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Mark Stoler, editor of the George C. Marshall Papers, will present the Robert S. Griffith '52 Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium of the Leyburn Library. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is titled "George C. Marshall and the Creation of […]
When we watch an enormous, worldwide sporting event on TV like the Super Bowl XLVII, we might enjoy the sets without really thinking about how they got there and who built them. Thanks to a behind-the-scenes account from Thomas Meric III, a 2012 graduate of Washington and Lee, we know a lot more about that […]
The Medieval Renaissance Studies program at Washington and Lee is sponsoring "Commedia Meets Hamlet!? A Really Dumb Show" on Friday, May 3.
Angela M. Smith, director of the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics and associate professor of philosophy at Washington and Lee University, has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct research this summer.
Got a hankering for the Atomic Chili Cheese Dog, a specialty of the Twirly Top, in Gardners, Pa.? Never fear, it will remain on the menu under the new owner—Sarah Keckler, a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 2010. Sarah, who grew up on a farm two miles away from her new business, had […]
Andrea Lepage, assistant professor of art history at Washington and Lee University, is one of 21 faculty members from around the country chosen to participate in a special week-long seminar on Teaching European Art in context. The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) selected Lepage for the seminar, which will be held at the High Museum […]
A group of faculty and staff at Washington and Lee is focused on promoting the digital humanities at the University.
The Society of Professional Journalists/Sigma Delta Chi (SPJ) awarded Steve Matrazzo, a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 1984, its award for "General Column Writing" for newspapers with daily circulations of less than 100,000 and non-daily newspapers.
Shareholders in the U.K. and other common-law jurisdictions are both more powerful and more central to the aims of the corporation than are shareholders in the U.S. The vexing question, explored in a new book by Prof. Christopher Bruner, is why.
Anderson Smith, Regents Professor of Psychology Emeritus at Georgia Institute of Technology, will lecture on memory and aging on Tuesday, May 7, at 5 p.m. at Washington and Lee.
"My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer," the new book by Washington and Lee alumnus Christian Wiman, of the Class of 1988, was released earlier this month and has been garnering lots of attention in the press.
Washington and Lee journalism professor Claudette Artwick, who studies social media, sees upsides and downsides of social media during the Boston bombing coverage.
An interest in medical Spanish led to a student-created and student-directed class.
Raquel Alexander, Washington and Lee University associate professor of accounting, was one of the experts consulted by the website, Card Hub, to discuss changes she would recommend to the tax code.
Washington and Lee senior Jennifer Ritter, of Mariposa, Calif., has been awarded the "Student Literary Award" by Nu Delta Alpha, the national honor society in dance.
Rockbridge Report, the multimedia newscast of Washington and Lee's department of journalism and mass communications, swept the awards at the Society of Professional Journalists' annual Mark of Excellence Awards for the organization’s Region 2.
Plans are underway to produce a 30-minute documentary about Washington and Lee's Mock Convention, and alumni can help in the process.
Marc Conner, the Ballangee Professor of English at Washington and Lee University, discussed the relevance of Shakespeare's works to our lives today in a story in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on Sunday, April 21, 2013.
Washington and Lee alumnus Hill Goodspeed '92 was featured in an interview on WALA-TV (FOX10TV) for Pensacola, Fla., and Mobile, Ala., earlier this month.
On April 20 during Law Alumni Weekend 2013, Washington and Lee School of Law announced the recipients of the Outstanding Alum Award and the Volunteer of the Year Award.
Randolph Hare, director of maintenance and operations at Washington and Lee, is the president-elect of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA). Hare has been a member of the W&L staff since 1971.
Several publications produced by Washington and Lee's Office of Communications and Public Affairs in coordination with the School of Law and the Office of Student Affairs were honored recently by Mid Valley Press.
W&L Law's moot court team advanced to the semifinals at the National Appellate Advocacy Competition held earlier this month.
Julie Campbell, associate director of communications and public affairs, won four prizes on April 13 in the Virginia Press Women's annual communications contest.
Six retiring staff members who had combined for 163 years of service to Washington and Lee were honored at the University's annual Recognition Banquet.
Holocaust Remembrance Week will be observed at Washington and Lee University with a talk by a Holocaust survivor and various other activities from Tuesday, April 30 through Thursday, May 9.
Washington and Lee alumnus Paul Harrison has been named head men's basketball coach at Clayton State University in Georgia.
Two Washington and Lee alumni — Cailin Slattery and Robert Wilson — have received National Science Foundation Research Fellowships.
