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Mock Convention Spring Kickoff on May 6-9

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A procession of the country’s political stars, including presidents, governors, cabinet officials and campaign strategists, has traveled to Lexington, Virginia, every four years since 1908 to participate in Washington and Lee University’s presidential Mock Convention.

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W&L to Host Screening of Film "1913: Seeds of Conflict" on April 28

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Director Ben Loeterman will visit Washington and Lee University to screen his new documentary film, "1913: Seeds of Conflict," on Tuesday, April 28, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House multipurpose room. The event is free and open to the public.

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First Mellon Faculty Seminar to Focus on Human Rights in Africa

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The first Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Faculty Seminar, titled "Human Rights in Africa: A Transdisciplinary Approach," will take place during the 2015-16 academic year at Washington and Lee University.

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Raquel Alexander Named Next Associate Dean of the Williams School

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Raquel Alexander, associate professor of accounting at Washington and Lee University's Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, has been named the next associate dean of the Williams School.

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Kiki Spiezio Receives Gilman Scholarship to Study in China

Katrina "Kiki" Spiezio '17

Katrina Spiezio of Taunton, Massachusetts, a sophomore at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Spiezio will be studying abroad in China during W&L's Spring Term.

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W&L to host screening of film “1913: Seeds of Conflict” on April 28

Director Ben Loeterman will visit Washington and Lee University to screen his new documentary film, "1913: Seeds of Conflict," on April 28, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House multipurpose room. The event is free and open to the public. Loeterman uses previously unavailable documents to shed light on pre-World War I Palestine and the […]

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Jonathan Berkey to Give Lecture on "Jihad, Crusade and the New World Order"

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Jonathan Berkey, the James B. Duke Professor of International Studies and chair of the History Department at Davidson College, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 25, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House.

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Judge James E. Baker to Give Talk on Intelligence, Law and Ethics at W&L

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James E. Baker, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University at 4 p.m. on March 31. The talk will take place in Classroom A at W&L's School of Law.

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Ambassador Chun Yungwoo of South Korea will Give a Lecture at VMI

Ambassador Chun Yungwoo (千英宇 천영우)

Ambassador Chun Yungwoo (千英宇 천영우), of South Korea, will give a lecture sponsored by Washington and Lee University on March 25 at 8 p.m. in JM Hall (the chapel) at Virginia Military Institute. The talk is free and open to the public.

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Jennifer Agiesta ’00 to Give Talk on Changing Nature of Polling

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Jennifer Agiesta, director of polling and election analytics at CNN, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University, on Thursday, March 19, at 6 p.m. in the Hillel House multipurpose room.

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