Riwaj Shrestha ’22 worked with the Office of Career and Professional Development at W&L to "engineer" the perfect career after graduation.
Bridget Osas ’25 is researching behavioral impacts on the development of metabolic syndromes like obesity.
Rosen utilized summer internships to help land his current role as an analyst at SVB Securities.
Caroline Wise '23 is spending her second summer working as an alpine guide in Alaska.
Spanfeller will be applying her studies in sociology and strategic communication to her new role as an editorial assistant for Women's Health magazine.
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After his USTA program orientation in September, Tinsley will teach in a secondary school in Austria through May 2023.
Sharman will put his degrees to use in a position on Capitol Hill.
Professor Aly Colón was interviewed in an article titled “As America watched Jan. 6 hearing, Fox viewers heard Tucker Carlson’s alternate reality.”
Sheridan, a business administration and studio art major, will be joining the wealth management team at UBS in New York City.
Jasiewicz, the William P. Ames Jr. Professor of Sociology at W&L, recently published a book titled “On the Streets and at the Polls."
At W&L, Kirkland discovered that his two passions, sports and engineering, could be combined into one fulfilling pursuit. He's going to intern at a sports equipment company before heading to grad school at Purdue.
Kingwill has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach English in Uzbekistan. He will depart in September 2022 for his 10-month program.
Assenso, a neuroscience major, is heading to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, where she will be a clinical research coordinator.
After her USTA program orientation in September, Dickinson will be teaching in a secondary school in Austria through May 2023.
Mosher has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach English in Kazakhstan. He will also spend this summer receiving intensive Russian language training in Tbilisi, Georgia.
The STEM-focused endowment will support internships, research opportunities, academic conference costs and other student experiences.
In his remarks, President Will Dudley urged the Class of 2022 to carry forward the lessons they’ve learned and make a positive impact in their future communities.
Bernard has been selected as a 2022 Udall Scholar in the environmental category.
Elizabeth Grist has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to Melbourne, Australia, to study the stigma and barriers associated with receiving medication for opioid use disorder.
A new deal will establish an offsite solar farm from which W&L will purchase energy equivalent to 100% of campus electricity use, allowing the university to lower greenhouse gas emissions, save money and close in on its goal of carbon neutrality.
As we say farewell to the members of Washington and Lee University's Class of 2022, let's take a look back at their first days as Generals.
Three members of the Class of 2022 will spend seven months in the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) teaching English to public school.
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards of up to $5,000 to U.S. undergraduate students who are Pell Grant recipients.
Students in Elliott King’s Spring Term class, “Modern Art in Barcelona,” are being steeped in Spanish art, history and architecture during an unforgettable educational trip to Barcelona and Madrid.
Johnston was recently awarded a fellowship to the Center for Arabic Study Abroad at the American University in Cairo.
Carley will serve as an English language teaching assistant in a school in the former Soviet republic.
Students in Michael and Lena Hill’s Spring Term course are discovering what inspired writers of past generations.
In this Spring Term course, Washington and Lee students are making data science look like a walk in the park.
Stankewich received a David L. Boren Scholarship from the National Security Education Program to study abroad in Tanzania in fall 2022.
The show will run for three nights: May 17-19. Tickets are required.
Meet Taylor Garcia, a politics major and Law, Justice, and Society minor who plays varsity tennis at W&L.
CSI: W&L students are learning forensic science with the help of a real FBI evidence response team.
"W&L’s small classes and dedicated professors made sure I never missed an opportunity to dive deeper into something that interests me."
A local book launch for the collection, “Poetry’s Possible Worlds,” will be held at the Reeves Museum of Ceramics on the W&L campus on May 17 at 4:45 p.m.
Wilkerson received an All-American Attorney Award from the American Mock Trial Association.
Lane Johansen was inspired by an unforgettable summer in Ukraine.
Allen will speak at W&L on May 9 at 7 p.m. in the University Chapel. The event is open to the W&L community and tickets are required.
The May 11 recital in the Wilson Concert Hall will focus on musical associations from Venice.
Galvez has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to France, where he will teach English to secondary school students and serve as a cultural ambassador for the United States.
David Gálvez's favorite places on campus are the Global Discovery Laboratories and a special study corner in the library.
Fugate will use her graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation to study the migration patterns of bison in Yellowstone National Park.
The two recent acquisitions, a large dish and a small jar, allow the museum to better represent the global reach of Chinese ceramics.
After her USTA program orientation in September, Shugart will team teach in a secondary school in Austria through May 2023.
Hughes' public lecture, titled "Ethical Considerations for the Application of Machine Learning at Scale" will be delivered on May 2 at 4 p.m.
Addison has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Uruguay, where she will teach English to primary or secondary school students and serve as a cultural ambassador for the United States.
Washington and Lee’s Staniar Gallery presents “Passage,” a retrospective exhibition of paintings celebrating the career of W&L’s Kathleen Olson. There will be a public reception for the show on May 7 at 5 p.m. in Wilson Concert Hall.
Washington and Lee students can now explore the Headspace app’s mental health and wellness features thanks to the generous support of alumni Greg and Kelly Golub.
De Maria, a longtime professor and manager of the university’s radio station and television studio, was a beloved mentor to students and a cherished colleague and friend to many in the university community.
The English Teaching Assistantship provides Cones a stipend to teach English to students in Bulgaria and lead cultural exchange activities.
Tripathi will teach English to students in Colombia for 10 months.
Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee has made 13 grants totaling almost $35,000 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County.
The public lecture, titled "Portrait of a Village, Ukraine," will be delivered by Lida and Mišo Suchý on April 28 at 5 p.m.
Lee has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Costa Rica starting in early 2023.
Maggie Hardin '22 has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany.
Keeley will live in a German community for one academic year to teach English to students in a local school.
Bri Mondesir ’22 has found her purpose through volunteer work in the Rockbridge area community as a scholar in the Bonner Program at W&L.
The Beinecke Scholarship Program provides funds for post-graduate study to students of unusual promise.
The Leadership Excellence Awards give recognition and thanks to nominated students and organizations for their many efforts that contribute to making W&L the special place that it is.
The Weinstein Scholar annual program invited students to take a culinary trip around the world without leaving the Washington and Lee campus.
W&L’s Alpha Circle of ODK, the national leadership honor society, inducted 50 new members in its private spring induction ceremony on campus April 1.
Each scholar is awarded $7,500 to support undergraduate research in their junior or senior year.
The Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Washington and Lee University welcomed 57 students into the prestigious honor society.
Rădulescu's plays capture the challenges and triumphs faced by immigrants and refugees.
The weekend’s seminar will feature Rebecca Makkai '99, author of the critically acclaimed novel "The Great Believers."
The Instituto Cervantes invited Professor Mayock to Spain to speak at the inaugural event for the Centenary Celebration of Carmen Laforet in March 2022.
King co-edited a book as a part of Penn State Press' "Refiguring Modernism" series.
Students from W&L’s Neuroscience Program hosted an event for local elementary students on March 18.
Riter will spend the next academic year volunteering with a community organization, working as an English teaching assistant and taking courses at the University of Graz.
The students’ work is on display in Staniar Gallery through April 9.
W&L will celebrate the international movement on April 2 from noon to 2 p.m. in Watson Gallery on the W&L campus.
McMaster has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to Italy to complete a hybrid art history and computer science project.
The recital is April 3 at 3 p.m. in Wilson Hall.
W&L's 10th Annual Entrepreneurship Summit will feature a keynote address by Ted Elliott ’94, chief executive officer of Copado.
Six undergraduate students received Critical Language Scholarships, which will provide them the opportunity to study language intensively during summer 2022.
The band will perform for the last time this academic year on April 7 at 8 p.m. in Wilson Hall on the W&L campus.
After receiving a great deal of support from upperclassmen at Washington and Lee University, Hannah Puckett ’23 pays it forward by dedicating her time to mentoring and counseling first-year students.
Cambridge University Press will publish Marcos Perez's book on Argentina's Unemployed Workers' Movement.
Professor Barton Myers was selected as one of 10 Gilder Lehrman Scholarly Fellows in 2021.
Chancy’s saxophone recital is free and open to the public to view in person or via Livestream on April 1 at 8 p.m.
The show runs from March 31-April 3 in Keller Theatre on the W&L campus.
Thomas will showcase her skills on violin, viola and voice on March 25 at 8 p.m.
Warren’s lecture on March 24, which is free and open to the public, is titled "New World Nuns and the 'Old Religion’: The Afterlives of Medieval Female Spiritualities in the Early Modern Americas."
Hailer will give a public lecture on March 31 at 6 p.m. in Northen Auditorium inside Leyburn Library.
The show is free and open to the public.
The tour program will feature various works, from choral classics by Sebastian Bach and Josef Rheinberger to ethereal modern music on April 5.
Highlights include presentations from scholars from around the world, staged readings and keynote speaker Martha Kebalo, a UN representative for the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations.
The show is free and open to the public.
Larsen will spend the next academic year studying at the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics and participating in a research group at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics.
Katie Volk ’18 will give a seminar on her doctoral dissertation research on March 16 at 5 p.m. in the Science Addition Room 214.
Michele Thornton Ghee, the CEO of 1145 Holdings, the holding company of EBONY and Jet, will give a public lecture at W&L on March 21 at 5:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium.
Katharine Hayhoe will give a virtual lecture at W&L on March 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Faculty , staff and students are invited to attend an information session on the University Master Plan on March 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Northen Auditorium.
Johansen plans to head to Eastern Europe after graduation to serve Ukrainian refugees.
The groups will present a combined dance and music performance on March 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. on the W&L campus.
"The Red Widow: The Scandal That Shook Paris and the Woman Behind It All," is available for preorder now.
Lynn Rainville discusses her research and field work with Black cemeteries.
W&L’s Community Grants Committee will evaluate proposals in March 2022
Between the classroom and her community volunteer work, Katherine Ho '23 has built a W&L experience that is already paying off in the career world.
Moye-Green will attend the PPIA Junior Summer Institute at Princeton.
Professor Dan-el Padilla Peralta’s talk is titled "Kehinde Wiley and Black Classicisms."
Members of the Washington and Lee University community are responding to last month’s incursion by offering educational opportunities and raising funds for relief efforts.
W&L will host a public demonstration and lecture on the art of the kimono on March 12 at 2 p.m. in the Northen Auditorium.
O'Neil will give a public lecture on March 14 at 6 p.m. in the Hillel House sanctuary.
