The following opinion piece by Seth Cantey, Assistant Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, appeared on USA Today's website on July 21, 2016, and is reprinted here by permission.
Karla Murdock, Elmes Professor of Psychology, was quoted in a recent piece on the media site FUSION.
Bob Strong, William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, was quoted in a recent MSN article on Why Presidential Candidates Keep Dumbing it Down.
Paqui Toscano, a member of Washington and Lee University’s class of 2017, has been named a national leader of the year by Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the national leadership honor society.
Ever wonder how much BBQ Americans consume on Independence Day? According to a feature on WalletHub, “Ask the Experts: Celebrating Independence the Right Way,” it’s around 900 million lbs.
John F. Hendon Professor of Economics and Director of Environmental Studies James R. Kahn has been named president-elect of the United States Society for Ecological Economics (USSEE).
Real Simple magazine, with its pages of healthy recipes, useful organizing tips and affordable beauty products, isn’t necessarily the first publication where one might turn for wisdom from a historian. Appearances can be deceiving, however, because the editors were smart enough to ask Ted DeLaney, associate professor of history at Washington and Lee University, for a recommendation that’s included in “5 U.S. Historic Sites Everyone Should Visit,” an article in the June 2016 issue.
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.
Niels-Hugo Blunch, associate professor of economics at Washington and Lee University, has been elected president of the Danish Academic Economists in North America (DAEiNA).
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.