Category Archives: Alumni

Brack '62 Takes Readers Behind the Cameras in New Book

Dennis Brack '62

While the career of Dennis Brack, a member of Washington and Lee University's Class of 1962, shows you can make a photojournalist out of a history major, his new book, "Presidential Picture Stories: Behind the Cameras at the White House," proves you can't take the history major out of this photojournalist.

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Putney '50, '57L Retires from Virginia General Assembly

Lacey Putney

Delegate Lacey Putney was the subject of a front-page profile in the Roanoke Times on Sunday, Dec. 15. The occasion was the conclusion of his distinguished 53-year career in the Virginia General Assembly, a post he has held longer than anyone.

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Alumni Offer Expertise in December Southern Living

Calder Clark '99

Readers of the December issue of Southern Living magazine are enjoying the expertise of two W&L alumni: event designer Calder Britt Clark and cookbook author Alex Hitz.

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A Pledge Fulfilled

Mike Hughes '70

Washington and Lee alumnus Mike Hughes, of the Class of 1970, died last Sunday (Dec. 15). During the last year of his life, he kept a fascinating blog, which not only featured an autobiographical obituary but also led to a classic W&L story.

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John Dean's Documentary Now Showing on CNN

An Unreal Dream

Reading our blog last May about John Dean and "An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story" may have whetted your appetite to see the documentary, which tells the story of an innocent man convicted of the murder of his wife. Now's your chance.

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Tom Wolfe Cleans House

Tom Wolfe '51 on a recent visit to campus.

Writer Tom Wolfe will have a lot more room in his home library, now that 1951 graduate of Washington and Lee is moving 190 boxes of his papers to the New York Public Library.

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Tailgates? There’s an App for That

Harry St. John

Sharp-eyed readers of the New York Times may have recognized some familiar W&L names in a Nov. 8 story about websites and apps that help people plan tailgate parties. Caroline Hundley, mother of Hal Hundley, a football player and a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 2014, is a satisfied customer of one of the websites—ourtailgate.com—which is the brainchild of Harry St. John, a member of the W&L Class of 2009.

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Alumni Juggle Tech Companies

Stephanie Leffler '00 at Juggle.com's headquarters.

Two W&L alumni and their burgeoning business are the subject of a nice profile in the Nov. 25 edition of the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat. Stephanie Leffler and husband Ryan Noble, both Class of 2000, co-founded Juggle.com, which serves as an umbrella for companies CrowdSource, RIOmedia and ClickableNames.com.

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W&L Law Alum Honored by Judicial Peers

Jack L. Lintner '69

Judge Jack L. Lintner, a 1969 graduate of Washington and Lee's School of Law, received the 2013 Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Professional Lawyer of the Year Award from the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, in October.

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W&L Alum Brands a New Book

Romancing the Brand book cover

After 20 years of building and directing some of the world's largest brands, Washington and Lee alumnus Tim Halloran, "The Brand Guy," is sharing some of his secrets in a new book, "Romancing the Brand," which will be published in January by Jossey Bass/Wiley.

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