On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, two W&L historians talk about the event from their very different perspectives. Ted DeLaney, associate professor of history, recalls his personal memories and feelings about the event. Andrew McGee, historian of the 20th century and a visiting instructor of history at W&L, talks […]
W&L senior Angie Tillander's project assists NEXT after-school program
September 17 is Constitution Day, and Washington and Lee is observing the 226th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with a variety of activities.
J. Holt Merchant, professor of history emeritus, will discuss George Washington and the Constitution for the annual Constitution Day event on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
On Thursday, September 19, Michele Landis Dauber of Stanford Law School will deliver the 2013 Hendricks Lecture in Law and History.
Ted DeLaney, professor of history at Washington and Lee, remembers tears of joy during historic march in 1963.
Washington and Lee alumnus Matthew T. Harrington, of the Class of 1988, was nominated by President Obama this month to become Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Lesotho. The nomination went to the U.S. Senate on Aug. 1. Matt, a history major at W&L, was a Peace […]
W&L seniors Renata Carlson and Taylor Maxey have accepted the offer from the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program to work as assistant language teachers (ALT) in Japan.
Washington and Lee University senior Isaac Webb, of Portland, Maine, has received a Fulbright research/study grant to the Ukraine for his project "Disability and Invisibility: Human Rights for the Handicapped in Soviet Ukraine from Brezhnev to Gorbachev."
Mark Stoler, editor of the George C. Marshall Papers, will present the Robert S. Griffith '52 Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium of the Leyburn Library. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is titled "George C. Marshall and the Creation of […]