Law professor Mark Drumbl discussed why bombing cultural sites is considered a war crime.
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He taught at W&L from 1957 to 2001.
Spending the summer in Nicoya, Costa Rica, helped Montgomery Owen '21 to strengthen his Spanish language skills.
Sydney Lee '21 spent summer 2019 studying Spanish and falling in love with the town of Nicoya, Costa Rica.
Professor Bob Strong’s Fall Term course on presidential impeachment borrowed lessons from real events in Washington.
Legal Defense Fund Attorney Natasha Merle will speak at 2:00pm in the Millhiser Moot Court Room on Jan. 20.
The title of Lynn Rainville’s talk is “Untold Stories of Founders, Leaders and Other Visionaries at W&L.”
Coddington’s book is titled “Aggregating the News: Secondhand Knowledge and the Erosion of Journalistic Authority.”
Washington and Lee's week-long celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. will include an address by Ruby Bridges, who helped to integrate New Orleans public schools.
Elizabeth Goad Oliver, associate dean of the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics and Lewis Whitaker Adams Professor of Accounting, has been appointed to a one-year term as interim provost at Washington and Lee University, effective July 1, 2020. She will return to her position as associate dean in July 2021.
Brianna Pine, a third-year law student at W&L Law and student attorney in the Tax Clinic, won first place in a recent tax advocacy contest sponsored by the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grant program.
The Grammy Award-winning male a cappella group is in its 41st season.
The artists will give a public presentation, followed by a reception, on Jan. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall’s Concert Hall.
The paper will be published in a journal of the American Accounting Association.
The paper investigates the relation between accounting failure and innovation.
Candids from around campus.
Mock Con 2020 Financial Chair Elizabeth Thompson '20 works with the rest of the Financial Team to raise and manage significant sums for a successful event.
King served as a guest curator for an exhibit of six René Magritte paintings, which opened on Dec. 1.
We invite you to peek behind the scenes with the hard-working student leaders of the W&L Mock Convention and enjoy a brief video reminder of what makes this community such a special place.
Marc Conner, provost and Jo M. and James M. Ballengee Professor of English at Washington and Lee University, has been named president of Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. He will begin his new role on July 1, 2020.
Provost Marc Conner worked with John Callahan, the literary executor of the Ellison estate, to co-edit and publish the collection.
The ceremony will take place Jan. 20 in the Senshin’an Tea Room.
Lynn Rainville was interviewed for a recent WUSF News article titled “Anthropologist: Building Over African American Cemeteries Not Just A Southern Problem.”
Washington and Lee University presents the American Shakespeare Center’s “The Grapes of Wrath” on Jan. 25.
Luke Basham '20 parlays a passion for politics into the challenging role of Democratic Party analyst for Mock Con 2020.
Jhade Jordan ’21 pays tribute to her mentor Susan Swazy '90.
Suzanne LaFleur ’05 keeps it real for her young readers.
After conservation next year, the 154-year-old Stieff piano inside Lee House will be playable once more.
Snyder is a journalist known for her works on the topic of domestic violence.
Femi Kusimo ’08 organizes an annual volunteer day for his Goldman Sachs colleagues.
Franklin Foer, a national correspondent for The Atlantic and a fellow at the New American Foundation, will give a public lecture at W&L.
Cory Colbert invites his students into a brilliant and beautiful universe full of symmetries and mysteries.
Participating in one of our 76 W&L alumni chapters is a great way to stay connected with the University, meet up with old and new friends, and have a great time while doing it!
Laurie Jones '21 is grateful for the opportunities she's had at W&L, especially her place on the golf team and the chance to study through the Peace and Conflict Program in Ireland and Jordan.
Construction continues on schedule for a fall 2020 opening. The building envelop is nearly finished and the project is approximately 60 percent complete.
Hannah Denham ’20 won first place in a prestigious feature writing competition for a piece she wrote during an internship at The Washington Post.
Students in Leah Green's Intro to Creative Writing course took inspiration from the environment at Boxerwood Nature Center and Woodland Garden.
W&L hosted “The Economics of Foreign Aid” discussion colloquia in collaboration with the Institute for Human Studies (IHS) at George Mason University.
Tickets to the show can be ordered online or at the box office.
The title of Bodel's lecture was "The epigraphic habit and the epigraphic mode."
On the show, Woodzicka talks about her research on sexual harassment.
Smithsonian flew Benefiel to Pompeii in May 2019 to interview on-site.
The committee chose the grants from 20 proposals requesting almost $85,000.
How Mock Con General Secretary Layne Smith '20 stays sane under the pressure of academics, Mock Con 2020 and acting as head hearing advisor for the W&L Honor System.
Lawch helped organize the University's fourth Real Estate Forum which took place in Arlington, VA.
Brian Alexander has been awarded a domestic fellowship at the International Center for Jefferson Studies (ICJS) at Monticello.
