winning the 2013 Quasar Award from The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership (BAHEP).
Washington and Lee law alumnus Brent Wolfingbarger publishes political thriller set in his native West Virginia.
Forbes Magazine has tabbed Washington and Lee alumna Kelly Evans, of the Class of 2007, one its annual list of 30 Under 30: Media — "the next wave of power players in the news and information..."
An oped in the New York Times by Washington and Lee historian Rachel Schnepper explores the "war on Christmas."
The passing on Dec. 11 of William B. Hopkins Sr. has produced a substantial profile and an admiring editorial in the Roanoke Times. He was a member of the Washington and Lee Classes of 1942 and 1944 Law. As a respected and successful member of Virginia’s General Assembly from 1960 to 1980, Bill enriched both […]
Timothy MacDonnell, associate clinical professor of law and director of the Black Lung Clinic at Washington and Lee School of Law, will appear on WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show at 3 p.m. today to discuss the work of the Black Lung Clinic.
Washington and Lee alumnus Hap Stein, of the Class of 1974, chairman and CEO of Regency Centers Corp. received a 2012 leadership award from the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts.
Andrew Delbanco of Columbia University will address Washington and Lee University’s Founders’ Day / ODK Convocation on Jan. 19, 2013.
Four Washington and Lee alumni across three decades combine their talents in a Florida company.
Washington and Lee University senior Danielle (Dani) Breidung has become the first student at the University to earn a Certificate of International Immersion, awarded to students who demonstrate significant commitment to and understanding of global interaction.
Two Washington and Lee faculty – geologist Lisa Greer and computer scientist Joshua Stough — combine on a new method for assessing the health of coral reefs.
With the "fiscal cliff" looming closer and closer, a Washington and Lee University historian whose 2012 book examined the history of United States tax policy says it is difficult to find a comparable moment in the past that looks just like today's crisis. Molly Michelmore, associate professor of history at W&L, is the author of […]
Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee has made 12 grants totaling $26,665 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County.
A group of Washington and Lee students has established a new program, College Access, to provide college counseling to Rockbridge County High School students.
Julie Campbell, associate director of communications and public affairs at Washington and Lee University, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" call-in radio show Monday, Dec. 10, discussing the history of Virginia's horses. She is the author of "The Horse in Virginia: An Illustrated History" (University of Virginia Press, 2010). The program marks the National Day of the Horse, […]
Remember when your ability to hear your favorite song on the radio depended on either the disc jockey's decision to play that tune or your ability to reach the request line? For the millions who use such pure-play radio sites as Pandora, the DJ has been replaced by an algorithm and the request line has […]
The Hon. B. Waugh Crigler, a 1970 graduate of Washington and Lee who has enjoyed a long career as a judge, has announced his retirement from the bench.
Washington and Lee University students Rachel Urban and Daniel Raubolt were recognized as the Generals of the Month for December during a presentation on Thursday, Dec. 6.
A recent report from the National Law Journal brought some attention to the growing online collection of material from the archives of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell '29, '31L,
Washington and Lee senior running back/placekicker Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) received the 2012 Willie Lanier Award as the top college division football player in Virginia.
William Cope Moyers, a 1981 Washington and Lee graduate, has a new book, "Now What: An Insider's Guide to Addiction and Recover," designed to help addicts and their families,
The faculty of Washington and Lee University School of Law has been named to the National Jurist's list of the 25 most influential ‘people’ in legal education for their visionary leadership in adopting the School’s third-year curriculum reform.
Terry Vosbein, professor of music at Washington and Lee University, composed and arranged a new CD of Christmas music, “Stradivarius Christmas,” featuring violinist Jasper Wood and pianist David Riley.
The Venture Club, Washington and Lee University's student entrepreneurship organization, backs senior James Williams' new business connected with the international Feed the Children Organization.
"Leaving Tuscaloosa," a new novel by Washington and Lee alumnus Walter Bennett '65, examines the racial tensions of the American South where he grew up.
Yousri H. Omar '07L has been selected as the Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) Young Lawyers Section 2012 Young Lawyer of the Year.
Kristin Slawter '14L won the 2012 Mock Trial Competition at Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Climbing is not a solo sport on the new Alpine Tower, a multi-obstacle ropes course rising 50ft into the air on Washington and Lee University's back campus.