Washington and Lee students explored the world this summer thanks to grant funding opportunities through the Center for International Education.
Washington and Lee’s Class of 2023 includes nine recipients of the Certificate of International Immersion awarded by W&L’s Center for International Education.
Ahmad Ohmid Arman ’23 arrived on campus as a Gunn Scholar in 2021 and is making the most of his long-awaited W&L experience.
The public lecture, titled "Portrait of a Village, Ukraine," will be delivered by Lida and Mišo Suchý on April 28 at 5 p.m.
Approximately 70% of students participate in an abroad program during their time at W&L.
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The initiative matches participating W&L students with local host families interested in connecting.
Professor Mark Rush published an opinion piece in The Hill titled, "Partisan bias in the Constitution? Check the data."
Mark Rush’s recent article titled “Is Virginia Now a Beacon of Electoral Reform? Yes, but…” appeared in the Spring 2021 publication.
James Ricks ’21 plans to work this summer with the Oda Foundation in Nepal.
Julienne de Vastey '23 and Jamal Magoti '23 have won a Davis Projects for Peace grant for their project "Tokomeza Kata Kimeo."
At the start of the academic year, 17 first-year international students began their W&L experience in Scotland. Today, they are taking courses in Lexington as a unique group of friends.
Dr. Jonathan Wortham '04 is the outbreak investigations team leader in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Politics professor Mark Rush published opinion pieces in the Jurist and The Virginian-Pilot in November.
Mark Rush was interviewed on Brian Frydenborg's '04 “Real Context News” podcast.
Elizabeth Kolbert, a staff writer for The New Yorker, will give a virtual lecture on Oct. 29 at 5 p.m.
Rush published op-eds in the Richmond Times-Dispatch and The Fulcrum in September.
Cage Tevis ’21, Bo Garfinkel ’21, Jeremiah Kohl ’22, Collin Frazey ’23 and Tanajia Moye-Green ’23 will study abroad.
In the magazine piece, politics professor Mark Rush outlines steps that could end partisan gerrymandering and rid Virginia of the “antiquated” winner-take-all electoral system.
Recipients of the John M. Gunn International Scholarship met with its namesake in February and shared how the program has made a difference in their lives.
The title of Rush’s piece is “If the electors can be faithless, why have an Electoral College?”
In 2021, students will have the opportunity to study in Ghana for both Winter and Spring Terms.
Toplak is a constitutional scholar and election law expert at the University of Maribor, Slovenia.
The Conversation recently published an article written by Mark Rush titled “The Electoral College will never make everyone happy.”
As a candidate on the Fulbright Specialist Roster, Rush is now eligible to be matched with projects designed by host institutions in over 150 countries globally.
Special Topics in American Politics: Minority Rights and Gerrymandering challenged students to redraw the Virginia House and Senate districts to improve the election process.
Mark Rush's piece was published Feb. 13 in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
In her speech, which is free and open to the public, Mourao will discuss the role news organizations play, not only in spinning news, but also in legitimizing topics and people.
Rush's piece was published in The Virginian-Pilot