The professor of English and associate dean of strategic initiatives champions the liberal arts as the best preparation for postgraduate success.
As part of a community-based learning class in the Sociology and Anthropology Department, students worked with community partners to create a workshop about positive sexual culture for first-year students.
Six students and three alumni from W&L received Fulbright awards for academic year 2021-2022
This year’s symposium will address "The Civil War and the Ethics of Loyalty.”
The campus will celebrate women’s achievements with various events throughout the month of March.
Beane, Oakland A’s executive vice president of baseball operations and subject of the bestselling novel “Moneyball,” will speak at W&L on March 3.
The public event will feature hot chocolate tasting of historic recipes and feature a display of historic ceramics made for chocolate (beverages?) with Ron Fuchs, W&L's senior curator of ceramics.
The three-night miniseries airs on the History Channel beginning Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.
Taha Khan, assistant professor of computer science at W&L, offers insights and advice about cyber security in the latest episode of "W&L After Class: The Lifelong Learning Podcast."
The clinic is a Lexington-based program run by W&L students that partners with Virginia's Drive to Work initiative to help low-income or previously incarcerated individuals gain or restore their driving privileges.
This year’s Souper Bowl raised $5,627 to support the Campus Kitchen at W&L’s Backpack Program.
Michelle Brock and Holly Pickett are the Harte Center Faculty Teaching Scholar Grant recipients.
Valencia Robin, an artist and author, will give a public lecture on March 7 at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House Sanctuary.
Poet Sarah Matthes will give a public poetry reading on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hillel House Sanctuary.
The show will be on view from Feb. 14 through March 18, and artist Leah Raintree will give a public talk on Feb. 15.
Pianist Vadym Kholodenko will perform on Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. in the Wilson Concert Hall.
Lauren Curtis, associate professor of classical studies at Bard College, will give a lecture at W&L on Feb. 11 at 4 p.m.
Approximately 70% of students participate in an abroad program during their time at W&L.
The spring event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 29-30 on campus.
Jay Whitacre, director of The Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation and trustee professor in energy engineering and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University, will give a lecture on Feb. 10 at 5 p.m.
The program offers staff a 30-day leave, with full pay, to advance some aspect of their career and work at the university.
Professor Michelle Brock will give a talk on witch hunting in modern culture.
The theme for this year's Black FLEX conference is Global Cooperation.
“Thumbelina” will be presented at Keller Theatre in two performances on Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are required.
Nick Mosher '22 always finds support at W&L, whether he's writing a thesis on Russian politics, starting an online human rights newspaper or helping the football team win ODACs.
The book will prove invaluable in helping students gain a better understanding of the theory and practice of environmental and natural resource economics.
W&L faculty and alumni will share their efforts on creating a more sustainable future.
The all-male dance group will perform their delightful parodies of great ballet classics at the Lenfest Center for the Arts on Feb. 15.
Neeru Paharia, associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, will give a public lecture on March 9 at 5 p.m. at W&L.
Poets Julie Phillips Brown and Brenna Womer will present a public poetry reading on Feb. 2 at 12:15 p.m. in the Science Center Atrium.
The Museums are celebrating Black History Month with an exhibition of works by artist Sharon Norwood, who questions historical constructed identity and explores the intersection of race and beauty.
Craig Jones has been an active volunteer in his community, particularly the KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools.
The new social justice series titled “Measuring Choice and Freedom" will highlight the work of department alumni.
Assistant Professor Akiko Konishi joined the Music Department in 2021.
Washington and Lee's weeklong celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. will include an address by Yusef Salaam, a member of the “Exonerated Five.”
The two-day training provided leadership development opportunities designed specifically for W&L’s Greek community leaders.
The Virginia Library Association is the primary statewide professional association for public, academic and special librarians and libraries in Virginia.
All proceeds from the Jan. 30 event will support Campus Kitchen at W&L’s Backpack Program.
Lexington's Downtown Books will host W&L Professor Domnica Radulescu for a book launch on Jan. 27 at 4:30 p.m.
W&L presents the Zukerman Trio on Jan. 23 at 3 p.m. Tickets are required.
The exhibition titled “American Surrealist, paintings by Donald Nield (1924-1984)” will be on display through Feb. 9. Professor Elliot King will give a public lecture about Nield’s work on Jan. 18 at 5:30 p.m.
Amelia Lancaster '22 has used her W&L experience to explore a number of interests, ultimately finding a passion in museum studies and Chinese that has allowed her to co-curate a museum exhibition on campus.
This year's observance of MLK day will comprise a variety of events and lectures.
John Adekola ’24 sees his role with Phonathon as a chance to make a difference at W&L.
AJ Mabaka '22 plans to attend a graduate program in marine science and conservation policy.
Todd Rutkowski joined the Physics Department in the summer of 2020.
Through her coaching business, Shana Horrigan ’91 works with clients of all ages, in the U.S. and across the globe, who feel they are at a turning point in their lives.
The large-scale community artwork created as part of a Mudd Center program will be on view in Wilson Hall's Lykes Atrium through Feb. 9.
Jamie Goodin ’10 was named Member of the Year.
Matthew Loar published a chapter in the "The Oxford Handbook of Heracles."
Professor Rebecca Benefiel discusses the role of graffiti in the ancient Roman town of Pompeii.
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards of up to $5,000 to U.S. undergraduate students who are Pell Grant recipients.
Bonnie Davis is a visiting professor of journalism at Washington and Lee University
The grant provides funds to support W&L student projects across the United States and worldwide.
Lauren Hoaglund '22 has parlayed her passion for medieval and Renaissance history, literature, classics and theater into a busy but rewarding four years at W&L.
The University Chapel and Galleries recently opened an exhibition titled "Setting the Stage: A Glimpse Inside 150 Years of the University Chapel Auditorium."
Hulya Dogan, visiting assistant professor of anthropology, joined W&L this fall.
The Elmes Pathfinder Prize recognizes a student who has shown extraordinary promise in psychological science through outstanding scholarship in basic or applied psychology.
In addition to pursuing a double major at Washington and Lee, Jackson Hotchkiss ’24 is a competitive cycler who just placed fourth in his age group in a national cycling championship.
Performances will occur Dec. 2-5 in the Keller Theatre on the W&L campus. Tickets are required.
’Tis the season for holiday events on campus and in the local community! Check out what’s happening and make plans to ring in the holiday season.
The annual Turkeypalooza event at Washington and Lee University's Campus Kitchen involves hours of volunteer work to help make a happy Thanksgiving for members of the local community.
On Nov. 30, Taylor will speak on the current VFMA exhibition, "Man Ray: The Paris Years."
Kim Hodge has been named a member of the Virginia Department of Education Environmental Education Advisory Committee.
Performance at the VMEA conference is the highest honor for a university choir student in Virginia. This is the second time W&L has made VMEA.
W&L's Community Grants Committee made eight grants totaling over $25,000 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County.
Washington and Lee enjoyed a tremendous fall athletics season that culminated with six programs competing in NCAA Championship events.
Against a national backdrop of mental health concerns, Washington and Lee's University Counseling Center recently rolled out new programs to increase the ways in which students can reach out for help.
At W&L, student volunteers in the peer counseling program, Washingtonian Society and Active Minds supplement University Counseling Center services by offering a caring ear to fellow students.
The latest episode of W&L's Lifelong Learning podcast takes listeners to Italy with George Bent, who describes his remarkable digital history project.
Jayne Reino is a visiting assistant professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University.
The Class of 2023 was invited to the first annual Junior Program on Nov. 4, where they engaged in meaningful conversation and networking with campus community members.
Join the University Orchestra on Nov. 18 for a performance titled “What’s Old is New Again.”
Arabic professor Anthony Edwards recently published “An Incomplete Journey Away from the Past: The Life and Ideas of Antonius Ameuney (1821–1881).”
Kerin recently published a paper titled "Cut, Tuck, and Paste: Repurposing Mass-Produced Imagery at Buddhist Shrines in Ladakh, India."
W&L’s Marlbrook Chamber Players will present a public concert on Nov. 14 at 3 p.m.
Seay's business, GOES, involves using specialized greenhouses as a form of carbon capture technology.
The university recently celebrated National First-Generation College Student Day to recognize student achievement and remind the community about support resources for first-generation and low-income students at W&L.
Building on discussions from last year’s series, Africana Studies presents “The Aftermath of Black Protest."
The W&L Repertory Dance Company will perform ‘W&L Dancers Create…’ Nov. 11-13 at 7:30 p.m. each night.
The Latin Student Organization planned and organized the events in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Engagement.
Tickets for the 2022 season can be purchased online using a credit card or in-person at the Lenfest Center box office beginning Nov. 30.
Under the Ted DeLaney Postdoctoral Program, Washington and Lee University is welcoming new faculty each year from underrepresented groups.
This year’s events will kick off on Nov. 8. The community is encouraged to volunteer and donate to support Campus Kitchen’s programming.
Fernando Zapata joins W&L as a DeLaney Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy.
Tickets to the Dec. 6-7 event may be obtained by trading a non-perishable food item to benefit Campus Kitchen at W&L.
The exhibit, with works by Maria Cristina Tavera, will be on display Nov. 8-Dec. 3.
Washington and Lee’s Aly Colón will host a conversation with Krissah Thompson from The Washington Post via Zoom on Nov. 9.
Miranda was recently awarded the H. Hiter Harris III Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for 2021.
Daniel K. Afosah, assistant professor of chemistry, joined the Washington and Lee University faculty in 2021.
Allie Stankewich '23 spent summer 2021 learning about public health in Uganda and green roofs in New York City.
Bethany Dannelly is the associate director of athletics and assistant professor of physical education at Washington and Lee University.
Washington and Lee will present a joint concert featuring the University Jazz Ensemble and the Vosbein Magee Big Band on Nov. 11 at 8 p.m.
Holden, an actor and puppeteer who hosts "The Joshua Show," will lead the masterclass on Nov. 8 at W&L.
The all-female jazz quintet “Sheroes” will present a free concert on Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. in Wilson Concert Hall.
Jessie van Eerden, an award-winning author, will give a public lecture on her latest novel on Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. in Leyburn Library’s Northen Auditorium.
"The Poet's Echo: A Gothic Romance” is scheduled for Oct. 31 at 3 p.m. Audience members are encouraged to come in costume for the hour-long program.
The article examines the impact of a stronger intellectual property rights (IPR) regime through the adoption of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) on innovation by Indian firms in the bio-pharmaceutical industry.
