"Magnificent Jello," paintings by artist and teacher Cleveland Morris, will be on display at the McCarthy Gallery in Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University from Feb. 14 to May 30.
A film screening of the documentary "Brother Outsider" on the life and work of civil rights activist Bayard Rustin will be shown on Monday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.
Washington and Lee's Contact Committee will present "An Evening with Former CIA Agent Tony Mendez" on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in Lee Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and seating is provided on a first come, first serve basis.
Tyler Burge, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of California at Los Angeles, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library.
Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee Literary Review is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 Graybeal-Gowen Poetry Contest, the contest's sixth year. The winning poem, "London's Foundling Hospital" was written by Nancy Schoenberger of Williamsburg, Va.
Robert D. Kaplan, chief geopolitical analyst for Stratfor, a private global intelligence firm, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
Washington and Lee's Staniar Gallery will present "Small Problems in Living," photographs by Sarah Hobbs, from January 6-31. The artist will give a public lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 5:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall's Concert Hall.
Brett Schwartz, director of Hillel at Washington and Lee University, has received a grant from the Richmond Jewish Foundation to support W&L's annual Holocaust Remembrance Week, taking place this year from April 26-May 4, 2014, on campus.
A new exhibit of paintings, "All My Friends and Enemies," by Elise Schweitzer, is on display at the Williams Gallery in Huntley Hall at Washington and Lee University from Jan. 15-May 15, 2014.
Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee has made 11 grants totaling $25,055 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the first part of its two rounds of grants for 2013-14.