Four Washington and Lee University alumni have received pre-doctoral graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. In addition, four alumni and one student received honorable mentions.
Narrated by author and former CBS newsman Roger Mudd '50 and funded by W&L’s Class of 1953, “Mock Con” will air on public television stations in Virginia beginning Oct. 22.
Athena (Yue) Cao, a rising senior from Beijing, China, has been awarded one of two 2015 journalism summer fellowships from the Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation.
Washington and Lee University has received project grants totaling $950,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation — one to develop new methods of teaching the humanities using technology and another to study how the lessons of history help us interpret contemporary issues.
Washington and Lee University has announced the students who will receive 2015 Johnson Opportunity Grants. The 29 students will work within the United States and travel to variety of countries.
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In March, Phil Marella ’81 and his wife, Andrea, visited campus, not only to visit their son Phil, who is a first-year student here, but to also personally deliver a check from Dana’s Angels Research Trust (DART) to President Ken Ruscio ’76.
A story in Virginia Business singles out Washington and Lee University as a leader in acting to raise faculty salaries, an area that received extensive scrutiny in a 2013 study by Virginia's Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC).
Three biology professors at Washington and Lee University in Lexington have won a $100,000 grant from the Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research to investigate the link between obesity and infertility in women.
A new and innovative Career Exploration Trip in October gave 21 Washington and Lee University students a head start on their career paths, with help from alumni in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Twenty Washington and Lee students got a crash course in public policy and government when they spent Reading Days in Washington, D.C. Over the course of two days, the group visited the offices of alumni working for federal agencies, non-profits, lobbying groups, think tanks, congressional offices, corporations, and trade associations.
At the American Accounting Association's (AAA) 19th annual conference in Atlanta, Ga., in August, four members of the accounting faculty at Washington and Lee University won awards—Stephan Fafatas, Ge Bai, Raquel Alexander and Megan Hess.
Old account ledgers might seem a dry subject to most people, but to a class at Washington and Lee University they offered a rare opportunity to shine new light on local history.
Washington and Lee faculty members Sara Sprenkle, Paul Youngman, Jeff Barry and Julie Knudson have published a case study on blended learning in the liberal arts.
It's not unusual for Washington and Lee students to keep in touch with their favorite professors after they graduate. But what they really love—no matter how long their students have been out of school—is being asked for advice.
Members of W&L's chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) recently traveled to Guatemala to build much needed water filters for elementary schools.
Members of the Washington and Lee Repertory Dance Company performed the dance "Straight Duet" as part of the Gala Concert performed by professional dancers from around the United States at the Route 11 Dance Festival on Thursday, May 8.
Washington and Lee University has announced the final round of students who will receive 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants. The grants cover living, travel and other costs associated with the students' proposed activities, which are designed to help them with their future careers and fields of study.
Washington and Lee's Ad Class, taught by business administration professor Amanda Bower, earned a third-place finish at the District 3 American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The event was held in Raleigh on April 4.
We live in a society where using money is like breathing. It makes our lives easier, but we don't really understand why, according to Colin Elliott, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in classics and ancient history at Washington and Lee University.
The Route 11 Dance Festival occurring May 5–10 in Lexington, Va., will provide a special opportunity for students at Washington and Lee University to manage the event and work directly with a nonprofit arts organization.
Students in four Washington and Lee classes benefit from archaeology major find at Robinson Hall.
A team of students traveled between France, Norway and Denmark this summer to determine why certain pigments in iconic paintings are fading, and to determine how to stop the process.