Jessica Wager serves as the assistant director of institutional history and is the co-founder of the Native American and Indigenous Cohort at W&L.
This symposium will highlight the experiences of women over the past 50 years in relation to three pivotal events that are all observing anniversaries.
Kayla Monaghan ’24 is collaborating on a Summer Research Scholars (SRS) project to enhance resources available through Leyburn Library.
The renovation of W&L’s University Chapel, announced by the Board of Trustees in June 2021, is scheduled to begin in late fall 2022.
Charisma Hunter '23L becomes first African American Woman on Law Review.
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W&L Law Professor Carliss Chatman explored institutional history to animate the study of the Uniform Commercial Code for her students.
Lynn Rainville will participate in the virtual symposium "Revealing Fayetteville – A New Landscape" on Nov. 2 from noon to 3:30 p.m.
The Washington and Lee University library is working to preserve documents relating to COVID-19 and diversity and inclusion discussions.
A new installation at Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrates the first female graduates of the law school.
Members of the Critical Race Theory class at W&L Law recently took a short field trip "across the ravine" to meet with Dr. Lynn Rainville, director of institutional history, for a discussion about the University's ties to slavery.
In the “Unmarked” episode of the “Reel South” series, Rainville highlights her research into historic African American cemeteries.
When she isn't keeping the offices of Lifelong Learning and Institutional History humming, Emily King likes to spend time with her family, bake and collect more books than she will ever read.
After conservation next year, the 154-year-old Stieff piano inside Lee House will be playable once more.
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.
John Chavis was an alumnus of W&L and the first African-American known to receive a college education in the United States.
MaKayla Lorick '19 is collecting oral histories from African-American alumni, faculty and staff as part of a project that aims to include those missing perspectives in Washington and Lee University's history of desegregation and integration.