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W&L Announces Winners of 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants


Washington and Lee University has announced the first round of students selected to receive 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants, and the second round of selections is underway.

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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 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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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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Photography Exhibit Opens in W&L’s Staniar Gallery

Untitled (sublimation), 2006, 48 x 60 inches inches, chromogenic print by Sarah Hobbs

Washington and Lee's Staniar Gallery will present "Small Problems in Living," photographs by Sarah Hobbs, from January 6-31. The artist will give a public lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 5:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall's Concert Hall.

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New IQ Center at W&L Spawns Creative Ideas for Use of Technology in Arts and Humanities

Members of the Art and Art History department and University Collections meet with Dave Pfaff and Helen I'Anson in the IQ Center.

When Erich Uffelman gave Andrea Lepage a tour of W&L's new IQ Center, she was immediately intrigued by the potential that the 3D High-Performance Visualization Lab might have for using reflectance transformation imaging (RTI) to enhance teaching in the arts and humanities.

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David Getsy to Deliver Inaugural Pamela H. Simpson Lecture in Art History

David J. Getsy

David J. Getsy, the chair of the department of art history, theory and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, will deliver the inaugural Pamela H. Simpson Lecture in Art History at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater in the Elrod Commons.

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Frank Jackson Exhibit Opens in W&L’s Staniar Gallery


"Echo and Silft" is an exhibition of recent paintings, prints and drawings by the New England artist.

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Bondy Lectures on Staniar Gallery Exhibit

Grid by Barb Bondy.2012, 8 x 10 inches, inkjet print

Drawings and photographs by Barb Bondy and works by Washington and Lee students from the Spring Term tour in Italy will be on display during October.

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Student Researchers Travel the World to Preserve Iconic Paintings

A team of students traveled between France, Norway and Denmark this summer to determine why certain pigments in iconic paintings are fading, and to determine how to stop the process.

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