The novel “Ursula” is Brazil's first abolitionist novel and the first novel by an Afro-Brazilian woman.
Brock's talk is titled "Speak of the Devil: Teaching Histories of the Supernatural."
Chantal Bilodeau, the founder and artistic director of The Arctic Cycle, will give a lecture on Nov. 11 at 5 p.m.
Andrew Chignell, a professor at Princeton University, will give a lecture on Oct. 28 at 5 p.m.
The discussion on Oct. 20, "A Wilde Teapot: Exploring Race, Gender and Sexuality,” is free and open to the public.
Ten years after helping found the LGBTQ Resource Center at W&L, Chris Washnock ’12 has carried its community-building lessons into a career in faith-based advocacy.
The new episode of "W&L After Class: The Lifelong Learning Podcast" features biology professor Nadia Ayoub, who explains her research with black widow spiders.
The performance marks the first public choral concert on campus since March 2020.
The public is invited to attend the event.
Eric Tran, a Vietnamese poet and author, will give a public lecture on Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in Northen Auditorium on the W&L campus.
W&L presents a staged reading of Will Arbery’s “Heroes of the Fourth Turning” in the Johnson Theatre on the W&L campus on Oct. 21-23 at 7:30 p.m.
This year, 14 W&L students won honors in the Classical Association of the Middle West and South Latin translation exam.
The cohort will present a virtual public lecture by Elizabeth Rule, assistant professor at American University, titled "Native Americans and Blood Quantum."
Visiting Assistant Professor Robert Elder joined Washington and Lee University's Physics and Engineering Department in fall 2020.
Ponce de León's peer-reviewed journal article focuses on the impact of political parties on healthcare reform in Peru.
The anthology consists of 15 essays in Spanish and English that offer a fresh look at Spanish metafiction, not just in literature but also in television, film, theatre, photography and art.
Lynn Rainville discusses Black cemetery preservation in a recent NBC News article.
Professor Cody Watson's paper analyzes the use of deep learning in software engineering research.
Cobb, a staff writer for The New Yorker, will give a lecture at W&L on Oct. 7.
Ford joins W&L from Skidmore College, where she is the Quadracci Chair in Social Responsibility, professor of sociology, founder of the Intergroup Relations Program, and director of the Center for Leadership, Teaching, and Learning.
A deer figure on display in a new Watson Galleries exhibit, "Auspicious Animals," is an example of the Chinese practice of blending European tastes with encoded symbolic meaning.
The exhibit reflects on women's right to vote.
Ashley Killam will present a lecture titled “Fanfare for the Unheard: Diversifying Stands and Creating Inclusive Repertoire.”
Davies work looks at the setting of exchange rates in resource-rich developing countries.
Cox is an award-winning historian and a distinguished lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.
Former DEA special agents and subjects of Netflix’s “Narcos,” Javier Peña and Stephen Murphy, will give a public talk at W&L on Sept. 30.
This fall, the Campus Kitchen is introducing a new multi-year event series titled "Just Food: Land Access, Redlining, and Food Sovereignty."
Caleb Miller joined the Washington and Lee University Politics Department as a visiting assistant professor in fall 2021.
As the academic year began, the Class of 2024 participated in multiple in-person events that allowed them to network and learn more about the many resources available to them at W&L.
Assistant Professor of Economics Mario Negrete joined the W&L Economics Department in fall of 2021.
Mengying Liu is an assistant professor of engineering at W&L.
A year after graduating, Tim Pierce ’20 uses data science to map job skills in Appalachian labor markets.
The picnic is an annual tradition on the W&L campus.
The Museums at W&L invite the public to their grand reopening reception on Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m.
Professor Eva Lyon published an article in Global Change Biology.
Professor Lesley Wheeler will give a public author talk on Sept. 22 as part of Randolph College’s Pearl S. Buck Writers in Residence experience.
McCorkle will perform at Lexington Presbyterian Church on Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. No tickets are required.
No tickets are required for the Sept. 17 performance in Wilson Concert Hall.
The panel’s reenactment is titled “Reliving the Constitutional Convention."
The Washington and Lee University community remembered the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, with a memorial ceremony and placing of 2,977 American flags on Stemmons Plaza.
Assistant Professor Lingshu Hu joined the Business Administration Department in September 2021.
The undergraduate and law classes of 2020 got a chance to return to campus, experience a traditional in-person ceremony, and celebrate their graduation with friends and family at an event that had been postponed for more than a year amid a pandemic.
Washington and Lee's newest class moves in, talks about why they chose W&L, and gets ready to rock this academic year.
Andi Coulter joined the Business Administration department as a visiting assistant professor in fall 2021.
This year’s series revolves around revitalization of Indigenous lifeways and is titled "Indigenous in Rockbridge and the Interior: First Peoples, Land and Sustainability."
Washington and Lee University marks this milestone anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a special collection of stories.
The public recital, “Musical Innovators: Prokofiev and Shostakovich,” is scheduled for Sept. 12 at 3 p.m. in the Wilson Concert Hall.
The W&L community is invited to the 2021 Convocation on the Front Lawn on Sept. 9 at 5:30 p.m.
Terry Vosbein, professor of music at W&L, was inspired by the 9/11 attacks to compose an original song, "A Prayer for Peace."
The study showed that highly attractive job-seekers tend to feel more powerful than other candidates, but one simple exercise can level the playing field.
The Washington and Lee University community this year will remember the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, with a memorial ceremony, prayer vigil and placing of 2,977 American flags.
The exhibition is the first comprehensive study of the artist's watercolors.
The W&L campus is buzzing with life again as students arrive for athletic practice, Pre-Orientation trips and other adventures to usher in Fall Term.
Katana Evans '22 used summer enhancement funds to intern with Rep. Julia Brownley's office and Recovery Organization Resources.
Professor Barton Myers recently contributed to “The Oxford Handbook of the American Civil War.”
Professor Davies received the National Dance Education Organization 2021 Outstanding Dance Education Researcher Award.
"Daily Ethics: How Individual Choices and Habits Express Our Values and Shape Our World” kicks off Sept. 27 with a keynote address by Professor of Philosophy Cheshire Calhoun.
The official Commencement ceremony for the undergraduate and law Classes of 2020 will take place on Saturday, Sept. 11, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on campus.
Parents and Family Weekend 2021 is scheduled for Oct. 1-3.
A record-setting year for nationally competitive fellowship awards at Washington and Lee University can be attributed to forward-thinking educators, hard-working students and a persistent, encouraging fellowships director.
Come along for this photo tour of the Houston H. Harte Center for Teaching and Learning, which is now open for collaboration.
Professor Christa Bowden presents her newest collaborative art show at Augusta University titled “Cumberland Island: Land, Water, Wind, and Light."
She will earn her master’s in digital health before attending medical school.
Chris Tucker '23 spent the summer researching Western Bluebirds in Missoula with a biology professor from the University of Arizona.
W&L's students and visitors will find lots to explore in and around Lexington this year.
Professor Chris Gavaler’s play “The Zombie Life” will open at Firehouse Theatre in Richmond, Virginia on Aug. 18.
Professor Cristina Pinto-Bailey recently published an essay on Black Brazilian feminisms and translated four pieces by Afro-Brazilian writers.
Paige Anderson '22 is spending the summer recording an album of classical violin music in memory of her grandmother.
Victor Ricciardi, visiting professor of finance at Washington and Lee University, was recently interviewed for MoneyGeek.
Professor Linda Hooks discusses personal loans in a recent WalletHub article.
The award covers full tuition and includes a $10,000 stipend toward living expenses.
The First-Year Experience program is designed to familiarize new students with the people and programs that make Washington and Lee such a special place.
The initiative matches participating W&L students with local host families interested in connecting.
Two presenters who met at a 2017 conference at Washington and Lee joined forces to repatriate a stolen Nepali deity.
Professor Aly Colón was interviewed in an article titled “Suspended from social media, Donald Trump has found a new, old way to spread falsehoods.”
Professor Barton Myers was recently quoted in an article titled “Private and religious groups are starting to pay reparations for slavery – but it’s nowhere near enough.”
The new episode of "W&L After Class: The Lifelong Learning Podcast" features Tyler Lorig, professor emeritus of cognitive and behavioral science, who has spent his career studying the olfactory system.
In 1971, Black students founded the Student Association for Black Unity, launching a 50-year tradition of advocacy on campus.
W&L’s Office of Lifelong Learning presents an inside view of ongoing research from university faculty July 19-23 titled “Beyond the Classroom: Frontiers of Faculty Research.”
The donation will support the Campus Kitchen Backpack Program.
Professor Mark Rush published an opinion piece in The Hill titled, "Partisan bias in the Constitution? Check the data."
Professor Molly Michelmore published a book review for Mike Konczal’s “Freedom From the Market: America's Fight to Liberate Itself From the Grip of the Invisible Hand.”
Professor Victor Ricciardi was quoted in an article titled “You’re probably sabotaging yourself when it comes to finances. How to spot it — and stop it.”
Professor Aly Colón published an article describing the best practices for consuming news in The Conversation.
Professor Nadia Ayoub was interviewed in a Wired article about her work with spider silk.
Robinson succeeds Jamie Kipfer, who is departing the role on June 30.
Leah Lanier recently published a journal article titled “Activation of Prp28 ATPase by phosphorylated Npl3 at a critical step of spliceosome remodeling.”
The Rockbridge Community Health Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the W&L student organization to pilot a summer program in 2022.
Huber is one of 20 members of the cabinet's sixth cohort, representing diverse Jewish backgrounds and experiences globally.
Tanajia Moye-Green '23 is a small-town girl with big plans to make a difference in the world.
In a shifting media landscape, Ted Williams ’07 and Mike Allen ’86 are focused on reigniting local journalism through a new business venture.
Politics Professor Lucas Morel was interviewed for the “We the People” podcast.
W&L’s new provost, Lena Hill, aims to support the university’s initiatives in interdisciplinary work, diversity, equity and inclusion, and more.
Lynn Rainville was recently featured in the Burlington County Times.
Mark Rush’s recent article titled “Is Virginia Now a Beacon of Electoral Reform? Yes, but…” appeared in the Spring 2021 publication.
Foxen’s USTA position with Fulbright Austria starts in October 2021.
Campbell has won a Gilman Scholarship to do an internship in Barcelona, Spain.
Stern will travel to South Korea this summer to study in Seoul, South Korea.
The dedicated students on the crew are making W&L a more sustainable place.
