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.
Commencement 2019May 22 & 23
The Class of 2019 Reminisces ...
W&L celebrates its 232nd undergraduate commencement Thursday, May 23. LIVESTREAM: 10 a.m.
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Four Short Years Ago ...
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Students took first place in three categories in the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional college journalism competition.
Doan Bui ’21 and Hashim Syed ’19 have won Gilman Scholarships to study abroad.
In Tanzania, Mugo will study the perception of the life of refugees after resettlement.
Dau will live and work in Vienna for nine months.
Layne Setash '19 recently earned a Distinguished Teacher Award from the Virginia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
Hiromasa says her time at Washington and Lee and various volunteer opportunities she has participated in have prepared her for this next step in her educational journey.
Delegates representing the more than 300 circles of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) gathered in Charlotte, North Carolina, to review and vote upon a new governance structure.
Reese is an English major and studio art minor.
Class of '19 Stories
Jack Miller '19 has spent his summer in the bush of South Africa, learning about wildlife and conservation - and having a few close calls in the field.
Laura Wang '19 interned for the Shell company in Shanghai, putting her communications skills to the test and making new friends along the way.
Julia Poppenberg '19 spent the summer as a translator in Guatemala, helping doctors and patients alike and learning to "talk strong."
As a general assignment intern at The Roanoke Times, Rachel Hicks '19 learned how to be firm with difficult sources.
Meet Ryder Babik '19, a student who enjoys college as much as he enjoys helping others apply to college.
A grant from the Endeavor Foundation allowed Yoko Koyama '19 and Maren Lundgren '18 to open a store in Cameroon that will fund transportation for local children to go to middle school in a neighboring town.
Jackson Roberts '19 had the opportunity to intern in Quito, Ecuador, exploring local customs, becoming part of the community, and learning the ins and outs of healthcare.
Graham Novak '19 may only be a junior at W&L, but he has already lined up a job — at his own company.
Elly Cosgrove '19 stayed busy this summer with internships at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal and WECT (Channel 6).
Kat Oakley '19 has spent a lot of time contemplating the idea of "place" - both in Lexington and across the world.
Abigail Summerville '19, a business journalism major, interned on the CNBC.com breaking news desk.
Ethiopia Getachew '19 always had an interest in science, but working in the biochemistry lab and volunteering with local EMTs helped her future plans take shape.