Piotr Krzywiec will give a lecture on “Geology in Central Europe – How It All Started: The Early (XVI – XVII Cent.) Development of Earth Sciences in Central Europe."
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Maggie Little, director of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) at Georgetown University, will speak on “Research With Pregnant Women: A Moral Imperative.”
Good gourd! See W&L administrative assistants transform pumpkins into works of Halloween art.
Washington and Lee University is proud to announce this year’s Distinguished Five-Star Alumni Award winners. The recipients received their awards during the Five-Star Festival, November 2 – 4, 2017.
Four Martin Luther tracts housed in W&L's Special Collections were fully restored in time for the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation.
The show will be on view through Dec. 8.
The ensemble has two electric bass players and will offer the world debut of "Dueling Basses," along with works by Bill Monroe and more recent bluegrass bands.
Over the summer, students worked with Professor Robert Humston to examine the potential effects of smallmouth bass on native brook trout populations in the Virginia watershed.
Prof. Peppers will give a talk about his book, “A Courageous Fool: Marie Deans and Her Struggle against the Death Penalty,” on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 4:00 p.m. in Classroom B, Sydney Lewis Hall.
The University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Denny Euprasert, will present interpretations of jazz standards and contemporary works.
Sandberg’s adaptation follows one character as he grapples with the unnerving grip Big Brother, the overpowering political party, has on Oceania.
Following the theme “Poverty, Inequality and Work Today,” the talk is titled "The Tumbleweed Society: What Happens When People Assume Job Insecurity Is Inevitable."
Join the University Wind Ensemble, conducted by Christopher Dobbins, for its fall concert, “Shipping Out.”
Eugene M. and Judith F. Kramer’s exhibit collection “A Passion for Art: The Collection of Eugene M. and Judith F. Kramer” will be on display from Nov. 6–June 30.
Based in Marseilles, France, the group sings in the ancient Occitan language, accompanied by stomping, body percussion and drumming.
Brownell, author of “Washington and Lee University, 1930-2000: Tradition and Transformation” will lecture on the history of W&L.
“Taking the Pulse: Understanding the Complexities of Healthcare Law” will occur Friday, November 10 in the Millhiser Moot Court Room, Sydney Lewis Hall.
During Reading Days, some students went on short trips that complemented the service and learning they experience on campus.
Steele will speak on “Reflecting Before Reacting: Why Ethics Matters.”
Each year Appalachian State honors distinguished undergraduate or graduate alumni from a department within the college.
The show will run Thursday, Oct. 26 through Sunday, Oct. 29.
Hillberry's talk is titled “Trade Facilitation: The Nitty Gritty of Cross-Border Trade.”
Q&A with Professor Jeff Shay and Matthew Rickert '18 about the 2017 Entrepreneurship Summit.
As a summer counselor with the nonprofit Camp Fire Alaska, Chase Wonderlic '18 got in touch with his inner child and his adventurous spirit.
Over Reading Days, 19 students and five faculty and staff members traveled to Washington, DC to explore the theme: “What can you do with an econ major?”.
The Journalism Department will host a conversation between Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Eric Eyre and First Amendment attorney Patrick McGinley.
The Marlbrook Chamber Ensemble presents “A Classical and Romantic Afternoon,” a concert of works by Mozart and Brahms.
Washington and Lee University School of Law will host the 2017 Law and Literature Seminar on Oct. 27-28.
After two rounds of arguments and a lengthy deliberation, judges of the annual appellate advocacy competition awarded first place to Chase Cobb ‘19L and second place went to Patrick Hanlon ‘19L.
A grant from the Endeavor Foundation sent Trang Duong '20 and Hannah Denham '20 to Vietnam, where they had enlightening interviews with both men and women about marriage in modern Vietnamese society.
Rogowski joined the W&L Board of Trustees on October 20.
The sculptor's latest exhibit runs through Dec. 8 at Davidson College’s Van Every/Smith Galleries.
Meet our digital content strategist, who loves random foods, random facts and random cats.
Brock's piece, “No, there is no witch hunt against powerful men,” was published in The Washington Post on October 18, 2017.
Journalism professor Aly Colón shared his expertise with PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter
David Foster ’98 values W&L and the Shepherd Program as a training ground for the country's future leaders
This year’s event focuses on “Exploring Careers and Issues in Social Innovation and Responsible Leadership.”
