Junie Bishop '41 created a fixed-term charitable trust 20 years ago that will make a significant difference at W&L in 2020.
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.
The Perry Minority Athlete Coalition aims to boost the W&L community.
Erin Hughes '21 wants to use lessons learned in the classroom and on the basketball court to fight for systemic change in the world.
The new Richard L. Duchossois Athletic and Recreation Center has more than met the expectation of students who eagerly awaited its opening.
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W&L’s strength and conditioning program adapts to the COVID-19 era.
Peccie’s award is part of ODK’s 2020 General Russell E. Dougherty National Leader of the Year Competition.
Alex '13, Parker '17 and Hudson Hamill '20 have all thrived at Washington and Lee, their father's alma mater.
As the new athletic and recreation center approaches completion, here's a peek at the transformation so far.
The virtual 5K will benefit the Rockbridge Area Relief Association.
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.
Rigorous academics and a nationally ranked soccer program made W&L an ideal fit for Danny Tran '21.
Washington and Lee University Wrestling has teamed up with a nonprofit called Beat the Streets to educate and empower young men and women through the sport of wrestling.
Take a photo tour of the Richard L. Duchossois Athletic and Recreation Center as the project nears the halfway point.
As director of sports information, Brian Laubscher puts in long hours to make sure W&L athletic teams get the recognition they deserve.
What A Racket, a nonprofit community service organization founded by Catherine Savoca '19, teaches Rockbridge-area kids the fundamentals of tennis and fitness.
As construction continues on W&L's new, state-of-the-art Richard L. Duchossois Athletic and Recreation Center, we offer a virtual tour—no hard hat required!
Mary-Frances Hall '18 is the 23rd W&L student-athlete selected to receive a scholarship over the last 15 years.
W&L clinches fund-raising goal of $50 million for athletic facilities.
The awards were presented during W&L's Athletics Awards Ceremony on May 15.
Emily Perszyk ’18 reflects on what W&L has to offer in the classroom and on the court — and how it led to her interest in the study of taste, smell and flavor.
W&L women track athletes teamed up with Rockbridge Area Community Services for RunJumpThrow, a national program that teaches kids about physical activity.
Murtha is the first W&L men's basketball player selected to compete in the contest in program history.
The Department of Physical Education, Athletics and Recreation will operate with the use of transitional spaces until the expected completion of the project for the start of the 2020-21 school year.
LeRose previously served as the program's assistant head coach and coach of tight ends and wide receivers.
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.
A week of activities to mark the 45th anniversary of Title IX will culminate in a W&L visit by soccer great Mia Hamm on Feb. 1.
McCabe will serve a two-year term.
Multiple teams won ODAC championship titles and saw NCAA Tournament action, while honors stacked up for individual Generals.
This marks the second ODAC title in program history and the first since 2005.
The Generals took the top spot out of 12 teams with 34 points to record the 17th ODAC title in program history.
The Generals registered 27 points, with four runners in the Top 6, to claim the 12th ODAC title in program history.
W&L was one of only 195 schools to have both its men’s and women’s programs receive the award.
A dozen Washington and Lee University lacrosse players spent a week this summer volunteering with children in Nicaragua, sharing lessons in lacrosse and life through a nonprofit called Lacrosse the Nations.
Lynn Symansky ’05 said she has “essentially been trying out for the Olympics” ever since she began competing during college at the top level of the equestrian sport. 2016 is her year.
Doremus Memorial Gymnasium was dedicated 100 years ago today (June 13, 1916) with what the Ring-tum Phi described as a “flow of oratory enthusiastically received by a large gathering of alumni which occupied the main floor of the gymnasium and many spectators who filled the galleries.”
When Matt Simpson '12 rang in the new year of 2016, he knew it was going to be one that would change his life.
Liz Berry '09 pursues a career in dermatology with a unique perspective on patient care
Richard L. Duchossois, a member of Washington and Lee University's Class of 1944, received the University's prestigious Washington Award on Feb. 6, at a banquet held during the winter meeting of the W&L Board of Trustees, in Lexington, Virginia.
The Women's and Gender Studies Program will host, "Entitled! A Series of Talks and Events Exploring the Promise and Challenge of Gender Equality in University Life," on Feb. 9-11.
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2013-14 All-Academic Team on Wednesday and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its Division III men's and women's tennis All-America teams recently and Washington and Lee placed two athletes on both the men's and women's lists.
Washington and Lee senior Zander Tallman came from behind in the final stretch to win the national title in the 400m on the final day of the NCAA Division III Track and Field National Championship hosted by Ohio Wesleyan on Saturday, May 24.
Many in the University community are well informed as to the athletic exploits of W&L's 472 varsity student-athletes. The accomplishments are many. Thus far in 2013-14, the Generals have already won three conference titles while claiming just better than 60 percent (169-111-6, .601) of their athletic contests.
There has been a renewed interest in the W&L Polo Association (Polo Club) this year and the organization received U.S. Polo Association (USPA) recognition for the first time since 2008. W&L played its first matches at the end of March in the Virginia Polo Center against two teams from the University of Virginia. Although W&L […]
The men's and women's lacrosse teams at Washington and Lee got training from the Marine Corps on Wilson Field.
Washington and Lee alumna Becca Bolton '12 has been conducting research on bison grazing in Yellowstone National Park.
The Hall of Fame Ceremony will be available live on the Generals' website.
Washington and Lee junior Albert Civitarese is spending part of this summer at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy, where he resumed his Italian language studies.
John Bernard "Jay" Handlan '52, one of the most prolific scorer's in the history of Washington and Lee basketball, died on January 10 in Ormond Beach, Fla. He was 84.
Zac White, a 2010 graduate of Washington and Lee, has been making his mark on the basketball courts in Australia.
Washington and Lee senior running back/placekicker Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) received the 2012 Willie Lanier Award as the top college division football player in Virginia.
Joseph F. Lyles, who coached and taught at Washington and Lee University for 50 years, died yesterday, Nov. 13, in Roanoke. He was 83.
Jake Pelton, a senior safety on the Washington and Lee football team from Charlottesville, is one of 25 players from around the country named to the first team of the D3football.com Preseason Division III All-America team. A business administration major, Jake is a three-year letter winner and a 2012 team captain. He was an honorable […]
Washington and Lee University has promoted eight members of its faculty to full professor, while granting tenure to 14 faculty members who were promoted to associate professor.
Washington and Lee University senior swimmers Brian Stirling of Skillman, N.J., and Chris Washnock of Greer, S.C., have won NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships for participation in a winter sport.
FOREST, Va. — The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the ninth-straight year. The cup, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance, is presented to the school that exhibits the best all-around athletic program in the conference. Points for the Commissioner's Cups […]