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Hot Soup for a Cool Cause

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.

‘My Journey Began with Ants’

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.

Video: MLK Basketball Tournament

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.

Finding Her Niche

Kelly Douma ’16 is on track to complete her doctorate in early modern German history and women’s studies by 2021.

Seen and Heard

“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 Business

Sloan Evans ’99 and Rhett McCraw ’07 credit their liberal arts education with helping them build a strong foundation for their careers.

4. The Path to Learning

A 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 Month

The university's Office of Diversity and Inclusion presents a month-long schedule of events, including film screenings, lectures and discussions.


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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.

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