Michael R. McAlevey, vice president of General Electric, general counsel and business development leader at GE Healthcare and current trustee of Washington and Lee University, will be the next rector of W&L’s Board of Trustees.
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Tickets are free, but required.
An exhibition of photographic works by Texas-based artist Mari Hernandez will open in Washington and Lee’s Staniar Gallery Nov. 5.
Nissenbaum's talk, which is free, is titled "Privacy as Contextual Integrity: Thwarting the Great Regulatory Dodge."
The title of Strong’s piece is “Impeachment and Democracy.”
Washington and Lee University School of Law will host the 2019 Law and Literature Seminar on Oct. 27-28.
The Native American Cohort, which was created by faculty and staff with native heritage, aims to illuminate Native American history and culture, beginning with special events for Native American Heritage Month in November.
The Presidential Gala Dress Exchange allowed students to buy and sell formal dresses to wear to the event.
In the piece, Michelmore is quoted from her 2012 book, “Tax and Spend: The Welfare State, Tax Politics, and the Limits of American Liberalism.”
The piece explains Rainville's role at Washington and Lee and the work she is doing on campus.
In the spirit of Halloween, Thorburn and Wappel will create a musical soundscape inspired by the legends, literature and classic films of the season.
Miranda’s talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled “’Coyote Learns a New Trick’: Beth Brant and Two-Spirit Literatures.”
Established in the spring of 2008, the purpose of the program is to support non-profit organizations in the Lexington/Rockbridge community.
Biskupic, CNN legal analyst, will explore the early influences on Chief Justice John Roberts and his position as the ideological middle of the Court.
When he isn't connecting employers with W&L students, Gabe Pickett is often working out—probably to burn off all those hot dogs.
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is a tale built on multiple storylines that interfere with each other and create an irresistible web of mayhem and mischief.
Arkin is a roboticist and roboethicist.
In the article, Lind discusses the unique education students receive at W&L.
The conversation will address how the news media grapples with ethics in confrontational times.
Rigorous academics and a nationally ranked soccer program made W&L an ideal fit for Danny Tran '21.
The 6th Annual Lara D. Gass Symposium on Women in the Law is Friday, October 11 from 2:30-5:00 PM in the Millhiser Moot Court Room, Sydney Lewis Hall.
Casey was appointed by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam.
The concert is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required.
Slate published an article by Carliss Chatman titled "Men Get Stereotyped Too. It’s Time the Court Acknowledges It."
The article presents an analysis of the main political events of 2018 in Peru.
The conference provides undergraduate economics students with information on a range of career paths open to them after graduation.
Jim Early ’59 and his husband Garland Tillery established the James R. Early ’59 Endowment for LGBTQ Programming to help W&L's LGBTQ students engage fully with the wider university community.
A letter in W&L's Special Collections, written by former English professor George Harding Foster to Harrison Kinney '47, provides a glimpse of the inner workings at Disney Studios in the 1950s.
The piece discusses their research studies into sci-fi and the effect it has on human intelligence.
The Conversation recently published an article written by Mark Rush titled “The Electoral College will never make everyone happy.”
George Barker '20 used both of his majors, computer science and chemistry, to help build a website that makes a challenging subject more approachable for students.
On Wednesday, Oct. 2, Prof. Jill Stauffer, director of the Peace, Justice and Human Rights program at Haverford College, will visit W&L Law to give a talk on the topic of child soldiers, evidence, and trial process.
Ney will speak on public service and ethics on Friday, Oct. 4 at 2:15 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room, Sydney Lewis Hall.
Washington and Lee University is proud to announce this year’s Distinguished Young Alumni Award winner. We will also celebrate the 2018 Distinguished Young Alumni Award Winners due to last year's Young Alumni Weekend cancellation. The recipients will each receive their awards during Young Alumni Weekend, October 25 -27. There is still plenty of time to register for the weekend if you haven’t already.
Papers included in the journal focus on a range of topics that speak to various disciplines.
Tickets are free but required, and they are offered first to W&L parents and family.
This year’s schedule of events includes lectures, open houses, financial aid conferences, Greek Life Q&As and more.
Campbell's talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled "The Giants of Africa: What's Next for South Africa and Nigeria?"
Rainville's lecture is titled "At Home with the Presidents: An Ethno-Historic Study of Everyday Life at Lee House."
She is the assistant director of the Furious Flower Poetry Center
Baker has covered four presidents for the New York Times and Washington Post: Donald Trump, Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
Hannah Denham ’20 and Edwin Campos ’20 are president and co-president of W&L’s English for Speakers of Other Languages Program.
The duo will be discussing their new book, “Superhero Thought Experiments.”
Bridget Washington '21 discusses her role as the Connolly Entrepreneurship Society's chair of marketing for the W&L's 8th Annual Entrepreneurship Summit (Sept. 27-28).
Zelizer’s talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled: “Political Polarization and the Road to the Trump Presidency.”
The reading is free and open to the public, with books for sale following the event.
Smith’s talk is titled “An Ethical Framework for a God-Like Intellect.”
Scott Dittman, longtime university registrar at Washington and Lee, will step down from that post effective June 30, 2020. He will continue working at W&L as special consultant to the provost during a six-month transition period before retiring in December 2020.