Bob Mankoff, cartoonist and cartoon editor of The New Yorker magazine, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University, on Thursday, May 9, at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons
A series of investigative stories edited by John Dahlburg, of Washington and Lee's Class of 1975, in the Sun Sentinel of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., won the Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for public service journalism on Monday.
Beverly Lorig, director of the Career Development Center at Washington and Lee University, joined two other career-placement experts to discuss the job prospects for college graduates on "Virginia Insight."
Washington and Lee neuroscientist Tyler Lorig has mixed views of the BRAIN Project announced by President Obama this month.
Russell C. Knudson, associate professor of Romance languages emeritus and a part-time member of the Admissions Office, died on Sunday at his home in Lexington.
Washington and Lee anthropology professor Harvey Markowitz is co-editor of a new anthology, "Seeing Red — Hollywood's Pixeled Skins," that features 36 critical reviews of films that have portrayed American Indians.
Washington and Lee’s Lenfest Center for the Arts is currently featuring work in the Kamen Gallery by W&L graduates Michael Kopald and Patrick Hinely, both of the Class of 1973. The exhibit, entitled “Recent Work by Two Guys Who Came Back and Stayed,” will continue through June 1.
“Portraits of Places,” paintings, photographs and drawings by artists Jan Knipe, Jim Knipe, Linda White and Bill White, are on exhibit in Williams Gallery in Huntley Hall on the campus of Washington and Lee University
Washington and Lee alumnus Jim Morgan '88 has established a ministry to help mobilize people to acts of service.
Washington and Lee computer science professor Kenneth A. Lambert publishes computer science text as an e-book.
Photographs by Washington and Lee campus photographer Kevin Remington of aerial dance performances by W&L dance students are featured on the covers of two dance and theatre journals.
Washington and Lee University has joined the LEAP Employer-Educator Compact, which unites colleges and universities with employers to provide students with more hands-on opportunities to connect their campus learning with real-world contexts and problems.
Washington and Lee junior Christian Martine has been award a VFIC/Norfolk Southern Scholarship.
While the stress of tax season will end for most people on April 15, students in the Tax Clinic at Washington and Lee School of Law will be gearing up to deal with taxpayer mistakes and other issues related to the filing deadline.
Comedian, actor, director and art collector Cheech Marin will lecture on the exhibition of paintings from his collection of Chicano art on Monday, April 22, at Washington and Lee University.
On Tuesday, April 16, Richard Goldstone, retired Justice of the Constitutional Court of South African and former chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, will give a public lecture at W&L Law.
Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee Literary Review has announced prizes given for the best short story, essay and poem in a volume year.
Two Washington and Lee University juniors — Kathryn E. Driest, of Davidson, N.C., and Andrew Seredinski, of Flourtown, Pa. — have received the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
William Connor Smithson, of Cary, N.C., is the latest recipient of the Captain Jay W. Stull Memorial Award at Washington and Lee University.
Michael Smitka, professor of economics at Washington and Lee, is quoted in the April 4 edition of the Christian Science Monitor in a story titled "What would a Korean war cost? Gauging the economic turmoil."
Washington and Lee University seniors Alicia Bishop and Scott Diamond were named the Generals of the Month for April.
More than 100 new members of Washington and Lee's fraternities and sororities participated in a day of service in the Lexington community.
Washington and Lee Law student Emily Walters's editorial submission on the impact of sequester cuts won the 2013 Robert R. Merhige, Jr. Environmental Op-Ed Competition.
Washington and Lee senior Johanna Cho found an unusual way to complement her global studies major by working as an eIntern through the U.S. State Department.
Washington and Lee alumnus Kingswood Sprott '56, '58L, has published an e-book about his experiences as a hot air balloonist.
When Washington and Lee alumnus Billy Webster '79 runs in the Paris Marathon on Saturday (Apr. 7, 2013), it will mark his 100th marathon.
The Hon. Randy J. Holland will give a public lecture titled "Why Delaware? Its Influence on Corporation Law In the United States and Abroad."
Washington and Lee University senior Max Chapnick of White Plains, N.Y., has received a Creative Writing/Arts Fulbright grant to New Zealand and to the International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, following his graduation in May.
A chawan from the Washington and Lee Japanese Tea Room is featured in The New York Times.
Barry Kolman, professor of music at Washington and Lee University, and his wife, Grace, are the authors of an op-ed that appears in the April 1, 2013, edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Work will begin this May on renovations to Gaines Hall on the Washington and Lee campus as part of an 19-month project to upgrade the University's first-year housing. The $22.5 million project will also involve a major renovation of Graham-Lees Hall.