Professor Mark Rush comments on the change to the filibuster rule in the U.S. Senate, why it was considered necessary and the political ramifications for the Senate.
Eric Shuman, a Washington and Lee University senior, from Black Mountain, N.C., has received the 2013 David G. Elmes Pathfinder Prize in Psychology.
Mark Rush, the Waxburg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee, thinks pundits need to be cautious in drawing connections between the gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia
Robert Strong, William Lynne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University, published an essay in The Irish Times about John F. Kennedy's speech about Robert Frost.
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.
Mark Rush, Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee, examines the current state of affairs in light of Russia's proposal for international monitors to take over and destroy Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons.
Sarah Feinberg '99 leaves Facebook to become chief of staff at Department of Transportation
Lucas Morel, a politics professor and a preeminent Abraham Lincoln scholar, has been named the first Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics at Washington and Lee University.
Wayde Marsh, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in May, has been named the national leader of the year by Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society.
Kendré Barnes and Wayde Marsh, 2013 graduates of Washington and Lee University, have been named this year's winners of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion.