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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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Two Kemper Scholars Selected from W&L This Year

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Christopher Curfman, of Altoona, Pa., and Edward Stroud of Shreveport, La., first-year students at Washington and Lee University, have been selected from a group of finalists for the incoming class of the prestigious Kemper Scholars Program.

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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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W&L Law Symposium to Explore Child Welfare Emerging Issues

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The Feb. 28 event will focus on several pressing issues in society and their impact on child welfare law and practice, including immigration and evolution of rights in the LGBT community.

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W&L Students Promote Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

W&L students Joseph Liu and Emily Warner, both class of 2014, collected turkeys on behalf of the Campus Kitchen, to be prepared and distributed locally to those in need for Thanksgiving.

This week, students at Washington and Lee University will be sleeping outside in near-freezing temperatures, trying to buy groceries for $1.40 per meal, and distributing Thanksgiving dinners to local families in need.

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W&L's Shepherd Program Receives Grant for AmeriCorps VISTA Project

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Four VISTA members will begin their work with local organizations in February 2014.

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Perspectives on Poverty

Ron Haskins, co-director of the Brookings Institution Center on Children and Families, addresses the Shepherd Consortium.

Three national leaders in the field of poverty studies addressed the Shepherd Consortium Teaching Symposium.

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National Leaders to Address Shepherd Poverty Symposium

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The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty's second teaching symposium will focus on families, children and poverty.

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