At the American Accounting Association's (AAA) 19th annual conference in Atlanta, Ga., in August, four members of the accounting faculty at Washington and Lee University won awards—Stephan Fafatas, Ge Bai, Raquel Alexander and Megan Hess.
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Jack Vardaman '62, an emeritus member of the Washington and Lee Board of Trustees, was inducted recently as an honorary member of the Washington and Lee Chapter of Order of the Coif.
The teaching interests of the new and visiting faculty at Washington and Lee University range from directing Shakespeare to Scottish history, from real estate finance to Middle East studies.
Poets Jane Satterfield and Ned Balbo will give a poetry reading at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. They will read from their recent work.
Dr. Tanya Pergola, an author, inspirational speaker, community development orchestrator, healing safari guide, and yoga and meditation instructor, will speak at W&L on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons.
Lee Chapel and Museum presents "Remembering Robert E. Lee" with a speech by noted historian, professor and author Dr. Christian B. Keller on Monday, Oct. 13, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lee Chapel Auditorium. The public is invited at no charge.
Classmates of Washington and Lee law student Lara Gass, a member of the Law Class of 2014 who died in a car accident earlier this year, joined other friends and family in Philadelphia last Sunday to run a half marathon in her honor.
3L Hannah Shtein reports on the annual Pig Roast, a quintessential law school event that kicks off the school year, plus a roundup of upcoming events.
Old account ledgers might seem a dry subject to most people, but to a class at Washington and Lee University they offered a rare opportunity to shine new light on local history, including how the railroad propelled W&L to national status.
Old account ledgers might seem a dry subject to most people, but to a class at Washington and Lee University they offered a rare opportunity to shine new light on local history, including how the railroad changed Lexington.
Old account ledgers might seem a dry subject to most people, but to a class at Washington and Lee University they offered a rare opportunity to shine new light on local history, including the origins of Lexington's golf club.
Old account ledgers might seem a dry subject to most people, but to a class at Washington and Lee University they offered a rare opportunity to shine new light on local history.
Charles Ogletree, the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law at Harvard University, will give the Mudd Distinguished Lecture in Ethics for 2014-2015 at Washington and Lee University. Ogletree's talk will be Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 4:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
James C. Rees IV, who received an honorary degree from W&L in 2012, died on Sept. 9, in Markham, Virginia. He served as president and CEO of Mount Vernon, the historic home of George Washington, from 1994 until retiring in 2012.
An accelerated pace of immigration has brought profound ecological effects, cultural change and a plurality of languages to the streets of contemporary Spain. A new volume of essays co-edited by W&L's Ellen Mayock explores the overall issue in depth
3L Tunde Cadmus writes about his summer in Philadelphia with the law firm Pepper Hamilton and how this legal research and writing skills paid off.
3L Michelle Gibson writes about the enormous hand-on experience she gained this summer working for the Palmer office of the Alaska Public Defender Agency.
Only seven grand fortepianos built by Muzio Clementi, sometimes called the father of the piano, are known to have survived in the world—and one of them, restored to its former glory, now resides in the Department of Music at Washington and Lee University.
Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history, writes about Scotland's vote on independence in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
The 2014 German Law in Context program, now in its sixth year, will explore the German legal framework for privacy and intelligence gathering in the wake of the NSA spying scandal.
3L Kelsey Peregoy reports on a recent law student outing for a whitewater rafting trip on the Lower Gauley, plus what's up this week.
2L Julianne Freeman writes about her experience as a legal intern for Major League Baseball and how the legal research training she received during her 1L year came into play.
Ann Morning, associate professor of sociology at New York University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Sept. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.
3L Jamison Shabanowitz discusses his summer job working for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and how his first-year small section helped prepare him for the job.
Nathaniel Deutsch, professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he is also co-director of the Center for Jewish Studies, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m. in Sydney Lewis Hall, classroom B.
Hannah Shtein '15L continues her blog series about her experience in W&L's fall litigation skills immersion, discussing drafting and arguing motions.
Hannah Shtein '15L concludes her blog series about her experience in W&L's fall litigation skills immersion, discussing final trial prep and the trial.
