Professor Angie Smith's spring term class grapples with the question of just war theory in an age of terrorism.
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Helping the Charlotte Observer figure out what, where, when and how millennials consume news.
Graduating seniors at Washington and Lee University today were given a primer in existentialism along with four pieces of advice from President William C. Dudley.
The Roanoke Times profiled graduating senior Matt Carl in today's commencement story.
W&L's undergraduate mock trial team is now ranked 16th nationally.
Jake Roberts' study abroad trip started with an earthquake, and ended with him finding a passion for public health.
Participating in Mock Trial required loads of time for Avery Field '17, but he wouldn't trade the experience and relationships for a whole case of trophies.
Stephen Mitchell '17 credits students, alumni, and W&L academics for helping him to find the right career path.
Take a look back at the Class of 2017 as they moved into W&L dorms as first-year students.
Dancer, choreographer, musician, mathematician: Elliot Emadian '17 has many roles, both on and off the stage.
Steven Yeung '17 has been in classrooms from Lexington to Ghana to Shanghai and back — and now plans to run a classroom in Japan.
Zachary Taylor '17 and Austin Piatt '17 believe leadership, collaboration and responsibility are the keys to a successful conference.
Melina Knabe was inspired by her own bilingualism to study the effects of knowing two languages on the brain.
Amirah S. Ndam Njoya ‘17 believes leadership, travelling, service, and scholarship are all vital parts of the W&L experience.
Washington and Lee University celebrates its 230th undergraduate commencement Thursday, May 25. LIVESTREAM: 10 a.m.
Washington and Lee School of Law has announced the appointment of four law school faculty to chaired professorships. The appointments take effect July 1.
Shaun Soman ’17 has found an unlikely home at Common Ground, an intentional community where he did his environmental service learning placement.
She begins her new job on July 17.
As I write this blog post, I have been outside our beloved United States for nearly five months, and what an exciting time it certainly has been...
Washington and Lee University’s new natatorium is open!
Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history, talked to Motto about use of the phrase "witch hunt."
Sanders joined the W&L Board of Trustees on May 19.
The Volume 65 winner of the $1000 James Boatwright Poetry Prize is Thomas Reiter for his poem “St. Wynfed’s Parishioner.”
JASC is a student-exchange program, initiated in 1934 by university students concerned by the breakdown of bilateral relations prior to World War II.
“Duet” is about mountain dulcimer players Jean and Bayliss Ritchie, of Viper, Kentucky, and will be on the website Poetry Daily on May 20
Isabella Sparhawk used her Johnson Opportunity Grant to spend five weeks in India, studying vinyasa yoga and photojournalism.
The projects are part of a Spring Term class that allowed students to work with community nonprofits.
The spring term class asks: What possibilities does law offer after massive political violence has occurred, and what are the limits of law after massive political violence?
What can you do in four years at W&L? How about manage a radio show, start a service organization, found a club, or publish an EP? Austin Frank ’17 has done them all.
Cory Walker ’15, who graduated from James Madison University with her master’s in computer science and digital forensics, works in cyber security with the government.
"The Battle of Minden" will be on display at W&L through the end of Fall Term 2017, when it will return on loan to Mount Vernon.
Prof. Kish Parella placed her article “Reputational Regulation” in the Duke Law Journal and was invited to present the paper at the prestigious Stanford/Harvard/Yale Junior Faculty Forum.
The life mask is perhaps the single most valuable item in a collection of more than 1,000 Dickey items in W&L Special Collections.
Free performances will take place at Wilson Hall at 3:30 p.m. on May 18 and 11 a.m. on May 19.
Families and people of all ages are encouraged to take part in “The Many Stories of Main Street,” an interpretive downtown Lexington walking tour.
After graduation, Lizzie will be a litigation associate at Sullivan & Cromwell’s New York City Office.
Dashiell Dericks ’18 and Jesse Evans ’20 are selling saplings grown from Colonnade oak trees in a new business that marries Dericks' love of silviculture and his fondness for W&L.
The Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrated its 162nd commencement on Saturday, May 6, awarding 99 juris doctor degrees.
WDBJ-7 interviewed Dana Gary '18 and Austin Frank '17 about student-run label Friday Underground Records.
Sierra Noland and Tara Cooper received Critical Language Scholarships sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
Michael Hudson '85 (pictured) and Scott Bronstein '93 both worked on the Pulitzer-winning Panama Papers investigation, which relied on the collaboration of some 400 journalists around the world.
The Ruscio Center for Global Learning has brought to life the vision of the many donors and advocates who wanted to see global learning elevated at W&L.
The environment at W&L was transformative in the sense that everything you did was governed by the Honor System. You were your own disciplinarian. I had never experienced anything like this, and it made an impact that stayed with me throughout my business and personal life. I attribute my success in business to this.
Alexander Rurka '17 knows the ups-and-downs (and loop-de-loops) of flying and competing in an international plane building competition
Classes, internships, and sightseeing take up the majority of my time here, but so far it’s been a semester to remember.
Several student teams are chosen each year to pursue summer research outside the United States in locations such as Hanoi, Vietnam.
Alora Martin, who is participating in an intensive language program for Arabic in Amman, Jordan, sees studying abroad as a necessary part of a modern education.
An inheritance of Civil War letters led to Professor Roberta Senechal's book about Civil War sharpshooters.