The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced its 2014 Team Academic Awards on July 30, and Washington and Lee was one of 20 men's golf programs nationally to receive President's Special Recognition by the organization.
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Larry W. Stuart, senior sergeant in public safety and a beloved and respected member of the W&L community, died on July 26 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Stuart, who was 54, had worked at W&L for 29 years.
It's not unusual for Washington and Lee students to keep in touch with their favorite professors after they graduate. But what they really love—no matter how long their students have been out of school—is being asked for advice.
Big Data, big questions. Faculty and alumni weigh in on cybersecurity and privacy in the feature story from the summer issue of the W&L Law Alumni magazine.
Two Washington and Lee University School of Law graduates were featured in the national legal press for major career moves.
Washington and Lee University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The results, released in the newspaper's seventh annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than 43,000 employees at 278 colleges and universities.
Washington and Lee law professor and international law expert Mark Drumbl says tragic downing of Malaysia Flight 17 raises some serious questions for international law, such as whether Russia can be held responsible for the activities of the pro-Russian militia in Ukraine.
Yasin Amba, a rising 2L at Washington and Lee School of Law, received one of eight diversity scholarships awarded this summer by the law firm McGuireWoods.
Bailey Ewing '15 will be the first to tell you that she's a huge fan of structure. So it wasn't a big surprise when the Dallas, Texas native took her first accounting class with Professor Afshad Irani and fell in love with the discipline.
Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, was recently featured by WalletHub, an online financial information source for consumers and small businesses, commenting on a recent study examining the Rates of Uninsured by State before and after Obamacare.
On July 8, W&L President Kenneth P. Ruscio sent a letter to members of the University community, responding to concerns that a group of W&L law students raised this past spring. Since that letter was made public, reports appearing in the news and social media have resulted in many misapprehensions and misconceptions.This FAQ addresses the key issues.
Washington and Lee University writer-in-residence R.T. Smith is a finalist for the Library of Virginia's 2014 Poetry Award for "The Red Wolf: A Dream for Flannery O'Connor," a tour de force capturing the intricate details of O'Connor's life and character.
"Church Retreat, 1975" by Emily Pease of Williamsburg, Va., won the 2014 Bevel Summers Prize for the Short Short Story, sponsored by "Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review."
Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law at Washington and Lee's School of Law, published a guest column in the July 10, 2014, Washington Post about lawsuits asking the courts to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. Jost concludes the lawsuits will not succeed.
Business administration professor Denny Garvis has long been interested in the processes that govern boards. His research into the corporate governance of publicly held companies has shown that, while board governance has little impact on the performance of large companies, strong boards can make a big difference to small firms.
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2013-14 All-Academic Team on Wednesday and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.
Washington and Lee Law Professor Christopher Bruner will direct the Frances Lewis Law Center, the independently funded faculty research and support arm of W&L Law.
Mark Rush, the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at W&L's Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics, published an op-ed about the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision in the July 1 edition of The Virginian-Pilot, Virgnia's largest newspaper.
Classes may not be in session, but that doesn't mean Washington and Lee's campus is quiet during the summer months. Here's a quick snapshot of what's happening on campus and around town.