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Virginia Tech Art Professor Exhibits in Staniar Gallery

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Washington and Lee's Staniar Gallery is pleased to present Reading Room, an exhibit of drawings, photographs and sketchbooks by Travis Head. The show will be on view Nov. 10 – Dec. 16.

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W&L Biology Professors Receive $100,000 Grant from Jeffress Trust Awards Program to Research Obesity-Infertility Link

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Three biology professors at Washington and Lee University in Lexington have won a $100,000 grant from the Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research to investigate the link between obesity and infertility in women.

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W&L Students Kick Off Career Exploration with New Program

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A new and innovative Career Exploration Trip in October gave 21 Washington and Lee University students a head start on their career paths, with help from alumni in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Trip to Washington, D.C., Offers Students Glimpse at Careers in Public Policy and Government

Ainsley Daigle '13 shares some of her experiences as a research assistant at the Fed.

Twenty Washington and Lee students got a crash course in public policy and government when they spent Reading Days in Washington, D.C. Over the course of two days, the group visited the offices of alumni working for federal agencies, non-profits, lobbying groups, think tanks, congressional offices, corporations, and trade associations.

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Community Grants Committee: Call for Proposals

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Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee would like to remind the community of its Fall 2014 proposal evaluation schedule. The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Fall 2014 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.

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Annual Turkeypalooza Kicks off on Nov. 14

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The week of Nov. 16-24 is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, and Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University will be doing its part to help address the problem with its eighth annual Turkeypalooza. The event kicks off Friday Nov. 14 with Bring Your Turkey to Work Day.

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Annual H. Parker Willis Lecture Features the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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Eric S. Rosengren, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, will give this year's H. Parker Willis Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Nov. 10, at 5 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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Lee Chapel and Museum to Close for Installation of Fire-Suppression System and Renovations Dec. 12; Will Reopen in Late March

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Lee Chapel and Museum on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, will close for the installation of a new fire suppression system from Dec. 12 through late March 2015, part of W&L's continuing efforts to preserve its historic buildings.

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Author Bruce Holsinger Will Read from his Historical Thriller at W&L

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Author and scholar Bruce Holsinger, professor of English at the University of Virginia, will give a Glasgow reading at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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W&L Board Authorizes Construction of Third-Year Housing Neighborhood at Its Fall Meeting

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At its fall meeting, Oct. 24-25, Washington and Lee University's Board of Trustees gave final approval for the construction of a new on-campus housing neighborhood for upper-division students.

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