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W&L's Cantey Examines U.S. Policy Toward Syria

Seth Cantey

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.

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Roanoke Times: W&L's mock convention gets it right again with Trump nomination

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The Roanoke Times features a story about W&L Mock Convention's "notable track record for accuracy," following this week's Republican National Convention.

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Lee Sommerfeldt '18 Awarded Bridging Scholarship to Japan

Lee Sommerfeld '18

Lee Sommerfeldt, from Sealy, Texas, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has received a Bridging Scholarship for Study Abroad in Japan and a Morgan Stanley Scholarship. He will be studying at International Christian University (I.C.U.) in Tokyo during the 2016-17 academic year.

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W&L's Murdock Quoted on FUSION

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Karla Murdock, Elmes Professor of Psychology, was quoted in a recent piece on the media site FUSION.

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W&L's Strong Quoted on MSN

Robert Strong, interim provost and William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University

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.

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A’rese Emokpae '10 Wants to be the Voice of Nigeria

A’rese Emokpae ’10

During her student days at Washington and Lee University, A’rese Emokpae danced and acted on many a stage at the Lenfest Center before graduating in 2010. Over the past six years, she’s been pursuing a career in musical theater, and now she’s putting her talents to the test by competing on “The Voice Nigeria” TV show.

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Headed to Rio

Lynn Symansky '05 and Donner

Lynn Symansky ’05 said she has “essentially been trying out for the Olympics” ever since she began competing during college at the top level of the equestrian sport. 2016 is her year.

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FOIA’s Early Years Captured in Oral History Project by W&L Law Professor

Prof. Mark Grunewald

As the Freedom of Information Act nears its 50th anniversary, Washington and Lee law professor Mark H. Grunewald has announced the completion of the first phase of interviews for an oral history project commemorating FOIA, which was signed by President Johnson on July 4, 1966.

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W&L Student and Faculty Member Recognized at ODK National Convention

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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.

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W&L Law Review Publishes First-ever Disclosure of Facebook Internal Review Process

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Facebook analysts chose the Washington and Lee Law Review to share for the first time a study describing their internal research review and privacy review process.

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