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.
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.
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.
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.
Four VISTA members will begin their work with local organizations in February 2014.
Three national leaders in the field of poverty studies addressed the Shepherd Consortium Teaching Symposium.
The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty's second teaching symposium will focus on families, children and poverty.
Shannon Elizabeth Bell, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Kentucky, recently won the 2013 Robert Boguslaw Award for Technology and Humanism from the Environment and Technology Section of the American Sociological Association.
92 college and law students gathered in Lexington last weekend to prepare for unusual eight-week internships with agencies that work to benefit impoverished members of society, sponsored by the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty.
Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University (CKWL) was awarded the Outstanding Educational Institution Volunteer Program award for 2013 by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on Thursday, June 6.