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Morel to Address Founders' Day/ODK Convocation at W&L

Lucas Morel, Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics at Washington and Lee University, will address the University's annual Founders' Day/Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on Monday, Jan. 20, at 11:45 a.m. in Lee Chapel.

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Putney '50, '57L Retires from Virginia General Assembly

Lacey Putney

Delegate Lacey Putney was the subject of a front-page profile in the Roanoke Times on Sunday, Dec. 15. The occasion was the conclusion of his distinguished 53-year career in the Virginia General Assembly, a post he has held longer than anyone.

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Alumni Offer Expertise in December Southern Living

Calder Clark '99

Readers of the December issue of Southern Living magazine are enjoying the expertise of two W&L alumni: event designer Calder Britt Clark and cookbook author Alex Hitz.

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John Dean's Documentary Now Showing on CNN

An Unreal Dream

Reading our blog last May about John Dean and "An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story" may have whetted your appetite to see the documentary, which tells the story of an innocent man convicted of the murder of his wife. Now's your chance.

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John Jensen Named Director of Career Development at Washington and Lee

John Jensen, Assistant Dean, Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics at Washington and Lee University

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.

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W&L Professors Win Grant to Study European National Identity

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Jonathan Eastwood and Peter Grajzl have received a grant from the American Sociological Association's Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline to support the pilot project, "Tracing the Global Spread of National Identity."

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W&L Professor Receives Grant to Conduct Classes on the Art of Sushi

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Ken Ujie, associate professor of Japanese language at Washington and Lee University, has received a Sakura Grant from the JCAW (Japan Commerce Association) Foundation to conduct classes on understanding and making nigiri-zushi, a hand-pressed style of sushi.

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Washington and Lee Launches Green Office Initiative

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Washington and Lee University is kicking off the Green Office Initiative to encourage staff, faculty and students to practice sound environmental practices in their offices, classrooms and residence halls.

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Tom Wolfe Cleans House

Tom Wolfe '51 on a recent visit to campus.

Writer Tom Wolfe will have a lot more room in his home library, now that 1951 graduate of Washington and Lee is moving 190 boxes of his papers to the New York Public Library.

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Alumni Juggle Tech Companies

Stephanie Leffler '00 at Juggle.com's headquarters.

Two W&L alumni and their burgeoning business are the subject of a nice profile in the Nov. 25 edition of the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat. Stephanie Leffler and husband Ryan Noble, both Class of 2000, co-founded Juggle.com, which serves as an umbrella for companies CrowdSource, RIOmedia and ClickableNames.com.

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