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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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Chief Justice Donald Lemons, Professor of Judicial Studies at W&L Law, Receives Legal Education Award

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Donald Lemons, Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court and Professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law, is the 2016 recipient of the William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award.

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Alumni Registration Open for 2016 Entrepreneurship Summit

Kelly Dyer '98 (left) and Andrew Ruppar '98 (center) chat with a participant at the Entrepreneurship Summit.

Registration is now open to Washington and Lee alumni for the 2016 Entrepreneurship Summit, hosted by the Williams School’s Connolly Center for Entrepreneurship. The Summit will take place Sept. 23–24 and is open to all alumni, students and friends of the university. Attending the Summit is free but all attendees must register by Sept. 16.

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Washington and Lee Announces May Community Grants

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Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee has made 10 grants totaling $24,757 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the second part of its two rounds of grants for 2015-16.

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Bren Flanigan ’16 to Serve in the Peace Corps

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Bren Flanigan, a 2016 graduate of Washington and Lee University, will be putting his B.A. in economics and global politics to work with the United Nations over the summer before he departs for his posting with the Peace Corps, as a community economic development advisor in Benin.

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2016 W&L Graduate Patrick Wright Awarded Fellowship

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Patrick Wright, from Tampa, Florida, a 2016 graduate from Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship for study and internship experience in Germany.

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Elliot Emadian Awarded Scholarship to American Dance Festival's Six-Week School

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Elliot Emadian ’17, from Normandy, Tennessee, received a tuition scholarship to attend the American Dance Festival’s (ADF) six-week school.

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Twenty-six Members of the Faculty and Staff Retire from W&L

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Washington and Lee University recognized three retiring members of the University's faculty during the recent commencement exercises. Twenty-three retiring members of W&L's staff were recognized during the Employee Recognition Banquet held in April.

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Washington and Lee Graduates 444 Students at 229th Commencement

Members of W&L's Class of 2016 celebrate their commencement on May 26.

Graduating seniors at Washington and Lee University today were asked to remember and live by the high ideals and standards that have guided them over the past four years, as they are leaving “a community that cares a great deal about these matters and entering a world that increasingly does not.”

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W&L Senior Charles Zachariades Awarded R&A Ransome Scholarship

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Charlie Zachariades, of Chatham, N.J., a senior at Washington and Lee University, was awarded a 2016 R&A Ransome Scholarship for a one-year master’s program in global health implementation at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

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