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Boren Scholarship from the National Security Education Program to study abroad in Tanzania in fall 2022.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wls-allie-stankewich-23-awarded-boren-scholarship\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2021\/04\/joshfairfieldfeature-1-scaled-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"Faculty Focus","title":"W&L Law\u2019s Fairfield Publishes Article in UCLA Journal of Law and Technology","abstract":"Prof. Josh Fairfield published \u201cGoverning the Interface Between Natural and Formal Language in Smart Contracts.\u201d","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wl-laws-fairfield-publishes-article-in-ucla-journal-of-law-and-technology\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2022\/05\/Wilkerson_Alex-scaled-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"Student Accolade","title":"Alex Wilkerson \u201922 Wins All-American Attorney Award","abstract":"Wilkerson received an All-American Attorney Award from the American Mock Trial Association.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/alex-wilkerson-22-wins-all-american-attorney-award\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2022\/05\/halleytwonsendfeature-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"Accolades","title":"W&L Law’s Halley Townsend ’22L Wins Constance Baker Motley National Writing Competition","abstract":"Townsend won the competition for her paper \"Second Middle Passage: How Anti-Abortion Laws Perpetuate Structures of Slavery and the Case for Reproductive Justice.\"","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wl-laws-halley-townsend-22l-wins-constance-baker-motley-national-writing-competition\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2022\/05\/DAV_7065.NEF-1-scaled-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"Student Accolade","title":"W&L\u2019s David G\u00e1lvez \u201922 Awarded Fulbright to France","abstract":"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.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wls-david-galvez-22-awarded-fulbright-to-france\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/05\/karenwoodyfeature-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"Faculty Focus","title":"Elon Musk and the SEC: A Collision between an Unstoppable Force and an Immovable Object","abstract":"Law professor Karen Woody breaks down some of the history behind Elon Musk\u2019s relationship with Twitter and the controversy surrounding the takeover of the company.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/elon-musk-and-the-sec-a-collision-between-an-unstoppable-force-and-an-immovable-object\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2022\/04\/Ashley-Shugart04-scaled-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"Student Accolade","title":"W&L\u2019s Shugart \u201922 Awarded U.S. Teaching Assistantship to Austria\u00a0","abstract":"After her USTA program orientation in September, Shugart will team teach in a secondary school in Austria through May 2023.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wls-shugart-22-awarded-u-s-teaching-assistantship-to-austria\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/09\/Hess-Megan-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"Lifelong Learning","title":"New Podcast Episode Features Megan Hess","abstract":"Hess, associate professor of accounting at W&L, discusses her passion for teaching classes like \"Anatomy of a Fraud,\" a popular Spring Term class about corporate fraud","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/new-podcast-episode-features-megan-hess\/"}]