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Lee Sommerfeldt '18 Awarded Bridging Scholarship to Japan

Lee Sommerfeld '18

Lee Sommerfeldt, from Sealy, Texas, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has received a Bridging Scholarship for Study Abroad in Japan and a Morgan Stanley Scholarship. He will be studying at International Christian University (I.C.U.) in Tokyo during the 2016-17 academic year.

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Shenandoah Announces 2016 Prize Winners

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Shenandoah: the Washington and Lee University Literary Review has announced its annual prize winners for 2016. The volume 65 winner of the $1,000 James Boatwright Poetry Prize is David Wojahn, who teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University, for his poem “A Briefe Historie of the Noose in the Colonie of Virginia.”

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Alumni Registration Open for 2016 Entrepreneurship Summit

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

Registration is now open to Washington and Lee alumni for the 2016 Entrepreneurship Summit, hosted by the Williams School’s Connolly Center for Entrepreneurship. The Summit will take place Sept. 23–24 and is open to all alumni, students and friends of the university. Attending the Summit is free but all attendees must register by Sept. 16.

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W&L Professor Jim Kahn ’75 Named President-Elect of USSEE

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John F. Hendon Professor of Economics and Director of Environmental Studies James R. Kahn has been named president-elect of the United States Society for Ecological Economics (USSEE).

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Washington and Lee Announces May Community Grants

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Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee has made 10 grants totaling $24,757 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the second part of its two rounds of grants for 2015-16.

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2016 W&L Graduate Patrick Wright Awarded Fellowship

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Patrick Wright, from Tampa, Florida, a 2016 graduate from Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship for study and internship experience in Germany.

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W&L Professor Niels-Hugo Blunch Elected as President of the DAEiNA

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Niels-Hugo Blunch, associate professor of economics at Washington and Lee University, has been elected president of the Danish Academic Economists in North America (DAEiNA).

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W&L Senior Charles Zachariades Awarded R&A Ransome Scholarship

Charles Zachariades '16

Charlie Zachariades, of Chatham, N.J., a senior at Washington and Lee University, was awarded a 2016 R&A Ransome Scholarship for a one-year master’s program in global health implementation at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

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Shenandoah Announces Winner of 2016 Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets

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Jess Quinlan of Staunton, Virginia, is the winner of the annual Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets offered by Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review for the best poem entered by a Virginia poet.

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Three Washington and Lee Students Named Kemper Scholars

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Yo Han (John) Ahn, of St. Louis, Missouri; Josie Anker, of Sparta, New Jersey; and Skyler Zunk, of Moseley, Virginia, all first-year students at Washington and Lee University, have been selected as Kemper Scholars.

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