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George Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Alumnus and Honorary Degree Recipient, Dies at 97

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George Evans Goodwin Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and public relations executive who received an honorary doctor of letters from W&L in 1997, died on Jan. 21 at his home in Atlanta.

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Roger Mudd Receives Philanthropy Award from the Council of Independent Colleges

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Roger H. Mudd, a 1950 graduate of Washington and Lee University and an award-winning journalist, received the Award for Individual Philanthropy from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) at its annual awards banquet Jan. 6 in San Diego, California.

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Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder Awarded Scholarship from Florida Capitol Press Corps

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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's Colón Quoted in New York Times on F.B.I.'s Investigative Tactics

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Aly Colón, the Knight Professor in Journalism Ethics at Washington and Lee, was quoted in an article in the Nov. 7 edition of The New York Times about the F.B.I.'s impersonation of an Associated Press reporter to catch a school bomb threat suspect.

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West Wing Reports' Paul Brandus to Serve as Executive-in-Residence Nov. 17-19

The West Wing Report's Paul Brandus will serve as executive-in-residence at the Williams School, Nov. 17-19.

In partnership with the Department of Journalism, the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics will host West Wing Reports' Paul Brandus as its fall 2014 Executive-in-Residence.

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Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews to Speak on "News Ethics in a Time of Terror and Violence"

Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, vice president of CBS News

Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, vice president of CBS News, will give the keynote address at the 58th Institute in Ethics in Journalism at Washington and Lee University on Friday, Nov. 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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Beth Macy, author of “Factory Man,” to Speak at W&L

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Beth Macy, author of the Lukas Prize-winning "Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – and Helped Save an American Town," will speak at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.

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Todd Smith '83 Remembered in Reid Hall

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Among the many celebrations that marked the third week of May for the graduating seniors, one remembered an alumnus: the late Todd Smith '83.

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W&L's Abah Wins Scripps Howard Foundation/AEJMC Grant

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Adedayo (Dayo) Abah is one of six recipients of the 2014/15 social media externship grants awarded by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).

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W&L Announces Winners of 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants

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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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