The Service in Memory and Celebration of longtime physics professor Dr. Jim Donaghy, who passed away on Dec. 4 after a short illness, will be Monday, Jan. 7, at 12 p.m. in Lee Chapel. Burial was in Jacksonville, Florida, on Dec. 10.
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Neil Budde, former vice president and editor in chief for Yahoo!, will speak about the future of online news at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in the Stackhouse Theater of the John W. Elrod University Commons at Washington and Lee University.
Elizabeth Graber from Richmond, Va., a junior at Washington and Lee University, is a recent winner of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) / Wachovia Scholarship Program competition.
Tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 6, we will test our emergency notification system in five ways.
W&L’s Lee Chapel Museum, which reopened on October 1 after two years of planning and many months of construction, offers two new exhibits currently on display.
Quiana McKenzie ’08 was named a 2008 YP4 (Young People For) Fellow, one of 200 selected from 89 campuses in 23 states. McKenzie is the only fellow chosen from the state of Virginia.
Goldsmith, author of The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment Inside the Bush Presidency and W&L alumnus, will deliver two lectures on Monday, Nov. 26. The first will be at 2:00 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room. It is titled "Are there Limits on Executive Power in an Age of Terror?" This talk is sponsored by the Lewis Law Center, the Transnational Law Institute, and the Department of Philosophy.
The third lecture of Spotlight on the Middle East, Washington and Lee University's Contact-sponsored speaker series will be on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The lecture on Spotlight on Religion in the Middle East will be given by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University in Washington, at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
Washington and Lee University recently announced the election of John M. McCardell Jr., professor and former president of Middlebury College, and Thomas R. Wall, IV, managing director of Kelso & Co., to its Board of Trustees. Both McCardell and Wall will join the board at its February 2008 meeting.
"Gerald Donato: Reinventing the Game" opens in Staniar Gallery at Washington and Lee University on Friday, Nov. 9 with a gallery talk and reception at 5:30 p.m. The exhibition, curated by Amy Moorefield, assistant director and curator of collections at VCUarts Anderson Gallery, comes to Staniar Gallery as a cross-section of the major retrospective of the Donato's work at VCUarts Anderson Gallery last winter.