Linda Hooks, professor of economics, discusses the possible ramifications of a shutdown of the federal government.
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Today begins a three-day series of "dispatches from a busy summer" in which students in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications report on their internships.
Bill Barnhart, a member of the Class of 2008, was the go-to expert for media covering the island formed by an earthquake in Pakistan.
During the annual U.S. Supreme Court Preview, six members of the W&L law school faculty will preview cases on topics ranging from recess appointments to ineffective counsel.
Drawings and photographs by Barb Bondy and works by Washington and Lee students from the Spring Term tour in Italy will be on display during October.
Lecture by CBS News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent will be on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m.
John Dahlburg '75 has been named the Benelux news editor for the Associated Press.
Students in four Washington and Lee classes benefit from archaeology major find at Robinson Hall.
Four VISTA members will begin their work with local organizations in February 2014.
New science facility features the latest technology for science and non-science majors at Washington and Lee.
Tufts political scientist David Art will address "Political Extremism in Germany" in a lecture on Friday, Jan. 27 at 4:00 p.m. in Lewis Hall Classroom D.
The Vidya Bhushan medals are conferred annual to highlight the importance of education in Nepal.
W&L senior Angie Tillander's project assists NEXT after-school program
Brian Richardson, the Redenbaugh Term Professor of Journalism and Mass Communications at Washington and Lee, presented the lecture marking his appointment to the professorship.
Blakey Vermeule is an American scholar of 18th-century British literature.
A new interactive campus map will make getting around W&L a breeze.
W&L senior receives 2013 American Translators Association Student Translation Award.
Four new law professors have joined the permanent faculty at Washington and Lee University School of year this fall.
Volunteer organization aims to tackle archaeology projects in Rockbridge County area.
Lecture focusing on journalism education on Sept. 24 in Northen Auditorium.
A Washington and Lee alumna's sketches find a place on a W&L first-year student's dorm room wall.
Washington and Lee alumnus the Hon. Philip A. Wallace has received an honor from Bedford County, Va., which hung his portrait in the courthouse there.
September 17 is Constitution Day, and Washington and Lee is observing the 226th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with a variety of activities.
A team of students traveled between France, Norway and Denmark this summer to determine why certain pigments in iconic paintings are fading, and to determine how to stop the process.
Retired Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York to discuss the U.S. auto industry.
Three former Washington and Lee faculty members, all alumni of the University, were recognized during the Five Star Festival.
Washington and Lee alumna Becca Bolton '12 has been conducting research on bison grazing in Yellowstone National Park.
Thanks to some of their classmates, W&L students have a new web application designed to make their schedule planning easier.
H. Brandt Ayers, author, journalist and publisher of the Anniston (Ala.) Star, will give a talk at Washington and Lee on Monday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. in Leyburn Library's Northen Auditorium.
Washington and Lee's Glasgow Endowment will co-sponsor with VMI a public reading by poet Steve Scafidi on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 7:45 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
Murder, blackmail, vengeance, sex and intrigue. Got your attention? They are elements of a new novel by Washington and Lee alumnus Jim Gabler, of the Classes of 1953 and 1955 Law.
Jack Anderson won a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship.
Two innovative websites on Spanish medieval texts offer students the opportunity to hear the spoken text.
J. Holt Merchant, professor of history emeritus, will discuss George Washington and the Constitution for the annual Constitution Day event on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
"A Prayer for Peace" was composed by Terry Vosbein, W&L professor of music, in response to 9/11.
On Thursday, September 19, Michele Landis Dauber of Stanford Law School will deliver the 2013 Hendricks Lecture in Law and History.
Mark Rush, Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee, examines the current state of affairs in light of Russia's proposal for international monitors to take over and destroy Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons.
Carlo Carlozzi Jr., a 1980 graduate of Washington and Lee, is the new president of the Sons of Italy's anti-defamation branch.
Joe Landry, a 2013 graduate of Washington and Lee, was one of 20 winners of the Omicron Delta Kappa's 2013 Foundation Scholarships.
Washington and Lee Writer-in-Residence R.T. Smith remembers the late Irish poet.
Sarah Feinberg '99 leaves Facebook to become chief of staff at Department of Transportation
The Washington and Lee University chapter of Phi Alpha Delta (PAD), a law service fraternity, won the Outstanding Community Service award presented by the PAD international organization.
A $2.5 million gift from Leigh and Larry Connolly of Atlanta will support the University's growing entrepreneurship program.
Two members of the Class of 1987 — Cols. Dave Shugart and Paul Schlimm — were together again at Camp Eggers, Kabul, and were joined there by Rep. Joe Wilson '69.
Alston Parker Watt, a 1989 graduate of the University, addresses the Fall Convocation.
After spending eight weeks of their summer assisting impoverished communities and individuals around the country, the interns from the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty came away with valuable lessons about the multiple dimensions of poverty in the United States. The 92 interns represented 17 of the consortium member institutions. They worked alongside individuals who […]
With a dozen members of the Class of 2013 choosing to participate in the program, Washington and Lee is among the top 20 small schools whose graduates become corps members.
To begin its 2013-14 season, Washington and Lee's Staniar Gallery will present paintings by California artist Gina Werfel.
The mental health therapeutic docket introduced by Judge Jacqueline Talevi '83L provides sentencing alternatives for individuals with serious mental illnesses.
Washington and Lee's University Singers held their first rehearsal of the 2013-14 academic year at the stroke of midnight.
Biologist Robert Humston leads the project, which uses the chemical fingerprints found in the otoliths, or ear stones, of the fish.
On Sept. 5, a lecture by one of the world's leading theorists of political extremism will launch the 2013 edition of Washington and University's annual German Law in Context Seminar.