Matthew Kordonowy, a junior business administration major at Washington and Lee University, was awarded a $15,000 grant by the venture capital fund Entrepreneurs of New York this summer.
An exhibit of photographs, "Women Beyond Western Borders," by Florinda Ruiz, will be the first exhibit of the 2014-2015 academic year in Williams Gallery in Huntley Hall at Washington and Lee University. The show will run from Sept. 15 through Jan. 15, 2015.
Danielle Citron, the Lois K. Macht Research Professor and Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, will speak at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
"Spring Awakening," a play produced by (540) Productions, is directed by Washington and Lee University graduate Jenna Worsham '10. The play opened on Sept. 10 at Lime Kiln Theater and will run until Sept. 20.
Washington and Lee law professor Joshua Fairfield addresses the implications of Apple Pay and digital wallet payment systems in a commentary in the New York Times.
The W&L community remembers today those whose lives were lost 13 years ago on September 11, 2001. Those losses include two members of the Washington and Lee family — Rob Schlegel, of the Class of 1985, who died in the Pentagon, and James Gadiel, of the Class of 2000, who died in the World Trade Center.
Washington and Lee University has contributed 13 graduates to Teach for America's 2014 teacher corps, placing it among the top 20 small colleges and universities in the country for the second straight year.
Scholarly Commons, the online institutional repository at Washington and Lee University School of Law, hit one million downloads this month. W&L's archive is one of only 14 Digital Commons law repositories to break the million-download threshold.
To ignite serious inquiry and thoughtful conversation about the complex issue of racial justice in America, the new Mudd Center for Ethics at Washington and Lee University will host a year-long lecture series, "Race and Justice in America."
Hannah Shtein '15L continues her blog series about her experience in W&L's fall litigation skills immersion, discussing complaints and negotiations.
Washington and Lee University will host its third annual Entrepreneurship Summit on Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27. The event, which is run by the Williams School's Entrepreneurship Program, is open to students, faculty, and staff as well as alumni and parent entrepreneurs.
It's hard to think of a more fitting tribute to a former secretary of the Navy than having a submarine named for you. That's just what happened this past weekend, on Sept. 6, when former Sen. John W. Warner, Washington and Lee Class of 1949, attended the christening of the John Warner (SSN 785) in Newport News, Virginia.
Whitewater rafting at Lower Gauley, sponsored by the Student Bar Association. Just one of many activities going on this week.
Hannah Shtein '15L continues her blog series about her experience in W&L's fall litigation skills immersion, discussing client counseling and pretrial strategy.
On September 18, John McCardell '71, vice chancellor of the University of the South, will deliver a lecture titled "The Civil War and the Constitutions(s)" for 2014 Hendricks Lecture in Law and History.
R.T. Smith's new book of poetry, "In the Night Orchard: New and Selected Poems" (Texas Review Press, 2014), reflects the arc of his exploration as a poet for the past 33 years, during which he has been acclaimed as "a 21st-century master" (David Huddle).
When fall semester undergraduate classes begin Sept. 11, Washington and Lee University will enroll its most qualified first-year class, selected from a near-record number of applicants. And nearly half will receive direct financial aid from the university in the form of grant assistance.
Hannah Shtein is a 3L from Milwaulkee, Wisconsin. She's blogging about her experience in W&L's fall litigation skills immersion, one of the key components of the School's innovative third-year curriculum.
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5 and 6, three faculty members at Washington and Lee University will take part in the 200-mile Blue Ridge Relay to raise funds for the "Be Loud! Sophie Foundation."
Cameron Smith '04 has been hired as a regular columnist by The Alabama Media Group, a digitally focused news and information company that aggregates news from The Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times, Mobile's Press-Register and The Mississippi Press with its own original content.
Student Bar Association President Ryan Redd '15L talks about the importance of student government at W&L Law and shares some of the plans of this year's SBA.
"Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review" (shenandoahliterary.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of William Wright as assistant editor.
Music, art, food and a 5K of course, all coming up this week in Lexington and Rockbridge County.