Corey Keyes, professor of sociology at Emory University, is the fourth speaker in Washington and Lee University’s year-long “Questioning the Good Life” interdisciplinary seminar.
Washington and Lee University senior Danielle (Dani) Breidung has become the first student at the University to earn a Certificate of International Immersion, awarded to students who demonstrate significant commitment to and understanding of global interaction.
David R. Novack, professor of sociology and department chair at Washington and Lee University, will give the Abigail Grigsby Urquhart ’11 Term Professorship Inaugural Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library.
A new exhibit created by Washington and Lee anthropologist Sascha Goluboff at the Brownsburg (Va.) Museum aims to provide visitors with more understanding of the ambiguities of race relations in the small Rockbridge County community before and after the Civil War.
Washington and Lee University will introduce a new, year-long interdisciplinary seminar series that will examine our national obsession with happiness during the 2012-13 academic year
One review of The Revolution in Venezuela: Social and Political Change under Chávez (David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, July 2011) calls it “a comprehensive analysis of the consequences of the Venezuelan experiment for both individuals and institutions.” Another concludes the book provides “much needed nuance to the often abstract, ill-informed international [...]
The Decade Award will be presented to two Washington and Lee University students, sophomores Natasha Lerner and Nate Reisinger, on Wednesday, May 4, at 12:15 p.m. in the Marketplace in Elrod Commons.
Beth Holmgren, professor of Slavic and Eurasian studies and theater studies, and Slavic and Eurasian studies department chair at Duke University, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Newcomb Hall, room 122.
The historic preservation and renovation of Newcomb Hall at Washington and Lee University has won the 2010 Award for Excellence, in the historic preservation category, from the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects (VSAIA).
Danielle Breidung and Alex Wachi, both first-year students at Washington and Lee University, have been selected for the incoming class of the prestigious Kemper Scholars Program.