The Law, Justice, and Society Program offers an interdisciplinary approach to legal studies that draws from faculty and resources in all three schools at Washington and Lee University.
The popular pre-orientation program for first-year students at Washington and Lee University this year added a trip dedicated to black history and the civil rights movement.
He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1980.
The rankings are based on the amount of renewable energy available per full-time equivalent student.
In the article, Bassiouny answered common questions about foreign transactions and credit card fees.
The discussion is free and open to the public.
For the first time in W&L Mock Convention's 111-year history, sustainability is a key part of the plan.
The works will be on display through Nov.1, with an artist’s talk and reception on Oct.16 at 5:30 p.m.
A jar in the Reeves Collection tells the story of an African-American craftsman in Antebellum America.
The episode aired on “The Great Books” podcast series.
The event, which is free and open to the public, is titled "The Future of the Amazon Rain Forest."
Beth Lucy-Speidel, executive director of the SC Johnson College of Business Academic Administration and Dyson Leadership Programs at Cornell University, is the new associate dean of the college at Washington and Lee University. She will begin her work on Sept. 23.
Chris Gavaler and Nathaniel Goldberg published “Superhero Thought Experiments.”
Bovay is one of approximately 200 board-certified tax lawyers in Florida.
Washington and Lee University has already exceeded carbon-reduction goals for 2013 and 2020. The latest updates keep the university on track to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
The Research Handbook on Child Soldiers brings to bear a unique array of perspectives to unpack the life-cycle of youth and militarization—from recruitment, to demobilization, and return to civilian life.
As a recipient of this award, Gilbert was recognized at the 2019 SIOP Annual Conference at the National Harbor in Fort Washington, Maryland, in April.
The focus will be the "1619 Project" and the U.S. Constitution.
Respected German scholar Kai Ambos will visit W&L Law this month to help kick off celebrations marking the German Law Journal’s 20th anniversary.
The event, which is open to all students, provides multiple opportunities to network with alumni entrepreneurs from a variety of industries.
A video introduction to some of W&L's newest Generals
The program will include 14 works, all of which were performed by Gaylard in recitals between 1987 and 2017.
Buchhandler-Raphael argues that the distinction made by sexual assault statutes between involuntary and voluntary intoxicated victims is unwarranted.
The works will be on display through Sept. 27, with an artist’s talk and reception on Sept. 18.
The talk is free and open to the public.
The concert at W&L will focus on nationalism in music.
The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee has received $1,725 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation.
Who are we? Professor Alison Bell '91 uncovers clues about W&L’s complex identity through artifacts recovered near Liberty Hall Ruins.
Maggie Ogilvie Stacy ’97 stays connected to her community as president of the board of the Ronald McDonald House in Houston.
Washington and Lee University is proud to announce this year’s Distinguished Five-Star Alumni Award winners.
This year’s orientation for Residential Advisors and Community Assistants included a mock fire designed to show students how to quickly and safely escape a burning building.
Jack Huffard '90 talks about the actionable insights he has gained from the Entrepreneurship Summit (Sept. 27-28) and the skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur.
2L Anahita Mohtasham-Gharagozloo learned to react quickly to law and policy changes during her internship with the International Organisation to Preserve Human Rights.
The Cleveland Daily Banner published an article about Jenne's SHECP internship at City of Refuge in Atlanta.
3L Ashley Duckworth was exposed to a new area of the law during her summer internship with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporate Finance in Washington, D.C.
In the discussion, Morel explains the history behind the Lincoln-Douglas debates.
n the podcast, Schatten and Dudley discuss organizational culture and values.
A Q&A with Stephanie Wolfe '99, Alumni Board president, on serving the university, influential professors and women in leadership roles.
Brant Hellwig, Dean of Washington and Lee School of Law, has announced the appointment of law professor Sam Calhoun to the Robert O. Bentley Chair in Law.
The talk is free and open to the public.
Washington and Lee University Wrestling has teamed up with a nonprofit called Beat the Streets to educate and empower young men and women through the sport of wrestling.
Johnston’s talk is titled “The Good Parent in an Age of Gene Editing: How Novel Genetic Technologies Challenge Parental Responsibility.”
Pulitzer Prize winners Susanne Craig and Rachel Abrams to visit W&L Sept. 19
Communication skills were important for 2L Khadija Dukes, who spent her summer with the Georgia Legal Service Program working on domestic violence matters.
Thanks to his first year writing courses, 2L Karlo Goronja was able to make real contributions during his summer internship with the DOJ Executive Office for Immigration Review.
The group will light up the stage with their traditionally Zimbabwean music ranging from genres such as Afro Jazz and Gospel music.
The concert is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required.
During her internship in Alaska with the Office of the Attorney General, 2L Brooke Wilson learned how the right facts can make or break a case.
Conner is provost and the Jo M. and James Ballengee Professor of English at Washington and Lee University.
This summer, Ginny Johnson '20 served as a peer mentor to nine rising sophomores as part of the Keck Geology Consortium trip to Belize, where Professor Lisa Greer continued her research project into the staghorn coral population.
Strong’s talk is titled “George Washington and Education.”
Maya Lora has always wanted to be a storyteller for public good. This summer, she did just that as a reporting intern for her hometown paper, the Miami Herald.