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W&L Presents Paintings by Artist Tania Karpowitz in McCarthy […]

“Holding History,” 2014, 54” x 44”, oil on canvas
January 20, 2015
"Holding History," paintings by artist and teacher Tania Karpowitz, will be on display at the McCarthy Gallery in Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University from

W&L's Richard Marks to Deliver His Inaugural Lecture Marking […]

Richard G. Marks
January 14, 2015
Richard G. Marks, professor of religion at Washington and Lee University, will give his inaugural lecture marking his appointment as the Jessie Ball duPont Professor

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Who will run for president in 2016?

Mark Rush
January 5, 2015
Mark Rush, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law, writes about potential presidential candidates in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

The Hobbit: Heroism for Our Age

Mark Conner, associate provost and Ballengee Professor of English, Washington and Lee University
December 31, 2014
Peter Jackson's concluding film in his Hobbit trilogy is a fitting conclusion to the way he has conceived and rendered J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novel.

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George Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Alumnus and […]

January 22, 2015
George Evans Goodwin Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and public relations executive who received an honorary doctor of letters from W&L in 1997, died on Jan

Christian Wiman '88: On the National Book Critics’ Shortlist

Christian Wiman '88
January 21, 2015
With his newest, and fourth, book of poems, Christian Wiman, a 1988 graduate of Washington and Lee University, is a finalist for the 2014 poetry award from the Natio

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