Rob Straughan, an expert on corporate social responsibility, is quoted in two recent articles in The International Business Times on the new push by major food companies to address shortfalls in their corporate social responsibility, sustainability/environmental and organic/natural programs and offerings.
Washington and Lee economics professor Linda Hooks was interviewed about a Portuguese bank and debt crisis on "Marketplace," the daily public radio show focused on national and international business news.
Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law at Washington and Lee's School of Law, published a guest column in the July 10, 2014, Washington Post about lawsuits asking the courts to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. Jost concludes the lawsuits will not succeed.
Mark Rush, the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at W&L's Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics, published an op-ed about the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision in the July 1 edition of The Virginian-Pilot, Virgnia's largest newspaper.
Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio cites the benefit of seeing the world from a wider perspective in a Richmond Times-Dispatch op-ed.
Ann Massie, professor emeritus at W&L's School of Law, has long been fascinated by the phrase "the separation of church and state"—both by the history of the concept and its practice in American law. Since a recent Supreme Court decision has added new urgency to the issue, she shared her scholarly findings on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Thursday, May 29.
Marc Conner, Jo M. and James Ballengee Professor of English and associate provost, discusses the work of the late poet Maya Angelou, her place in American literary history, and her 1999 visit to Washington and Lee.
Bob Strong discusses the challenges of political moderation in the May 22, 2014, edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Mark Rush discusses the Supreme Court's recent decision on prayer at local government meetings in the May 13, 2014, edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Scientific historian Nicolaas Rupke discusses the scientific myths that form one of the biggest obstacles to improving public understanding of science.