Howard Pickett has been named director of the Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability at Washington and Lee. Pickett will succeed the program's founding director, Harlan Beckley, at the end of the academic year.
Washington and Lee University students Alvin Thomas and Erica Schwotzer will be recognized at the Generals of the Month presentation for May on Thursday, May 2, at 12:20 p.m. in the Marketplace in Elrod Commons.
Emmanuel Abebrese, a Washington and Lee University sophomore, has won a $10,000 grant from the Davis Projects for Peace 2013.
Washington and Lee University has been named once again to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.
A group of Washington and Lee students has established a new program, College Access, to provide college counseling to Rockbridge County High School students.
A Washington and Lee University senior has completed a comprehensive study of whether or not tax expenditures that reduce revenues for social and economic purposes are helping those citizens who live in poverty.
Washington and Lee's Global Service House opened this fall to provide a focus for internationalism, a locale for increased cross-cultural engagement, and a visible home for service activity.
The Weekend Backpack Snack Program at Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University (CKWL) has received a grant for $2,000 from the Sodexo Foundation, supported by Youth Service America.
Journalists from around the country gathered at Washington and Lee to discuss how to write about poverty and economic injustice during the first Knight Poverty Journalism Conference.
Journalists from around the country who write about poverty and economic justice will convene at Washington and Lee University next month for the inaugural Knight Poverty Journalism Conference.