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Brant Hellwig Named Next Dean of W&L Law

Prof. Brant Hellwig

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio has announced the appointment of Brant Hellwig, professor of law at Washington and Lee University and an expert in the field of federal taxation, as dean of the W&L School of Law, effective July 1, 2015.

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Deborah E. Lipstadt, Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, to Lecture at W&L

Deborah E. Lipstadt

Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, will give a public lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater of Elrod Commons.

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W&L’s Deborah Miranda to Lecture on the Constant State of Transition: Mapping the Borderlands between Scholarship and Poetry

Deborah Miranda

Deborah A. Miranda, professor of English at Washington and Lee University, will give her inaugural lecture marking her appointment as the John Lucian Smith Jr. Memorial Term Professor on Monday, March 2, at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library.

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Executive-in-Residence Leland Miller '98 to Give Talk on China's Economy on March 10

Leland Miller '98

Leland Miller '98, CEO of China Beige Book International, will give a talk, "Demystifying China's Economy in 2015," at 7:30 p.m. on Mar. 10 in Stackhouse Theater. This event is free and open to the public, and will be streamed live online.

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Washington and Lee Politics Professor to Speak at Lincoln Memorial on March 7

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

Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics at Washington and Lee University, will make remarks at the Lincoln Memorial as part of the sesquicentennial of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Speech.

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W&L Named a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

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Washington and Lee University has been named to the list of American colleges and universities that produced the most 2014-15 U.S. Fulbright Scholars. Three legal scholars from W&L won Fulbright grants for 2014-15, making the university one of only six bachelor's institutions nationwide to produce that many.

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Washington and Lee Honors Richard L. Duchossois with Washington Award

W&L President Kenneth P. Ruscio (left) presents the Washington Award to Richard L. Duchossois.

Richard L. Duchossois, a member of Washington and Lee University's Class of 1944, received the University's prestigious Washington Award on Feb. 6, at a banquet held during the winter meeting of the W&L Board of Trustees, in Lexington, Virginia.

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Protégée of Salvador Dalí to Exhibit at Staniar Gallery

The Infanta as Velazquez's Strange Attractor, 2014, oil on canvas, 32x40 inches

Washington and Lee's Staniar Gallery is pleased to present "Strange Attractors," an exhibit of recent work by Surrealist-style artist Louis Markoya. The show will be on view February 16 – March 20.

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