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W&L Announces 2016 Athletic Department Awards

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The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual Athletics Awards Ceremony at Lee Chapel on May 17.

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Washington and Lee University to Celebrate 229th Commencement, Baccalaureate

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Washington and Lee University celebrates its 229th undergraduate commencement Thursday, May 26, when it will award bachelor’s degrees to more than 440 students.

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Shenandoah Announces Winner of 2016 Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets

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Jess Quinlan of Staunton, Virginia, is the winner of the annual Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets offered by Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review for the best poem entered by a Virginia poet.

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Three Washington and Lee Students Named Kemper Scholars

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Yo Han (John) Ahn, of St. Louis, Missouri; Josie Anker, of Sparta, New Jersey; and Skyler Zunk, of Moseley, Virginia, all first-year students at Washington and Lee University, have been selected as Kemper Scholars.

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W&L Senior Athena Cao Wins First Place for Feature Writing in National Contest

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Athena (Yue) Cao, a senior from Beijing, China, has won first place for feature writing (small school division) in the Society of Professional Journalists’ (SPJ) 2015 national Mark of Excellence for college journalists.

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W&L Board of Trustees Adds Three Members

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The Washington and Lee University Board of Trustees welcomed three new members on May 13, during its spring meeting on campus in Lexington: John P. Case III, William M. Toles and Andrea K. Wahlquist.

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Student Pairs Chosen for International Student Collaboration

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For the second summer in a row, several Washington and Lee University international students will be paired with American students for projects and cultural experiences in the international students’ home countries.

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W&L Romance Languages Professor Wins 2016 Mednick Fellowship

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The 2016 Mednick Fellowship from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) has been awarded to Stephen P. McCormick, assistant professor of French and Italian at Washington and Lee University.

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W&L Journalism Ethics Professor Colón Comments on Huffington’s Conflict of Interest

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Aly Colón, the Knight Professor of Ethics in Journalism at Washington and Lee University, has contributed to the conversation about Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, and her new role on the board of directors of Uber.

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W&L Enters Partnership for Oxford Study Abroad Program

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The university has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mansfield College that will allow W&L students to study at Oxford beginning in academic year 2017–2018.

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