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Women and Gender Studies Program to Host Series of Events on Title IX

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The Women's and Gender Studies Program will host, "Entitled! A Series of Talks and Events Exploring the Promise and Challenge of Gender Equality in University Life," on Feb. 9-11.

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Four W&L Students to Compete in Ethics Bowl Feb. 8-9

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Four Washington and Lee students will compete in the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges' 16th annual statewide collegiate Ethics Bowl, sponsored by Wells Fargo, February 8-9, at Marymount University in Arlington.

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Sally Stone Richmond Named Next VP for Admissions and Financial Aid at Washington and Lee

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Sally Stone Richmond, dean of admission at Occidental College in Los Angeles, has been named the next vice president for admissions and financial aid at Washington and Lee University.

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W&L to Host Millennial Prison Reform Kickstart Event on Feb. 5

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Washington and Lee University will host a Millennial Prison Reform Kickstart event, "Look Behind the Wall of Incarceration in America," on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 5:00 p.m., in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Myrlie Evers-Williams to Speak during African American History Month on Feb. 10

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Myrlie Evers-Williams, author, civil rights activist and past chair of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will be the keynote speaker for Black History Month at Washington and Lee University. Her talk will be Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in the First Baptist Church with a reception to follow.

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W&L’s Robert Strong to Lecture on Jimmy Carter in the Civil Rights Era

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Robert A. Strong, the William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University, will give a lecture at W&L on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 5:00 p.m. in Huntley 327. The title of the talk, which is free and open to the public, is "Politics and Principle: Jimmy Carter in the Civil Rights Era." Strong's talk is part of the 2014-2015: Race and Justice in America and is sponsored by W&L's Roger Mudd Center for Ethics. F

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Karla Murdock to Deliver Her Inaugural Lecture Marking Appointment as the David G. Elmes Term Professor of Psychology

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Karla K. Murdock, professor of psychology at Washington and Lee University, will give her inaugural lecture marking her appointment as the David G. Elmes Term Professor of Psychology on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Professor Marc Bregman to Give Weinstein Memorial Lecture at W&L

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Marc Bregman, the Bernard Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will give the Weinstein Memorial Lecture of 2015 at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in Hillel 101.

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W&L Presents Paintings by Artist Tania Karpowitz in McCarthy Gallery

“Holding History,” 2014, 54” x 44”, oil on canvas

"Holding History," paintings by artist and teacher Tania Karpowitz, will be on display at the McCarthy Gallery in Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University from Jan. 23-May 30, 2015.

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Reeves Center and Watson Pavilion to Have Official "Opening"

Reeves Center commemorates the Diamond Jubilee with exhibition

Washington and Lee University's Reeves Center and Watson Pavilion will have an official "opening" on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 5-7 p.m. They will now be open to the public on a regular basis and their new hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

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