Leadership donors Anne and Tom MacCowatt P'18, '22 share why they continue to invest in W&L and why they chose to support CARPE.
This is a test.
As general chair for Mock Con 2020, Jimmy Fleck '20 uses his political knowledge and business skills to lead a team of stand-out students toward a historic moment.
Gabriele, a 2019 graduate, is the university’s 17th Rhodes Scholar.
Working with Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee has made Hannah Witherell '20 determined to continue helping others after she leaves W&L.
Museums at Washington and Lee will take part in Lexington's Museum Week and host Poinsettias at the Chapel during December.
Washington and Lee law student Sophie Rogers ‘21L and her now-husband Brandyn Churchill ’14 made national news earlier this year when they joined a lawsuit challenging Virginia’s practice of asking those applying for marriage licenses to disclose their race.
Mario Urizar ‘11L takes an immigration case before the U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 9.
W&L Law students help long-serving inmates earn parole.
Hannah Cloh is taking part in W&L Law’s residential externship in Washington, D.C., working at the Smithsonian Institution.
Students in Washington and Lee University's Electrical Circuits class sparked interest in local elementary students through a Community-Based Learning project that partnered with the Rockbridge Area YMCA after-school program.
With the home stretch to Mock Con 2020 just around the corner, the political team watches an increasingly contentious primary race.
The students joined fellow Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges students from across the Commonwealth for a three-day summit.
Campus Kitchen runs a variety of holiday-themed events during the month of November.
“A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia” contains poems from three W&L faculty members.
Greene's lecture, “#FreeTheHair: How Black Hair is Making Civil Laws Right,” will take place at 4pm on Nov. 19 at W&L Law.
Danika Brockman '21 interviews Natasha Lerner '13 about making a difference in women's health.
Aljazeera relied on the expertise of Mark Drumbl for "explainers" on war crimes and genocide.
W&L Law students and Ed Walker '96L bring his unique brand of community-based real estate development to Buena Vista.
The event is free and open to the public.
The event is free and open to the public.
Her public talk is titled "Corporate Bankruptcy 101."
Law students find success at public sector job fair.
Veterans gathered in front of Lee Chapel on Veterans Day to share details of their service and join in a prayer for all service members.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch published a commentary by Todd Peppers on public access to executions in Virginia.
The Elmes Pathfinder Prize recognizes a student who has shown extraordinary promise in psychological science through outstanding scholarship in basic or applied psychology.
Morel’s piece is titled “America Wasn’t Founded on White Supremacy: A Rebuttal to the ‘1619 Project.’”
The title of Schatten’s article is “Prison: Where Undergrads and Inmates Take Classes Together.”
Allie Jue '20 has learned how to keep her studies in music and pre-med in perfect harmony with a job and extracurricular activities at W&L.
The concert is free, and no tickets are required.
Call the Lenfest Center box office today at 540-458-8000 to reserve tickets.
Eubanks' talk is titled "The Shakedown State: Digital Debt, Economic Inequality and Automation in Public Services."
A two-year grant of $50,000 will help the Washingtonian Society, Washington and Lee University’s collegiate recovery program for substance abuse and addiction.
Jenefer Davies and Erik Jones ’91 opened a microbrewery in Lexington.
Jim Rikhoff ’85 has been in the broadcast studio for some of CBS’s most historic sporting events.
Zander Tallman ’14 and Paige Gance ’13 own and operate Just Games in Lexington.
Senior Laura Calhoun looks back at her W&L experience and celebrates the community she's built here.
The public reading is free and open to the public.
Attendees will discover the technology, insights and trends shaping the future of data and analytics.
As Native American Heritage Month kicks off, University Collections of Art and History invites you to see artwork by Native American artists and featuring Native American people and cultures.
Call the Lenfest Box Office at 540-458-8000 to get your name on the waiting list.
He will be recognized at a luncheon ceremony in Richmond on Nov. 7.
Clifford Ando’s and Winnifred Fallers Sullivan’s lectures are free and open to the public.
The event is scheduled for Nov. 14-15 at Washington and Lee School of Law.
The team won the Mentor Award at the Adrenaline Film Project.
Chaisson’s lecture, which is free and open to the public, is titled “Cosmic Evolution.”
This concert is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
The show is free and open to the public.
Alex Flachsbart, ‘15L, traded corporate law for the opportunity to revitalize impoverished areas of Alabama.
W&L's new outdoor classroom, which offers wireless technology, writing surfaces and movable furniture, opened for Fall Term 2019.
The performance will be dedicated to the memory of Dymphna Alexander.
Slate published a commentary by Sarah Haan on Facebook's approach to free speech and authenticity.
Toplak is a constitutional scholar and election law expert at the University of Maribor, Slovenia.
Kahn has been invited to give the opening keynote speech at the Exposition of Sustainability of the Industrial Pole of Manaus.