Four Washington and Lee University students are spending time this summer in Beirut, where they are immersed in Arabic language and Lebanese culture.
Syed is a biology major and a Middle East and South Asia studies minor.
Studying Arabic in Jordan and Lebanon has given Sierra Terrana '20 a new outlook on Islam and the Middle East—one that she hopes to parlay into a legal career.
In response to student demand, Washington and Lee University has added three new interdisciplinary minors to enrich its curriculum.
Doan Bui ’21 and Hashim Syed ’19 have won Gilman Scholarships to study abroad.
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Senior Stephanie Williams '18 says W&L's First-Generation Low-Income Partnership (FLIP) gave her support to overcome obstacles and mentor other low-income students.
Students, faculty and staff gathered to sample tantalizing treats and learn some Arabic words at this year's event.
Zainab Abiza '19 spent the summer analyzing two Islamic State magazines in a timely project with Professor Seth Cantey.
Alora Martin, who is participating in an intensive language program for Arabic in Amman, Jordan, sees studying abroad as a necessary part of a modern education.
For World Thinking Day, W&L's foreign language teaching assistants led local Girl Scouts in a variety of internationally themed activities.
Fulbright Scholar and foreign language TA Imad Baazizi gave W&L students an introduction to Moroccan culture, including traditional Moroccan tea.
Washington and Lee University this year welcomes seven foreign language teaching assistants.
Imad Baazizi is one of seven foreign language teaching assistants at W&L this year.
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