Category Archives: Accolades

W&L's Kahn Participates in Rio+20 Summit

James Kahn, Hendon Professor of Economics, Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University economics professor Jim Kahn participated in the parallel scientific sessions of the Rio+20 United Nations Environmental Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June. Kahn, the John F. Hendon Professor of Economics at W&L, presented the results of joint research between Washington and Lee University and the Federal University of Amazonas in […]

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W&L's Kolman Selected as AP Music Theory Reader

Barry Kolman, Professor of Music, Washington and Lee University

Barry A. Kolman, professor of music at Washington and Lee, was selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in Music Theory. Each June, AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world gather in the United States to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP Exams. AP Readers are […]

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Hobbs Attends AAMG Seminar

Patricia Hobbs, associate director/curator of  University Collections of Art and History at Washington and Lee, is one of only 32 academic museum and gallery leaders from throughout the United States attending the inaugural Leadership Seminar of the Association of Academic Museums and Gallery (AAMG). She will be the only person from Virginia to attend the […]

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W&L Senior Nominated to JNHS

Ashley Jordan, Washington and Lee Class of 2012

Ashley Jordan, a Washington and Lee senior from Pocatella, Idaho, has been nominated to the Japanese National Honor Society (JNHS). Jordan is an East Asian Language and Literature major. This honor society recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence in the study of the Japanese language.  Students who are nominated for membership receive Certificates of […]

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Seniors Brandon Allred, Katie Shelor Generals of the Month for May

Brandon Allred, Class of 2012, Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University seniors Brandon Allred and Katie Shelor will be recognized at the Generals of the Month presentation on Wednesday, May 9, at 12:30 p.m. in the Marketplace in Elrod Commons. This is the final CSS presentation of the academic year. They will begin again monthly in September 2012, for the 2012-2013 year. […]

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W&L's Woodson Wins Photography Award

"Ferris Wheel," Virginia Press Association award-winning photograph by Mary Woodson

Mary Woodson, assistant director of communications and public affairs and director of publications at Washington and Lee University, was awarded second place in the feature photography category of the Virginia Press Association's annual contest on Saturday, April 21, during the VPA's annual meeting in Roanoke. The photograph, "Ferris Wheel," was taken at the Raphine, Va., […]

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W&L Journalism Professors, Alumni Examine Community Newspapers

Washington and Lee journalism faculty joined their colleagues at the University of Missouri to collaborate on a one-day conference in Roanoke in April that focused on the future of community newspapers. Underwritten in part by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, which has provided funding for several programs in the department of journalism and communications at […]

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Evans, Lorig Attend National Liberal Arts Conference

Washington and Lee Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Sidney Evans and Director of Career Services Beverly Lorig joined college leaders, academic advisors, career center directors and business leaders from around the country at a summit, "Rethinking Success: From Liberal Arts to Careers in the 21st Century," at Wake Forest University in […]

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W&L Senior Camille Cobb Finalist in National Computer Science Competition

Camille Cobb, Washington and Lee Class of 2012

At the recent Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) conference in Raleigh, N.C., Washington and Lee senior Camille Cobb from Huntersville, N.C., was one of five finalists in the student undergraduate research competition.

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Three Recognized as Generals of the Month for April

Austin Branstetter, Washington and Lee Class of 2012

Washington and Lee University students Austin Branstetter, Claire Oliver and Luke Andersen will be recognized at Generals of the Month on Wednesday, April 11, at 12:30 p.m. in the Marketplace in Elrod Commons. Branstetter, a senior from Nashville, Tenn., is a mathematics major and the recipient of a George Washington Honor Scholarship. He is the […]

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