Tag Archives: Spanish (Romance Languages)

W&L Seniors Win Davis Projects for Peace Grant

Darby Shuler and Manuel Garcia Padilla

Darby Shuler and Johan (Manuel) Garcia Padilla, seniors at Washington and Lee University, have won a $10,000 grant from the Davis Foundation Projects for Peace 2014. The grant will fund their work in El Salvador this summer to provide amputees with prosthetic hands created by a 3D printer.

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W&L Students Initiate Spanish Language Creative Writing Magazine

The staff of Pluma

When Victoria Blackstone, a junior psychology and Spanish double major at Washington and Lee University, was looking for an opportunity to write creatively in Spanish, she discovered she was not alone. Ellen Mayock, the Ernest Williams II Professor of Spanish at W&L, informed her that several other students had floated the same idea. Thus was born the new Spanish literary magazine "Pluma," with the first issue due March 31.

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Matthew Bailey Named W&L's Digital Humanities Scholar of the Month

Matthew Bailey

Two innovative websites on Spanish medieval texts offer students the opportunity to hear the spoken text.

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Kendre Barnes and Wayde Marsh Awarded 2013 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion

Wayde Marsh

Kendré Barnes and Wayde Marsh, 2013 graduates of Washington and Lee University, have been named this year's winners of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion.

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Kendré Barnes Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Panama

Kendré Barnes

Washington and Lee University senior Kendré Barnes, of Omaha, Neb., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Panama.

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W&L Students Invent Class in Medical Spanish

From left, Maggie Holland, Megan Bock, and Professor Ellen Mayock.

An interest in medical Spanish led to a student-created and student-directed class.

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W&L Seniors Alexandra Fernandez, Ronald Magee Named Generals of the Month for November

Ronald Magee '13

Washington and Lee seniors Alexandra Fernández and Ronald Magee will be recognized at Generals of the Month for November on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the Marketplace in Elrod Commons.

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W&L Hosts 11th National Symposium of Theater in Academe

The cast for "Natural Woman" Back row (standing, L-R): Prof. Kimberly Jew, Caroline Crichlow-Ball '15, TJ Fisher '15, Todd Smith-Schoenwalder '14, Hank Mierzwa, Chauncey Baker '15 Front row (sitting, L-R): Sara Hardman '13, Lorraine Simonis '14, Elizabeth Lamb '13

Washington and Lee University will welcome visitors from around the world to its 11th National Symposium of Theater in Academe on Oct. 18 – 20.

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W&L Brings World Languages to Area Elementary Schools

Lenna Ojure, associate professor of education, and Dick Kuettner, director of Tucker Multimedia Center

It is well documented that the earlier a child is exposed to a foreign language, the easier it is for them to learn it. Still, learning Japanese and Chinese would seem particularly daunting. Thanks to Washington and Lee University's Languages for Rockbridge program, area elementary school children are not only learning Spanish and Chinese, but […]

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Recent W&L Graduate Receives Teaching Assistantship to Austria

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Nico Gioioso of Baltimore, Md., a 2012 graduate of Washington and Lee University, recently received a U.S. English language teaching assistantship to Austria for the 2012-2013 academic year. While at W&L, Gioioso was a Johnson Scholar and a member of Phi Beta Kappa and was president of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He was also a […]

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