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.
"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."
Washington and Lee University 2014 graduate Jordan Kearns of Nicholasville, Ky., has received a Fulbright research grant to Estonia.
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."
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.
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 […]
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."
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, […]
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.
Several publications produced by Washington and Lee's Office of Communications and Public Affairs in coordination with the School of Law and the Office of Student Affairs were honored recently by Mid Valley Press.