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W&L Senior Lorraine Simonis Awarded U.S. Teaching Assistantship to Austria

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Washington and Lee University senior Lorraine Simonis, from Philadelphia, Pa., has been awarded a U.S. Teaching Assistantship (USTA) fellowship to Austria for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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W&L Senior Eric Shuman Receives Fulbright Research Grant

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Washington and Lee University senior Eric Shuman of Black Mountain, N.C., has received a Fulbright research grant to Israel. His project is "Can Anger Lead to Conflict Resolution? Redirecting Anger Responses to Promote Peace."

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Gunawansa ’14 Wins Luce Scholarship

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Nicole Gunawansa, a senior at Washington and Lee University, has won a Luce Scholarship that will enable her to spend 10 months living and working in Asia.

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W&L Faculty Explore Possibilities for Students in Greenland

On a fact-finding trip to Greenland, Washington and Lee faculty were joined by a former W&L faculty member and her husband. From left, Chris Connors, Anne Mette Christiansen, Rob Straughan, Martin Mennecke and Elizabeth Oliver at the the Ilulissat Icefjord in Greenland, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

With Washington and Lee University exploring ways to reimagine international education, three members of the W&L faculty recently traveled to Greenland to investigate possible connections there for internships, student projects and spring term abroad courses.

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New Pre-orientation Program at W&L Encourages Student Leadership

The first Leadership Venture students as part of Washington and Lee's Leading Edge pre-orientation program

Washington and Lee University has added a new element to The Leading Edge, its week-long pre-orientation program for entering students — a Leadership Venture to encourage student leadership.

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W&L Awards Johnson Opportunity Grants to 15 Students

Washington and Lee University has awarded the second group of Johnson Opportunity Grants for the upcoming spring and summer to 15 juniors and seniors.

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Nine W&L Students Win SSIR Grants

Nine Washington and Lee University seniors have won Student Summer Independent Research (SSIR) grants for study this year.

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W&L Awards Johnson Opportunity Grants to 12 Students

From Ireland to Peru, New York to Israel, the 12 Washington and Lee juniors and seniors who were awarded Johnson Opportunity Grants for the summer of 2010 are traveling not only across the country, but also across the globe to take part in their summer dream projects.

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W&L Student Wins $10,000 Projects for Peace Prize

Cailin Slattery, a Washington and Lee University student from Nyack, N.Y., has won a $10,000 prize to establish a microfinance initiative with women entrepreneurs in northern Haiti, from the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Projects for Peace.

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Two W&L Seniors Receiving Teaching Assistantships in France

Two Washington and Lee University seniors – Stephanie Dultz of Chester, N.J., and Grace Wang of Richmond, Va., – have been awarded teaching assistantships through the French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services at the French Embassy and will teach English in France next year.

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