A video introduction to some of W&L's newest Generals
This year’s orientation for Residential Advisors and Community Assistants included a mock fire designed to show students how to quickly and safely escape a burning building.
At W&L, sustainability starts with a seed and blossoms into sea change. Take a peek inside our gardening and composting effort to see how it's impacting our community — and the future.
Money Matters Week, sponsored by the First-Generation Low-Income Partnership at W&L, runs Oct. 1-6.
W&L increases its STARS sustainability rating from a bronze to a silver.
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The Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Banquet was held March 13 at Washington and Lee University and was an evening of celebration. It recognized the many individual and student accomplishments that have been completed within the past year.
Sidney Evans, vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Washington and Lee, sent the following message to the University community today regarding Friday's attacks in Paris.
Comedian Julie Goldman will give a performance at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons. This performance is free and open to the public.
The Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Banquet was held March 22 at Washington and Lee University and was an evening of celebration. It recognized the many individual and student accomplishments that have been completed within the past year.
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.
Soon after her arrival on campus during her first year, Lucy Wade Shapiro '15 attended a meeting for students interested in running for a position on the Executive Committee. "Afterwards, a girl came up to me and was like, 'You know women don't win?' And I was like, 'What?' " recalled Shapiro.
The new bouldering wall at Washington and Lee University is far from fancy, and it cost far less than the usual models. Nevertheless, that hasn't stopped enthusiastic students, faculty and staff at W&L from using the structure.
When 10 inches of snow make it necessary to "close" Washington and Lee, not every employee stays home for the day—or the night. Nearly 1,000 people live on campus, depending on the University for food and beverage, health services, security, utilities and, of course, snow removal. Designated essential personnel make their way to campus regardless of the conditions, working as long as necessary to take care of the academic community.
W&L's Board of Trustees has adopted a new housing policy under which students will live in University housing during their first three years. In addition, the trustees approved a 2.5 percent increase in tuition for undergraduates and a 2 percent increase in tuition for the School of Law, while also approving construction of the Center for Global Learning.
A film screening of the documentary "Brother Outsider" on the life and work of civil rights activist Bayard Rustin will be shown on Monday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.
Six Washington and Lee University students are the fall 2013 recipients of the Celebrating Student Success (CSS) initiative sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs to inspire engaged citizenship at W&L.
John Jensen has been named director of Career Development and associate dean of students at Washington and Lee University. Sidney Evans, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, announced the appointment, which begins on Jan. 1, 2014.
The Leading Edge features three components: Appalachian Adventures, Volunteer Venture, and Leadership Venture.
Happy anniversary to Agnes Gilmore, who started work at W&L 50 years ago today— Aug. 6, 1963.
First-year housing at Washington and Lee University will undergo a significant renovation beginning in the summer of 2013, following the initial recommendation of a task force studying all aspects of residential life at the University.
Outlaw and the Federalist Society, two Washington and Lee University School of Law student groups, will sponsor a public debate, presenting the conservative cases for and against gay marriage on Wednesday, April 4, at 6 p.m. in Lee Chapel. The debate is free and open to the public. Andrew Sullivan, a nationally renowned journalist and […]