W&L's Community Grants Committee evaluated eight proposals in October and made six grants totaling $23,000 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County.
The deadline for submitting a proposal for the fall 2020 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.
Washington and Lee University's Office of Community-Based Learning has partnered with Lexington on projects that provide real-world learning experiences for students while also advancing the city's goals.
Students in Leah Green's Intro to Creative Writing course took inspiration from the environment at Boxerwood Nature Center and Woodland Garden.
The committee chose the grants from 20 proposals requesting almost $85,000.
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This summer, geology and environmental science major Chantal Iosso ’20 is studying the effects of the Jordan's Point Dam removal on the Maury River.
W&L courses in economics and biology used community-based learning to engage in partnerships and make an impact on food insecurity at a local level.
Virginia's largest craft brewer, Devils Backbone Brewing Co., serves students of analytical chemistry hands-on learning, grain to glass.
Area day camps and sleepover camps will be available to share information on their 2019 summer programs.
Edwin Castellanos Campos '20 came up with the idea for the special edition after taking a Spring Term sociology/anthropology course about U.S. immigration and refugees.
The projects are part of a Spring Term class that allowed students to work with community nonprofits.
Hannah Falchuk's passion for journalism has her reporting both in New York City and local Rockbridge.
W&L's Archaeology program is joining forces with the Historic Lexington Foundation (HLF) to conduct research on Jordan's Point as part of HLF's effort to get the area designated as a state and national historic district.
What does Patsy Cline have to do with Washington and Lee? More than you might know.