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W&L Photographer Hinely Unveils Two Exhibitions in Germany

Patrick Hinely '73

Patrick Hinely, University photographer at Washington and Lee University, has two exhibitions of his work opening in Germany this month that flow from his extracurricular passion—photographing jazz musicians.

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W&L Junior Wades into Water-Pollution Study

Gabriella Kitch takes water samples in Woods Creek

Gabriella Kitch will be wading in water and loving every minute of it during her junior year at Washington and Lee. A major in geology with a minor in environmental studies, Kitch grew up near the ocean in San Diego, California, and claims a great affinity with any kind of water.

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New Play by W&L's Radulescu Wins Award, Staged Reading in New York

Domnica Radulescu

The new play by Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin. A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages at W&L, won an honorable mention in the 2014 Jane Chambers playwriting contest. "Exile is My Home: An Immigrant Fairytale" will receive a staged reading in New York City on Oct. 20 and 21.

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W&L’s Accounting Faculty Win Four Awards at Major Conference

L to R: Megan Hess, Stephan Fafatas, Ge Bai, Raquel Alexander

At the American Accounting Association's (AAA) 19th annual conference in Atlanta, Ga., in August, four members of the accounting faculty at Washington and Lee University won awards—Stephan Fafatas, Ge Bai, Raquel Alexander and Megan Hess.

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The Railroad Propelled W&L to National Status

W&L students wait in line to buy train tickets to see W&L’s football team play an away game against Georgetown.

Old account ledgers might seem a dry subject to most people, but to a class at Washington and Lee University they offered a rare opportunity to shine new light on local history, including how the railroad propelled W&L to national status.

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How the Railroad Changed Lexington

Dold’s Corner store during the 19th century

Old account ledgers might seem a dry subject to most people, but to a class at Washington and Lee University they offered a rare opportunity to shine new light on local history, including how the railroad changed Lexington.

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The Origins of the Lexington Golf Club

Frank T. Glasgow, prominent attorney and founding president of the Lexington Golf Club

Old account ledgers might seem a dry subject to most people, but to a class at Washington and Lee University they offered a rare opportunity to shine new light on local history, including the origins of Lexington's golf club.

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19th-Century Accounting Ledgers at W&L Illuminate Local History

From left to right, Stephan Fafatas, the Lawrence Associate Professor of Accounting, Seth McCormick-Goodhart, senior librarian assistant, and Tom Camden, special collections librarian

Old account ledgers might seem a dry subject to most people, but to a class at Washington and Lee University they offered a rare opportunity to shine new light on local history.

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New Book by W&L’s Mayock Explores Immigration in Contemporary Spain

Ellen Mayock

An accelerated pace of immigration has brought profound ecological effects, cultural change and a plurality of languages to the streets of contemporary Spain. A new volume of essays co-edited by W&L's Ellen Mayock explores the overall issue in depth

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Scotland Votes 'No,' but Dreams Persist

Michelle Brock

Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history, writes about Scotland's vote on independence in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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