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First Global Issues Seminars Will Focus on Middle East and South East Asia in 2015-16 and Brazil in 2016-17

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The Center for International Education at Washington and Lee University has announced that two groups of faculty will receive support to establish Global Issues Seminars under the Global Fellows Program, which is funded with support from the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation.

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Sir Crispin Tickell to Lecture on Climate Change

Sir Crispin Tickell

Sir Crispin Tickell, a former British diplomat with particular interest in the relationship between the environment, politics and business, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on May 5, at 5:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library.

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Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder Awarded Scholarship from Florida Capitol Press Corps

Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder '16

Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder of Tallahassee, Florida, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a 2014 Barbara L. Frye Scholarship from the Florida Capitol Press Corps. The scholarship is awarded to aspiring journalists.

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W&L Announces Final Winners of 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants

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Washington and Lee University has announced the final round of students who will receive 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants. The grants cover living, travel and other costs associated with the students' proposed activities, which are designed to help them with their future careers and fields of study.

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W&L's Kahn Assesses Decision to Drill in Amazon Rainforest (Audio)

James Kahn, Hendon Professor of Economics, Washington and Lee University

Environmental Studies Department head fears major impact on indigenous populations.

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Latin America and Environmental Problems Subject of W&L Lecture

Timothy Shenk

Timothy Shenk, coordinator of the Committee on U.S.-Latin American Relations (CUSLAR) at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., will give a public lecture at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, March 12, at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Dani Breidung Awarded First Certificate of International Immersion at W&L

Danielle Breidung, Washington and Lee Class of 2013

Washington and Lee University senior Danielle (Dani) Breidung has become the first student at the University to earn a Certificate of International Immersion, awarded to students who demonstrate significant commitment to and understanding of global interaction.

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Ann Fisher-Wirth to Give Glasgow Endowment Reading on Dec. 6

Ann Fisher-Wirth

Ann Fisher-Wirth, poet, author and scholar, will give a Glasgow Endowment-sponsored reading on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 4:30 p.m. in the Hillel House at Washington and Lee University.

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Crochet a Coral Reef

coral reef photo

The Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef is a project of the Institute for Figuring in Los Angeles that combines mathematics, art, crafts, marine biology and environmental science in creating crocheted reproductions of coral reefs. A satellite reef is now being locally constructed, sponsored by Roanoke College. Students and faculty at Washington and Lee University and members […]

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W&L Researchers Examine the Economic Value of Coastal and Marine Resources

W&L students in Belize

A pilot study by Washington and Lee economics professor James F. Casey and a team of W&L students suggests that visitors to Belize would be willing to pay more in conservation fees than the $3.75 fee that the country currently charges.

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