Claire Leonard '16L is from Washington, D.C. and received her bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University.
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Caroline Colpoys '16L is from Dallas, TX and attended Rhodes College for her undergraduate degree.
Aria Allan '12, '16L grew up in Montgomery, Alabama and attended Washington and Lee University for her undergraduate studies in Spanish and English Literature.
Brooke Weedon '16L, from Richmond, Virginia, is a 2013 graduate of the University of Virginia. Brooke is an Executive Editor of the Washington and Lee Law Review and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa.
Paul Judge '16L went to the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia and commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant out of ROTC.
W&L students partnered with Augusta Correctional Center inmates for a new class that opened eyes and challenged stereotypes
Julianne Freeman '16L is from Goshen, NY and attended Cornell for her undergraduate degree.
Nicole Eldred '18 represented her home state of Alaska in Washington, D.C., as the Cherry Blossom Princess during a weeklong cultural festival, in April, celebrating the friendship between the U.S. and Japan.
The university has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mansfield College that will allow W&L students to study at Oxford beginning in academic year 2017–2018.
Sam Calhoun, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been named the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics.
James C. (Jim) Cobb, historian of the American South and award-winning author, will speak at Washington and Lee University on May 4 at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages and director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at Washington and Lee University, will debut her new play, “Exile is My Home,” at the Theater for the New City, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, for a four-week run beginning April 28.
Molly Michelmore, associate professor of history at Washington and Lee University, wants historians and policy makers to have a productive working relationship. To that end, she chairs the Historians on the Hill Advisory Council, part of the National History Center, and she recently explained her role to “AHA Today,” a blog of the American Historical Association.
Gail Deady, a member of the law class of 2011, played a role in the landmark Title IX ruling issued recently by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Shikha B. Silwal, assistant professor of economics at Washington and Lee University, has linked Virginia with Nepal through her April 15 article, “Life of a Priest,” in República, a Nepalese online publication.
Sophomore Brett Becker has started the Pre-dental Club for Washington and Lee students who want to study dentistry and to volunteer in the community.
In This Issue: President Robert Edward Royall Huntley '50, '57L: 1929-2015 From Williams to Washington and Lee: Will Dudley, President-Elect 2- Speak Remembering W&L Friends Letters to the Editor 4 – Along the Colonnade Mock Con 2016 MLK and PBK roundups Venture for America a new trustee noteworthy 8 – Lewis Hall Notes Helping area families during the […]
A dance choreographed by Jenefer Davies, associate professor of dance/theater, will be performed at the Richmond Dance Festival (RDF) this weekend and will include two W&L student dancers.
Walt Kelley ’77, ‘81L received the Outstanding Law Alumnus award and Neil Millhiser ‘11L received the 2016 Volunteer of the Year award.
On Tues., April 19, the Senate unanimously confirmed Michael Missal, a 1978 graduate of Washington and Lee University, as the next inspector general of the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.
Four Washington and Lee University alumni have received pre-doctoral graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. In addition, four alumni and one student received honorable mentions.
Over 150 PLC families attended Parents and Family Weekend on September 30 - October 2, 2016.
The special PLC events during the weekend provided a deeper level of connection with the administration and fellow families.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a Washington and Lee University team with a major digital humanities grant of $74,500. The Digital Humanities Start-Up grant will support 18 months of continued work on the Ancient Graffiti Project.
Daniel James Brown, author of the New York Times bestseller “The Boys in the Boat,” will present the keynote address at Washington and Lee University’s Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar “Finding Gold in the Oar: Crafting History in ‘The Boys in the Boat,’” on April 22, at 4:15 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
Joseph S. Keelty, an emeritus trustee and member of Washington and Lee’s Class of 1944 who established a scholarship at W&L and donated generously to myriad other priorities at the university, died April 10, 2016, at the age of 93.
Pasquale S. Toscano, of Kettering, Ohio, an English and classics double major at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship for graduate study.
Data from the Office of Career Strategy show another year of strong growth in employment over previous years. The report measures employment 10 months after graduation.
Washington and Lee University junior Clare Wilkinson of Warren, Vermont, has won a highly competitive 2016 Goldwater Scholarship, which promotes research careers in science, mathematics and engineering.
Aggarwal graduated in 1994 and is currently the founder and CEO of Cvent, a publicly traded technology company on the NYSE with more than 2,000 employees worldwide.
The Washington and Lee group Students Against Rockbridge Area Hunger (SARAH) is donating more than $8,600 raised at this year’s Lip Sync Contest to local charities that work to alleviate hunger in the community.
Fifty years ago, Chuck Lane, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1963, became the public relations director for the Green Bay Packers under Vince Lombardi.
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Washington and Lee University’s Staniar Gallery, in conjunction with the Departments of English, History, and Art and Art History, will present an exhibition of original prints and reproductions from the collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington.
Beta Alpha Psi, an international honor organization for financial information students and professionals, was formally installed at Washington and Lee University and received its charter as the Mu Nu chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at its banquet on March 29.
Meera Kumar, from Portland, Oregon, and a senior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to India. Her project is "Artistic Depiction and Womanhood in Village Bengal."
"Electromagnetograms," a collaboration by Jessie Mann and Liz Liguori, will open on April 7 in the McCarthy Gallery of Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University. It will remain on view until September 2016.
Congratulations to Bill McKelway, a 1970 graduate of Washington and Lee University. On April 7, at a festive ceremony in Richmond, the veteran newspaper reporter is being inducted into the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame. Bill started working at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in 1971, the year after he departed W&L. Upon his retirement last fall […]
The new position was created to foster and further cultivate W&L Law’s experiential course offerings by promoting the integration of experiential components into doctrinal areas of the curriculum.
Washington and Lee University this week introduced a permanent historical marker on campus that recognizes the African Americans who were owned by the school for about three decades prior to the Civil War.
Bethany Belisle is a third year law student from Austin, Texas. She graduated from Amherst College with a degree in political science.
Emelia Hall '16L, a graduate of Mout Holyoke College, is a student attorney in the W&L Law Criminal Justice Clinic and the symposium editor for the Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice.
Washington and Lee University senior Anna Paden Carson of Roanoke, Virginia, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Colombia.
Ijezie Ikwuezunma of Richmond, Texas, and a senior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to the United Kingdom. His project is “Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacokinetics of Warfarin (an oral anti-coagulant).”
Alisha Laventure, a 2009 graduate of Washington and Lee University, will join Dallas’s WFAA/Channel 8 in July as a weekend anchor for the “News 8 Daybreak” morning newscast.
Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages and director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at Washington and Lee University, has published her third novel, “Country of Red Azaleas” (Twelve of Hachette Publishing).
For the sixth time in nine years, the W&L Dance Repertory Company won the honor of performing in a gala concert during the 2016 American College Dance Association's Mid Atlantic Conference in Morgantown, West Virginia.