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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 Stackhouse Theater.

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A Pledge Fulfilled

Mike Hughes '70

Washington and Lee alumnus Mike Hughes, of the Class of 1970, died last Sunday (Dec. 15). During the last year of his life, he kept a fascinating blog, which not only featured an autobiographical obituary but also led to a classic W&L story.

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50 Years Later: Remembering the Kennedy Assassination

John and Jackie Kennedy in the Dallas motorcade

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, two W&L historians talk about the event from their very different perspectives. Ted DeLaney, associate professor of history, recalls his personal memories and feelings about the event. Andrew McGee, historian of the 20th century and a visiting instructor of history at W&L, talks […]

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Clearing a Path for Ethics in the 21st Century

Roger Mudd '50

Roger Mudd, a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 1950, writes about ethics and the new Roger Mudd Center for ethics in an op-ed in The Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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Jack-o'-Lanterns, W&L-style

Trident Jack-o-Lantern

Halloween at Washington and Lee means using the W&L symbols in creative ways.

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Kuettner to Lead Virginia Language Association

Dick Kuettner, director of the Tucker Multimedia Center at Washington and Lee University

Dick Kuettner has been named president-elect of the Foreign Language Association of Virginia

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W&L Dedicates Belfield as Guest House, Special Events Center

Cutting the ribbon at Belfield, from left, Kemp Morton, Class of 1959, of Huntington, W.Va.; Dennis Cross, vice president for advancement; Kenneth P. Ruscio, University president; Louise Gilliam Hopkins; and Bert Hudnall, Class of 1959, of Charleston, S.C.

The former home of Washington and Lee's legendary dean of students, Frank J. Gilliam, will serve as a venue for overnight guests to the University.

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Washington and Lee Honors Two Distinguished Young Alumni

Jane Ledlie Batcheller '08, left, and Paul Tribble II '03 with their Distinguished Young Alumni Awards.

Jane Ledlie Batcheller and Paul S. Trible III received Distinguished Young Alumni Awards from their alma mater during Young Alumni Weekend.

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Unexpected Gift for Bruce Rider '66

The New York Times plaque for Bruce Rider

After years of having his letters to the editor printed in the New York Times, a Washington and Lee alumnus receives singular recognition.

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Michael Ignatieff Presents Inaugural Mudd Center for Ethics Lecture at W&L

Michael Ignatieff

Renowned author, academic and former Canadian politician will address "American Democracy, Human Rights, and the Use of Force."

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