Soon after her arrival on campus during her first year, Lucy Wade Shapiro '15 attended a meeting for students interested in running for a position on the Executive Committee. "Afterwards, a girl came up to me and was like, 'You know women don't win?' And I was like, 'What?' " recalled Shapiro.
As we celebrate Presidents Day this year, alumna Megan Davis '99 reminds us that W&L's namesake, George Washington, was not only the country's first president and an early benefactor of Washington and Lee, but also is credited as one of the nation's first engineers.
Six Washington and Lee University students are the fall 2013 recipients of the Celebrating Student Success (CSS) initiative sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs to inspire engaged citizenship at W&L.
While the career of Dennis Brack, a member of Washington and Lee University's Class of 1962, shows you can make a photojournalist out of a history major, his new book, "Presidential Picture Stories: Behind the Cameras at the White House," proves you can't take the history major out of this photojournalist.
In This Issue: Building a Community: Welcoming First-Year Students to W&L Nick Tatar '96, Bricklayer General Stats The W&L Promise, Online Course Registration, Teach for America, Disposable Cups Speak Hurrah for the Honor System Omicron Delta Kappa Along the Colonnade New IQ Center Dazzles Users Larry Connolly '79 Transforms Entrepreneurship and Shepherd Programs Alumna Headlines […]
Chris Gavaler, visiting assistant professor of English, writes about superheroes as role models for terrorists in an op-ed titled "Paul Revere: superhero or terrorist?" in the Roanoke Times on Nov. 30, 2013.
Sharp-eyed readers of the New York Times may have recognized some familiar W&L names in a Nov. 8 story about websites and apps that help people plan tailgate parties. Caroline Hundley, mother of Hal Hundley, a football player and a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 2014, is a satisfied customer of one of the websites—ourtailgate.com—which is the brainchild of Harry St. John, a member of the W&L Class of 2009.
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