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Poetry Reading at Washington and Lee on May 1

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Poet Anna Lena Phillips will give a reading at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in the Outing Club Room (room 114), in Elrod Commons. The reading is free and open to the public. She will be reading from her latest work. Phillips is the author of "A Pocket Book […]

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Salman Hameed to Talk on How Muslims View Science and Biological Evolution

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Salman Hameed, the director of the Center for the Study of Science in Muslim Societies (SSiMS), will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, April 29, at 5:30 p.m. in Leyburn Library's Northen Auditorium. The title for Hameed's talk, which is free and open to the public, is "The Crescent and the […]

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W&L Launches New Spring Term Virtual Learning Series

Virtual Learning Series

Washington and Lee's Office of University Advancement is expanding its lifelong-learning offerings to include a four-part Virtual Learning Series on Contemporary Issues in Society. Airing in April and May to coincide with W&L's four-week Spring Term, the series will be hosted by Associate Provost Marc Conner and will focus on four topics in the headlines, each of which is being explored in depth by W&L faculty and students in a Spring Term course.

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Inaugural Dance Festival Provides Opportunity for W&L Students

Davon Doane of Dance Theatre of Harlem (photo by Rachel Neville).

The Route 11 Dance Festival occurring May 5–10 in Lexington, Va., will provide a special opportunity for students at Washington and Lee University to manage the event and work directly with a nonprofit arts organization.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning Novelist Elizabeth Strout to Present Keynote Address at Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar

Elizabeth Strout

Elizabeth Strout, the 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist for her short story collection "Olive Kitteridge," will present the keynote address at Washington and Lee University's Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar on Friday, April 25, at 4 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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W&L Law’s Johanna Bond Receives Fulbright to Study Legal Aid Access in Africa

Prof. Johanna Bond

Washington and Lee law professor Johanna Bond has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to study access to legal aid in criminal proceedings in Tanzania and Zanzibar.

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April 28th Writers at Studio Eleven to be Last Event

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The next Writers at Studio Eleven event will be Monday, April 28, at 7 p.m. at the Studio Eleven Gallery in Lexington, and after three years of robust and enriching readings, it will be the last event.

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W&L Senior Lorraine Simonis Awarded U.S. Teaching Assistantship to Austria

Lorraine Simonis

Washington and Lee University senior Lorraine Simonis, from Philadelphia, Pa., has been awarded a U.S. Teaching Assistantship (USTA) fellowship to Austria for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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W&L Music Lecture Supported by Class of ’63 Scholars-in-Residence Program

Albert Blackwell

Albert Blackwell, Reuben B. Pitts Professor Emeritus of Religion at Furman University, will present a lecture-demonstration on the theme, "Sounding Music: Relations of Melody and Harmony to Religious Sensibility and Expression" on Wednesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. at R.E. Lee Memorial Church. The free public lecture is part of a three day visit sponsored […]

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W&L Senior Thomas Bowen Receives Fulbright Research Grant to Germany

Thomas Bowen

Washington and Lee University senior Thomas Bowen of Fredericksburg, Va., has received a Fulbright research grant to Germany. His project is "Black Walnuts as Bio-inspired Packaging."

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