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W&L to host screening of film “1913: Seeds of Conflict” on April 28

Director Ben Loeterman will visit Washington and Lee University to screen his new documentary film, "1913: Seeds of Conflict," on April 28, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House multipurpose room. The event is free and open to the public. Loeterman uses previously unavailable documents to shed light on pre-World War I Palestine and the […]

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Call for Proposals: W&L's Community Grants Committee Will Evaluate Proposals in May

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Community Grants Proposals may be submitted at any time but are reviewed semiannually: at the end of the calendar year and at the end of the fiscal year. The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Spring 2015 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2015.

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Holocaust Remembrance Activities: April 7 and April 9

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Holocaust Remembrance will be observed at Washington and Lee University with a talk by a Holocaust survivor and the screening of a film set during World War II. On April 7, from 5:30-7 p.m., in the Hillel Multipurpose Room, Holocaust Survivor Dr. Roger Loria will share his story.

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Jessie Ball duPont Fund Awards Grant to Washington and Lee University

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Washington and Lee University received a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund that will help support a new initiative at W&L to enhance and expand community engagement and service-learning (CE/SL) in the Rockbridge County area.

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2015 LEAD Banquet Celebration, Awards and Recipients

015 LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) winners at the annual LEAD Banquet, at Evans Dining Hall.

The Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Banquet was held March 22 at Washington and Lee University and was an evening of celebration. It recognized the many individual and student accomplishments that have been completed within the past year.

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W&L Repertory Dance Company to Perform March 30, 31 and April 1

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The Washington and Lee University Department of Theater, Dance and Film presents the award-winning W&L Repertory Dance Company in an evening of multifaceted dance works. The concert will be held at W&L's Lenfest Center for the Arts on March 30, 31 and April 1 at 7:30 p.m.

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W&L's David Sukow to Lecture on Coping with Chaos in his Inaugural Telford Professorship Lecture

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David W. Sukow, professor of physics and engineering at Washington and Lee University, will give his inaugural lecture marking his appointment as the Robert Lee Telford Professor of Physics and Engineering on March 31, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Sheri Fink, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author, to Deliver Fishback Visiting Writer Lecture at W&L

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Sheri Fink, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who has reported on health care crises around the world, will deliver this year's Fishback Visiting Writer lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 30 at 5 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons.

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University of Maryland English Professor to Lecture at W&L

Kellie Robertson

Kellie Robertson, associate professor of English at the University of Maryland, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 31, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House. This is the new date, time and place of her lecture which was canceled due to snow.

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David Westin to Deliver Lewis F. Powell Jr. Lecture

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David Westin, former president of ABC News and a clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell, will speak on "Citizen Lewis Powell" for the thirteenth annual Lewis F. Powell Jr. Lecture.

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