Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee has made 16 grants totaling $28,160 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the first part of its two rounds of grants for 2014-15.
Washington and Lee University's annual Christmas Candlelight Service featuring the University Singers will be held Thursday, Dec. 11, at 8 p.m. in Lee Chapel. Seating will begin at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to the presentation at no charge.
Laura Hawkins, Oxford University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on "A Writing Revolution: How and Why Writing Spread in the Ancient Near East," on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
Dr. Irene SanPietro, assistant dean of students at Columbia University, will give a talk on "Charity and the Creation of the Church" at Washington and Lee University on Friday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m. in Huntley Hall 327, Williams School.
"Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review" has announced the winner of its three major genre prizes for Volume 63. The prizes in fiction, poetry and non-fiction are given for the best work in each of those genres for a volume year. Each prize is for $1000 dollars.
Washington and Lee University's award-winning Repertory Dance Company will be performing "W&L Dancers Create…" on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 3, 4 and 5, at 6:30 p.m. on the Keller Stage at the Lenfest Center for the Arts in Lexington.
Author Josip Novakovich, winner of the Whiting Writers Award, will give a talk and reading at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
Washington and Lee's Staniar Gallery is pleased to present Reading Room, an exhibit of drawings, photographs and sketchbooks by Travis Head. The show will be on view Nov. 10 – Dec. 16.
Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee would like to remind the community of its Fall 2014 proposal evaluation schedule. The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Fall 2014 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.
Eric S. Rosengren, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, will give this year's H. Parker Willis Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Nov. 10, at 5 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.