The 480 new students officially checked in on Saturday (Aug. 31) to begin four days of orientation prior to the start of classes on Sept. 4.
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An exhibit of paintings and works on paper, "Serious Play," by Kathleen Carey Hall, is on display at the Williams Gallery in Huntley Hall at Washington and Lee University until Dec. 30.
The Hall of Fame Ceremony will be available live on the Generals' website.
Mark Drumbl, director of the Transnational Institute at Washington and Lee's School of Law, sees Iraq's shadow on decisions about action in Syria.
W&L writer-in-residence R. T. Smith has won the 2013 Carole Weinstein Prize in Poetry awarded each year to a poet with strong connections to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
"Relics," an exhibit of photo documentation of sculptures installed in Italy, by Char Norman, will be on display at the McCarthy Gallery in Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University from Sept. 1 to Dec. 30.
Alston Parker Watt will address W&L's 2013 Fall Convocation at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5. She has titled her convocation address "Make It Count."
Back in 2007, when a close friend of Washington and Lee alumna Adina Erdman Bailey became ill, family, friends and neighbors immediately offered meals for the family. That is not a new scenario, of course; nor is the issue of how to coordinate all that goodwill so that three lasagnas don't arrive on the same […]
Christopher Russell, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Buena Vista, Virginia and director of the public prosecutor's externship program at W&L Law, offers his thoughts on the recent feature story in the W&L Law alumni magazine addressing overcriminalization in the U.S.
On Monday, August 26, Washington and Lee University School of Law enrolled 112 students in the J.D. Class of 2016.
Justin Baccary of Washington and Lee's Class of 2005 prepares to open a new brewery in Denver.
Cerino coaches Charlotte Hounds; Stagnitta leads Denver Outlaws.
New instrument will be used across disciplines and with collaborative projects.
The Leading Edge features three components: Appalachian Adventures, Volunteer Venture, and Leadership Venture.
Ted DeLaney, professor of history at Washington and Lee, remembers tears of joy during historic march in 1963.
Stealing Time is a quarterly literary magazine for parents that is based in Portland, Ore.
The three Governor's Language Academies held this summer on the Washington and Lee campus were the subject of a feature story on WVTF, the public radio station based in Roanoke. Sandy Hausman of WVTF interviewed several students in the languages they were learning — Spanish, German and French — for the report. Dick Kuettner, director […]
Washington and Lee alumnus Patrick Brennan '10 joins the family business with the Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group.
The research being conducted by Washington and Lee University chemistry professor Erich Uffelman and his students was the subject of a feature story on WDBJ, Roanoke's Channel 7, on Monday, Aug. 20, 2013. The piece, which was filmed in W&L's Reeves Center, described the methods the Uffelman Group uses to examine the chemical composition of […]
"Ravine" is on display at the Connecticut gallery through September.
Environmental Studies Department head fears major impact on indigenous populations.
Psychology professor Dan Johnson's research uses "nano-narratives" as a way to remember abstract concepts.
W&L Law Dean Nora V. Demleitner has announced the appointment of veteran law professor Samuel Calhoun to the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
James Urban '96, a Cincinnati Bengals assistant coach, gets some airtime on HBO's "Hard Knocks."
Religion professor Jeffrey Kosky has received a major award for his book, "Arts of Wonder: Enchanting Secularity—Walter De Maria, Diller + Scofidio, James Turrell, Andy Goldsworthy."
Emeritus geology professor Fred Schwab writes about the 2012 geology department reunion in Earth magazine.
In This Issue: Entrepreneurship Program Documentary Filmmaker Lorena Manriquez '88 Digging an Unexpected Bonanza General Stats Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics, Military Commissions, Coed Day of Service Speak Thoughts of a Non-Alum Classroom Technology Along the Colonnade The Class of 2013 Says Goodbye to W&L New Provost: Daniel Wubah Noteworthy Lucas Morel Named Class […]
Cvent, a cloud-based, event-management platform raised $117.6 million in initial public offering.
by Charles C. Lewis '68, '71L My father, Charles Irving Lewis '30, '31 (M.A.), was a member of the Harry Lee crew that raced for many years against the Albert Sidney crew on the Maury River. He died in February of 1994, but I still have his 1931 Calyx that shows him standing defiantly on […]
Golf Digest staff writer Max Adler '04 qualifies for the prestigious tournament.
W&L psychology professor, students crafting new study
University's Campaign Reaches $424.2 million toward $500 million goal.
Advertiser and comic strip artist Phil Flickinger is launching a Kickstarter project to publish a collection of his favorite "Blundergrads" strips as a book, "Higher Learning from Mistakes.
The cover story for the most recent issue of W&L Law magazine focuses over-criminalization in the U.S. Topics covered include financial costs, the growth of federal criminal law, and collateral sentencing consequences, among others.
New Director Comes to W&L from New Hampshire's Keene State College
Washington and Lee Students Wins Third Place in Economics Music Video.
A new DVD by Roger Day '85 helps kids learn about the environment.
At Washington and Lee, the association between traditional studies in the liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional programs is long-standing and successful.
Joelle Phillips '95L is elevated to the top spot after 12 years with the company.
Washington and Lee alumnus continues to excel in sport for blind and visually impaired athletes.
Washington and Lee Professor, Students Study the Rhetoric of Nanotechnology
Happy anniversary to Agnes Gilmore, who started work at W&L 50 years ago today— Aug. 6, 1963.
Three national leaders in the field of poverty studies addressed the Shepherd Consortium Teaching Symposium.
Pamela Luecke, head of the department of journalism and mass communications at Washington and Lee, is optimistic about the future of the Washington Post under its new owner.
Washington and Lee alumnus Matthew T. Harrington, of the Class of 1988, was nominated by President Obama this month to become Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Lesotho. The nomination went to the U.S. Senate on Aug. 1. Matt, a history major at W&L, was a Peace […]
With a summer research assist from Washington and Lee junior Annie Persons, W&L English professor Lesley Wheeler embarks on a book connecting contemporary poetry and speculative fiction.
Hilary Chaney '98, '04L Authors Book about Her Experience
Daniel Wubah, who became Washington and Lee's provost on July 1, 2013, was featured in a recent edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education.
WVTF radio reported on the recent Robinson Hall dig at Washington and Lee. Sandy Hausman of WVTF interviewed Alison Bell, associate professor of archaeology along with students and volunteers who have worked on the treasure trove of material found behind Robinson Hall when work began on renovating that building earlier this summer. Listen to the […]
Lynn Synmansky '05 and her horse, Donner, preparing for European competition this fall in three-day eventing.