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New Book by Lincoln Scholar and W&L Politics Professor Lucas Morel to be Released Jan. 2

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Abraham Lincoln scholar and Washington and Lee University professor Lucas Morel's new book, Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages, will be released Jan. 2, 2015.

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Mark Rush, Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law, to Direct Center for Global Learning

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Mark Rush, the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee University, has been appointed the next director of W&L's Center for Global Learning.

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Washington and Lee Named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

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Washington and Lee University has been named to President Barack Obama's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, one of 120 schools in the nation to receive this designation. This is the third year in a row that the University has attained this status.

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Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder Awarded Scholarship from Florida Capitol Press Corps

Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder '16

Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder of Tallahassee, Florida, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a 2014 Barbara L. Frye Scholarship from the Florida Capitol Press Corps. The scholarship is awarded to aspiring journalists.

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Washington and Lee Announces November Community Grants

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Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee has made 16 grants totaling $28,160 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the first part of its two rounds of grants for 2014-15.

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Williams Investment Society Appoints 2015 Directors

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The Williams Investment Society has named its 2015 directors. James Emanuelson '16 will serve as the Society's executive director. Kiril Krendov '16 and Brian Krouskos '16 will serve as directors.

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Mary Morton Parsons Foundation Challenge Grant Supports Tucker Hall Renovation

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The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation of Richmond has approved a $350,000 challenge grant to Washington and Lee University — to be matched two for one — toward the $13.5 million renovation and restoration of Tucker Hall, part of the National Historic Landmark front campus in Lexington.

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Alex Yacoubian '16 Receives William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship to Study Abroad

Alex Yacoubian

Alex Yacoubian ’16, a politics and French double major from Metairie, Louisiana, received a prestigious William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship to attend the American University in Dubai (AUD) during the winter term of 2015.

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Annual Christmas Candlelight Service—A Lexington Tradition

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Washington and Lee University's annual Christmas Candlelight Service featuring the University Singers will be held Thursday, Dec. 11, at 8 p.m. in Lee Chapel. Seating will begin at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to the presentation at no charge.

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Laura Hawkins, Oxford University, to Lecture on Writing of the Ancient Near East

Laura Hawkins, Oxford University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on "A Writing Revolution: How and Why Writing Spread in the Ancient Near East," on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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