Category Archives: Faculty

W&L's Lind to Discuss Holiday Television Specials on "Virginia Insight"

Stephen Lind

Stephen Lind, visiting assistant professor of business administration at Washington and Lee University's Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, will appear on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Monday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. to discuss television's top holiday specials and why they're so enduring.

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Talking about Lincoln

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Washington and Lee University's preeminent Abraham Lincoln scholar, Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics, is in demand these days during the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

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Making History

W&L Professor Bob Strong (far right) participated in a panel discussion on the Clinton administration with Sandy Berger, former national security advisor; retired Gen. Wesley Clark, the former NATO commander; Ambassador Nancy Soderberg; and Mara Rudman, former chief of staff of the National Security Council. The moderator was James Bennet, of The Atlantic.

Bob Strong, the William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University and an expert on the American presidency, was in Little Rock, Arkansas, this past weekend during the 10th anniversary celebration of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center.

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W&L's Colón Quoted in New York Times on F.B.I.'s Investigative Tactics

Aly Colón

Aly Colón, the Knight Professor in Journalism Ethics at Washington and Lee, was quoted in an article in the Nov. 7 edition of The New York Times about the F.B.I.'s impersonation of an Associated Press reporter to catch a school bomb threat suspect.

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W&L's Rush Co-Authors Opinion Column on Opportunities for Innovation in Higher Education

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law in W&L's Williams School of Commerce, co-wrote a guest opinion column, "Higher Ed Is an Opportunity for Innovation," published in the Oct. 14 edition of Virginia's the (Norfolk-Virginia Beach) Virginian-Pilot.

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Virginia Business Identifies W&L as a Leader in Efforts to Raise Faculty Salaries

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A story in Virginia Business singles out Washington and Lee University as a leader in acting to raise faculty salaries, an area that received extensive scrutiny in a 2013 study by Virginia's Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC).

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W&L's Youngman Discusses Digital Humanities on WMRA's "Virginia Insight" Show

Paul Youngman

W&L's Paul Youngman discussed how scholars are using digital humanities to explore the arts, literature and history on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Thursday, Nov. 6.

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Building Blocks

From l. to r.: Chris Flight ’16, Zack Dubit ’17, Cathy Wang ’15, Professor Elizabeth Denne and Emily Jaekle ’16 put the finishing touches on a level-two Menger Sponge.

A large paper cube, seemingly composed of symmetrical cutouts, sits on a table at the entrance to the Washington and Lee University Math Department in Robinson Hall. On closer inspection, it turns out to be a compilation of discrete smaller cubes.

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What Halloween Can Learn from History

Michelle Brock

Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee, writes about what today's revelers can learn from Halloween celebrations of the past.

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W&L's Myers Tells Untold Story of Southern Unionists in New Book

Barton Myers

Southern Unionists of the Civil War were erased from history by writers of the Lost Cause, who promoted the mythology of a united Confederacy. Now Barton A. Myers tells the story of one state's Unionists in "Rebels Against the Confederacy: North Carolina's Unionists."

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