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“The Misfit Economy” Writer to Speak on the Art of Being an Outsider

Alexa Clay

Alexa Clay, a storyteller and researcher of underground subcultures, will speak at Washington and Lee University on Feb. 16 as the Fishback Visiting Writer. Her talk will begin at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Biological Anthropologist Helen Fisher to Give Questioning Passion Lecture

Helen Fisher

Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist, author and professor, will lecture on Feb. 4 at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons. Her lecture is part of Washington and Lee University’s year-long Questioning Passion series.

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Professor Najeeb Shafiq to Lecture at W&L as Part of Global Fellows Seminar

M. Najeeb Shafiq

Najeeb Shafiq, an associate professor of education, economics and international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, will lecture at Washington and Lee University as part of the Winter 2016 Global Fellows Seminar: Tradition and Change in the Middle East and South Asia. His talk will be Jan. 20, 2016, at 5 p.m. in Hillel 101.

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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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CAJEF Global Fellows Program Announces Four-Week Seminar

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The Center for International Education at Washington and Lee University will hold a Winter 2016 Global Fellows Seminar: Tradition and Change in the Middle East and South Asia. The seminar is supported by the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation.

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Williams School Launches Cincinnatus Book Club

The Williams School has launched a campus-wide book club for students, faculty and staff who want to bridge business, science and the liberal arts by coming together to read books on some of today’s most urgent topics. Discussion groups meet twice during the winter term, and the program culminates with a public lecture by the […]

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W&L Economics Professors Win USITC Research Contract

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Michael A. Anderson, the Robert E. Sadler Professor of Economics, and Martin H. Davies, assistant professor of economics, have been awarded a United States International Trade Commission (USITC) government research contract for work on the organization’s India Trade Project.

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Ambassador David Shinn to Lecture on China and Africa at W&L on Oct. 22

David Shinn

David Shinn, professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and former U.S. ambassador to Burkina Faso and Ethiopia, will give two public lectures at Washington and Lee University.

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Applications for Public Policy and Government Trip Due Sept. 18

The Williams School, in partnership with the Office of Career Development, will again run its public policy and government trip to Washington, D.C. over Reading Days. The trip runs from Oct. 14-16, and applications are due Friday, Sept. 18. While in the District, students will visit the offices of approximately a dozen alumni who work […]

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Williams School Welcomes Nine New Faculty Members

The Williams School announces five new tenure-track faculty and four visiting appointments for the 2015-16 academic year. The following faculty members have been appointed to tenure-track roles: Elicia Cowins, Assistant Professor of Accounting Cowins received her Ph.D. from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was previously a […]

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