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On Display: Work by Rives Granade ’02

Rives Granade '02

Rives Granade, a 2002 graduate of Washington and Lee University, has an exhibition of his work on display at Ochi Projects in Los Angeles through Dec 19.

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Update on W&L Students in France

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Sidney Evans, vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Washington and Lee, sent the following message to the University community today regarding Friday's attacks in Paris.

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William A. Jenks, Professor of History Emeritus at W&L, Dies at 97

William A. Jenks '39, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History Emeritus

William Alexander Jenks, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, died this past Monday, Oct. 12. He was 97. A 1939 graduate of W&L, he taught at his alma mater for 37 years, from 1946 until his retirement in 1983.

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W&L Community Remembers 9/11

American flags line the path from Lee Chapel to the historic Colonnade at Washington and Lee University

Flags on the W&L campus are flying at half-staff today in remembrance of those who lost their lives 14 years ago on September 11, 2001.

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“Shenandoah” Announces Winner of 2015 Bevel Summers Prize for the Short Short Story

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“May Apples” by Ellen Birkett Morris of Louisville, Kentucky, won the 2015 Bevel Summers Contest for the short short story, which was sponsored by “Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review.”

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Washington and Lee Again Named a “Great College to Work For”


Washington and Lee University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Kaylee Hartung '07: Sports Beat

Sideline reporter Kaylee Hartung during the 2015 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament (Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images)

The Roanoke Times caught up with Kaylee Hartung to ask her how her liberal arts education at Washington and Lee prepared her for her job as a sports broadcaster.

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W&L's Ruscio on Continuity and Change in The Roanoke Times

W&L President Kenneth P. Ruscio addresses graduates at the 2015 Commencement Ceremony

W&L President Kenneth P. Ruscio published an op-ed in the Sunday, June 21 issue of The Roanoke Times on "Continuity and Change." The piece is based on remarks that Ruscio made during the university’s recent commencement exercises.

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Mark Rush Talks Baseball on May 3

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, W&L politics and law professor, will be the special guest on the "Sports Palooza Radio Show" May 3 from 7-9 p.m.

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2015 LEAD Banquet Celebration, Awards and Recipients

015 LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) winners at the annual LEAD Banquet, at Evans Dining Hall.

The Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Banquet was held March 22 at Washington and Lee University and was an evening of celebration. It recognized the many individual and student accomplishments that have been completed within the past year.

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