Class of 2021 students in religion are heading out to do big things following W&L.
Watt has received a Fulbright grant to support his research on the importance of small-scale fishing for livelihoods, culture and well-being in Vanuatu, an island nation in the South Pacific.
Zoila Ponce de León was featured in the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru Research Center's series "Public Policies and Debates."
Shikha Silwal recently published "The Economics of Conflict and Peace."
Organizations across the Lexington and Rockbridge County areas have planned a Juneteenth event that will include an art show, live music, a free raffle and more.
Graduating seniors at Washington and Lee University on Thursday were offered some historical perspective and lauded for their perseverance and resilience.
Johnston has won a Gilman Scholarship to study abroad with Middlebury Abroad at Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco.
Everything has fallen into place at W&L for Alankrit Shatadal '21, who complemented her academic experience with research, peer counseling and membership in University Singers.
Hatfield will travel to Denmark for the fall semester and take multiple psychology classes.
Hughes’ award is part of ODK’s 2021 General Russell E. Dougherty National Leader of the Year competition.
Kenny Melvin has been accepted as an Inclusive Fundraising Fellowship mentor.
As we bid farewell (for now) to the Class of 2021, we look back at their very first days on the W&L campus.
The May 25 event is free and open to the public to view online.
Young alumnus Alden Schade shares why he gives back to W&L.
Professor Victor Ricciardi discussed a new category in the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standard
The Community-Based Learning Fellows Program intends to deepen the high-impact practice and pedagogy of community-based learning at W&L.
The series will end the academic year with a roundtable discussion on May 19 at 6 p.m. titled "The Black Freedom Struggle: Verdicts on Advocacy."
Community-based learning is an educational approach that integrates learning and mentorship with community engagement.
Professor Melina Bell’s article is titled "John Stuart Mill's Harm Principle and Free Speech: Expanding the Notion of Harm."
Leonard Satterwhite recently won the John A. "Jack" Blackburn Award for Ethics in College Admission.
The May 17 event will highlight the exhibit, which is curated by sevens students at W&L as part of a Spring Term course, Seminar in Museum Studies.
W&L seniors Will Gentry and Gray Carlton started Lexington Harvest Haul to deliver local food to consumers. They’re now looking to sell the successful business before they leave Lexington after graduation.
In a new episode of "After Class," W&L’s Lifelong Learning podcast, Elizabeth Knapp, geology professor and director of the Johnson Program in Leadership and Integrity, discusses her love of geology and the impact of the Johnson Program
Morris is the great-great-great-grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington.
A series of hour-long interviews with the late Ted DeLaney ’85, professor history of emeritus, is now available online.
The performances will take place live and online on May 20 and 21 at 2:30 p.m.
The Miranda Collection for Native American Library Acquisitions will feature books by Native American and Indigenous authors and literature on relevant topics.
The students were selected from an original applicant pool of 6,621, which represents a 32 percent increase in applications over last year.
The program offers participants the opportunity to work in France for seven months, teaching English to French students of all ages.
The Career Enhancement Fellowship seeks to increase underrepresented junior and other faculty members by creating career development opportunities.
Lebsack will perform a virtual organ concert via livestream on May 18 at 7 p.m.
As part of a community-based learning course in collaboration with Rockbridge Regional Tourism and the Rockbridge Historical Society, Washington and Lee University students researched and mapped Black-owned businesses that thrived in Lexington during the Jim Crow era.
Bui’s USTA position with Fulbright Austria starts in September 2021.
The W&L community is invited to an in-person concert on May 4.
Leah Naomi Green was recognized for her new poem, "Origin Story."
The duet consists of Julia Goudimova and Anna Billias, who both serve as lecturers in the Washington and Lee Music Department.
Professor Seth Michelson completed a weeklong virtual residency and gave the keynote address on social justice at Southern Connecticut State University.
John Juneau ’18 and Amanda Wahlers ’18 have received pre-doctoral graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. The five-year fellowships include three years of financial support and a cost of education allowance.
Hostile Terrain 94, a global pop-up exhibit that takes a powerful look at the human cost of undocumented migration at the U.S. southern border, opened at W&L this week after years of planning and collaboration.
The University Singers will compete virtually on May 1.
Estrada Hamm recently received a David L. Boren Scholarship from the National Security Education Program to study abroad in Jordan.
It's the most wonderful term of the year, so keep an eye on @wlunews social media and this post for a daily dose of W&L's deeply engaging four-week term.
Professor Andrea Lepage recently published two essays based on exhibits in W&L's Staniar Gallery.
Grace Anne Holladay '21 has a conversation with Dr. Kelli Jarrell ’12, who was recently named the national emergency fellow of the year
Nandini Pandey’s lecture is titled "Diversity, Desire, and the Exotic in Ancient Rome (with some thoughts on Atlanta)."
The “Virginia Tech Coffee with the Chair” series features experts sharing their experiences and successes in economics.
Professor Martin Davies recently consulted on exchange rate policy for the Papua New Guinea Treasury and published his work in a discussion paper.
Gordon Ball will read from his recent book, "My San Francisco," on May 13.
De León will give a virtual lecture on May 4 at 5 p.m. as part of W&L's Mudd Center for Ethics series.
James Ricks ’21 has received a Fulbright creative grant to Nepal to photograph patients and healthcare providers at a one-of-a-kind health clinic.
Miranda, who retires from W&L this year, will present a public reading titled “How to Love the Burning World” on April 26.
In 2020, Julie Youngman introduced significant programmatic and curricular development in W&L’s new interdisciplinary program on Law, Justice and Society.
Life has been a series of firsts for Rita Davis ’93, who now serves as counsel to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam.
Tanner Hall ‘21 was recently awarded a fellowship to the Center for Arabic Study Abroad program at the American University in Cairo.
The photography exhibit will be on display April 26 through May 28, with a virtual artist talk on May 11 at 5:30 p.m.
The award will support a nine-month research project in India investigating intervention service access for individuals with disabilities.
Lorena Terroba Urruchua '21 has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Spain.
Reimbursable experiences include the Virginia Safari Park, Natural Bridge, Hull's Drive-in, and coffee and a pastry at Season's Yield Farm.
The Office of Career and Professional Development (CPD) supports and empowers W&L students and alumni to discover, navigate and achieve their career and professional goals.
Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee has made 12 grants totaling $37,000 to nonprofit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County.
Filler, an assistant professor in the Religion Department, joined the W&L faculty in fall 2020.
On May 15, Robert Masi ’21 will perform solo piano masterworks by Chopin, Beethoven, J.S. Bach, Ravel and Bloch.
On May 23, Chad Thomas’21 will present a graduation piano recital featuring George Gershwin’s monumental work, “Rhapsody in Blue,” and other pieces.
On May 1, Petzold will perform an expansive variety of clarinet works.
“A Social Theory of Congress: Legislative Norms in the Twenty-First Century” is the newest book on the topic of the U.S. Congress in more than 15 years.
The April 29 conversation with Raisman, U.S. Olympic gymnast and bestselling author, is open to the W&L community.
In September 2021, Bull will leave for a 10-month stay in Ecuador to develop a co-creative anthology of stories covering resistance and resilience networks in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Tim Diette discussed his new journal article, “Does the Negro Need Separate Schools? A Retrospective Analysis of the Racial Composition of Schools and Black Adult Academic and Economic Success,” in Scienmag and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Ramonah Gibson '20 has received a Fulbright United Kingdom (U.K.) Partnership Award to complete her master's degree in creative writing scriptwriting at the University of East Anglia.
Her project, “Age and Growth of Fan Mussel (Pinna nobilis) in Mar Menor,” will take her to Calpe, in Spain this fall.
"Intimate Violence," a documentary about domestic violence by W&L professor Stephanie Sandberg and junior Nolan Zunk, has been recognized by three film festivals.
Clay Chadwick ’22, Demmanuel Gonzalez ’21, Caleb Peña ’21, Carolina Rubio Regalado ’22 and Pamela Steimel ’22 were recognized in March by the Virginia Teachers of Promise Institute.
Professor Nneka Dennie discusses Women’s History Month in a recent New York Times article.
Helping with sheep at Tom Stanley's farm is providing Isaiah Medina '22 and Abby Hamilton '22 with valuable experience that they can include on future veterinary school applications.
Brian Laubscher, director of athletic communications at W&L, was recently recognized by the College Sports Information Directors of America with a 25-year service award.
The article is titled “Lava Jato deepened political chaos in Peru and splashes the 18 presidential candidates.”
In a WalletHub piece, Scott Hoover, Washington and Lee University’s A. Stevens Miles Professor of Banking and Finance, answers questions about secured credit cards.
Kathryn Muensterman ’22 has won a $34,000 Beinecke Scholarship to help fund her graduate studies.
Brian Alexander will also moderate a panel discussion, "Congressional Norms in an Era of Conflict," via Zoom on April 8, at 12 p.m.
Bob Strong will also participate in a panel discussion about the film and the Carter presidency on April 13 at 7 p.m.
Washington and Lee University’s Office of Inclusion and Engagement recently released a video featuring members of W&L’s Asian and Pacific Islander community, calling on the world to notice, and end, incidents of hate.
On April 9 and 10, W&L will stream its production of "BURN" featuring a large ensemble of talented student actors and directed by Jemma Levy, assistant professor of theater.
Rafay Hassan '22 was looking for a liberal arts university that would give him individualized attention and put his critical thinking skills to the test. He found that and more at W&L.
James Ricks ’21 plans to work this summer with the Oda Foundation in Nepal.
Julienne de Vastey '23 and Jamal Magoti '23 have won a Davis Projects for Peace grant for their project "Tokomeza Kata Kimeo."
The exhibit of paintings by Evelyn Dawson, which includes student reflections and a student-curated playlist, is part of Museums at W&L's new Mindfulness Initiative and the 20th anniversary of the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.
On April 3 at 8 p.m., Fuller will showcase her insight and creativity in a series of original compositions performed by W&L student performers.
Song will perform selections by composers J. S. Bach, Antonín Leopold Dvořák, Dmitri Shostakovich and James Stephenson for her senior cello recital on April 2 at 8 p.m.
Politics professor Lucas Morel recently published an article in Persuasion titled “Speaking the Truth.”
Lynn Uzzell, who teaches in the Politics Department, recently published an article in RealClearPublicAffairs titled "Madison's Five Lessons for Overcoming Polarization."
