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W&L Wins Sixth VFIC Ethics Bowl


Washington and Lee University won its sixth VFIC Ethics Bowl championship Feb. 9, when its four-member student team successfully devised and presented solutions to ethical dilemmas affecting hypothetical families.

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W&L to Host Millennial Prison Reform Kickstart Event on Feb. 5


Washington and Lee University will host a Millennial Prison Reform Kickstart event, "Look Behind the Wall of Incarceration in America," on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 5:00 p.m., in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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W&L's Miranda Quoted in New York Times on Canonization of Junipero Serra

Deborah Miranda

Deborah Miranda, the John Lucian Smith Professor of English at Washington and Lee, was quoted in a New York Times article Jan. 21 about Pope Francis' plans to canonize Father Junipero Serra.

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Roger Mudd '50 Accepts Philanthropy Award from the Council of Independent Colleges

Roger Mudd

Roger H. Mudd, a 1950 graduate of Washington and Lee University and an award-winning journalist, received the Award for Individual Philanthropy from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) at its annual awards banquet Jan. 6 in San Diego, California. Watch the video and transcript of his acceptance speech.

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W&L's Mayock Provides Advice Academic C.V.s on Inside Higher Ed

Ellen Mayock

Ellen Mayock, Ernest Williams II Professor of Romance Languages at Washington and Lee University, provides advice for on structuring, revising and tailoring an academic curriculum vitae (C.V.) in the Jan. 23 edition of Inside Higher Ed.

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George Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Alumnus and Honorary Degree Recipient, Dies at 97


George Evans Goodwin Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and public relations executive who received an honorary doctor of letters from W&L in 1997, died on Jan. 21 at his home in Atlanta.

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A New Record for Scholar-Athlete Awards


Washington and Lee University's athletic teams set a new record when 224 students earned scholar-athlete awards during fall term of last year. The number of award recipients increased by more than 30 compared to previous fall terms.

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Visit the Reeves Center and Watson Pavilion During Lee Chapel Renovations

Reeves Center commemorates the Diamond Jubilee with exhibition

During the Lee Chapel renovations, the Lee Chapel staff would like to invite the community to visit the Reeves Center and Watson Pavilion to explore their galleries. The Watson Pavilion will host the portraits from the Washington-Custis-Lee Collection, a student curated ceramics exhibit, a Japanese tea room and a pop up museum shop. The Reeves Center houses the 4th largest ceramics collection in the United States.

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Who will run for president in 2016?

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law, writes about potential presidential candidates in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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W&L Website and Other Online Services Unavailable on Friday Evening, Jan. 2

The W&L website, faculty/staff e-mail, WebAdvisor and virtually all online services, including the campus connection to the Internet, will be unavailable from 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2 until about 1 a.m. Saturday Jan. 3 during emergency maintenance at the Richard A. Peterson data center. Planned maintenance Friday morning on The Stable, the virtual desktop and streaming service, has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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