Through her catering business, Jenny Elmes '91 has supported the Souper Bowl fundraiser for Campus Kitchen at W&L since 2013. This year's event is Jan. 28 in Evans Dining Hall.
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Uma Sarwadnya '19 knew she wanted to be a doctor her whole life. What she didn't know was how many unique opportunities she would find at W&L to support her journey — including a project with ants.
Washington and Lee students took to the court on Jan. 14 to raise money for a local nonprofit and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
The national leadership honor society will welcome four honorary and 35 student initiates.
Kelly Douma ’16 is on track to complete her doctorate in early modern German history and women’s studies by 2021.
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“The journalism department was like a family. All the professors and administrators rallied around to help students to be well prepared and have a support system. At W&L, you’re not a number but an individual who matters.”Kaela Harmon ’05
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1. Sculpting a BusinessSloan Evans ’99 and Rhett McCraw ’07 credit their liberal arts education with helping them build a strong foundation for their careers.
2. W&L Names Garrett LeRose ’07 Head Football CoachLeRose previously served as the program's assistant head coach and coach of tight ends and wide receivers.
3. Experience, W&L Law: Inside the Black Lung Clinic with Dowin Coffy ’18LDowin Coffy is a registered nurse whose desire to understand fully the healthcare system brought him to W&L Law.
4. The Path to LearningA team of Washington and Lee engineering majors is designing and building a walking trail for children served by Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center’s Lexington location.
5. W&L Celebrates Black History MonthThe university's Office of Diversity and Inclusion presents a month-long schedule of events, including film screenings, lectures and discussions.
Jenefer Davies will talk about her recent book, “Aerial Dance: A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness.”
The title of his talk is "A Hesitant Intimacy: Medicine’s Response to the Unchosen Vulnerability of the Sick and Suffering.”
Dr. Jeffrey Lacker, former CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, will give the H. Parker Willis Lecture in Political Economy.
There will be three seatings on Mar. 3 at 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. and tickets are free.
Seen & Heard
Dew’s speech, titled "The Making, and Unmaking, of a Racist," will precede the ODK induction.
W&L's annual Christmas Candlelight Service featuring the University Singers will be held Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
W&L President William C. Dudley writes about the endowment tax in an opinion piece in The Washington Post.
Washington and Lee law student Hollie Webb ‘18L offered her experience representing underage immigrants for a recent media report on conditions at a regional juvenile detention center.
People & Programs Distinctly Dubyuhnell
Harleigh Bean ’18 studied in Paris, spent a summer at one of Middlebury's competitive language schools and attended the Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institute at Princeton University.
Economics professor Peter Grajzl will give a talk titled "A Structural Topic Model of the Features and the Cultural Origins of Bacon's Ideas."
Brett Strohsacker ’06, who played soccer and majored in mass communications at W&L, has worked his way to the top of the Philadelphia Eagles PR team.
Students play a key role in creating the visual styling for upcoming productions by the theater department.