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An internship at Warner Music Group in Nashville allowed Mary-Michael Teel '18 to marry her two loves: music and communications.
Jeremy Franklin has spent his life after college invested in his passion for music as the general manager of WLUR, W&L’s campus radio station.
Katrina Lewis' business reporting internship took her to the Boston Business Journal, where she covered real estate news and development.
Law professor Josh Fairfield discussed the implications of a new blockchain app on nasdaq.com.
Laura Stagno '18 saw the faces of America's future leaders, including her own, through an internship on Capitol Hill.
The event is open to the W&L community.
In addition to signing up to donate blood, there are multiple ways to get involved the day of the drive.
Ethiopia Getachew '19 always had an interest in science, but working in the biochemistry lab and volunteering with local EMTs helped her future plans take shape.
Vicky Kazmierczak '18 spent the summer in Memphis, learning the ins and outs of non-profit work — and how to hope.
Ansel Sanders ’04 seeks innovation in solving public schools’ challenges.
Working for the documentary filmmaking company Ark Media allowed Claire Hoffert '18 to exercise her research muscles and learn new skills.
A grant from the Endeavor Foundation allowed Xiaoxia Yin '20 and Sesha Carrier '20 to study traditional folk singing in China.
Multiple teams won ODAC championship titles and saw NCAA Tournament action, while honors stacked up for individual Generals.
The story featured Bell and her work studying cemeteries in the Shenandoah Valley.
Pemberton taught at W&L for 42 years, from 1962 until 2004.
The award will help to fund a trilingual translation of poetry by Mapuche-Argentine poet Liliana Ancalao.
Emily Kendall was headed to law school in California. Then she visited W&L Law.
Alumni connections are a big reason why Rashanna Butler decided to attend W&L Law.
Austin Scieszinski likes how the town of Lexington compliments the personal kind of legal education his is getting.
For 3L Tommy Bishop, the outdoor activities are one of the best things about going to law school at W&L.
Coming from New York, Madison Peace wasn't sure if a small law school was for her, but at W&L Law, the great access to professors has made the difference.
The campus visit was big part of the law school decision for Andrew Salinas.
Sarah Van Horn was impressed by W&L Law's focus on outcomes, but there were other benefits she saw in joining the community.
Joe Barton explains why the Honor System at W&L Law was important in his decision to attend.
1L Dami Lawal shares his thoughts about how to choose a law school and why W&L Law was right for him.
1L Megan Williams Explains What Factors Led Her to Choose W&L Law
Caroline Blackmon interned this summer with The Dunwoody Crier in Georgia.
The program will open with Dr. Shane Lynch’s setting of “Gloria.”
Over 1,200 miles of biking and hiking trails led Ralston Hartness '18 from Spain to Ireland, discovering the meaning of pilgrimage along the way.
Alex Meilech '18 spent the summer in Santiago, Chile, learning the language, exploring the culture, and caring for the people of the country.
An article from Law.com features comments from Washington and Lee University law students Lauren Morina '20L and Michael Stinnett-Kassoff '19L about the path from military service to law school.
In Bubble Soccer, everyone's full of hot air.
Julia Kaczmar '19 spent a summer in New York City, learning the logistics of the latest fashions.
On the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation, we take a closer look at a special item in the Reeves Collection — a plate that bears the image of Martin Luther.
Professor George Bent and his team of students are working on a digital recreation of Florence that Bent describes as the “project of his career.”
Hernandez Stroud, a visiting assistant professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law and a 2015 law graduate, has landed on Forbes' 2018 list of the top 30 Under 30 in Law & Policy.
Abigail Summerville '19, a business journalism major, interned on the CNBC.com breaking news desk.
W&L's annual Christmas Candlelight Service featuring the University Singers will be held Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
The event is a fundraiser for the W&L Chapter of the National Honor Society of Dance Arts.
The veterans in attendance included current and retired members of the W&L staff and faculty, as well as a student at the W&L School of Law.
Sierra Noland studied Hindi in Jaipur, India while Tara Cooper studied Japanese in Hikone, Japan.
This is Brodie’s third writer’s fellowship this year.
Laura I. Gómez, founder and CEO of venture-backed startup Atipica, Inc., is the sixth speaker in the 2017-18 Equality and Difference series.
Celebrating a major milestone in the Shepherd Poverty Program.
Written on the occasion of the passing of Lew John
Religious Values and Public Policy: Does the Separation of Church and State Also Require Separating Religion from Politics?
W&L Law Tax Clinic students Gabrielle Ongies, Roland Hartung, and Javier Puga presented at the Annual Statewide Legal Aid Conference.
As director of the Shepherd Program, Howard Pickett focuses on bringing different voices to the table.
W&L's University Store is hosting its fifth annual fall food drive through Nov. 17 to benefit Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee.
Students, faculty and staff gathered to sample tantalizing treats and learn some Arabic words at this year's event.
This marks the second ODAC title in program history and the first since 2005.
The gift supports the education — both theoretical and practical — of budding journalists.
The scholarship honors his "father and mother who made a real sacrifice so that I might be able to go to W&L."
The event will benefit Carilion Children’s Hospital in Roanoke.
Here’s a look back at important milestones that shaped the program through the years. Pictured: Tom '52 and Nancy Shepherd, who made the gift that funded the Shepherd Program.
During his 43 years at W&L, John also served as dean of students and director of financial aid.
Professors share the inspiration for their first-year seminars, and what they hope students will take away.
The Generals took the top spot out of 12 teams with 34 points to record the 17th ODAC title in program history.
The Generals registered 27 points, with four runners in the Top 6, to claim the 12th ODAC title in program history.
W&L Law professors Joshua Fairfield and Jilll Fraley have been awarded the Lewis Prize for Excellence in Legal Scholarship.
Mandy Witherspoon ’18 combined her love of art with her expertise in business at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
The program will feature traditional and contemporary works written about dreams and colors.
Emily St. John Mandel will read from her most recent book, “Station Eleven.”
Caroline Rivers test drove her Spanish—and her courage in unfamiliar environments—during a summer teaching gig in Argentina.
Julie Lawrence '92 mixes old and new materials in her furniture designs.
Quincy Springs '02 is set to open a Chick-fil-A that will also serve up a helping of civil rights history.
Brian C. Murchison, the Charles S. Rowe Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University, will be the new Roger Mudd Professor of Ethics and director of the Mudd Center for Ethics, beginning July 1, 2018. He succeeds Angela Smith, who was named the Mudd Center’s inaugural director in 2013 and is returning to her full-time faculty role as professor of philosophy.
Danielle Hughson's honors thesis will be focused on male editorial control and how it affects female writers, within a familial and patriarchal context.
A grant from the Endeavor Foundation allowed engineering students Alfred Rwagaju '18 and Kennedy Gibson-Wynn '18 to spend the summer studying hydroelectric power in Rwanda.
A grant from the Endeavor Foundation allowed Yoko Koyama '19 and Maren Lundgren '18 to open a store in Cameroon that will fund transportation for local children to go to middle school in a neighboring town.
The Campus Kitchen Leadership Team at Washington and Lee University presents its annual “Turkeypalooza” from Nov. 9-16.
On Friday, October 27, twenty 1Ls joined 2Ls and 3Ls interviewing in Washington, D.C. at Equal Justice Works (EJW), the largest legal public sector career fair in the country.
The prize recognizes a student who has shown extraordinary promise in psychological science through outstanding scholarship in basic or applied psychology.
Washington and Lee Spanish professor Seth Michelson has compiled a book of poems written by incarcerated undocumented teens and translated by some of his students and him.