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.
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Ellen Mayock, the Ernest Williams II Professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University, co-authored a Spanish textbook, “Indagaciones.”
Jill Fraley, associate professor of law at Washington and Lee University, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to conduct research at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey during the 2019–20 academic year.
Myer's talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled “A Civil War Murder(?) Mystery: The Death and Burial of Lt. John Rodgers Meigs.”
The title of Sue’s lecture is “Microaggressions: Toxic Rain on College Campuses."
The screening, which is free and open to the public, will advance the Lexington conference of the South Sudanese Diaspora Network for Reconciliation and Peace (SSDNRP).
The Cape Town Program, a partnership between the Williams School and the Shepherd Program, provides students with an interdisciplinary experience they'll never forget.
Bebe Goodrich '07 discusses her entrepreneurial journey and how it was shaped by W&L's Entrepreneurship Summit.
As the only intern for the Arena Football League's communications coordinator, journalism major Jimmie Johnson '20 has been able to pitch and create his own multimedia content.
Washington and Lee law professor Doug Rendleman has been added as an Adviser a new Adviser to the American Law Institute’s (ALI) Restatement of the Law Third Torts: Remedies.
Davies was recently interviewed on ABC Radio Australia about his current research.
For students like Lourdes Arana '21, the London Internship Program combines course work, internships and alumni support to create an unforgettable educational experience.
This summer, geology and environmental science major Chantal Iosso ’20 is studying the effects of the Jordan's Point Dam removal on the Maury River.
The article is a part of his forthcoming book, “A Social Theory of Congress: Legislative Norms in the Twenty-First Century.”
Jan Hathorn is set to begin her 13th year as head of the university's physical education and athletics programs.
The scholarship is named after Kenneth Ruscio ’76, Washington and Lee University president emeritus and ODK’s national president from 2002-06.
In writing the collection, Smith drew from historical sources and used his imagination and empathy to bring voices of the past to life.
Ben Peeples '21 is enjoying a chemistry internship at Brown University while training for the World Canoeing Championships in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
For Darcy Olmstead '21 and Lindsey Hewitt '21, analyzing art in the Netherlands and the U.S. with Professor Erich Uffelman has been an educational 'dream come true.'
Horowitz’s article is titled “Sherlock Holmes Comes to Paris: True Crime and Private Detection in the Belle Époque.”
The article discusses taxation and Democratic aspirations.
Wenle Mu '20 describes a typical week of living in Australia as a student in the Sydney Internship and Study Abroad Program.
Myers will hold the position for a three-year period.
Working with ICU patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center through the Allen Grant has reaffirmed neuroscience major Laney Smith's desire to become a surgeon.
The article is titled “The Changing Shapes of Latin American Welfare States."
The grant will help fund a project to bring professors from the six ACS dance departments to participating campuses and create a model for shared teaching.
David Baluarte, associate clinical professor of law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been appointed associate dean for academic affairs by Dean Brant Hellwig.
Reflections on Race Relations at W&L.
Four Washington and Lee University students are spending time this summer in Beirut, where they are immersed in Arabic language and Lebanese culture.
The fellowship lasts a full academic year and allows students to conduct formal research and pursue advocacy efforts on a specific topic.
Dickovick, who taught at W&L for 14 years, made a lasting impact on communities around the world.
Joe Franzen ’06 cooked up a food-literacy program that helped turn around a failing high school.
Through coursework and connections, Hannah Archer '20 helped to create a school food service program to ensure that local children have enough to eat during the summer.
The numbers say it all. During the 2018-19 fiscal year W&L received $31,541,754 in new gifts and pledges towards a total of $50,143,773 in philanthropic cash.
Baumeyer is working this summer as a SHECP intern in Charleston, West Virginia.
James Ricks '21 is spending the summer working for The Oda Foundation in Nepal, where he is researching tobacco use and working with children to create a mural that represents health in their town.
Adriana Corral on her Installation of "Unearthed: Desenterrado" in Rural Virginia
Scholars will spend four weeks of their summer exploring the world of modern scientific research at some of the nation’s leading laboratories and universities.
W&L courses in economics and biology used community-based learning to engage in partnerships and make an impact on food insecurity at a local level.
After learning about natural hazards and their impact on society, students in this geology course took a mind-blowing field trip to Mount St. Helens.
With the support of faculty and fellow students, Charlotte Cook '19 acted in seven theater productions at W&L while juggling a major, two minors and other extracurricular activities.
One of W&L's signature programs, the Washington Spring Term Program introduces students to Capitol Hill, up close and personal.
As a candidate on the Fulbright Specialist Roster, Rush is now eligible to be matched with projects designed by host institutions in over 150 countries globally.
Washington and Lee has received a 2019 CASE Educational Fundraising Award for Overall Performance from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
Drumbl was interviewed on the BBC show "A History of Hate" on how propaganda fueled the Rwandan genocide.
Blunch will visit the Economics Department in the Business School of Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul.
In Professor Rob Mish’s Spring Term class, students take on virtually every aspect of creating a fully staged theatrical production.
Black Alumni Contribute Over $13,000.
Sascha Goluboff's Spring Term class, Cults, took an in-depth look at the development and process behind misunderstood religions.
Artist Adriana Corral spent two days creating a site-specific wall drawing in W&L's Staniar Gallery to accompany her exhibition. Here's a look at that process.
Green was recently interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition for the bicentennial of American poet Walt Whitman’s birth.
