Washington and Lee senior Derek Barisas, of Fort Collins, Colo., has received a Fulbright Study/Research Grant to Iceland.
Two Washington and Lee University juniors — Kathryn E. Driest, of Davidson, N.C., and Andrew Seredinski, of Flourtown, Pa. — have received the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Emmanuel Abebrese, a Washington and Lee University sophomore, has won a $10,000 grant from the Davis Projects for Peace 2013.
Washington and Lee University seniors Megan Bock and Wayde Marsh will be recognized at the Generals of the Month presentation for March on Thursday, March 7, at 11:45 a.m. in the Marketplace in Elrod Commons.
Images highlighting the work of Washington and Lee University alumni who are scientists form an unusual art exhibit in the University’s Kamen Gallery, opening April 30 and continuing through May 17.
Washington and Lee University has awarded the second group of Johnson Opportunity Grants for the upcoming spring and summer to 15 juniors and seniors.
Washington and Lee University is holding its first Nobel Prize Symposium this fall, with presentations by W&L faculty members on the 2010 prize winners.
When the impeccably punctual Dr. Greenstone, professor of geology, didn't show up for class one day, her students notified campus security at Washington and Lee University. An officer drove to her house to investigate. He found the professor at the bottom of the cellar stairs–dead from a broken neck.
From Ireland to Peru, New York to Israel, the 12 Washington and Lee juniors and seniors who were awarded Johnson Opportunity Grants for the summer of 2010 are traveling not only across the country, but also across the globe to take part in their summer dream projects.
A 2010 ACS-Mellon Faculty Renewal grant for "On Solid Ground: Building the Foundation for Women Faculty and Students in Math and Science," will support the development of a new project at W&L called Women in Math and Science (WIMS), which aims to give students more confidence and life skills to help retain them in these disciplines.