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Her Story: Denisio Truitt ’05

Denisio Truitt '05

Appearing in the January 2016 issue of O Magazine as one of five inspirational female Instagrammers is Denisio Truitt, a 2005 graduate of Washington and Lee University.

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We Saw A Zoo

Charles Mason '84

Charles Mason, a 1984 graduate of Washington and Lee University, is known as “the Alaska guy who doesn’t take pictures of Alaska.” A photojournalism professor at University of Alaska Fairbanks, he prefers to travel and is particularly known for his wildlife photography.

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Registration for W&L's Real Estate Forum Now Open

Hilton Garden Inn Georgetown

Washington and Lee's inaugural Real Estate Forum, set to take place in Washington, D.C. on May 5-6, 2016, is now open for registration. The forum is for alumni working in the real estate industry and will feature networking sessions, panel discussions and a luncheon keynote address. A reception will take place on Thursday evening and […]

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John Fishwick ’83L Confirmed as U.S. Attorney for Western District

John Fishwick '83L

Roanoke attorney John Fishwick, who graduated from Washington and Lee University’s School of Law in 1983, was confirmed as U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia by the U.S. Senate, and sworn in on Dec. 21, as reported in the Dec. 21 issue of The Roanoke Times.

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Variety Obituary Recounts Estrada's "Second Career"


Jorge E. Estrada ’69, a former trustee of Washington and Lee University and celebrated producer of cinema in Argentina, died Dec. 9 at age 68. Variety, the entertainment industry newspaper, has reviewed Estrada’s international professional accomplishments in an obituary.

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Toy Story: Psychology Professor Lends Her Voice to No-Gender December

Megan Fulcher

'Tis the season for giving gifts, and Megan Fulcher, associate professor of psychology at Washington and Lee University, appears on an Australian website promoting a no-gender December.

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A Reminder for Civil Discourse

Bill Brock '53

Bill Brock, a 1953 graduate of Washington and Lee University and chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1977 to 1981, published an op-ed in the Friday, Dec. 11, edition of the Washington Post.

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Jorge Estrada, Trustee Emeritus and Alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Dies at 68


Jorge Eliecer Estrada, a 1969 graduate and trustee emeritus of Washington and Lee University, died on Dec. 9. 2015, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was 68.

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Robert E.R. Huntley, Former President of Washington and Lee University, Dies at 86


Robert Edward Royall Huntley, president of Washington and Lee University from 1968 to 1983, died on Dec. 10, 2015, in Lexington. He was 86.

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Williams School Launches Cincinnatus Book Club

The Williams School has launched a campus-wide book club for students, faculty and staff who want to bridge business, science and the liberal arts by coming together to read books on some of today’s most urgent topics. Discussion groups meet twice during the winter term, and the program culminates with a public lecture by the […]

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