Category Archives: Press Releases

Leyburn Library Features Panel on Open Access (OA)

The Leyburn Library is hosting an Open Access (OA) Panel on Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. in Leyburn Library’s Northen Auditorium. The panel is in celebration of Open Access Week (Oct. 19–25).

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Editor and Poet William Wright to Give a Reading at Washington and Lee University

William Wright

Washington and Lee University’s Glasgow Endowment and “Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review” will present a reading by editor and poet William Wright of Marietta, Georgia, on Nov. 2 at 4:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Hillel House on the W&L campus.

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Professor Joseph Carens to Give Keynote Address at the Ethics of Immigration Conference on Nov. 6

Joseph Carens

Joseph Carens, professor of political science at the University of Toronto, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Nov. 6 at 4:30 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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Professor Winnifred Sullivan Will Speak on the Politics of Religious Freedom on Oct. 26

Winnifred Sullivan

Winnifred F. Sullivan, professor and chair in the department of religious studies at the University of Indiana at Bloomington, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library, with a reception at 5 p.m. prior to the lecture.

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W&L Among Top Teach for America Producers for Third Straight Year

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For the third consecutive year, Washington and Lee has made the list of the top 20 small colleges and universities (2,999 or fewer undergraduates) sending the most graduates to Teach for America.

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Washington and Lee Board of Trustees Welcomes New Members, Reelects Childress as Rector

New Trustees Christopher Dyson ’00 (left) and David Lehman ’99

Washington and Lee University welcomed Christopher Charles Dyson ’00 and David A. Lehman ’99 to its Board of Trustees during the fall board meeting, Oct. 8–10.

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Author Taylor Branch to Speak about "Scalawags and Big Government" at W&L on Nov. 3

Taylor Branch (photo by J. Brough Schamp)

American author and public speaker Taylor Branch will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Nov. 3, at 5 p.m. in Lee Chapel. Branch will speak about “Scalawags and Big Government: How Racial History Warps Politics.” It is free and open to the public.

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W&L Community Celebrates $542.5 Million Campaign Success

The University community gathered for a celebration luncheon Friday afternoon on Cannan Green.

More than a thousand students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends gathered in Lexington Oct. 9 to celebrate the conclusion of the second-largest campaign by a liberal arts institution.

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Poet Seth Michelson to Give Reading on Oct. 26 as Part of Ethics of Citizenship Series

Seth Michelson

Seth Michelson, an assistant professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University, will give a poetry reading on the Ethics of Citizenship on Oct. 26 from 12:15–1:20 p.m. in Hillel Multipurpose Room.

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Warren A. Stephens Recognized at W&L’s Colonnade

John, Warren '79, Harriet and Laura '12 Stephens

The renovation and restoration of the Colonnade would not have occurred during the Honor Our Past, Build Our Future campaign without the special support of Warren ‘79 and Harriet Stephens of Little Rock, Arkansas, and their children Laura ’12, John and Miles.

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