Washington and Lee's Staniar Gallery is pleased to present "Not In This Fool's House," an exhibit of recent work by New York-based artist, Mark Fox. The show will be on view Jan. 12 through Feb. 11.
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Peter Jackson's concluding film in his Hobbit trilogy is a fitting conclusion to the way he has conceived and rendered J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novel.
The W&L website, faculty/staff e-mail, WebAdvisor and virtually all online services, including the campus connection to the Internet, will be unavailable from 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2 until about 1 a.m. Saturday Jan. 3 during emergency maintenance at the Richard A. Peterson data center. Planned maintenance Friday morning on The Stable, the virtual desktop and streaming service, has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
In this Q&A, 3L Katherine Moss describes her participation in the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Law Literacy Practicum teaching "street law" to high school students.
We ask our graduating seniors what they will miss most about W&L. Watch the video.
The Campus Garden becomes a classroom.
2013 Shepherd Interns Discuss Their Summer Placements in Impoverished Communities.
W&L students team with community partners to bring nutrition education to local schools.
At the CDC, Jim Mercy '76 seeks remedies to address a serious problem.
Peace of mind. That's what Darby Shuler '14 wants to provide amputees in El Salvador.
Mark Rush, the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee University, has been appointed the next director of W&L's Center for Global Learning.
The Rev. Emily Peck McClain, a 2002 graduate of Washington and Lee, is finishing up her Ph.D. in Christian education and New Testament at Duke Divinity School, and she's getting some financial support—the American Association of University Women awarded her with a one-year stipend to help her complete her doctoral dissertation.
Abraham Lincoln scholar and Washington and Lee University professor Lucas Morel's new book, Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages, will be released Jan. 2, 2015.
In this Q&A, Professor Speedy Rice discusses the Access to Justice practicum and the class trip to Israel and Palestine that occurred in late November.
Washington and Lee University has been named to President Barack Obama's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, one of 120 schools in the nation to receive this designation. This is the third year in a row that the University has attained this status.
Barton Myers, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Monday, Dec. 15, to discuss "Southern Unionists," or Southerners who opposed secession during the Civil War.
He's not known as a rowing enthusiast, but H. F. "Gerry" Lenfest, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1953 and from its Law School in 1957, felt strongly enough about Temple University's plan to drop its crew program that he donated $3 million to help save it.
Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, examines the culture of victim blaming in a guest blog for the Global Justice Academy website.
Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder of Tallahassee, Florida, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a 2014 Barbara L. Frye Scholarship from the Florida Capitol Press Corps. The scholarship is awarded to aspiring journalists.
Our most roundup of events in the Lexington/Rockbridge area includes plenty of diversions to help relieve exam stress. Take a break!
Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee has made 16 grants totaling $28,160 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the first part of its two rounds of grants for 2014-15.
The Williams Investment Society has named its 2015 directors. James Emanuelson '16 will serve as the Society's executive director. Kiril Krendov '16 and Brian Krouskos '16 will serve as directors.
The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation of Richmond has approved a $350,000 challenge grant to Washington and Lee University — to be matched two for one — toward the $13.5 million renovation and restoration of Tucker Hall, part of the National Historic Landmark front campus in Lexington.
Alex Yacoubian ’16, a politics and French double major from Metairie, Louisiana, received a prestigious William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship to attend the American University in Dubai (AUD) during the winter term of 2015.
Washington and Lee University's annual Christmas Candlelight Service featuring the University Singers will be held Thursday, Dec. 11, at 8 p.m. in Lee Chapel. Seating will begin at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to the presentation at no charge.
Congratulations are in order for attorney Amos Workman, a 1974 graduate of Washington and Lee, who was honored with the prestigious Tommy Thomason Award by the Greenville (South Carolina) County Bar Association.
Rob Ashford, a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 1982, is the stage director and choreographer of tonight's live telecast of "Peter Pan" on NBC.
Laura Hawkins, Oxford University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on "A Writing Revolution: How and Why Writing Spread in the Ancient Near East," on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
Ken Ruscio, president of Washington and Lee University and chair of the board of the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U), will participate in the White House College Opportunity Day of Action Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C.
After 15 years in legal limbo, Mikhail Sebastian has been granted asylum in the U.S. thanks to the efforts of Washington and Lee law students and the Immigrant Rights Clinic.
More money for sports teams means better facilities and better athletes, and David Johnston, a 1991 graduate of Washington and Lee University, is in the business of helping schools maximize their revenues from their athletic programs.
Ed Soule, an associate professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, will give the keynote lecture at Washington and Lee's first Business Ethics Institute. The lecture will take place on Friday, Dec. 5, at 5 p.m. in Leyburn Library's Northen Auditorium.
Daniel A. Wubah, provost of Washington and Lee University, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
White, who participated in W&L Law's public prosecutors externship program this year, was there to argue on behalf of Commonwealth's Attorney's office that the 2012 sentence should be reinstated in full for the probation violation.
When famous author John Grisham set about writing his most recent blockbuster, it wasn't long until his research led him to Mary Cromer '06L and the Appalachian Citizen's Law Center.
John Vlahoplus '83, director at Credit Suisse, will give a talk, "Left Behind: How the federal government and not-for-profits sacrificed American homeowners and renters in the recovery from the Great Recession," at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 4 in the Hillel House multipurpose room. Vlahoplus and his partners argued that in light of little federal […]
Dr. Irene SanPietro, assistant dean of students at Columbia University, will give a talk on "Charity and the Creation of the Church" at Washington and Lee University on Friday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m. in Huntley Hall 327, Williams School.
Louise Phipps Senft, founder of Louise Phipps Senft & Associates/Baltimore Mediation, received a Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region. This is the second Top 100 MBE Award for Louise, who was also honored in 2009.