Category Archives: Press Releases

Mellon Foundation Grants W&L Funds for Digital Humanities, Study of History

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Washington and Lee University has received project grants totaling $950,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation — one to develop new methods of teaching the humanities using technology and another to study how the lessons of history help us interpret contemporary issues.

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W&L Rector Appoints Presidential Search Committee

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J. Donald Childress, rector of Washington and Lee University’s Board of Trustees, has named a 14-member committee composed of members of the Board of Trustees, faculty and administration to conduct a national search for the university’s next president.

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Watson Pavilion Offers New Japanese Export Porcelain Exhibit

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A new exhibit of Japanese export porcelain is now open in the Watson Pavilion at Washington and Lee University.

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McAllister Receives Virginia CFO Award

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Virginia Business magazine has named Steven G. McAllister, vice president for finance and treasurer of Washington and Lee University, as the leading chief financial officer among large non-profit organizations in the state.

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Digitized Archives of the Ring-tum Phi Now Available Online

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W&L’s student paper, the Ring-tum Phi, made its first appearance in 1897 and has, with the exception of World War II, been in print ever since.

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New York Times Editorial Discusses New Study by W&L’s Bai

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The New York Times editorial on June 16 discusses a new study by Ge Bai, assistant professor of accounting at Washington and Lee University. She is the lead author of "Extreme Markup: The Fifty US Hospitals With The Highest Charge-To-Cost Ratios," that lists the 50 hospitals in the United States with the most extreme price markups. To date, more than 300 media outlets have written about the research.

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W&L Law’s Danforth Weighs in on Sweet Briar Case

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On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Virginia breathed new life into the fight to keep Sweet Briar College open. W&L law professor Robert Danforth co-authored an amicus brief in the case.

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National Media Feature Research by W&L's Bai on Extreme Markups by Hospitals

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Ge Bai, assistant professor of accounting at Washington and Lee University, is lead author of a new study that lists the 50 hospitals in the United States with the most extreme price markups. To date, more than 280 media outlets have written about the research.

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Hu and Katterhagen Earn Top ODAC Awards

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The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced on Monday that Washington and Lee University has swept the conference’s top scholar-athlete awards for the first time since the 2010-11 school year.

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W&L Announces Winners of 2015 Johnson Opportunity Grants

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Washington and Lee University has announced the students who will receive 2015 Johnson Opportunity Grants. The 29 students will work within the United States and travel to variety of countries.

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