This letter serves as an update on the special board committee formed in July to review issues relating to diversity and inclusion on campus, including the university's name.
W&L’s first Black Future Leaders Experience (FLEX) conference brought alumni and staff together to mentor students from across central Virginia on how to thrive in white spaces, navigate politics and serve as leaders.
When he isn't connecting employers with W&L students, Gabe Pickett is often working out—probably to burn off all those hot dogs.
A new installation at Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrates the life and legacy of Leslie Devan Smith Jr., who graduated in 1969.
Washington and Lee recently held its biggest-ever celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights.
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Beth Staples reinvents W&L's Shenandoah magazine with a commitment to diverse voices and intensive collaboration.
Tolu Olubunmi ’02 speaks up for immigrants and refugees.
Bri Shaw has spent her college career studying how humans work. Now, the senior has some ideas about how the humans at W&L could work better together.
Dowin Coffy is a registered nurse whose desire to understand fully the healthcare system brought him to W&L Law.
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.
Lex McGriff '18 has grown into a leader in W&L's Student Association for Black Unity. As she prepares for graduation, she hopes more underclassmen will become leaders like her.
1L Dami Lawal shares his thoughts about how to choose a law school and why W&L Law was right for him.
A grant from the Endeavor Foundation allowed Yoko Koyama '19 and Maren Lundgren '18 to open a store in Cameroon that will fund transportation for local children to go to middle school in a neighboring town.