"Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review" (shenandoahliterary.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of William Wright as assistant editor.
Washington and Lee University's Staniar Gallery is pleased to open its 2014-2015 year with "Conversing With Time," an exhibit of paintings and drawings by Minneapolis-based artist Clarence Morgan. The show will be on view Sept. 5 to Oct. 3.
"Inside/Outside," paintings by artist and teacher Philip Geiger, will be on display at the McCarthy Gallery in Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University from Sept. 15 to Dec. 15.
Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, was recently featured by WalletHub, an online financial information source for consumers and small businesses, commenting on a recent study examining the Rates of Uninsured by State before and after Obamacare.
"Church Retreat, 1975" by Emily Pease of Williamsburg, Va., won the 2014 Bevel Summers Prize for the Short Short Story, sponsored by "Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review."
Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee has made 8 grants totaling $25,500 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the second part of its two rounds of grants for 2013-14. The committee chose the grants from 19 proposals requesting more than $96,000.
Washington and Lee University recognized three retiring members of the University's faculty during commencement exercises. Eight retiring members of W&L's staff were recognized during the Employee Recognition Banquet in April.
Members of W&L's chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) recently traveled to Guatemala to build much needed water filters for elementary schools.
Washington and Lee University 2014 graduate Jordan Kearns of Nicholasville, Ky., has received a Fulbright research grant to Estonia.
Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee would like to remind the community of its Spring 2014 proposal evaluation schedule. Community Grants Proposals may be submitted at any time but are reviewed semiannually: at the end of the calendar year and at the end of the fiscal year. The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Spring 2014 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014.