Daniel James Brown, author of the New York Times bestseller “The Boys in the Boat,” will present the keynote address at Washington and Lee University’s Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar “Finding Gold in the Oar: Crafting History in ‘The Boys in the Boat,’” on April 22, at 4:15 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
Pasquale S. Toscano, of Kettering, Ohio, an English and classics double major at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship for graduate study.
Beta Alpha Psi, an international honor organization for financial information students and professionals, was formally installed at Washington and Lee University and received its charter as the Mu Nu chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at its banquet on March 29.
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Washington and Lee University’s Staniar Gallery, in conjunction with the Departments of English, History, and Art and Art History, will present an exhibition of original prints and reproductions from the collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington.
The Washington and Lee group Students Against Rockbridge Area Hunger (SARAH) is donating more than $8,600 raised at this year’s Lip Sync Contest to local charities that work to alleviate hunger in the community.
Washington and Lee University junior Clare Wilkinson of Warren, Vermont, has won a highly competitive 2016 Goldwater Scholarship, which promotes research careers in science, mathematics and engineering.
"Electromagnetograms," a collaboration by Jessie Mann and Liz Liguori, will open on April 7 in the McCarthy Gallery of Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University. It will remain on view until September 2016.
Meera Kumar, from Portland, Oregon, and a senior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to India. Her project is "Artistic Depiction and Womanhood in Village Bengal."
Washington and Lee University this week introduced a permanent historical marker on campus that recognizes the African Americans who were owned by the school for about three decades prior to the Civil War.
Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages and director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at Washington and Lee University, has published her third novel, “Country of Red Azaleas” (Twelve of Hachette Publishing).