As superintendent of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Sula Jacobs ’00 enthusiastically promotes the virtues of the National Park Service, which turned 100 years old this year.
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Alecia Swasy's new book tackles the impact of social media on journalism.
Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee has made 10 grants totaling $24,736.22 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the first part of its two rounds of grants for 2016-17.
Roddy Flynn ’12L crafts strategy and educates Congress as executive director of the U.S. House of Representatives’ LGBT Caucus
Bob Strong's reflection on Somalia's 1992 Thanksgiving appeared in Newsweek on November 23.
Mark Rush's "A Thanksgiving Prayer" was published in The Roanoke Times on Thanksgiving day.
Alecia Swasy, Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism, writes about the media's coverage of rural America.
Michael Sullivan spent his summer interning at the Cultural Heritage Institute of the Netherlands in Amsterdam
So Long, Farewell: Kim and Ken Ruscio '76
A short film by Manríquez has been featured on the magazine's website.
Ricardo Dominguez, American artist and associate professor of visual arts at UC San Diego, will speak on “Disturbance Gestures: Art Between the Lines.”
Pasquale “Paqui” Toscano, a classics and English double major, is Washington and Lee’s 16th Rhodes Scholar. The Rhodes Trust announced Sunday that Toscano, 22, of Kettering, Ohio, was one of 32 scholars chosen this year. The scholarships, valued at between $50,000 to $200,000, fully fund two to four years of study at the University of Oxford in England.
Judith Baca, painter, muralist, monument builder and scholar, will speak at W&L as part of "Borders and Their Human Impact" series.
The title of Myers talk is “A Nation Remembers: Fredericksburg.” It will recall the events of December 1862 and their enduring legacy.
Children’s author, educator and social activist will discuss “Education, Poverty and Social Justice in an Age of Persistent Inequality.”
Lex McMillan '72 received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals
Geology professor Lisa Greer, who has been taking students to Belize since 2011 to monitor the health of coral reefs, said their research indicates that the latest El Niño, on top of global climate change, may be harming the Belize Barrier Reef.
Washington and Lee's contract to host three Virginia Governor’s Foreign Language Academies each summer has been renewed through 2021.
A new book by Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Bruner explores how “offshore” financial markets emerged and rose to prominence.
The W&L Law team of Thomas Griffin ‘18L and Stephen Edwards ‘18L will compete at the ABA National Negotiations Competition in February.
The University Singers will perform the "Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols" at W&L's annual Christmas Candlelight Service.
Washington and Lee faculty participated in a panel discussion on Thursday, Nov. 17, discussing the 2016 election from a variety of perspectives.
Alana DeJoseph ’92 is fulfilling her dream of creating a documentary history of the Peace Corps.
Shepherd Intern Zach Taylor explores a holistic approach to middle school education at the Washington Jesuit Academy.
Johnson Opportunity Grant Winner Cameron Lee interns at the Cluj School of Public Health in Romania.
"I have been [at W&L] for fifteen years and I have always been treated with respect and kindness by everyone. That has made me very loyal to this institution and the people here."
"My W&L experience has been defined by my love of biology and my passion for being active in my community."
Washington and Lee University conducted its annual Veterans Day gathering in front of Lee Chapel on Friday, Nov. 11.
Harvard Business School professor Nien-hê Hsieh to lecture on “The Role and Responsibilities of Business in Society: Back to Basics.”
Members of the W&L community packed a room at Elrod Commons on Nov. 3 to hear four faculty members discuss discrimination against Muslims in America.
Macy, an award-winning journalist and author, spoke as part of the Fishback Visiting Writers program.
The Staniar Gallery at Washington and Lee University presents “Modern Art Goes Pop: Selections from W&L's Art Collection.” The show will be on view Nov. 7 – Dec. 9.
The following opinion piece by Mark Rush, Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law and director of international education at Washington and Lee, appeared in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on November 6, 2016.
A discussion of "Gender Shrapnel in the Workplace," mentoring students and supporting W&L athletics.
The selection committee of the alumni board is seeking confidential nominations from alumni for this year's Distinguished Young Alumni Award
John Donaldson ’92, who returns to campus next week as executive-in-residence at the Williams School, is helping to map the future of the music industry at Pandora Internet Radio.
After the death of his brother, Pierce Owings '06 and his family have lobbied to limit the speeds of heavy trucks on highways.
Henry Eugene King, professor emeritus of psychology at Washington and Lee University, died on Oct. 31, at his home in Lexington, Virginia.
Carolyn Karcher to lecture on “Fighting Racism: Albion Tourgée and His African American Alliance During the 1890s.”
On Nov. 10-12, the award-winning Washington and Lee Repertory Dance Company will perform "W&L Dancers Create….”
Seth Cantey, assistant professor of politics at W&L, talks about Iraq's historical significance in a story for BBC Travel
A new book, "Reading Cy Twombly: Poetry in Paint," examines the artist's use of poetry in his work.
Andrew Elliott ’07 used networking with W&L alumni and professors to pursue a career in real estate management and strategy.
Election Class OpEd by Axel Box '17
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What do college students think about the very unusual 2016 presidential election? Read on to find out.
“Streaming Wars and the Future of Music” will be the topic of John Donaldson’s address when he speaks at W&L Nov. 15.
Join one scientist on a journey through sleep, space, and safety.
University College London historian to give talk titled, “The Eye of the Other: Travel Writing and Travel Polemics in Eastern Europe from the 18th Century to the Present.”
The third-seeded Generals defeated sixth-seeded Roanoke, 3-0, on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament at the W&L Turf Field.
As a pediatrician, Henry Hawthorne '62 has spent the last 40 years improving the quality of life for children across the Wilmington, North Carolina, region.
The neuroscience major and philosophy minor will use her $500 research grant to fund her senior honors thesis.