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.
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.
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
Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history, writes about Scotland's vote on independence in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Matthew Kordonowy, a junior business administration major at Washington and Lee University, was awarded a $15,000 grant by the venture capital fund Entrepreneurs of New York this summer.
To ignite serious inquiry and thoughtful conversation about the complex issue of racial justice in America, the new Mudd Center for Ethics at Washington and Lee University will host a year-long lecture series, "Race and Justice in America."
R.T. Smith's new book of poetry, "In the Night Orchard: New and Selected Poems" (Texas Review Press, 2014), reflects the arc of his exploration as a poet for the past 33 years, during which he has been acclaimed as "a 21st-century master" (David Huddle).
Rob Straughan, an expert on corporate social responsibility, is quoted in two recent articles in The International Business Times on the new push by major food companies to address shortfalls in their corporate social responsibility, sustainability/environmental and organic/natural programs and offerings.
Patrons of Washington and Lee University's Library may now read the digital archives of the Times of London, one of the best-known newspapers in the world, which has been covering world events since 1785.
On June 12, in New York City, student members of Washington and Lee University's Repertory Dance Company will join W&L dance alumni to perform two aerial dances at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre, a state-of-the-art performance space. The show is at 7:30 p.m., and a reception will follow.