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W&L Fulbright Student Who Observed Ukrainian Revolution to Speak April 1

Isaac Webb '13

A Washington and Lee University alumnus who lived a year in Kyiv, Ukraine, as a Fulbright scholar observing the Ukrainian Revolution unfold will give a public lecture on "Ukraine in Crisis: A Witness to Revolution, War and Reform" April 1 at the university.

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Rob Straughan Named Next Dean of W&L’s Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics

Rob Straughan

Rob Straughan, associate dean and professor of business administration/marketing at Washington and Lee University's Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, has been named the next Crawford Family Dean of the Williams School.

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Major Campus Construction Projects to Begin March 2

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Construction work on the new "village" housing, natatorium and Liberty Hall playing fields is scheduled to begin March 2, requiring long-term access road and parking lot closures around Wilson, Watt and Artificial Turf fields and the Upper Tennis Courts.

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W&L Named a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

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Washington and Lee University has been named to the list of American colleges and universities that produced the most 2014-15 U.S. Fulbright Scholars. Three legal scholars from W&L won Fulbright grants for 2014-15, making the university one of only six bachelor's institutions nationwide to produce that many.

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W&L to Premiere Documentary on Its Presidential Mock Convention Feb. 12

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A procession of the country's political stars, including presidents, cabinet officials and campaign strategists, has traveled to Lexington, Virginia, every four years since 1908 to participate in Washington and Lee University's presidential Mock Convention.

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Four W&L Students to Compete in Ethics Bowl Feb. 8-9

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Four Washington and Lee students will compete in the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges' 16th annual statewide collegiate Ethics Bowl, sponsored by Wells Fargo, February 8-9, at Marymount University in Arlington.

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Sally Stone Richmond Named Next VP for Admissions and Financial Aid at Washington and Lee

Sally Stone Richmond

Sally Stone Richmond, dean of admission at Occidental College in Los Angeles, has been named the next vice president for admissions and financial aid at Washington and Lee University.

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Former NSA Director’s Keynote at W&L Law Symposium on Mass Surveillance, Cybersecurity Draws Analysis from The Atlantic

Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the NSA and the CIA, delivering the keynote address at the Lara Gass Law Review Symposium.

Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency, told a Millhiser Moot Court Room audience Jan. 23 that the totality of circumstances at a given time can change the interpretation of constitutional protections under the law.

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James C. Cobb, Historian of the American South, to Speak at W&L Founders Day/ODK Convocation

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James C. Cobb, award-winning author, historian of the American South and University of Georgia professor will be the featured speaker at Washington and Lee University's Founders Day-Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on Jan. 19, 5 p.m., at Wilson Concert Hall in the Lenfest Center for the Arts.

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NAACP Chairman Keynotes Washington and Lee's Multi-Day King Celebration

Roslyn McCallister Brock

Roslyn McCallister Brock, chairman of the national board of directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will highlight a series of lectures, panel discussions and performances as Washington and Lee holds its annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day this month.

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