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Randolph Hare Elected President of Professional Association

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Congratulations to Randolph Hare, the director of maintenance and operations in W&L's Facilities Management, who last month became the president of APPA International, the professional organization of facilities and physical plant officers at educational institutions.

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Shelbi Hendricks '16: Attending McKinsey’s Women’s Undergraduate Summit Confirms One Student’s Career Focus

Shelbi Hendricks '16

Shelbi Hendricks '16, didn't go directly home after she completed her six-week London internship. The business administration and psychology double major from Louisville, Kentucky flew to New York City to participate in the McKinsey & Company Women's Undergraduate Summit, which was held July 26.

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Ketchup Goes Gourmet

Matt '06 and Kori Wallace

Matt Wallace '06 and wife Kori Wallace were featured in a recent Washington Post article about their new business making and selling 'Chups, fruit ketchups that they hope will one day be able to compete with Heinz.

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Capt. Robert C. Peniston, Former Director of W&L's Lee Chapel, Dies at 91

Capt. Robert C. Peniston

Capt. Robert C. Peniston, the retired Navy officer who served as director of Lee Chapel from 1976 until his retirement in 1998, died on Saturday, Aug. 2, in Lexington. He was 91.

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Senior Sgt. Larry Stuart Dies at 54

Larry Stuart

Larry W. Stuart, senior sergeant in public safety and a beloved and respected member of the W&L community, died on July 26 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Stuart, who was 54, had worked at W&L for 29 years.

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W&L Men's Golf Earns GCAA Team Academic Award

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The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced its 2014 Team Academic Awards on July 30, and Washington and Lee was one of 20 men's golf programs nationally to receive President's Special Recognition by the organization.

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You’re Never Too Old to Ask Your Former Professors for Advice

Ramsey Kubal '13

It's not unusual for Washington and Lee students to keep in touch with their favorite professors after they graduate. But what they really love—no matter how long their students have been out of school—is being asked for advice.

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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

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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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