Category Archives: Accolades

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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R.T. Smith is Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Poetry Award

Rod Smith

Washington and Lee University writer-in-residence R.T. Smith is a finalist for the Library of Virginia's 2014 Poetry Award for "The Red Wolf: A Dream for Flannery O'Connor," a tour de force capturing the intricate details of O'Connor's life and character.

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Shenandoah Announces Winner of 2014 Bevel Summers Prize for the Short Short Story

"Church Retreat, 1975" by Emily Pease of Williamsburg, Va., won the 2014 Bevel Summers Prize for the Short Short Story, sponsored by "Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review."

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W&L 2014 Graduate Jordan Kearns Receives Fulbright Research Grant to Estonia

Jordan Kearns

Washington and Lee University 2014 graduate Jordan Kearns of Nicholasville, Ky., has received a Fulbright research grant to Estonia.

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Wheeler Wins Switchback Editors' Prize for Poem

Lesley Wheeler

Lesley Wheeler, the Henry S. Fox Professor of English, added another feather to her cap: the Editors' Prize for "the most inspiring, jarring, outstanding, or just downright brilliant" submission from the journal Switchback, for her poem "Epistolary Art."

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Kester to Teach at University of Hawai'i During Sabbatical Leave

George Kester, Martel Professor of Finance at Washington and Lee, will be a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in Fall 2014.

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Seniors Nominated for Japanese National Honor Society

Seniors Sophia Maxstadt and Zoey Ryu (Mi Hung) have joined the Japanese National Honor Society (JNHS). They were nominated by Washington and Lee University based on their outstanding GPA and inducted into the JNHS-College Chapter. Rhu is a psychology and East Asian Language and Literature (Japanese concentration) double major. Maxstadt is a business administration and […]

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W&L Senior Thomas Bowen Receives Fulbright Research Grant to Germany

Thomas Bowen

Washington and Lee University senior Thomas Bowen of Fredericksburg, Va., has received a Fulbright research grant to Germany. His project is "Black Walnuts as Bio-inspired Packaging."

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12 W&L Students to be Recognized by CSS for Winter 2014

Twelve Washington and Lee University students are the winter 2014 General of the Month recipients for the Celebrating Student Success (CSS) initiative sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs to inspire engaged citizenship at W&L. Those students being recognized are Alex Baca '14, Alexandra Prather '14, Bryan Mullady '14, JP Beall '14, Grace Lee '15, […]

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Randolph Hare President-Elect of Association of Physical Plant Administrators

Randolph Hare, director of maintenance and operations at Washington and Lee, is the president-elect of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA). Hare has been a member of the W&L staff since 1971.

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