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Lee Chapel and Museum to Close for Installation of Fire Suppression System and Renovations Dec. 12; Will Reopen in Late March

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Lee Chapel and Museum on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, will close for the installation of a new fire suppression system from Dec. 12 through late March 2015, part of W&L's continuing efforts to preserve its historic buildings.

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Author Bruce Holsinger Will Read from his Historical Thriller at W&L

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Author and scholar Bruce Holsinger, professor of English at the University of Virginia, will give a Glasgow reading at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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W&L Board Authorizes Construction of Third-Year Housing Neighborhood at Its Fall Meeting

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At its fall meeting Oct. 24-25, Washington and Lee University's Board of Trustees gave final approval for the construction of a new on-campus housing neighborhood for upper-class students.

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An Anniversary Concert Celebrating 142 years of the Lee Chapel Organ

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George Taylor, co-director of Taylor and Boody Organbuilders of Staunton, Virginia, will give a talk about the Lee Chapel organ and its history on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Lee Chapel & Museum at Washington and Lee University.

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West Wing Reports' Paul Brandus to Serve as Executive-in-Residence Nov. 17-19

The West Wing Report's Paul Brandus will serve as executive-in-residence at the Williams School, Nov. 17-19.

In partnership with the Department of Journalism, the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics will host West Wing Reports' Paul Brandus as its fall 2014 Executive-in-Residence.

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Washington and Lee Elects New Trustees

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Washington and Lee University welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees during the fall board meeting, Oct. 24–25.

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W&L Academy Introduces New Technology into Local Classrooms

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A $20,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation has enabled Washington and Lee University's Teacher Education Program to bring the Educational Technology Leadership Academy to elementary, middle and high schools in Lexington, Rockbridge County and Buena Vista.

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Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews to Speak on "News Ethics in a Time of Terror and Violence"

Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, vice president of CBS News

Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, vice president of CBS News, will give the keynote address at the 58th Institute in Ethics in Journalism at Washington and Lee University on Friday, Nov. 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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Shenandoah Announces the Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets

"Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review" is looking for Virginia poets to submit to the 2014 Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets. This annual prize awards $500 to a writer born in or with current established residence in Virginia.

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Andrei Illarionov, Former Economic Policy Advisor to President Vladimir Putin, to Speak at W&L

Andrei Illarionov, Andrei Illarionov, Former Economic Policy Advisor to President Vladimir Putin, will speak at W&L on Oct. 27.

Andrei Illarionov, former economic policy advisor to President Vladimir Putin, will speak at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium. The title of Illarionov's talk is "Russo-Ukrainian War."

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