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Writers at Studio 11 reading series will feature authors Leah Naomi Green and John Casteen on Monday, March 4, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Studio 11 Gallery in Lexington.
As the son of one of America's most famous preachers, John S. Peale, of Washington and Lee's Class of 1958, saw a side of his father, the Rev. Norman Vincent Peale, that few others ever glimpsed. John has written about his experiences in a new memoir, "Just How Far From the Apple Tree?: A Son […]
Ray Suarez, Washington-based senior correspondent for “The News Hour” on PBS, is the Fishback Visiting Writer at Washington and Lee University for 2013 and will present a public lecture on March 11, at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater of Elrod Commons.
Shelly Kagan, the Clark Professor of Philosophy at Yale University, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on March 11, at 5:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium of Leyburn Library as part of the Living Philosophy Series sponsored by W&L’s Philosophy Department.
A new textbook by Washington and Lee journalism professor Toni Locy introduces students to legal reporting.
Michael Gazzaniga, professor of psychology and director of The SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will deliver the keynote address at the 13th annual Institute for Honor Symposium at Washington and Lee University on Friday, March 1.
Matthew C. Bagger, the Goodwin-Philpott Eminent Scholar in Religion at Auburn University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, March 4, at 5:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
W&L teams took second and third at the regional BLSA moot court and mock trial competitions and will compete in March during the national BLSA convention in Atlanta.
Athena Kirk, Mellon Junior Faculty Fellow in the Classics Department at Washington and Lee University, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Monday, Feb. 25, to discuss humans, philosophy and animals.
Shenandoah, the Washington and Lee University Review, will be accepting entries of short short stories for the annual Bevel Summers Prize from March 13 to March 31.
Monsignor Timothy E. Keeney, pastor of St. Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg and a 1990 graduate of the Washington and Lee School of Law, was recently honored by Pope Benedict XVI who conferred the pontifical honor of Chaplain to His Holiness on him.
Dr. Kamari Maxine Clarke of Yale University will give a public lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 11:00 am in the Millhiser Moot Court Room, Sydney Lewis Hall.
Washington and Lee alumni Don Belt '72 and Doug Harwood '74 will be inducted into the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame in Richmond on April 11.
An op/ed at the Huffington Post by Washington and Lee School of Law Dean Nora Demleitner explores the prison population cap controversy in California and its effect on the mentally ill.
Duke professor Scott Swartzwelder to address alcohol's long-lasting effects on the brain at Washington and Lee on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater of Elrod Commons.
Washington and Lee art history professor Elliott King is the curator of an exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art on the work of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.
Washington and Lee history professor Molly Michelmore writes about the federal income tax in Monday's edition of the Washington Post.
A new book by Washington and Lee University English professor Deborah Miranda's new book is both a tribal history of California Indians and a memoir of her own family's experiences.
The team of W.G. Beecher and Christina Randall-James won the 2013 Mediation Competition at Washington and Lee University School of Law
Washington and Lee alumnus Jan Drabek's new book chronicles the life of World War II resistance fighter Vladimir Krajina.
Today, Feb. 18, 2013, marks the 100th anniversary of the death of George Washington Custis Lee (1832-1913), who served as president of Washington and Lee University from 1871 to 1897. He succeeded in that office his father, Robert E. Lee. A commemoration will be observed at Lee Chapel today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A spray of flowers […]
Washington and Lee's 2013 VFIC Ethics Bowl team finished second in the 14th annual event this week.
Athena Kirk, Mellon Junior Faculty Fellow in the classics department at Washington and Lee University, has received the 2012 Distinguished New Course award from the Humane Society of the United States and the Animals and Society Institute for the seminar, "The Ancient Animal World," which she taught in Fall 2012.
An experimental classroom at Washington and Lee puts the professor in the middle, rather than at the front.
Washington and Lee University’s 4th annual Writer-in-Residence Reading, featuring R.T. Smith, Lesley Wheeler and Chris Gavaler, will be Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium in the Leyburn Library.
Washington and Lee’s re-created Honored Benefactors’ Wall, in the foyer of Washington Hall, was christened last Friday, Feb. 8, during a brief ceremony during the Board of Trustees meeting. The Honored Benefactors’ Wall was established in 1983, with 15 names to start. It contains the names of individuals, corporations and foundations whose gifts to W&L […]
Washington and Lee historians David Peterson and William Patch reflect on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.
Washington and Lee University seniors Connor Smithson and Bethany Reynolds will be recognized as General of the Month for February.
Two Washington and Lee alumni published op-eds in national newspapers last week. On Feb. 5, Jack Goldsmith, of W&L's Class of 1984, wrote about the United States' need for a "new legal and political foundation" for secret wars in a Washington Post column titled "U.S. needs a rulebook for secret warfare." In Jack's view, "What the […]
Washington and Lee University's Leyburn Library has created a new website that catalogues almost 60 percent of graves in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery in Lexington, Va.
On Thursday, Jan. 24, students at the Washington and Lee University School of Law raised over $28,000 during the 2013 Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) charity auction.
Washington and Lee sophomore Timothy J. (TJ) Fisher who has been named to the eight-member board of directors of Campus Pride, the national organization that serves LGBT and ally student leaders and campus organizations.
Rowan G.P. Taylor, of New Canaan, Conn., took the oath as a new member of the Washington and Lee University Board of Trustees on Feb. 8.
The Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton, Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, will deliver the eleventh annual Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecture.
Photographer Neil Johnson uses the iPad's retina display to show his photos and tell his story.
This month, the W&L Law Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, in partnership with the Francis Lewis Law Center, will host a symposium exploring the impact of 9/11 on the treatment of Muslims in America.
“Make Up,” an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Stacey Davidson, will be on view at Washington and Lee’s Staniar Gallery from Feb. 13 to March 15
Washington and Lee alumnus Jeb Brooks, a 2005 graduate of Washington and Lee, went Round the World in 34 days — and captured the experiences in a new e-book.
Nova Clarke, a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 1996, is a refuge ranger at Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Monroe, La.
Prof. A. Benjamin Spencer, Assoc. Dean for Research and Director for the Frances Lewis Law Center at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been elected to the American Law Institute, the most prestigious law reform body in the U.S.
In his new book of poetry, "The Red Wolf: A Dream of Flannery O'Connor," R.T. Smith gives voice to, if not the actual O'Connor, then a possible O'Connor or even a probable O'Connor.
Washington and Lee professors George Kester and Scott Hoover have authored a new study on the Super Bowl predictor's performance compared with 99 professionally managed mutual funds.
Washington and Lee University music professor Barry Kolman examines the impact of learning the clarinet on a child with autism — his own child, Emmanuela.
Verónica Vaca-Moreno '07 is in charge of external relations and works with donors and fund-raising at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’s program unit in Quito, Ecuador.