In Professor David Marsh's Spring Term class, the Blue Ridge Mountains became a living laboratory for the study of salamanders.
Zander Kieu highlights his first three months in Sydney as part of the Sydney Study Abroad and Internship Program.
The medical researcher travels, teaches and conducts research to eliminate neglected tropical diseases.
Take a photo tour of the Richard L. Duchossois Athletic and Recreation Center as the project nears the halfway point.
Special Topics in American Politics: Minority Rights and Gerrymandering challenged students to redraw the Virginia House and Senate districts to improve the election process.
This year’s seminar will focus on “The Impact of Digitalization on the Future of Higher Education.”
In his Commencement address, President Dudley described the multitude of ways in which the Class of 2019's W&L education has prepared them for a lifetime of learning, leadership and service.
While at Washington and Lee, Lencioni has taken several German classes and studied abroad in Berlin.
Traffic on Letcher Avenue through VMI will be rerouted from Mon., May 20, through Fri., May 25
Each scholar is awarded $7,500 to support undergraduate research in their junior or senior year.
W&L celebrates its 232nd undergraduate commencement Thursday, May 23. LIVESTREAM: 10 a.m.
In a Washington Post opinion piece published May 17, Washington and Lee law professor Carliss Chatman considers how the law will apply to a change in the definition of personhood.
As part of an immersive Spring Term sociology course, students created a campus-wide event to serve as a real-world study on inclusivity.
Victoria Seymour '21 reflects on her time in Australia as part of the Sydney Internship and Study Abroad Program.
The W&L Village PowerDown Challenge called for students to reduce electricity consumption for a month, and they came through with energy and creativity to win a grand prize that included a therapy dog visit.
Professor Yumiko Naito’s Spring Term class, Cool Japan: Manga, Business Etiquette, Language and Culture, approaches learning in a delicious and hands-on way.
Screaming Minks rugby, the oldest sports club at W&L, this year capped a season of hard work and camaraderie with a trip to the national championship.
“The House of Yes” is presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service.
For Women's History Month, the W&L Outing Club hosted a series of events to highlight and encourage female participation and leadership in outdoor adventure.
The scholarship was created to encourage more American students to study in the Middle East.
The fellowship, made possible by The Lila Wallace – Reader’s Digest Fund, is designed for scholars who explore “Italy in the World.”
In the Genetic Engineering and Society SIn the Genetic Engineering and Society Spring Term class, students focus on the intersection of science, medicine, law, agriculture, ethics and public policy.pring Term class, students focus on the intersection of science, medicine, law, agriculture and public policy.
The Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrated its 164th commencement on Friday, May 10, awarding 109 juris doctor degrees.
At the Latin American Youth Center, Kynai Johnson ’06 preps the way for a more equitable future for young people.
At Harvard, Leah Gose '15 has conducted a complex study of organizations that provide food to people in need.
Speakers, events and candids.
Eight law students traveled to Montgomery, Alabama with W&L Law Dean Brant Hellwig to visit the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a haunting memorial to slavery and terror lynchings that took place in twelve Southern states.
Washington and Lee welcomed 697 alumni from the classes of 1969-2004 back to campus in May during its annual spring reunion weekend. The total broke the previous attendance record of 680, set in 2018.
Virginia's largest craft brewer, Devils Backbone Brewing Co., serves students of analytical chemistry hands-on learning, grain to glass.
W&L’s Alpha Circle of ODK, the national leadership honor society, inducted seven new undergraduate members and five honorary initiates.
Hester will participate in an intensive eight-week Chinese language course at Shaanxi Normal University.
Richard McKim “Kim” Preston ’69, ’76L used the IRA charitable rollover provision to make a tax-free gift to W&L.
Jin will be working for Dürr System AG in Bietigheim Bissingen in Baden Württemberg, Germany, a small town near Stuttgart.
Kevin Batteh, ’95 and ‘98L, navigates new technology to advise blockchain and cryptocurrency clients.
Although W&L has produced student-cast operas in the past, this is the first time students have been able to enroll in a credit-bearing opera workshop.
Current Advances in Psychological Science: Sleep, Health and Society, a Spring Term course taught by Ryan Brindle, explores the basics of sleep, why people need it, and the impacts of sleep deprivation.
Megan Hill Gambrill ’05 had long fantasized about a job where she’d get to play in the dirt all day.
At Bloomberg, Kiersten Salander Barnet ’05 promotes workplace gender equality.
Alumnae gathered in Evan's Dining Hall to catch up with old friends, make new ones and meet students.
Krista Camp ’13 is on the front lines of one of America’s most contentious issues — immigration.
Christina Cheadle ’16 is a community and events manager for KonMari Media Inc., the company founded by tidying expert and Netflix star Marie Kondo.
As a diplomat with the U.S. State Department, Roshni Nirody ’00 has traveled the world.
All three shows are free and open to the public, and no tickets are required.
We asked professors to share course materials and discussion questions to offer a sneak peek at the breadth of opportunities available during the best term of the year.
The scholarship will cover his remaining undergraduate tuition, a stipend, summer internships and then a job upon graduation.
The new minor combines a liberal arts education with rigorous business training.
Students in the Spring Term course Drawing in Place practice observational drawing in a beautiful setting near Lexington.
With a Nod to the Future, Preston C. Manning '52 Gives Back to Honor a Long and Rewarding Life Shaped Immeasurably by W&L.
Our favorite term is well underway! Here is a glimpse inside some of the many fascinating courses being taught off-campus this year.