W&L’s Campus Kitchens Project (CKP) won two major awards at the National Campus Kitchen Conference in Milwaukee, Wis., on Oct. 18. “These are extraordinary accomplishments and speak to the success of the Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee,” said Campus Kitchens Project Coordinator Jennifer Sproul ‘08.
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Washington and Lee University announces two appointments to the Office of Human Resources, one of whom fills a new position in the office. Jodi Owsley is the new manager of compensation programs and Mary Katherine Snead will fill the new position of assistant director of Human Resources for Work/Life Initiatives.
The Rockbridge County community may be small, but when it came to looking for service projects for almost 600 student volunteers to undertake in just one weekend, the community was up to the task.
Washington and Lee University's R.T. Smith, editor of Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review, has won the 2008 Library of Virginia Poetry Book of the Year prize. The award was presented Oct. 18 at a gala ceremony at the Library of Virginia in Richmond.
The Lexington Principles on the Rights of Detainees proposes a body of international guidelines intended to help guide legislators in the United States and abroad in developing due process standards to govern the treatment of detainees.
Saturday, Oct. 25, Domnica Radulescu, a professor of Romance languages at Washington and Lee University, will read passages from her debut novel Train to Trieste (Knopf, 2008), which is receiving great reviews nationwide.
Beginning this fall, students from the Washington and Lee School of Law will offer pro bono legal services out of the childhood home of the late civil rights activist Oliver White Hill.
Angela Smith, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Washington, will discuss the concept of tolerance in a talk at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 4:30 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons. She is currently visiting associate professor of philosophy and fellow in the Society and Professions Program in Ethics at W&L.
K.C. Schaefer, general merchandise manager in the Washington and Lee University Store at W&L, was named one of 21 brightest and most effective young managers in the collegiate industry by The College Store Magazine, published by the national association of college stores.
The one-act play "Man Woman Hombre Mujer" was the big winner Oct. 5 as the Pittsburgh New Works Festival announced the winners of its "Donna" awards for its 18th season. The play, written by Chris Gavaler, W&L visiting assistant professor of English, was awarded best playwright, best production, best actor, best actress and best director. The 2008 award is the third year in a row that Gavaler has won the playwright award.