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Duke University Professor to Give Talk about Feminism in Islam

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miriam cooke (sic), the Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures and director of the Middle East Studies Center at Duke University, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Jan. 26, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House.

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Five Seniors Receive CFA Exam Scholarships

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Five seniors, Vincent Gennaro, Sarah Beth Hampton, Eduardo Olondriz, Bayan Misaghi, and Cathy Wang, have received scholarships to study for level one of the exam to become a chartered financial analyst (CFA).

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Lincoln Scholar and W&L Politics Professor Releases New Book

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Abraham Lincoln scholar and Washington and Lee University professor Lucas Morel's new book, Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages, will be released Jan. 2, 2015.

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Williams Investment Society Appoints 2015 Directors

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The Williams Investment Society has named its 2015 directors. James Emanuelson '16 will serve as the Society's executive director. Kiril Krendov '16 and Brian Krouskos '16 will serve as directors.

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Georgetown's Ed Soule to Give Keynote at Business Ethics Institute Dec. 5

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Ed Soule, an associate professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, will give the keynote lecture at Washington and Lee's first Business Ethics Institute. The lecture will take place on Friday, Dec. 5, at 5 p.m. in Leyburn Library's Northen Auditorium.

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John Vlahoplus '83 to give talk about housing crisis Dec. 4

John Vlahoplus '83, director at Credit Suisse, will give a talk, "Left Behind: How the federal government and not-for-profits sacrificed American homeowners and renters in the recovery from the Great Recession," at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 4 in the Hillel House multipurpose room. Vlahoplus and his partners argued that in light of little federal […]

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West Wing Reports' Paul Brandus to Serve as Executive-in-Residence Nov. 17-19

The West Wing Report's Paul Brandus will serve as executive-in-residence at the Williams School, Nov. 17-19.

In partnership with the Department of Journalism, the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics will host West Wing Reports' Paul Brandus as its fall 2014 Executive-in-Residence.

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Washington and Lee Student Set to Compete in Nordic Trading Competition

Christian Zanetis '16

Christian Zanetis '16 will represent Washington and Lee University at the Nordic Trading Competition in Copenhagen, Denmark, this November.

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Accounting Panel Puts Alumni in Front of Students

Six alumni returned to campus for the Williams School's Oct. 6 accounting panel.

"People think public accounting is boring," said Bill Messerle '97, "But we're here to tell you, public accounting is never boring." Messerle, a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, was one of six alumni who sat on the Williams School's Oct. 6 Accounting Panel.

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Washington and Lee to Host Third Annual Entrepreneurship Summit

Kelly Dyer '98 (left) and Andrew Ruppar '98 (center) chat with a participant at the Entrepreneurship Summit.

Washington and Lee University will host its third annual Entrepreneurship Summit on Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27. The event, which is run by the Williams School's Entrepreneurship Program, is open to students, faculty, and staff as well as alumni and parent entrepreneurs.

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