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New Yorkers Salute Larry Boetsch ’69

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During his 40 years at Washington and Lee University, Professor Larry Boetsch has received many honors, but probably nothing like the ones that came his way this spring from Steven E. Losquadro, a member of the W&L Class of 1986.

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Ryan Welsh '10 Named An Emerging Leader in Transaction Banking

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The Bankers’ Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) has named Ryan Welsh, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2010, an Emerging Leader in Transaction Banking.

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Happy 100th Birthday, Doremus Gym

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Doremus Memorial Gymnasium was dedicated 100 years ago today (June 13, 1916) with what the Ring-tum Phi described as a “flow of oratory enthusiastically received by a large gathering of alumni which occupied the main floor of the gymnasium and many spectators who filled the galleries.”

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Alumni Chapters Keep University Connections Strong

Washington and Lee’s Alumni Association works tirelessly to keep far-flung members of the university community informed and connected once they leave campus. While the association provides significant programs and communications for alumni, parents, students and friends, it is only through its vibrant and extensive chapter program that this community can be fully involved and play […]

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A Q&A With Patsy Doerr '90 on Corporate Social Responsibility

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Is there a connection between corporate social responsibility and a company’s return on investment? According to Patsy Doerr, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1990, the answer is very much a yes.

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Robert E. Lee Davies Named Senior Judge for Tennessee Supreme Court

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Robert E. Lee Davies, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1979, has been named senior judge for the Tennessee Supreme Court. In this position, he will hear cases in which other judges cannot serve because of a conflict, or in courts where there is a vacancy.

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Terry Vosbein Releases a New Jazz CD of Classic French Songs

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Terry Vosbein, professor of music at Washington and Lee University, has released his latest CD, “La Chanson Française ” (Max Frank Music). The music includes a dozen classic songs that originated in France, interpreted and swung by a jazz nonet.

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Taylor Crothers ’93 Curates Pop-up Exhibition of Dave Mathews Band Photographs

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One of the first bands Taylor Crothers covered as a freelance photographer was the Dave Mathews Band, when it was new to the music scene in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the early 1990s.

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Spotlight on Native American Writers

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Deborah Miranda, the John Lucian Smith Term Professor of English at Washington and Lee University, will moderate a discussion on Native American literature at the Library of Congress Poetry and Literature Center, in Washington, D.C., on May 10.

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Nicole Eldred ’18 Crowned 2016 Alaska Cherry Blossom Princess

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Nicole Eldred '18 represented her home state of Alaska in Washington, D.C., as the Cherry Blossom Princess during a weeklong cultural festival, in April, celebrating the friendship between the U.S. and Japan.

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