A new mystery by Washington and Lee alumnus Fred Ramsey '58 will be published next week by Poisned Pen Press.
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Photography of Washington and Lee alumnus Hullihen (Hullie) Moore featured in Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star piece.
Washington and Lee University classics professor Rebecca Benefiel comments on graffiti scrawled on the walls of the Colosseum in Rome in a National Geographic article. In her research Benefiel has focussed on the social and cultural history of the Roman Empire.One of latest projects is an examination of the thousands of wall-inscriptions from the city […]
Monday's announcement that Toyota has regained the No. 1 spot for global sales among automobile companies did not surprise Washington and Lee University economist Michael Smitka. But he is unconvinced that the unit sales number is the best metric on which to judge the comparative strength in the industry.
A new analysis by a prominent law professor and blogger concludes that W&L Law is delivering a superior education with its innovative third-year curriculum.
On Feb. 1, the Journal of Energy, Climate and the Environment at Washington and Lee University School of Law will explore policy developments during the second term of the Obama administration.
Washington and Lee Law Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson has published an op/ed in the Tulsa World examining Hobby Lobby Store, Inc. and the company's decision to challenge the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement that employers provide access to birth control.
Carson Chambers, a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 2000, won an Emmy for her work with WFTS-TV, the ABC affiliate in her hometown of Tampa.
Dancer Kay Poursine will perform South Indian’s Bharata Natyam dance form on Wed., Feb. 27, at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall in Wilson Hall, Washington and Lee University.
One of the most common issues that energy specialists Jane Stewart and Morris Trimmer encounter during their rounds of campus are complaints that a particular office space is either too hot or too cold. "Oftentimes, the person experiencing this issue will assume this is due to energy saving initiatives when, in fact, something is broken," […]
Edward Adams, professor of English at Washington and Lee, has been awarded the 2013 Barbara Perkins and George Perkins Award by the International Society for the Study of Narrative for his book, "Liberal Epic: The Victorian Practice of History from Gibbon to Churchill."
If you haven't scrutinized Lexington on Google Maps in a while, you might want to take a new look. Sometime in the past couple of months, Google has updated the Lexington and Washington and Lee maps. For a very long time, the Google map was so out of date that it showed a construction site […]
An opinion piece by Washington and Lee business administration professor David Touve on MOOCs (massive open online courses) currently appears on the Huffington Post.
UPenn Deputy Dean and Professor William Burke-White will present a public lecture on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 11:00 am in the Millhiser Moot Court Room.
Kevin Crotty, professor of Classics at Washington and Lee University, will give the J. Donald Childress Professorship Inaugural Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium.
Washington and Lee English professor Chris Gavaler is featured on the latest Mugglenet Academic podcast.
Jasmin Darznik, assistant professor of English at Washington and Lee University, has received a 2013 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). Darznik won a Rising Star Award, which goes to assistant professors who have been teaching six years or less.
Washington and Lee history professor J. Holt Merchant is featured in a new video about Robert E. Lee produced by Henrico County television.
Washington and Lee University seniors Shannon McGovern and Keaton Fletcher will be recognized as the Generals of the Month for January.
Terrence Roberts, one of the "Little Rock Nine," described his experiences as one of nine black teenagers who integrated Little Rock's Central High School in 1957 on Sunday, Jan. 20, in Lee Chapel during the keynote event in Washington and Lee University's observance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
The family of Jill Bailey Chenet, the 2003 Washington and Lee alumna who drowned off the Outer Banks of North Carolina in July, has established a scholarship with the Salem Education Foundation in her memory. Jill graduated from Salem (Va.) High School and taught hearing-impaired students at The River School in Washington, D.C. According to the criteria, which Jill's brother, […]
“Emblematic Objects,” a solo exhibition of paintings by Anita Dawson, opens on Jan. 28 in McCarthy Gallery in Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University.
Washington and Lee University’s emphasis on energy conservation continued to pay major dividends during the past calendar year, including a consistent reduction in energy usage by at least 20 percent each month.
Washington and Lee alumnus Rob Ashford directs Broadway's new production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
Citing the current national conversation about whether or not college is worth it, Andrew Delbanco told a Washington and Lee University audience Friday that we should not lose sight of the mystery of higher education.
Domnica Radulescu, professor of Romance languages at Washington and Lee University, will give the Edwin A. Morris Professorship Inaugural Lecture on Jan. 31, at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium of Leyburn Library.
