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Studio Eleven to Feature Authors Angie Hogan and Kevin McFadden

The next Writers at Studio Eleven reading series will feature Angie Hogan and Kevin McFadden and will be Monday, Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at the Studio Eleven Gallery in Lexington.

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Two Washington and Lee University Juniors Win 2014 Goldwater Scholarships for Research Careers in Science, Math and Engineering

Eric Schwen

Washington and Lee University juniors James Biemiller of Lancaster, Pa., and Eric Schwen of Cottage Grove, Minn., have each won a highly competitive 2014-15 Goldwater Scholarship, which promotes research careers in science, mathematics and engineering.

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Eric Sundquist Will Give the Winter Shannon-Clark Lecture

Eric Sundquist

Eric J. Sundquist, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities and chair, Department of English at Johns Hopkins University, will give the Shannon-Clark Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, March 27, at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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W&L's Sarah-Jean Vallon Awarded Fellowship for Study in Germany

Sarah-Jean Vallon

Sarah-Jean Vallon, a senior mass communications major and studio art minor from Hewlett, N.Y., has received a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship. Competition for CBYX fellowships is highly competitive. Vallon was chosen from a pool of 700 applicants following interviews in February.

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W&L's Institute for Honor Keynote Features David Hackett Fischer

David Hackett Fischer

David Hackett Fischer, the University Professor and Earl Warren Professor of History at Brandeis University, will deliver the keynote address at the Institute for Honor Symposium "George Washington: Leadership With Honor" at Washington and Lee University on Friday, March 28, in Lee Chapel.

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12 W&L Students to be Recognized by CSS for Winter 2014

Twelve Washington and Lee University students are the winter 2014 General of the Month recipients for the Celebrating Student Success (CSS) initiative sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs to inspire engaged citizenship at W&L. Those students being recognized are Alex Baca '14, Alexandra Prather '14, Bryan Mullady '14, JP Beall '14, Grace Lee '15, […]

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Author of Book on All Known Images of Robert E. Lee to Speak at W&L

Donald A. Hopkins

Author Donald A. Hopkins will speak at Washington and Lee University on his latest book, "Robert E. Lee in War and Peace," on Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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W&L's Kerin Receives ACLS Fellowship to Study Tibetan Shrines

Melissa Kerin

Melissa Kerin, assistant professor of art history at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) fellowship for a year of supported research leave in 2014-15.

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W&L’s Foreign Language Futures Receives Braitmayer Foundation Grant

Lenna Ojure, associate professor of education, and Dick Kuettner, director of Tucker Multimedia Center

A grant from The Braitmayer Foundation will fund a new initiative at Washington and Lee University to establish Chinese language classes in two area high schools.

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Staniar Gallery Exhibits Senior Art Projects

Washington and Lee University's studio art majors will present their senior projects in an exhibition that opens in Staniar Gallery on March 24. The show will be up through April 8 with an opening reception for the artists in Lykes Atrium, Wilson Hall, on Thursday, March 27, at 4 p.m. Each spring, Staniar Gallery showcases […]

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