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24 W&L Teams Compete in PricewaterhouseCooper’s Tax Challenge Competition

W&L's winning team, the Taxmanian Devils

Washington and Lee students competed in the PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Challenge competition on October 7, marking the first time the university has participated in the nationwide event.

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W&L Photographer Hinely Unveils Two Exhibitions in Germany

Patrick Hinely '73

Patrick Hinely, University photographer at Washington and Lee University, has two exhibitions of his work opening in Germany this month that flow from his extracurricular passion—photographing jazz musicians.

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Author and Scholar Martha Nussbaum to Give Lecture as Part of 2014-2015: Race and Justice in America Program

Martha Nussbaum

Author and scholar Martha Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will give a public talk at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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Beth Macy, author of “Factory Man,” to Speak at W&L

Beth Macy

Beth Macy, author of the Lukas Prize-winning "Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – and Helped Save an American Town," will speak at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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Motley Fool Column Notes W&L Liberal Arts Grads' Earnings Potential

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The Motley Fool, the nationally syndicated personal finance column and website, gives Washington and Lee alumni as an example of liberal arts graduates who earn as much as science, technology, engineering and math graduates by mid-career.

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Taking the High Road

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The downtown connector that joins Interstates 75 and 85 at midtown Atlanta and runs south to Hartsfield International Airport has been officially named after one of the city's most influential citizens, Rodney Mims Cook, Washington and Lee Class of 1946.

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Accounting Panel Puts Alumni in Front of Students

Six alumni returned to campus for the Williams School's Oct. 6 accounting panel.

"People think public accounting is boring," said Bill Messerle '97, "But we're here to tell you, public accounting is never boring." Messerle, a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, was one of six alumni who sat on the Williams School's Oct. 6 Accounting Panel.

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New Play by W&L's Radulescu Wins Award, Staged Reading in New York

Domnica Radulescu

The new play by Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin. A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages at W&L, won an honorable mention in the 2014 Jane Chambers playwriting contest. "Exile is My Home: An Immigrant Fairytale" will receive a staged reading in New York City on Oct. 20 and 21.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito presiding over W&L Moot Court Finals

Justice Samuel Alito

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, along with federal appeals court judges Diarmuid O'Scannlain and Albert Diaz, will judge this year's John W. Davis Appellate Advocacy competition.

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