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Professor Emeritus Settle Explains Marshall’s Role in Atomic Bomb

Frank Settle

Frank Settle, professor emeritus of chemistry and author of a forthcoming book, “General George C. Marshall and the Atomic Bomb,” published a guest column in the Roanoke Times on the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima.

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Eric Schwen ’15 is Apker Award Finalist

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Eric Schwen ’15, a Washington and Lee University valedictorian and physics major from Cottage Grove, Minnesota, has been chosen as a finalist for the American Physical Society’s LeRoy Apker Award, recognizing outstanding achievements in physics by an undergraduate.

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W&L's David Sukow to Lecture on Coping with Chaos in his Inaugural Telford Professorship Lecture

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David W. Sukow, professor of physics and engineering at Washington and Lee University, will give his inaugural lecture marking his appointment as the Robert Lee Telford Professor of Physics and Engineering on March 31, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Annelise Madison and Alvin Thomas Awarded Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion

Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award Winners

Annelise Madison of Roca, Neb., and Alvin Thomas of Skokie, Ill., seniors at Washington and Lee University, have been awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion, the university's highest student honor.

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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 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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W&L’s Vincent Kim Wins Scholarship to Cambridge University

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Vincent Kim of Grand Blanc, Mich., a senior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship for a Ph.D. program in physics at Cambridge University in England. The three-year scholarship provides tuition and a stipend.

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Sky is the Limit in W&L's IQ Center

W&L biology professor Gregg Whitworth (standing) with a class in the Stereo 3D lab

New science facility features the latest technology for science and non-science majors at Washington and Lee.

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W&L Alum Named Jefferson Fellow

Robert Foster '07

Robert Foster '07 will attend Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

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Taylor Gilfillan Named 2012-2013 General of the Year

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Taylor Gilfillan, a Washington and Lee senior from Raleigh, N.C., has been named the John W. Elrod General of the Year for 2012-2013.

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