[{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2021\/04\/Hensler-scaled-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"Student Accolade","title":"W&L\u2019s Kathryn Hensler \u201921 Earns Fulbright to Spain","abstract":"Her project, \u201cAge and Growth of Fan Mussel (Pinna nobilis) in Mar Menor,\u201d will take her to Calpe, in Spain this fall.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wls-kathryn-hensler-21-earns-fulbright-to-spain\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2021\/04\/wd1jphzergnzfhbrxc62-300x200.png","label":"Student Accolade","title":"Five W&L Students Honored as Virginia Teachers of Promise","abstract":"Clay Chadwick \u201922, Demmanuel Gonzalez \u201921, Caleb Pe\u00f1a \u201921, Carolina Rubio Regalado \u201922 and Pamela Steimel \u201922 were recognized in March by the Virginia Teachers of Promise Institute.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/five-wl-students-honored-as-virginia-teachers-of-promise\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2021\/04\/Farrar-300x200.jpg","label":"On Campus","title":"Secretary of the University Jim Farrar to Retire","abstract":"James D. Farrar Jr., secretary of the university and senior advisor to the president at Washington and Lee, has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2021.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/jim-farrar-to-step-down-as-secretary-of-the-university\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2021\/04\/lamb-shot-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"Engaged Community","title":"Students Volunteer with Local Farmer","abstract":"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. ","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/students-volunteer-with-local-farmer\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2021\/04\/Yuan-Liu-2021_Crop-no-sign-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"My W&L","title":"Supporting W&L From Across the Globe","abstract":"From serving on his 10th reunion committee to establishing a scholarship, Yuan Liu '11 proves that W&L ties span continents.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/supporting-wl-from-across-the-globe\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2019\/03\/Brian-300x200.jpg","label":"Staff Accolade","title":"W&L\u2019s Laubscher Recognized for 25 Years of Service by CoSIDA","abstract":"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.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wls-laubscher-recognized-for-25-years-of-service-by-cosida\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2021\/04\/Muensterman-Headshot-4-8-21-scaled-300x200.jpg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=2","label":"Student Accolade","title":"W&L\u2019s Muensterman Awarded Prestigious Beinecke Scholarship","abstract":"Kathryn Muensterman \u201922 has won a $34,000 Beinecke Scholarship to help fund her graduate studies.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wls-muensterman-awarded-prestigious-beinecke-scholarship\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/08\/BrianAlexander-300x200.jpeg?theia_smart_thumbnails_file_version=6","label":"Faculty Commentary","title":"W&L\u2019s Alexander Publishes Article in Roll Call Ahead of Upcoming Book","abstract":"Brian Alexander will also moderate a panel discussion, \"Congressional Norms in an Era of Conflict,\" via Zoom on April 8, at 12 p.m.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wls-alexander-publishes-article-in-roll-call-ahead-of-upcoming-book\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2019\/08\/Unknown-2-300x200.jpeg","label":"Faculty Commentary","title":"W&L\u2019s Strong Featured in Upcoming Documentary \u2018Carterland\u2019","abstract":"Bob Strong will also participate in a panel discussion about the film and the Carter presidency on April 13 at 7 p.m.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wls-strong-featured-in-upcoming-documentary-carterland\/"},{"image":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wp-content\/uploads\/2021\/04\/burncreek-3-300x200.jpeg","label":"Campus Event","title":"W&L Presents Unique Adaptation of the Play \u2018BURN\u2019","abstract":"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.","url":"https:\/\/columns.wlu.edu\/wl-presents-unique-adaptation-of-the-play-burn\/"}]