Jonathan Eastwood and Peter Grajzl have been awarded received a grant from the American Sociological Association's Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline to support the pilot project, "Tracing the Global Spread of National Identity."
Ken Ujie, associate professor of Japanese language at Washington and Lee University, has received a Sakura Grant from the JCAW (Japan Commerce Association) Foundation to conduct classes on understanding and making nigiri-zushi, a hand-pressed style of sushi.
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.
Congratulations to Dr. Erika Proko Hamilton, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 2003. A star tennis player during her student years, and a new member of our Athletic Hall of Fame, Erika just received a new honor, this one from the NCAA.
The honors and awards just keep coming for Reggie Aggarwal, a 1994 graduate of Washington and Lee's School of Law and the founder and CEO of Cvent, a cloud-based event-management platform headquartered in McLean, Va. Reggie was honored as CEO of the Year by the Washington Business Journal, which selected him from a list of […]
Meagan Miller, a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 1996, will make her Metropolitan Opera debut on Nov. 16 in the role of The Empress in Richard Strauss' "Die Frau ohne Schatten." The New York Times billed Meagan's pending performance as an "under the radar treat" and noted that "the rising American soprano" takes […]
Washington and Lee University's second annual Entrepreneurship Summit will bring together alumni, students and faculty from all corners of the University to exchange ideas, share knowledge and establish valuable connections for present and future entrepreneurial endeavors during the two-day event on Oct. 18-19.
W&L's Archaeology program is joining forces with the Historic Lexington Foundation (HLF) to conduct research on Jordan's Point as part of HLF's effort to get the area designated as a state and national historic district.
Carlo Carlozzi Jr., a 1980 graduate of Washington and Lee, is the new president of the Sons of Italy's anti-defamation branch.
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