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"Shenandoah" Announces Three Awards

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"Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review" has announced the winner of its three major genre prizes for Volume 63. The prizes in fiction, poetry and non-fiction are given for the best work in each of those genres for a volume year. Each prize is for $1000 dollars.

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W&L's Repertory Dance Company to Perform on Dec. 3, 4 and 5

Repertory Dance Company choreographer Jillian Katterhagen '15

Washington and Lee University's award-winning Repertory Dance Company will be performing "W&L Dancers Create…" on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 3, 4 and 5, at 6:30 p.m. on the Keller Stage at the Lenfest Center for the Arts in Lexington.

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W&L, Rockbridge Ballet, Schoolchildren Collaborate on Dance Project

Page-Meets-Stage

Washington and Lee University's Teacher Education Program, the Rockbridge Ballet and local schoolchildren have collaborated on a project titled "Where the Page Meets the Stage: The Art of Storytelling through Words and Movement."

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New Book by W&L's Prager Examines Myths and Realities of the East in German Lit

Debra Prager

A new book by Debra Prager, associate professor of German, "Orienting the Self: The German Literary Encounter with the Eastern Other" (Camden House, 2014), examines novels that follow their protagonists' education or enlightenment predicated on an encounter with the East.

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Author Josip Novakovich to Give Talk and Reading on Nov. 13

Josip Novakovic

Author Josip Novakovich, winner of the Whiting Writers Award, will give a talk and reading at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Virginia Tech Art Professor Exhibits in Staniar Gallery

Fears, 2013, photograph, 9.5 x11.5 inches

Washington and Lee's Staniar Gallery is pleased to present Reading Room, an exhibit of drawings, photographs and sketchbooks by Travis Head. The show will be on view Nov. 10 – Dec. 16.

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W&L Biology Professors Receive $100,000 Grant from Jeffress Trust Awards Program to Research Obesity-Infertility Link

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Three biology professors at Washington and Lee University in Lexington have won a $100,000 grant from the Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research to investigate the link between obesity and infertility in women.

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W&L Students Kick Off Career Exploration with New Program

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A new and innovative Career Exploration Trip in October gave 21 Washington and Lee University students a head start on their career paths, with help from alumni in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Trip to Washington, D.C., Offers Students Glimpse at Careers in Public Policy and Government

Ainsley Daigle '13 shares some of her experiences as a research assistant at the Fed.

Twenty Washington and Lee students got a crash course in public policy and government when they spent Reading Days in Washington, D.C. Over the course of two days, the group visited the offices of alumni working for federal agencies, non-profits, lobbying groups, think tanks, congressional offices, corporations, and trade associations.

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Community Grants Committee: Call for Proposals

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Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee would like to remind the community of its Fall 2014 proposal evaluation schedule. The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Fall 2014 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.

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