The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Fall 2017 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.
Olivia Kubli '18's summer volunteer work included photographing lions, giraffes and elephants in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
Vishnuvajjala’s talk is titled “Arthurian Authority: Face-to-Face With the King.”
Clay uses a comparative approach with primates to investigate the evolution of human behavior.
With a Davis Projects for Peace grant, Angel Vela de la Garza Evia ’18 created an educational summer program for children in his hometown of Monterrey, Mexico. [With time-lapse VIDEO]
Shapiro was honored by the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition for pro bono work in the immigration field.
Her lecture, titled “À Propos Salvador Dalí and Marcel Duchamp,” will consider the friendship and artistic relationship between two important 20th-century artists.
DataCon, a new event for students, will highlight the impacts of data analytics, big data and statistical computing.
W&L's Theater, Dance and Film Studies, along with the Department of Music, present the Robert O. and Elizabeth M. Bentley fall musical, “The Addams Family, A New Musical.”
Scanlon will speak on “Further Reflections on Tolerance (and Some Implications for Immigration).”
Joining the Washington and Lee University Singers are the women's choir, Cantatrici, and the Men’s Glee Club.
Since retiring from W&L, Professor Bill Geimer has continued his work in support of peace and nonviolent conflict resolution.
Anna Milewski '18 has spent time in fields, labs, carpenter shops and seminar rooms - and it was all part of one internship at the home of George Washington.
Huntley taught at Washington and Lee University for 32 years until his retirement in 1994.
W&L was one of only 195 schools to have both its men’s and women’s programs receive the award.
W&L's Kyle Friend received a $100,000 grant from the Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research.
What do surf boards, oatmeal cookie dough and "dang it!" all have in common? Watch the latest @wluLex video, with Director of Outdoor Education James Dick, to find out!
A grant from the Endeavor Foundation allowed Tiffany Ko '20 and Jiwon Kim '20 to study religion in South Korea during summer 2017.
Sutton Travis '19 gained a wide breadth of journalism experience as a summer intern at Texas Monthly magazine.
W&L's Marc Conner co-chaired a conference on Ellison at the University of Oxford.
Michelmore's piece, "Republicans have none of the ingredients necessary for tax reform," was published in The Washington Post on October 2, 2017.
Strong's piece was published in The Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Sarah Haan, associate professor of law at Washington and Lee, co-authored an opinion piece in U.S. News.
Josh Fairfield’s piece, “The ‘internet of things’ is sending us back to the Middle Ages,” was recently published on The Conversation.
2L Caitlin Peterson spent her summer with the Circuit Court and Commonwealth’s Attorney Office in Portsmouth.
Prof. Drumbl drew from his research into child soldiers to deliver a talk titled "Tragic Perpetrators and Imperfect Victims".
The event will feature a talk from Charlie Schmidt, a public policy associate at the America Civil Liberties Union of Virginia.
Matt Lubas '18 spent the summer in Zacapa, Guatamala, working at a prosthetic clinic for the Range of Motion Project.
Jonathan Rauch of the Brookings Institution will give a lecture titled “Unpresidented: Governing in the Age of Chaos.”
Hannah Palmatary '18 spent the summer discovering the ancient ruins of Greece, as well as her own talent and passion for creative writing.
W&L presents Cajun-Creole musicians David Greely and Cedric Watson on Oct. 19.
Lundberg, along with bassist David Slack and an ensemble of Knoxville musicians, will explore the unforgettable television music of the 1970s and 1980s.
“Dead Feather” is a collection of work by artist Joshua Garrett.
Yellow Brick Road Early Learning Center has renovated its facility to accommodate more students thanks to a leading gift from W&L.
At W&L, Handelman taught popular courses in comparative politics, Chinese politics, Japanese politics, and U.S. foreign policy.
John Bovay ’07, an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Connecticut, focuses on the economics of food and agricultural policy
This month, the Women Law Students Organization at Washington and Lee University School of Law will host the 4th Annual Lara D. Gass Symposium on Women in the Law, exploring the theme “Better Together: Exploring Gender Diversity.”
Yavuz Durmaz ’20 worked with Professor Kyle Friend to probe mRNA instability.
Lorena Hernandez Barcena '19 had an eye-opening summer internship with Harlem Children’s Zone, an education nonprofit in New York.
Both speakers have extensive experience as special investigators in high profile investigations involving both public and private sector work.