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W&L Accounting Major Gains Valuable Consulting Experience in Copenhagen

Bailey Ewing '15 in Denmark

Bailey Ewing '15 will be the first to tell you that she's a huge fan of structure. So it wasn't a big surprise when the Dallas, Texas native took her first accounting class with Professor Afshad Irani and fell in love with the discipline.

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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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ODAC Releases 2013-14 Academic All-Conference Team

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The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2013-14 All-Academic Team on Wednesday and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.

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#wluSummer: A Bustling Time in Lexington

Classes may not be in session, but that doesn't mean Washington and Lee's campus is quiet during the summer months. Here's a quick snapshot of what's happening on campus and around town.

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Four W&L Players Named to Division III All-America Teams

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The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its Division III men's and women's tennis All-America teams recently and Washington and Lee placed two athletes on both the men's and women's lists.

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Todd Smith '83 Remembered in Reid Hall

Todd Smith Memorial

Among the many celebrations that marked the third week of May for the graduating seniors, one remembered an alumnus: the late Todd Smith '83.

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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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Lee Chapel and Museum Shop to Hold Book Signing on May 24: “What Would George Do?”

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The Lee Chapel and Museum Shop at Washington and Lee University is holding a book signing on Saturday, May 24, from 2-3 p.m. for authors Helen Broder and Nan Marshall to showcase their book, "What Would George Do: Advice from our Founding Father."

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Photo by Claire Stevenson '14 Graces New York Times

When the New York Times knocked on W&L's door back in January, Claire Stevenson '14 answered their request for students to submit "creative selfies that express who they are" for possible inclusion in an online portfolio.

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Miranda's Book Wins IPPY Award

Deborah Miranda, Associate Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

"Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir" (Heyday, 2013) by Deborah Miranda, professor of English, has won a gold medal for autobiography/memoir, in the family legacy category, in this year's Independent Publisher Book Awards, or IPPYs.

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