Cody Watson, an assistant professor of computer science, has published a paper in the International Conference on Software Engineering.
Each scholar is awarded $7,500 to support undergraduate research in their junior or senior year.
Twelve students at W&L are creating their own version of the U.S. Constitution in Professor Lynn Uzzell’s politics course.
The W&L community is invited to an in-person concert on April 8.
Taha Khan joined W&L's Computer Science Department this year as an assistant professor.
The cast and crew of W&L’s upcoming Bentley Musical, “Little Women,” tackled a host of pandemic-related challenges to produce a film version of the show that will be screened for audiences March 30-April 2.
The students’ work will be on display in Staniar Gallery starting March 29.
Under Ellen Mayock's direction, student members of W&L's English for Speakers of Other Languages group will present at the virtual conference on March 25.
The April 8 talk is titled "Art as Transformation: Using Photography for Social Change."
Jeremy Weissman will talk about his recent book, “The Crowdsourced Panopticon: Conformity and Control on Social Media,” on March 31.
Two new first-year cohorts, #Hungerfighters and Good Nabors, educate first-year students about the Shepherd Program, introduce them to service learning, help them make friends and set them up for further involvement in the program.
Nadeen Kharputly recently published an article titled "Whose Best Friend? Muslims, Dogs, and the Making of American Humanity."
On March 26, Gonzalez will perform selections by composers Domenico Scarlatti, Gabriel Fauré, Manuel de Falla and others.
The community is invited to a virtual talk on April 7 titled "Women in the Arts: Out of the Margins, Into the Light."
Highlights include live performances of works written from artists and scholars nationwide.
Katrina Forrester will give a virtual lecture on March 25 at 5 p.m. as part of W&L’s Mudd Center for Ethics series.
The W&L community is invited to an in-person outdoor concert on April 5.
Lucas Flood '21 fell for W&L when he saw it for the first time on a family road trip, and he's found it an ideal place to study history and German.
The March 22 conversation with Rowe, host of the hit television series “Dirty Jobs,” is open to the W&L community.
Students and faculty in the W&L Music Department refused to let COVID-19 silence them, instead embracing creative protocols to continue making music together in person.
Professor Nneka Dennie contributed to a chapter in a new anthology titled "The Routledge Companion to Black Women's Cultural Histories."
The March 21 show is free and open to the public to view online.
The W&L Repertory Dance Company performance will stream for free online on March 25 and 26 at 7 p.m., March 27 at 6 p.m. and March 28 at 2 p.m.
Miranda's new poem, "Torch," was selected as the American Academy of Poets' "Poem-a-Day."
The university will host an online poetry reading by eight students in Heid Erdrich’s Master Class in Poetry course on March 15 at 6 p.m.
Felix Kwame Yeboah will give a virtual lecture on March 15 at 5 p.m. as part of W&L’s Mudd Center for Ethics series.
With an optimistic attitude, W&L’s Intramurals have faced the challenges of the pandemic with ingenuity and persistence.
Six undergraduate students received Critical Language Scholarships, which will provide them the opportunity to study language intensively during summer 2021.
Nneka Dennie, a new member of the History Department faculty, has already participated in a number of thought-provoking panel discussions at W&L.
In the latest episode of the Lifelong Learning podcast, Mish talks about his passion for theater, how musicals can be reinvented to account for changing times, and his experiences connecting students and alumni.
In a recent in-class project, seven W&L students used materials found around campus to discuss a broader historical narrative and create a piece now on display in Staniar Gallery.
The university’s performance will be streamed online beginning March 30.
Norman Kim-Senior ’05 has created a COVID Memorial Walk and Run to foster community, support local nonprofits and mark the one-year anniversary of the pandemic.
The public discussion, which explored female abolitionists’ roles in history, featured Lena Hill, dean of the college; Ron Fuchs, senior curator of ceramics; and Nneka Dennie, assistant professor of history.
Melissa Yorio '21 has received support from many corners during her college career, so when the pandemic broke out, she found a way to give back within her hometown community.
Poppenberg has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Argentina starting in March 2022.
Kristina M. Roney, visiting assistant professor of French at W&L, was recently named the incoming finance officer for the SFHS, a three-year term that places her on the society’s Executive Committee.
At these events, Student Affairs deans set up tables outside Elrod Commons for 90-minute afternoon sessions. Students are invited to stop, chat, take a treat and snag some W&L apparel.
The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Spring 2021 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 19, 2021.
Professor Matthews received an outstanding paper award at the 13th International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies.
Bioh's hit comedy "School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play" will be screened online March 16, and a virtual talk by Bioh will occur March 18.
Ricciardi served as an expert panelist on behavioral finance and retirement planning for the podcast "That Annuity Show" earlier this year.
The two-day virtual conference will begin March 6 and feature students located across the country.
On March 13, W&L’s Contact Committee and Science, Society, and the Arts will present an evening with New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur and video creator Hank Green.
In “My San Francisco,” Gordon Ball, visiting associate professor of English, recounts experiences of his time spent in the city.
Professor Thakur-Wernz published a paper in the International Journal of Emerging Markets.
One of Washington and Lee's new faculty members for 2020-21 is mathematics professor Sybil Prince Nelson, a 2001 graduate of W&L.
Linda M. Hooks was featured in a recent Wallet Hub article titled "2021's Best & Worst Cities at Money Management."
Mudd Postdoctoral Ethics Fellow Jeremy Weissman recently published a textbook titled "The Crowdsourced Panopticon: Conformity and Control on Social Media."
Taylor Walle, assistant professor of English, recently published an article titled "Boswell's Dictionary and the Status of Scots Dialect in the Eighteenth Century."
On March 9, Heumann will share her experiences advocating for disability rights and discuss the movement's future.
On March 5, nine W&L music students will present a recital of songs and arias in Spanish.
W&L has allowed Christopher Watt '21 to meet other members of the community and find a future career where three of his passions converge.
On Feb. 26, W&L’s museums and art galleries reopened to current W&L students, faculty and staff for in-person visitation.
On March 7, Lebsack will perform selections by George Frideric Handel, Franz Schubert, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Francis Poulenc and others.
The Feb. 24 online lecture, titled “Black Entrepreneurs: Where Does Money Fit into Protest?,” will examine capitalism as a part of the Black freedom-fighting arsenal.
Five students from W&L received Fulbright awards for academic year 2020-2021.
The Feb. 23 event is part of a series covering key career development topics such as professional documents, developing your story, networking, interviewing and succeeding on the job.
Professor Strong’s op-ed is titled “Donald Trump and the Stress Test of American Democracy.”
Green will receive the Lucille Clifton Legacy Award from St. Mary’s College of Maryland on March 1.
Assistant Professor Lloyd Tanlu’s article is titled “Causal Language and Effective Performance Evaluations.”
Cory Colbert was a recent "Honoree of the Day" on a website that honors Black scholars in the mathematical sciences.
Debris from the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing found its way to W&L’s Special Collections, where it heightened one class’s understanding of a powerful Japanese novel.
The all-day event was facilitated by upper-division student volunteers.
The conversation on Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. will center on the intersection of LGBTQ+ identity and religious affiliations and practices.
The Office of Inclusion and Engagement (OIE) supports Washington and Lee University's mission by striving to foster a culture in which all community members feel entirely welcome and able to participate in everything the university has to offer.
"W&L After Class: The Lifelong Learning Podcast" invites listeners to join conversations with W&L's expert faculty, giving them a walk down the Colonnade from the comfort of their home.
The Feb. 24 talk, which is free and open to the public to view online, is titled “A Conversation with David Fahrenthold of the Washington Post: Unraveling the Troubled, Secretive Trump Empire.”
Opening Feb. 23, the exhibit will display the Vermont-based artist’s sculptural works. An artist’s talk is scheduled for Feb. 24.
Valerie Hudson, George H.W. Bush Chair and professor of international affairs at Texas A&M University, will deliver a virtual lecture on Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. as part of W&L’s Mudd Center for Ethics series.
Brindle received a Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research grant for his project, “"Modeling Energy Regulation Under Stress: A Possible Mechanism Linking Stress and Disease?"
Despite COVID-19, Jared Nickodem '20 was able to make it to Austria, where he is teaching English to students as part of the U.S. Teaching Assistant Program.
The Sociology and Anthropology Department is collaborating with the Environmental Studies Program to present a new social justice series titled “White Supremacy and Society.”
Earlier this month, economics professor Peter Grajzl gave an online presentation for the University of Oxford titled "A machine-learning history of English case law and legal ideas before the Industrial Revolution."
W&L presents a monthlong schedule of events celebrating Black History Month.
The WGSS Program at W&L is celebrating the milestone with a series of events that include a film screening, art exhibits and panel discussions.
The Feb. 11 conversation with Bloom is open to the W&L community.
Strong co-authored an article in The Conversation titled “America’s newest voters look back at the 2020 election – and forward to politics in 2021.”
When her Critical Language Scholarship to China went virtual because of COVID, Kisker '21 got a six-week sampler of the country and its language through her computer screen.
The Student Association for Black Unity will hold the online event, which is free and open to the public to watch online.
Elliot Reza Emadian ’17 will teach a virtual master class in screendance, a form that merges cinematography and choreography.
Assistant Professor Erin Taylor and Dr. Ralph Caldroney’s public discussion, which is open to the public to view online, is titled "Ethical Issues in the Context of Covid-19."
Seidule will discuss his new book, "Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause.”
Poet Heid Erdrich will give a public poetry reading on Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.
The screening will be free and open to the public to view online. A discussion with the film’s creators will follow the screening.
The virtual talk, which is free and open to the public online, is titled "Naming Injustice: Charlene Teters (Spokane) and John Little (Standing Rock Sioux) on American Indian Mascots."
Professors Leigh Ann Beavers and Chris Gavaler recently published a textbook titled “Creating Comics: A Writer’s and Artist's Guide and Anthology.”
The series will present two events, "Looking at Blackness" and "Legislative Leverage: Democratic Processes as Activism,” in late January.
At the start of the academic year, 17 first-year international students began their W&L experience in Scotland. Today, they are taking courses in Lexington as a unique group of friends.
In the article, Brodie discusses Confederate monuments' complex history and how an American contemporary artist is working to change how others view them.
The university’s new religion minor requires completion of six courses and complements any major.
The fun kicks off early this semester with Outing Club activities starting Jan. 22, and the entire campus is invited to participate.
Bo Garfinkel '21 talks about the experiences she's been afforded recently as a recipient of a Public Policy and International Affairs fellowship and a Gilman Scholarship.
