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Joseph Ellis, Author and American Historian, to Speak at W&L Founders Day-ODK Convocation

Joseph J. Ellis. Photo by Erik Jacobs

American historian and author Joseph Ellis will be the featured speaker at Washington and Lee’s Founders Day-Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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Two Washington and Lee University Alumni to Headline Fifth Annual AdLib Conference March 10–11

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Washington and Lee University’s AdLib Conference will take place on March 10–11 with two alumni headlining the event.

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W&L Graduate Named to Inaugural Class of Schwarzman Scholars

Blaise Buma '15

Blaise Buma, a Dec. 2015 mathematics graduate of Washington and Lee University, has been selected for the inaugural class of 111 Schwarzman Scholars, a one-year master’s program at China’s Tsinghua University inspired by the Rhodes Scholarships program at the University of Oxford.

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ODK to Initiate Five Honorary and 38 Student Members during 2016 Founders Day/ODK Convocation

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Alpha Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society, will welcome five honorary and 38 student initiates at W&L’s annual Founders Day-ODK Convocation on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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Author, Radio Host and Professor of Sociology Michael Eric Dyson Keynotes Washington and Lee's Multi-day King Celebration

Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson, University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, will highlight a series of lectures, panel discussions and a viewing and discussion of “Selma” when Washington and Lee University holds its annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 15–21.

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Nyeema Morgan’s “I, Rhinoceros” Exhibited at W&L’s Staniar Gallery

Untitled (I, Rhinoceros), No. 1, 2014, cast and painted resin with found objects, 18 x 8 x 49 in.

Washington and Lee’s Staniar Gallery is pleased to present “I, Rhinoceros,” an exhibit by New York-based artist, Nyeema Morgan. The show is exhibited until Feb. 10.

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W&L Psychology Professor Julie Woodzicka to Lecture on Disparagement Humor in her Inaugural Urquhart ’11 Term Professorship

Julie Woodzicka

Julie Woodzicka, professor of psychology at Washington and Lee University, will give her inaugural lecture marking her appointment as the Abigail Grigsby Urquhart ’11 Term Professor on Jan. 15, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Aida Mitsuo Calligraphy Exhibit Reception to Show Many Different Styles of Calligraphy

The Aida Mitsuo Calligraphy exhibit reception, co-curated by the Washington and Lee University Japanese Program, will be Jan. 14, 4:30–5:30 p.m. in Leyburn’s Main Floor Exhibit Niche.

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Philosophy Professor Lars Svendsen to Lecture in Questioning Passion Series

Lars Svendsen

Lars Svendsen, professor of philosophy at the University of Bergen in Bergen, Norway, will lecture on Jan. 14, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons, as part of Washington and Lee University’s year-long Questioning Passion series.

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Professor's Wall Street Journal Column Praises "Peanuts" Holiday Program

Stephen Lind

Stephen J. Lind, assistant professor of business administration and an expert in the intersection of religion and the entertainment industry, published a guest column in The Wall Street Journal on Dec. 21 on the lasting impact of the television special “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”

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