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Professor Marc Bregman to Give Weinstein Memorial Lecture at W&L

Marc Bregman

Marc Bregman, the Bernard Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will give the Weinstein Memorial Lecture of 2015 at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in Hillel 101.

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W&L Presents Paintings by Artist Tania Karpowitz in McCarthy Gallery

“Holding History,” 2014, 54” x 44”, oil on canvas

"Holding History," paintings by artist and teacher Tania Karpowitz, will be on display at the McCarthy Gallery in Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University from Jan. 23-May 30, 2015.

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Reeves Center and Watson Pavilion to Have Official "Opening"

Reeves Center commemorates the Diamond Jubilee with exhibition

Washington and Lee University's Reeves Center and Watson Pavilion will have an official "opening" on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 5-7 p.m. They will now be open to the public on a regular basis and their new hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

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W&L's Richard Marks to Deliver His Inaugural Lecture Marking Appointment as Jessie Ball duPont Professor

Richard G. Marks

Richard G. Marks, professor of religion at Washington and Lee University, will give his inaugural lecture marking his appointment as the Jessie Ball duPont Professor on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Duke University Professor to Give Talk about Feminism in Islam

miriam cooke

miriam cooke (sic), the Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures and director of the Middle East Studies Center at Duke University, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Jan. 26, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House.

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The Art of Translation: Professor Jeffrey Barnett Publishes the "The Memory of Silence"

W&L Professor Jeff Barnett and Uva de Aragón launched their bilingual novel at the Miami Book Fair International.

In mid-November 2014, Jeffrey Barnett, professor of Spanish and director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Washington and Lee University, flew to Miami for the launch of his new book, a translation of Uva de Aragón's "The Memory of Silence" (Chico: Cubanabooks, 2014).

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Five Seniors Receive CFA Exam Scholarships

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Five seniors, Vincent Gennaro, Sarah Beth Hampton, Eduardo Olondriz, Bayan Misaghi, and Cathy Wang, have received scholarships to study for level one of the exam to become a chartered financial analyst (CFA).

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ODK to Initiate Four Honorary and 32 Student Members during 2015 Founders Day/ODK Convocation

ODK Circle

Washington and Lee University's Alpha Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society, will welcome four honorary and 32 student initiates at W&L's annual Founders Day-ODK Convocation on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m. in Wilson Concert Hall.

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James C. Cobb, Historian of the American South, to Speak at W&L Founders Day/ODK Convocation

James D. Cobb

James C. Cobb, award-winning author, historian of the American South and University of Georgia professor will be the featured speaker at Washington and Lee University's Founders Day-Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on Jan. 19, 5 p.m., at Wilson Concert Hall in the Lenfest Center for the Arts.

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NAACP Chairman Keynotes Washington and Lee's Multi-Day King Celebration

Roslyn McCallister Brock

Roslyn McCallister Brock, chairman of the national board of directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will highlight a series of lectures, panel discussions and performances as Washington and Lee holds its annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day this month.

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