The Washington and Lee University Singers, an a cappella choir, is the featured collegiate performing choir at the 2013 Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA) Conference, at The Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, on Friday, Nov. 22.
Marc Conner, associate provost and James and Jo Ballengee Professor of English, writes about the limitations of online learning in an op-ed in The Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Barry Kolman's new book, "The Origins and Early History of American Wind Music: Instrument Makers, Composers, Instructional Methods and Ensemble Performance," (Edwin Mellen Press, Sept. 2013) is the first volume to examine the earliest musical beginnings of the tradition of community bands in America during the half century following the American Revolution.
Thanks to some of their classmates, W&L students have a new web application designed to make their schedule planning easier.
W&L writer-in-residence R. T. Smith has won the 2013 Carole Weinstein Prize in Poetry awarded each year to a poet with strong connections to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Religion professor Jeffrey Kosky has received a major award for his book, "Arts of Wonder: Enchanting Secularity—Walter De Maria, Diller + Scofidio, James Turrell, Andy Goldsworthy."
Appointment follows a successful year as Interim Dean.
The Association for Theater in Higher Education has recognized the latest play by Domnica Radulescu, Morris Professor of Romance Languages at Washington and Lee.
Washington and Lee University recognized five retiring members of the University's faculty during commencement exercises. Six retiring members of W&L's staff were recognized during the Employee Recognition Banquet in April.
The Board of Trustees approved the promotions and tenures of 14 faculty members during its meeting in Lexington in May.