John Bernard "Jay" Handlan '52, one of the most prolific scorer's in the history of Washington and Lee basketball, died on January 10 in Ormond Beach, Fla. He was 84.
As part of its Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance on Jan. 21, the Washington and Lee School of Law will feature a guest lecture by North Carolina District Court Judge Louis A. Trosch Jr., who has received considerable attention for his methods of avoiding implicit bias in his courtroom. It will be a homecoming […]
Twelve local Lexington restaurants will contribute soup for sampling in the first “Souper Bowl” to benefit the Weekend Backpack Program of the Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee on Sunday, Jan. 27, at Evans Hall on the W&L Campus.
When the Wall Street Journal named Legg Mason Capital Management Opportunity the No. 1 fund in its 2012 Winners' Circle performance ranking of U.S. diversified stock portfolios, it featured the fund managers in the story: two Washington and Lee alumni. Bill Miller, of the Class of 1972, is the fund manager, and Samantha McLemore, of the Class of 2002, is […]
N.C. District Court Judge Louis A. Trosch ’88 will discuss implicit bias as part of the MLK Day activities at W&L Law.
The Dyson Foundation of Millbrook, N.Y., has made a $2.5 million grant to Washington and Lee University to develop the University’s new Center for Global Learning.
Washington and Lee University history professor Molly Michelmore discussed her book, "Tax and Spend: The Welfare State, Tax Politics and the Limits of American Liberalism', on New Hampshire Public Radio's The Exchange on Monday, Jan. 14.
Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio will be part of a panel discussing the liberal arts and job preparation on WMRA's "Virginia Insight" program on Monday at 3 p.m.
Washington and Lee English professor Lesley Wheeler and two W&L seniors served as guest editors of a special edition of "Shenandoah."
Washington and Lee University's Alpha Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa will recognize its new initiaties at the University's Founders Day/Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on January 18.
Emily Smith, the director of 1708 Gallery in Richmond, will give a public talk on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall at Washington and Lee’s Wilson Hall. The topic of the lecture will be the current exhibition at Staniar Gallery, <em>Future Perfect</em>, which was curated by Smith.
Rockbridge area K-12 teachers will be among those who benefit from a $20,000 grant to Washington and Lee University from the Verizon Foundation through a program of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC).
Washington and Lee alumnus Christian Wiman leaves Poetry magazine editorship for faculty position at Yale.
Research by Washington and Lee professor Michael Laughy is featured by LiveScience.
Washington and Lee alumnus David Peterson '92 featured in Forbes' Thought Leaders column.
Nick Anderson, higher education writer for the Washington Post, visited the Washington and Lee campus in December to observe the University's unproctored and self-scheduled exams and to write more generally about the University's Honor System. The result of his visit was a piece in the Post on Dec. 12, "Relying on trust lowers stress at Washington and […]
A letter by Lucas Morel, Lewis G. John Term Professor of Politics and head of the politics department, authored a letter to the editor in the Jan. 8, 2013, edition of the Wall Street Journal. Morel, a Lincoln scholar, wrote in response to an opinion piece about the Emancipation Proclamation. See Morel's letter at http://myw.lu/11cvANe.
Collaboration between a professor of politics and a professor of sociology at Washington and Lee University has produced an innovative new textbook on comparative politics.
Former 12-term U.S. Congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul will deliver the first speech of his 2013 College Tour on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. in Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University.
The Virginia Capital Case Clearinghouse at Washington and Lee University School of Law will host a capital defense seminar Jan. 10 -12 at the law school featuring some of the nation's top practitioners in the capital defense field.
Zac White, a 2010 graduate of Washington and Lee, has been making his mark on the basketball courts in Australia.
For the second year in a row, Early Decision I applications to Washington and Lee University reached a new high, increasing by 5 percent over 2011.
An opinion piece by Washington and Lee senior Joe Landry appears on Next New Deal, the blog of the Roosevelt Institute.
Terrence J. Roberts, one of the nine African-American students who integrated Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas in 1957, will deliver the keynote speech of Washington and Lee University’s celebration of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
Roanoke Times features Washington and Lee senior associate dean of admissions Erin Hutchinson's quilting project for Hurricane Sandy.
Corey Keyes, professor of sociology at Emory University, is the fourth speaker in Washington and Lee University’s year-long “Questioning the Good Life” interdisciplinary seminar.