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Campus and Community

Ingredients for Social Change
A multi-disciplinary Community-Based Research project gave Washington and Lee University students a chance to help local organizations take a closer look at access to affordable healthy food.
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Packing a Nutritious Punch
Sejal Mistry ’17, a biology major and poverty studies minor, has completed a service project that aims to improve the nutritional value of foods in the Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee’s Backpack Program.
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In Case You Missed It

W&L Announces November Community Grants
Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee has made 10 grants totaling $24,736.22 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the first part of its two rounds of grants for 2016-17.
In the News
‘A Good Place to Spend a Career’: Ken Ruscio Reflects
On Dec. 31, after 10 years as Washington and Lee’s president, Ken Ruscio leaves office. Earlier this fall, President Ruscio sat down with us in his Washington Hall office for a conversation, which appeared in the fall issue of W&L: The Washington and Lee Alumni Magazine.
From the Magazine
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Planting Seeds for a Sustainable Future
Taking part in the Sustainability Leadership Pre-Orientation Program allowed a group of Washington and Lee first-years to understand the many facets of creating and supporting sustainable communities.
On Campus