Students at Washington and Lee will present a collection of scenes from some of the most famous French comedies under the title "Le Cirque des Siècles" (Circus of the Centuries) on Nov. 16, 17 and 18 at 8 p.m. in the Maslansky Theater in the Lenfest Center. The show is free and open to the public.
Washington and Lee University is holding its first Nobel Prize Symposium this fall, with presentations by W&L faculty members on the 2010 prize winners.
A Washington and Lee University professor will be among 75 authors from around the globe celebrating World Peace Day on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Domnica Radulescu, professor of Romance languages and head of the Women's and Gender Studies Program, will read for 15 minutes at approximately 4:15 p.m. EST during 24 hours of live readings on the web for Authors for Peace.
Prestigious end-of-the-year awards for five Washington and Lee students including the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion to 2010 graduates Kathryn Boiles and Kushal Harjani; the Edward Lee Pinney Prize to 2010 graduates Natalie Bunnell and Bena Tshishiku; and the Barber Scholarship Award to Crighton Allen '11 were announced at W&L's Commencement.
Domnica Radulescu, professor of Romance languages at Washington and Lee University, will discuss and read from her new novel, "Black Sea Twilight" (Doubleday, 2010), on Monday, March 29, at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
Washington and Lee University senior Natalie Bunnell and junior Christopher Browning will be recognized at the Celebrating Student Success (CSS) monthly reception on Wednesday, March 17, from 2-4 p.m. in the Elrod Commons Living Room.
Ellen C. Mayock, professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University, has received a 2010 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). As Virginia's highest honor for faculty at its public and private colleges and universities, the award recognizes superior accomplishments in teaching, research and public service.
Washington and Lee University professor Domnica Radulescu was awarded the Library of Virginia's 2009 fiction prize for her novel, Train to Trieste, during a banquet in Richmond on Saturday, Oct. 17.
Five members of Washington and Lee's faculty are retiring June 30 after teaching at W&L for a total of 193 years. They are Philip L. Cline, business administration and economics, 34 years; A.G. Fralin Jr., Romance languages, 34 years; John S. Knox, biology, 33 years; Joseph F. Lyles, physical education, 50 years; and Thomas O. Vinson, mathematics, 42 years.
Dick Kuettner, director of the Tucker Multimedia Center and adjunct professor of Romance Languages, presented his hypothetical "last lecture" as part of a new series of lectures at Washington and Lee.