The Jan. 26 event, which is free and open to the public to view online, will celebrate 20 Years of WGSS at W&L.
In honor of the Jewish "New Year of the Trees," W&L Hillel, the Native American Cohort and other campus community members will share poems about beloved lands on Jan. 27.
In the article, Rainville discusses how Sweet Briar College remembers the enslaved people and free laborers who built – and are buried beneath – its campus.
Hannah Freibert '21 interviews Mike White '10, program associate for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a nonprofit that works to improve health care in America.
This year's observance of MLK day will comprise a variety of virtual events and lectures.
New members will be inducted into the national leadership honor society at W&L’s Founders Day/ODK convention, which will take place in a virtual format on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m.
Proceeds from the sale of soup at participating Lexington restaurants will support Campus Kitchen at W&L's Backpack Program.
Michael Barsanti will be the featured speaker at W&L’s virtual Founders Day/Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m.
The pandemic has presented challenges to working and learning within the community, but virtual and distanced projects have allowed those partnerships to continue to bear fruit this year.
Beavers’ exhibit will appear in Washington and Lee's Staniar Gallery from Jan. 17 through Feb. 18, with a virtual artist talk on Jan. 27 at 5:30 p.m.
During his career at W&L, DeLaney brought his passion for justice and inclusion to the classroom and to his scholarship.
Policies adopted to combat COVID-19 led to novel changes in W&L's energy use in 2020.
At W&L, Lorena Terroba Urruchua ’21 found her purpose — helping people with disabilities — at the intersection of psychology, Romance languages and poverty studies.
The award honors professionals whose passion and devotion to the Jewish campus community enrich the lives of Hillel students.
Dr. Jonathan Wortham '04 is the outbreak investigations team leader in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Zach Baldridge ’22, Bri Mondesir ’22 and Blake Sanchez ’23 received the prestigious award.
Oyumaa Daichinkhuu ’16 will complete a one-year master’s program at China’s Tsinghua University inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship program at the University of Oxford in England.
Associate Professor of Biology Nadia Ayoub collaborated with students and alumni to publish a research article in the open-access journal PLOS ONE titled “The common house spider, Parasteatoda tepidariorum, maintains silk gene expression on sub-optimal diet.”
Sundie teaches marketing courses at W&L, including Marketing Management.
The professor of philosophy emeritus taught at W&L from 1968 to 1996.
The Robert Lee Telford Professor of Physics and Engineering Emeritus died Nov. 24.
His one-year term as the organization's president will start November 2021.
In the interview, Hill discusses her new appointment as W&L provost, effective July 1, 2021.
Brian Alexander recently contributed to the Monticello blog, where he discussed Thomas Jefferson’s “Manual of Parliamentary Practice” and the impact it has on modern rules of the U.S. Congress.
The Shenandoah magazine team will host a virtual launch party on Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. to celebrate the newest edition of the magazine, which will be available to the public on Dec. 11.
Membership in HathiTrust allows the W&L community to access millions of digital books that the university does not have in print in the Leyburn, Telford or Law libraries.
Theater students at W&L were challenged to select a piece from the university's art collection and give it voice.
The winner of the 16th International Choral Competition – Gallus-Maribor automatically qualifies for the European Grand Prix of Choral Singing Competition in 2022.
Politics professor Mark Rush published opinion pieces in the Jurist and The Virginian-Pilot in November.
Students in Professor Dayo Abah’s Principles of Public Relations class worked with a Lexington nonprofit to make a life skills book for clients who are trying to get back on their feet.
W&L's Community Grants Committee evaluated eight proposals in October and made six grants totaling $23,000 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County.
Barton Myers’ op-ed is titled “Why the Stonewall Jackson statue belongs at Chancellorsville.”
A publication from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, the Sustainable Campus Index recognizes top-performing sustainable colleges and universities.
Jerónimo Reyes '21 says he is so immensely grateful for the gifts in his life, including a QuestBridge scholarship to W&L, that he wants to become a doctor and devote his career to helping others.
Journalism Professor Toni Locy appears in multiple episodes of the new docuseries "Trial 4."
The concert is free and open to the public to view online.
The show is free and open to the public to view online.
Washington and Lee University is among the 51 inaugural member institutions* of the Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, a new initiative from the University of Southern California's Race and Equity Center.
Mark Rush was interviewed on Brian Frydenborg's '04 “Real Context News” podcast.
Lena Hill, dean of the College and professor of English and Africana studies at Washington and Lee, has been appointed to be the university’s next provost, beginning July 1, 2021.
The Elmes Pathfinder Prize recognizes a student who has shown extraordinary promise in psychological science through outstanding scholarship in basic or applied psychology.
The show is free and open to the public.
Washington and Lee's brand new, 165,489-square-foot center for athletics and recreation offers larger and more state-of-the-art facilities for athletics and intramural teams, coaching staff, fitness and recreation.
W&L Professor of Economics Hugo Blunch published an article with the IZA Institute of Labor Economics.
Lynn Rainville will participate in the virtual symposium "Revealing Fayetteville – A New Landscape" on Nov. 2 from noon to 3:30 p.m.
Natalie McCaffery ’24, of Santa Barbara, California, was recently invited to participate in the Forbes Under 30 AgTech+ Hackathon.
Turkeypalooza and several accompanying events will take place on campus Nov. 6–13.
The award-winning W&L Repertory Dance Company will perform W&L Dancers Create … 2020 virtually on Nov. 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 7 at 2 p.m.
W&L will present “What Happened Last Night?” virtually on Nov. 4 at 6 p.m.
The virtual performance will be available to watch via livestream on Nov. 7 at 8 p.m.
Erin Hughes '21 wants to use lessons learned in the classroom and on the basketball court to fight for systemic change in the world.
Guitarist Bhattacharya, who brings universal appeal to his pioneering fusion of classical Indian ragas and bluesy Western music, will perform on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Elizabeth Kolbert, a staff writer for The New Yorker, will give a virtual lecture on Oct. 29 at 5 p.m.
There will be 22 different mixers occurring throughout the day on Oct. 24.
The event on Oct. 28 will celebrate the 100th anniversary of commercial radio in the United States.
The theme for this year's Black FLEX conference is "The Black Playbook."
Ponce de León is an assistant professor of politics at Washington and Lee University.
Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Comparative Literature at W&L, presents her newest co-edited book, “Voices on the Move: An Anthology by and about Refugees.”
The show is free and open to the public to view online.
This year, 222 people tuned in to watch and participate in the annual summit.
In October, Washington and Lee University will present Tony Award winner and five-time Tony Award nominee Laura Benanti in two streamed events.
Karla Klein Murdock, professor of cognitive and behavioral science at Washington and Lee University, has been named the next Roger Mudd Professor of Ethics and director of the university’s Roger Mudd Center for Ethics.
The recent graduates’ work will be on display in Lykes Atrium.
W&L’s Contact Committee presents two separate evenings with former presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Andrew Yang as part of a virtual speaker series leading up to the presidential election.
Lesley Wheeler, Henry S. Fox Professor of English at Washington and Lee University and poetry editor for Shenandoah magazine, will give a “spooky-themed” author talk on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m.
Victor Ricciardi, visiting professor of finance at Washington and Lee University, recently appeared on “The Rational Reminder Podcast.”
Rush published op-eds in the Richmond Times-Dispatch and The Fulcrum in September.
Zhang teaches Statistics for Economics and Introduction to Economics, and she is interested in developing courses on the economics of climate change, migration and gender.
"American Folk" is a series of photographic portraits by West Virginia-based artist Lisa Elmaleh. She will give a virtual artist's talk on Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m.
Anna Bosking, a first-year student at W&L, appeared on a BBC interview panel to discuss her perspective as a voter after last week's vice presidential debate.
Matt Bartini ’12 offers favorite scenes of W&L on his custom shirts.
The virtual Q&A is open to the W&L community.
Enuma Anekwe-Desince '22 has found her niche at Washington and Lee University through her involvement in the Advanced Immersion and Mentoring Program, leadership roles in student organizations, and work as a research assistant in the sociology and psychology departments.
At the virtual event, participants will explore how activism takes many forms, why specific actions are labeled as sedentary, and whether these forms of activism help, harm or do not affect the message.
Slaughter's lecture, which is open to the public to view online, is titled "Renewing the Promise of America: Looking Back to Move Forward."
Rice's lecture, which is open to the public to view online, is titled "Cultural Norms and the Export of the W&L Honor System."
The performance will run Oct. 15-18, and it is free and open to the public to watch via livestream.
The COVID-19 pandemic has failed to hinder Washington and Lee University professors, who have adapted creatively to teach both in person and virtually this term.
Dr. Guelzo will deliver this year’s lecture, “The Mystery of Robert E. Lee,” virtually.
According to a study by W&L’s Lisa Greer, Coral Gardens Reef in Belize remains a refuge for Acropora spp. coral despite widespread devastation in other areas of the western North Atlantic Ocean/Caribbean Sea.
As part of the yearlong celebration of Native American Heritage, W&L will host a free virtual lecture with Katrina Phillips, an assistant professor of American Indian history at Macalester College and an enrolled member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe.
The deadline for submitting a proposal for the fall 2020 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.
At W&L, Mary North Jones has been able to pursue interests in both European history and medicine as she builds a foundation for her career.
Professor Molly Michelmore took part in a forum and podcast examining the “winners and losers of the Republicans’ 2017 redistribution of wealth.”
The lecture, which is free and open to the public to view via Zoom, is titled “Climate Change and Pacific Islander Eco-Poetics.”
The Entrepreneurship Summit will take place online on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2–3.
The Washington and Lee University library is working to preserve documents relating to COVID-19 and diversity and inclusion discussions.
Six accomplished artists will give virtual master classes for the Washington and Lee community this academic year, covering a wide range of dance styles, from hip-hop to K-pop.
Washington and Lee University’s Native American Cohort invites the community to celebrate Native American Heritage with special events throughout the academic year.
Testing sewage samples for the virus that causes COVID-19 is helping W&L to do targeted human testing and identify asymptomatic cases before they trigger large outbreaks.
Professor de Lissovoy gave an artist’s talk through the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art.
The virtual event will be held on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. and is open to the W&L community
Blunch served as the lead consultant on a Ghana case study for the World Bank's new index
The panel discussion, titled "Antiracism, White Activists, and Black Freedom," is free and open to the public to watch virtually.
The virtual performance, which is free and open the public, will be available to view via Livestream.
The acclaimed group is known worldwide for promoting social justice and human rights for all people and genders. The virtual exhibit and lecture are free and open to the public.
“Global Ethics in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges,” a collaboration between the Mudd Center for Ethics and the Center for International Education, kicks off Sept. 24 with a keynote address by former U.S. ambassador and Sewanee University President Reuben E. Brigety.
Professor Stephanie Sandberg and Nolan Zunk ’22 co-directed “Intimate Violence,” which will be screened at Hull’s Drive-in to raise money for Project Horizon.
Twenty-four new full-time professors have joined the faculty this year.
Farmer and conservationist Bill Holliday ’65 spent his career fighting to preserve and protect South Carolina’s environment.
Philosophy Professor Melina Bell explains what policies could be adopted to help close the gap.
No tickets are required for the production, which will be performed at Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton on Sept. 12 and streamed live in cinema quality.
Next year, he will serve as president of the association, which supports African writers around the world.
Gavaler’s opinion piece is entitled “The problem with 'cancel culture'”
The Africana Studies Program at W&L, in partnership with the Rupert H. Johnson Jr. Program in Leadership and Integrity, will host a series of events focused on activism and Black life. It kicks off Aug. 26 with a panel discussion featuring three W&L faculty members.
As Executive Committee president for the 2020-21 school year, Chase Calhoun '21 hopes to protect the Honor System and make a positive impact in areas of racial inequality and systemic racism.
Franks, a professor of law at the University of Miami School of Law, will discuss the topic of her 2019 book, “The Cult of the Constitution: Our Deadly Devotion to Guns and Free Speech.”
Returning to campus in these circumstances will challenge us all, but teaching and learning together is what we do best, and it has never been more important.
The article, published in the Journal of Experimental Political Science, questions whether elected officials are more responsive to men than women inquiring about access to government services.
Studying philosophy and Arabic, traveling to Morocco and Beirut, and working with Professor Anthony Edwards to translate a Beiruti book have helped Tanner Hall '21 understand and appreciate other cultures.
Cage Tevis ’21, Bo Garfinkel ’21, Jeremiah Kohl ’22, Collin Frazey ’23 and Tanajia Moye-Green ’23 will study abroad.
Sadlowski has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany starting January 2021.
The commentary was published this week in The Roanoke Times.
After the pandemic canceled his original internship, Blake Sanchez '23 went to work for the Virginia Department of Health and the Campus Kitchen at W&L.
Chris Gavaler and Nathaniel Goldberg have published “Revising Fiction, Fact, and Faith: A Philosophical Account”
Moataz Khalifa, assistant professor and director of Data Education, is collaborating on a non-invasive, early detection system of the virus.
The book provides media professionals with the savvy they need to navigate the world of finance and money.
Fifteen W&L faculty members and two alumnae have signed on to help teach a Fall Term course that will cover multiple aspects of the COVID-19 crisis.
A generous donation of art last year from Rick Kramer '69 includes three works by Sam Gilliam, one of the most significant living artists of our time.
Hollis Owens ’97’s nonprofit offers people with disabilities opportunities to present to, and educate, schoolchildren about their lives.
A $27,600 grant from Associated Colleges of the South will allow for the development of phase two of ChemTutor, a tutorial system for students new to college-level chemistry.
Five professors from Washington and Lee University held an online panel offering “Perspectives on Black Protest: Comprehending the Current Crisis.”
This message summarizes the critical elements of our plan.
When her summer research trip to Nepal was canceled because of COVID-19, Danika Brockman went to work for the Rockbridge Area Relief Association, where she helps with the food pantry.
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement guidelines announced in July would have required international students to leave the U.S. if they were forced by COVID-19 to take only online courses.
Jennifer Beam Dowd ’96 is co-managing a Facebook page, “Dear Pandemic,” to provide evidence-based advice about COVID-19 to a general audience.
Nick Watson '22 is spending the summer working on housing issues as part of his Shepherd internship with the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity in Vermont.
W&L journalism professor Aly Colón is quoted in a piece about a recent decision by the AP Stylebook and other journalism institutions to begin capitalizing the B in Black in articles about people and culture.
A plate decorated with a widely distributed political cartoon of the American Revolution was used as commentary on the political, social and economic issues of the time.
In a piece published in The Nation, Locy asserts that General Robert E. Lee does not deserve to be associated with W&L.
Miranda was invited on radio station KPFA’s UpFront to discuss Junipero Serra, the myth of California missions, and the colonization of native people.
The ESOL program at W&L, founded in 2001 to facilitate communication in the local community, now serves dozens of non-native English speakers each year with teaching, tutoring, translation and interpretation services.
The piece appeared in the June 19 edition of The Washington Post.
In his latest book, Morel explores how Lincoln’s most vital ideas are traced back to the country’s founders.
Wheeler’s first novel, “Unbecoming,” was recently published just two months after the release of her latest poetry collection, “The State She’s In.”
In the discussion, Morel explains why Juneteenth is a uniquely American holiday.
Hill appeared on a special episode entitled "Stronger Together – a Conversation About Racism."
Avalon Pernell, a rising sophomore from Alabama, appeared on a “College Roundtable” segment that featured college journalists interviewing the mayor of Pittsburgh.
Nickodem’s USTA position with Fulbright Austria starts in September 2020.
Bridget Bartley '21 interviews Shiri Yadlin '12, director of Just Homes, a nonprofit that helps faith communities address homelessness in D.C.
The recent graduate of Washington and Lee University won a combined scholarship of $8,500 for her second-place win and article of the year award in the 60th Annual Hearst National Writing Championship.
Julia Hernandez took a Spring Term class in Ghana and studied abroad in France and Morocco, proving that W&L is a gateway to opportunities all over the globe.
At W&L, Eric Herrera did field work in Ghana, created a biotech startup, and discovered the original location of the Alamo.
Jennings will start on August 10 and will succeed Dennis Cross, who is stepping down at the end of the calendar year after serving 16 years as W&L’s V.P. of university advancement.
Chris Johnson ’00 uses his camera to document the COVID-19 crisis.
Keller has received a USTA position with Fulbright Austria starting in October 2020.
The class will return to campus for its traditional in-person Commencement ceremony next spring.
In-person Commencement exercises for the Class of 2020 are scheduled to take place next spring.
At W&L, Katherine Ingram '20 found a research interest—and a future profession—where environmental studies meets economics.
Spring Term courses aim to provide innovative, one-of-a-kind educational experiences to W&L students. Online instruction during COVID-19 led to many new opportunities.
The three-night miniseries airs on the History channel beginning Monday, May 25 at 9 p.m.
Rivers has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Mexico starting January 2021.
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, some Washington and Lee University journalism students learned that the news stops for nothing — not even a global pandemic.
Peccie’s award is part of ODK’s 2020 General Russell E. Dougherty National Leader of the Year Competition.
Career and Professional Development Dean John Jensen '01 and his staff are busy providing career advice for Generals navigating a tricky economic landscape.
Working in Italy, starring in theater productions and being involved in Generals' Unity are just a few of the experiences that have made W&L a great fit for Win Gustin '20.
Berger has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain starting January 2021.
Garfinkel will attend the PPIA Junior Summer Institute at Princeton
Kelly Evans '07 interviewed Dudley about his hopes and plans for students' return to campus in the fall.
When Kara Lough '20 found W&L, she found a supportive environment that allowed her to lead a magazine, study in Italy, work as a photographer and plan a career.
Eight of the 23 students enrolled in music instructor Shuko Watanabe Petty’s Piano I and II classes had no piano at home. When instruction went online, she found a way to help.
Green was recently interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered to discuss “The More Extravagant Feast.”
A new gift to the Reeves Museum of Ceramics documents how one artist is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The title of his op-ed is “Might This Be the Beginning of Education?”
Despite a COVID-abbreviated run, the cast of W&L's "EVERYBODY" celebrates the "positive, self-affirming experience" of putting on the show.
The online exhibition is the first comprehensive study of the artist's watercolors.
When the 25 members of W&L’s Repertory Dance Company were dispersed by COVID-19, director Jenefer Davies found a creative way for them to perform together again.
W&L’s admissions office is replacing in-person events canceled due to COVID-19 with personalized online outreach.
At W&L, Gareth Minson '20 has been able to forge his own educational path at the intersection of political philosophy, education policy and women, gender and sexuality studies.
In the “Unmarked” episode of the “Reel South” series, Rainville highlights her research into historic African American cemeteries.
Wheeler discusses tailoring remote instruction to best serve her students.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Washington and Lee University community are finding ways to lend a hand with community relief efforts.
The fellowships will support 18 months of research and writing on Hindu law.
Final performances of "Considering Matthew Shepard" had to be canceled because of COVID-19, but the University Singers will never forget the powerful experience of telling Shepard's story.
This plate, a recent gift to W&L's Reeves Museum of Ceramics from local collectors Joan and Jay Crawford, provides a window into Chinese culture and the material lives of one of Virginia’s most prestigious families.
In his first experience outside the U.S., Joshua Valdez '22 traveled to Argentina for a memorable internship.
Kipfer succeeds Scott Dittman, who will step down as registrar on June 30 after serving in the role for 35 years.
"The loss we felt at the suspension of campus life confirmed our love for this community. Our response was inspiring."
Scott Dittman has been awarded honorary membership by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
Amid a national shortage of PPE, W&L employees put the IQ Center’s 3D printers to work making face shields and mask strap holders for local health care workers.
As city manager of New Rochelle, New York, Chuck Strome ’80 is at the center of New York's pandemic.
Kaylee Hartung '07, a graduate of the W&L journalism program, contracted the virus that causes COVID-19 while covering the outbreak in Washington State
For anyone participating in online learning during this time, there are several resources available through the museums that can help enrich the virtual classroom experience.
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Washington and Lee University’s CARPE and Academic Technologies offered expertise and resources to faculty preparing for online courses.
Linda Hooks, professor of economics and head of the W&L Economics Department, was interviewed by the News-Gazette.
Art Goldsmith was featured on the Morning Brew podcast “Business Casual”
The university has canceled all campus events featuring external speakers or visitors beginning at noon on Saturday, March 13 and continuing through Saturday, April 18.
Sascha L. Goluboff, professor and chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Washington and Lee University, has been named the university’s next director of community-based learning. W&L Provost Marc Conner announced the three-year appointment, which will begin on July 1.
Author and historian Ryan Cole will give a public lecture at W&L on March 23.
