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Annual Lip Sync Contest Raises Thousands for Local Food Pantries

The Washington and Lee group Students Against Rockbridge Area Hunger (SARAH) is donating more than $8,600 raised at this year’s Lip Sync Contest to local charities that work to alleviate hunger in the community.

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Clare Wilkinson Awarded 2016 Goldwater Scholarship

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Washington and Lee University junior Clare Wilkinson of Warren, Vermont, has won a highly competitive 2016 Goldwater Scholarship, which promotes research careers in science, mathematics and engineering.

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McCarthy Gallery Hosts Collaboration by Jessie Mann and Liz Liguori

"Electromagnetograms," a collaboration by Jessie Mann and Liz Liguori, will open on April 7 in the McCarthy Gallery of Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University. It will remain on view until September 2016.

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Meera Kumar Awarded Fulbright Research Grant to India

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Meera Kumar, from Portland, Oregon, and a senior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to India. Her project is "Artistic Depiction and Womanhood in Village Bengal."

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New Historical Marker Recognizes Washington College Slaves

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Washington and Lee University this week introduced a permanent historical marker on campus that recognizes the African Americans who were owned by the school for about three decades prior to the Civil War.

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Professor Domnica Radulescu Publishes Third Novel, Launches National Book Tour From Lexington

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Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages and director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at Washington and Lee University, has published her third novel, “Country of Red Azaleas” (Twelve of Hachette Publishing).

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Ijezie Ikwuezunma Awarded Fulbright Research Grant to United Kingdom

Ijezie Ikwuezunma '16

Ijezie Ikwuezunma of Richmond, Texas, and a senior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to the United Kingdom. His project is “Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacokinetics of Warfarin (an oral anti-coagulant).”

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Anna Paden Carson Awarded Fulbright Teaching Assistantship to Colombia

Anna Paden Carson

Washington and Lee University senior Anna Paden Carson of Roanoke, Virginia, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Colombia.

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W&L’s Community Grants Committee Will Evaluate Proposals in May

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Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee would like to remind the community of its Spring 2016 proposal evaluation schedule.

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Professor Susan James to Lecture on Freedom and Nature as Part of W&L’s Ethics of Citizenship Series

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Susan James, professor of philosophy at Birkbeck College in London, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on April 7 at 5 p.m. in Huntley Hall 221.

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