Category Archives: Press Releases

“Bill Nye the Science Guy” to Speak at W&L

Bill Nye

Bill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author and inventor will speak at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Keller Theater, Lenfest Center for the Arts.

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W&L’s Accounting Faculty Win Four Awards at Major Conference

L to R: Megan Hess, Stephan Fafatas, Ge Bai, Raquel Alexander

At the American Accounting Association's (AAA) 19th annual conference in Atlanta, Ga., in August, four members of the accounting faculty at Washington and Lee University won awards—Stephan Fafatas, Ge Bai, Raquel Alexander and Megan Hess.

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W&L’s New and Visiting Faculty for 2014-2015

Front row, left to right:  Michael Singleton, Lara Di Luo, Kristen Luery, Jeff Barry, Jemma Levy, Michelle Brock, Mackenzie Brooks
Second row, l to r:  Sid Rosenberg, Phil Byers, Diane Fruchtman, Chris Gavaler, T.J. Tallie, Seth Michelson, Gavin L. Fox, Stephen McCormick
Third row, l to r:  Michael Duncan, Aly Colon, Jill Leonard-Pingel, Julie Jenkins, Jess Keiser, Seth Cantey, Kyle Friend
Fourth row, l to r:  Caleb Dance, Trevor Richards, Kevin Finch, Eric Koch, Donna Smith
Fifth row, l to r:  Nayana Bose, Rocky Parker, Michael Dager, Bradley Lamphere, Kelly Brotzman

Some of the new or visiting faculty listed above are not in the picture.

The teaching interests of the new and visiting faculty at Washington and Lee University range from directing Shakespeare to Scottish history, from real estate finance to Middle East studies.

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Glasgow Endowment to Sponsor Poetry Reading at W&L

Jane Satterfield

Poets Jane Satterfield and Ned Balbo will give a poetry reading at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. They will read from their recent work.

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Pergola to Speak at W&L on Healing Wisdom of Maasai People of Africa

Tanya Pergola

Dr. Tanya Pergola, an author, inspirational speaker, community development orchestrator, healing safari guide, and yoga and meditation instructor, will speak at W&L on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons.

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In "Remembering Robert E. Lee," Dr. Christian Keller '94 Focuses on the Military Education of a Civilian Leader

Christian Keller

Lee Chapel and Museum presents "Remembering Robert E. Lee" with a speech by noted historian, professor and author Dr. Christian B. Keller on Monday, Oct. 13, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lee Chapel Auditorium. The public is invited at no charge.

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19th-Century Accounting Ledgers at W&L Illuminate Local History

From left to right, Stephan Fafatas, the Lawrence Associate Professor of Accounting, Seth McCormick-Goodhart, senior librarian assistant, and Tom Camden, special collections librarian

Old account ledgers might seem a dry subject to most people, but to a class at Washington and Lee University they offered a rare opportunity to shine new light on local history.

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Harvard Professor to Give Mudd Distinguished Lecture in Ethics at W&L

Charles Ogletree

Charles Ogletree, the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law at Harvard University, will give the Mudd Distinguished Lecture in Ethics for 2014-2015 at Washington and Lee University. Ogletree's talk will be Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 4:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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New Book by W&L’s Mayock Explores Immigration in Contemporary Spain

Ellen Mayock

An accelerated pace of immigration has brought profound ecological effects, cultural change and a plurality of languages to the streets of contemporary Spain. A new volume of essays co-edited by W&L's Ellen Mayock explores the overall issue in depth

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NYU Sociology Professor to Lecture about the Nature of Race

Ann Morning

Ann Morning, associate professor of sociology at New York University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Sept. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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