This summer, Sezen will receive two months of intensive training with leading faculty at Michigan State University in microeconomics, math, econometrics and research methods.
Representatives from area day camps and sleepover camps will be available to share information about their 2020 summer programs.
W&L's studio art majors present their senior projects in an online exhibition.
Her talk is titled "Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted: Observations on the Historic and Contemporary Role of the Liberal Arts.”
Her talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled "Barely Legal: Political Ads, Social Media and #sponcon."
Washington and Lee University's Office of Community-Based Learning has partnered with Lexington on projects that provide real-world learning experiences for students while also advancing the city's goals.
Six students from Washington and Lee University participated in The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges’ 21st annual statewide collegiate Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl in February.
Moyers will speak on addiction and recovery.
A new play by Professor Domnica Radulescu gives voice to local immigrants.
Atkinson will speak on “Where I am is Who I am: Plotting Spatial Demographics in Renaissance Florence.”
The conference is titled Ethics and Technology: Surveillance, Civil Rights, and Cyber-Security.
The event is free and open to the public, and books will be available to purchase following the reading.
Writer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, who based this play on the anonymous 15th-century "Everyman," presents a new take on an old story and the old question of what happens when we cross over to the other side.
No tickets are required.
W&L presents a faculty recital featuring Julia Goudimova on cello and Anna Billias on piano in an evening of romantically inclined music of Nordic countries.
W&L’s first Black Future Leaders Experience (FLEX) conference brought alumni and staff together to mentor students from across central Virginia on how to thrive in white spaces, navigate politics and serve as leaders.
Quashie teaches black cultural and literary studies at Brown University.
Strong spoke on President Jimmy Carter’s pre-White House days and his complicated relations with the civil rights movement in Georgia.
The conference is free and open to the public.
“Considering Matthew Shepard” tells the now infamous true story and aftermath of the kidnapping, torture and murder of Matthew Shepard near Laramie, Wyoming, in 1998. Tickets are required for the performance.
Having played in every kind of venue imaginable, from coffee houses to world-class concert halls, Haimovitz creates music for every kind of audience.
The Rhodes Scholarship, which averages $70,000 per year and up to as much as $250,000, fully funds two to four years of study at the University of Oxford in England.
A class in Denmark, an internship in India and lots of eye-opening experiences in the Lexington community have encouraged Amanda Dorsey '21 to advocate for inclusion in the public health field.
The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Spring 2020 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020.
The celebration includes a film screening, a faculty panel and a trivia game. All events are free and open to the public.
Vaughan holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Harvard University, a master’s degree in library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a doctorate from Arizona State University. She succeeds John Tombarge, who will step down on June 30 after serving in the role for seven years.
Tickets are not required.
The prediction is the result of years of research conducted by student state and territory chairs, regional chairs and national and democratic party analysts.
John Knox, Skip Williams, and Maryanne Simurda were awarded $15,000 for their research on Helenium virginicum, or Virginia sneezeweed.
W&L's Black Law Student Association fosters collegiality and mentorship.
A panel discussion will feature six leading business journalists who cover big financial and economic stories.
The title of his op-ed is "It's Time to Get Rid of Distribution Requirements."
Nominations for W&L’s LEAD Banquet Awards allow any member of the university community to recognize a student or group’s outstanding contributions in one or more of 23 areas.
Eight students and three faculty received Fulbright awards for 2019-2020.
W&L’s Mock Con, one of the most ambitious student political research projects in the country, this year aims to predict the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee.
As director of communications for Mock Con 2020, Annie Lentz '20 applies her love of mass communications and politics to promote and protect a 112-year-old legacy.
The title of Rush’s piece is “If the electors can be faithless, why have an Electoral College?”
A student-led annual celebration of black literary culture opened the Student Association for Black Unity’s programming for Black History Month at Washington and Lee University.
Shrayer will read from and discuss his new book, “A Russian Immigrant: Three Novellas.”
Jackson Roberts ’19, Ryann Carpenter ’20 and biology professors Sarah Blyth and Natalia Toporikova co-authored a paper published in the Journal of Endocrine Research.
“Running Home” tells the story of humanitarian, accomplished middle-distance runner and coach Tony Ruiz.
Joukhadar will read from and discuss his new novel, “The Thirty Names of Night.”
Mock Con Political Chair John Harashinski '20 hopes to carry on the event's legacy of accurate predictions using lessons from courses in political analysis and leadership.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
The concert is free, and no tickets are required.
Shaun Soman '17, was appointed assistant news director of WORT, a community radio station in Madison, Wisconsin.
An all-student team has created a versatile app for Mock Con 2020, bringing ticketing, program information and image sharing onto attendees’ phones and eliminating thousands of pages of printed material.
Lainey Johnson '16 values connections with a variety of people from different backgrounds, which is something she learned to prize at W&L.
Their talk is titled "The New Appendage: Cellphones in Cognitive and Behavioral Context."
Friends of Professor DeLaney established the scholarship to honor his commitment to teaching and mentoring students.
The university’s first Black Future Leaders Experience Conference will take place on Feb. 8.
The concert is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow the performance.
The article highlights Latin American stories to look out for in 2020.
“When It Breaks,” oil paintings on canvas by Nick Alexander, is on display at the McCarthy Gallery in Holekamp Hall now through May 31, 2020.
W&L Law has announced a partnership with the Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation that will provide a $10,000 annual scholarship for Bonner alumni admitted to the school.
Emma Ernst '20 attended the Student Conference on U.S. Affairs at West Point and challenged herself to explore unfamiliar aspects of policy.
Drum Tao’s stage is created through performances and expressions consisting of “Wadaiko-drums.”
W&L's Founders Day/ODK Convocation will take place on Jan. 21 at 5 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
All proceeds will support Campus Kitchen at W&L’s Backpack Program.
Want to work for the U.S. Congress? Judging by past successes, earning a degree from Washington and Lee University is a pretty good start.
In 2021, students will have the opportunity to study in Ghana for both Winter and Spring Terms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Snyder is a journalist known for her works on the topic of domestic violence.
Franklin Foer, a national correspondent for The Atlantic and a fellow at the New American Foundation, will give a public lecture at W&L.
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.
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.
Brian Alexander has been awarded a domestic fellowship at the International Center for Jefferson Studies (ICJS) at Monticello.
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.
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.
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.
Danika Brockman '21 interviews Natasha Lerner '13 about making a difference in women's health.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
These pitches won the Entrepreneurship Summit audience with cutting edge approaches and an ambitious outlook for expansion.
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.”
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.
Julianna Keeling ’19 applied her passion for the environment to build a company focused on biodegradable consumer products.
“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.
Casey was appointed by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam.
The concert is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required.
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.
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.”
Q&A with Eentrepreneur Cory Allison ’94.
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.
Tickets are free but required, and they are offered first to W&L parents and family.
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.
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.
The works will be on display through Nov.1, with an artist’s talk and reception on Oct.16 at 5:30 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Cleveland Daily Banner published an article about Jenne's SHECP internship at City of Refuge in Atlanta.
In the discussion, Morel explains the history behind the Lincoln-Douglas debates.
n the podcast, Schatten and Dudley discuss organizational culture and values.
The talk is free and open to the public.
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
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.
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.
Ellen Mayock, the Ernest Williams II Professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University, co-authored a Spanish textbook, “Indagaciones.”
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.
Davies was recently interviewed on ABC Radio Australia about his current research.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The medical researcher travels, teaches and conducts research to eliminate neglected tropical diseases.
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.
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.
As part of an immersive Spring Term sociology course, students created a campus-wide event to serve as a real-world study on inclusivity.
Professor Yumiko Naito’s Spring Term class, Cool Japan: Manga, Business Etiquette, Language and Culture, approaches learning in a delicious and hands-on way.
“The House of Yes” is presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service.
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.
At Harvard, Leah Gose '15 has conducted a complex study of organizations that provide food to people in need.
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.
Jin will be working for Dürr System AG in Bietigheim Bissingen in Baden Württemberg, Germany, a small town near Stuttgart.
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.
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.
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.
Students in the Spring Term course Drawing in Place practice observational drawing in a beautiful setting near Lexington.
Our favorite term is well underway! Here is a glimpse inside some of the many fascinating courses being taught off-campus this year.
The keynote speaker for kickoff weekend will be John Heilemann, a political journalist who hosts Showtime’s “The Circus” and serves as a political analyst for MSNBC and NBC News.
Reese is an English major and studio art minor.
Professor of Art Christa Bowden's Spring Term course, Antique Photo Processes, focuses entirely on 19th-century photo processes.
Syed is a biology major and a Middle East and South Asia studies minor.
Camp’s lecture, which is free and open to the public, is titled “Discovering Baghdad: How Writing My Father’s Story Took Me to the Tigris.”
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.
Layne Setash '19 recently earned a Distinguished Teacher Award from the Virginia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
Xinxian Wang '21, a student at Washington and Lee University, has won a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant.
W&L will recognize the outstanding contributions of professor and alumnus Ted DeLaney ’85.
Christopher McCrackin ’20 has won a $34,000 Beinecke Scholarship to help fund his graduate studies.
Reid Gaede ’19 has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany.
Sophie Wilks ’21 has won a $4,300 Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship for her project.
Six student teams, selected from 11 semi-finalist teams, participated in the annual W&L Business Plan Competition finals on Saturday, April 6. The teams took home a total of $7,000 in cash prizes.
Gastañaga's lecture, which is free and open to the public, is titled "Racial Justice at the Ballot Box: Moving Beyond Restoration of Rights."
W&L students and faculty, as well as members of the Rockbridge Ballet, will participate in the event.
Hannah Denham '20 and Maya Lora '20 earned awards for their reporting and writing.
Tsvetkova will be working at Robert Bosch GmbH a large multinational engineering and electronics company.
CBYX is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State.
Washington and Lee University senior Kathryn McEvoy ’19 has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain for summer 2019.
Washington and Lee University senior Jackson Ellis ’19 has won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany for summer 2019.
Sigler was nominated her for the award by a current student.
The Geology and Archaeology departments collaborated with W&L's Outing Club to create a fun, educational hike just a short drive from Lexington.
Students took first place in three categories in the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional college journalism competition.
Agrippina has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain.
NEH grant awards support cultural infrastructure projects, advanced scholarly research, humanities exhibitions and documentaries and the preservation of historical collections.
In Tanzania, Mugo will study the perception of the life of refugees after resettlement.