Washington and Lee's R.T. Smith, editor of Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review, is one of three finalists for the poetry prize at the 11th Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards. His nominated book is "Outlaw Style: Poems," from the University of Arkansas Press.
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Washington and Lee concluded a stellar fund-raising year on June 30. New gifts and pledges, the best indicator of support for any college, totaled $37.6 million, up from $26.1 million a year ago after subtracting extraordinary gifts. The previous year included historic commitments of $100 million from Rupert H. Johnson Jr. '62 and $33 million from H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest '53, '55L.
Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review has won a prestigious Governor's Award for the Arts for 2008. Governor Timothy M. Kaine will present it to Shenandoah, which won in the category of arts organizations and artistic directors, and nine other recipients at the state capitol, in Richmond, on Sept. 17. Accepting the prize will be Shenandoah's editor, R.T. Smith, and its managing editor, Lynn Leech.
Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review has won a prestigious Governor's Award for the Arts for 2008. Governor Timothy M. Kaine will present it to Shenandoah, which won in the category of arts organizations and artistic directors, and nine other recipients at the state capitol in Richmond on Sept. 17.
Washington and Lee University has purchased 16 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) – 12 fixed and four mobile. The 12 fixed AEDs were installed Thursday, July 31, at various locations on campus.
A veteran of the advertising industry, Bruce Macdonald currently teaches a course on Art in Business at the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics at Washington and Lee University. “I was looking for a book for my students that covered this area but could find nothing suitable. So I decided to write my own,” says Macdonald.
Sitting in her book-lined office, papers strewn over her desk, Domnica Radulescu, professor of Romance languages and Women’s Studies at Washington and Lee University, has years of impressive academic research under her belt, but in August 2008 she will realize a life-long dream by becoming a published novelist, acclaimed even before publication.
Robert DePersia '08 has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Wels, Austria, for the 2008-09 school year. DePersia says it was his desire to see the world, experience another culture and improve his German that inspired him to apply for the Fulbright.
Washington and Lee University announced that Jeffery G. Hanna will join its staff on Sept. 1 as the executive director of the Department of Communications and Public Affairs. Hanna is currently senior director for public affairs at the University of Virginia.
Toni Locy, a veteran of 25 years covering the American justice system at all levels, has been recognized by the National Press Club with its John Aubuchon Freedom of the Press Award.