Rachael Slobodien, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2006 with a degree in politics and religion, has joined the staff of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) as his communications director.
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The increasing nutrition gap between children from the upper and lower classes will be the focus of the 4th Annual Symposium of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) on Aug. 2 in Lexington, Virginia.
Eric Schwen ’15, a Washington and Lee University valedictorian and physics major from Cottage Grove, Minnesota, has been chosen as a finalist for the American Physical Society’s LeRoy Apker Award, recognizing outstanding achievements in physics by an undergraduate.
Last year, we blogged about the christening of an attack submarine named in honor of John W. Warner, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1949. On Saturday, Aug. 1, it will be will be commissioned at Norfolk Naval Station.
Paul B. Rollins has joined Washington and Lee University School of Law as the new associate dean for administration and student affairs.
Washington and Lee rising sophomore Tommy Thetford of the men's swimming team will compete in the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials held at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska on June 26-July 3, 2016.
The federal judge overseeing the case of Dylan Roof has approved the request by his attorneys to add Washington and Lee law professor and death penalty specialist David Bruck to the defense team in the case.
Three legendary campus figures with more than 105 years of service to Washington and Lee University will have parts of campus facilities named for them as they step down from their leadership positions.
Recent Washington and Lee graduate Jillian Katterhagen (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands) has been selected as the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's 2015 representative for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
In This Issue: "I Knew W&L Was Very Rare": Larry Peppers on 29 Years at the Williams School "Our Distinctions Are Still the Same": Bill Hartog on 37 Years of Admissions at W&L General Stats By the Numbers: 5 Staff Members, 1 Tree, 1 Lectern Speaker's Corner Phi Beta Kappa Welcomes 64 Initiates Mock Con, Institute […]
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.
“May Apples” by Ellen Birkett Morris of Louisville, Kentucky, won the 2015 Bevel Summers Contest for the short short story, which was sponsored by “Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review.”
Washington and Lee law professor Margaret Howard has been unanimously elected to be the inaugural recipient of the Jean Braucher Memorial Award from the American Bankruptcy Institute.
An emphasis on sustainable farming is helping W&L's Campus Garden deliver even more fresh produce straight to students' tables.
Washington and Lee School of Law concluded a seven-year capital campaign on June 30, exceeding its $35 million goal by over $2.6 million. The school also set a record for its 2014-15 Law Annual Fund.
In the final year of Honor Our Past, Build Our Future: The Campaign for Washington and Lee, alumni and parents gave more to the Annual Fund than ever before. At the end of the 2014-15 fiscal year on June 30, the Annual Fund raised $10,038,581, a new record — and the first time the Annual Fund reached the $10 million mark.
The Roanoke Times caught up with Kaylee Hartung to ask her how her liberal arts education at Washington and Lee prepared her for her job as a sports broadcaster.
Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, concluded its seven-year campaign on June 30, raising $542.5 million, 8 percent more than the $500 million goal.
Athena (Yue) Cao, a rising senior from Beijing, China, has been awarded one of two 2015 journalism summer fellowships from the Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation.
A video tour of construction projects underway at Washington and Lee University can be seen online.
Washington and Lee University has received project grants totaling $950,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation — one to develop new methods of teaching the humanities using technology and another to study how the lessons of history help us interpret contemporary issues.
Four students at Washington and Lee University's Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics are participating in the U.S.-German Internship Program
Only a little more than a month after graduating from Washington and Lee School of Law, Laura Puleo ’15L will compete as Miss Virginia for the title of Miss USA on Sunday night, July 12.
Heather Mangrum '92 uses her background in journalism and business to make an impact in the nonprofit sector.
Lorena Manríquez, the engineer turned filmmaker who is a member of Washington and Lee’s Class of 1988, recently received quite an honor from the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) for her film “Ulises’ Odyssey”: the 2015 LASA Award of Merit in Film.
J. Donald Childress, rector of Washington and Lee University’s Board of Trustees, has named a 14-member committee composed of members of the Board of Trustees, faculty and administration to conduct a national search for the university’s next president.
Washington and Lee law professor Margaret Hu received the Young Scholar’s Award for her paper “Big Data Blacklisting,” which examines government use of database screening.