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Author Daniel James Brown to Give the Keynote Address at the Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar at Washington and Lee University

Daniel James Brown

Daniel James Brown, author of the New York Times bestseller “The Boys in the Boat,” will present the keynote address at Washington and Lee University’s Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar “Finding Gold in the Oar: Crafting History in ‘The Boys in the Boat,’” on April 22, at 4:15 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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W&L's Colón Quoted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Firing of Wendy Bell

Aly Colón

Aly Colón, the Knight Professor in Journalism Ethics at Washington and Lee, was quoted in a March 30 Pittsburgh News-Gazette article about the termination of award-winning television journalist Wendy Bell.

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W&L’s Community Grants Committee Will Evaluate Proposals in May

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Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee would like to remind the community of its Spring 2016 proposal evaluation schedule.

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W&L's Rush Discusses the Supreme Court Nomination on WRVA

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law and director of international education at Washington and Lee, discussed President Obama's Supreme Court nominee on The Jimmy Barrett Morning Show on Thursday, March 17, at 7:05 a.m.

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Phi Beta Kappa Honors Two Sophomores

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At its convocation on March 13, the Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Washington and Lee University bestowed its J. Brown Goehring Sophomore Award on two students: Ram H. Raval ’18, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Mallory E. Stephenson ’18, of Fincastle, Virginia.

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W&L's Colón Quoted in Washington Post on Cruz Allegations of a Media Conspiracy

Aly Colón

Aly Colón, the Knight Professor in Journalism Ethics at Washington and Lee, was quoted in a March 7 Washington Post article about Ted Cruz's assertion that media outlets have delayed publishing damaging exposés on Donald Trump to influence the outcome of the Republican nomination.

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W&L's Rush Discusses Primary Results on WRVA

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law and director of international education at Washington and Lee, will discuss Tuesday's Virginia presidential primary results on The Jimmy Barrett Morning Show on Wednesday, March 3, at 6:35 a.m.

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Professor Jurgen Brauer of Georgia Regents University to Speak on Economic Aspects of Genocides at W&L on March 4

Jurgen Brauer

Jurgen Brauer, professor of economics in the James M. Hull College of Business at Georgia Regents University, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 4 at 3:45 p.m. in Huntley Hall 221. This event is hosted jointly by the W&L/VMI Economics Seminar Series and the Transnational Law Institute.

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Journalist David Hanson to Speak on Developing Healthy Food Movement in Low-income Communities

David Hanson

Journalist David Hanson will give a talk on “Breaking through Concrete: Next-level Grassroots Initiatives Developing a Healthy Food Movement in Low-income Communities” at Washington and Lee University on March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Hillel House, room 101.

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Leyburn Library’s Author Talk Series features Chris Gavaler and Lesley Wheeler

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Chris Gavaler, assistant professor of English at Washington and Lee University, and Lesley Wheeler, the Henry S. Fox Professor of English at W&L, will discuss their latest books on March 15 at 5 p.m. in the Book Nook in Washington and Lee University’s Leyburn Library.

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