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Karla Murdock to Deliver Her Inaugural Lecture Marking Appointment as the David G. Elmes Term Professor of Psychology

Karla Murdock

Karla K. Murdock, professor of psychology at Washington and Lee University, will give her inaugural lecture marking her appointment as the David G. Elmes Term Professor of Psychology on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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W&L's Miranda Quoted in New York Times on Canonization of Junipero Serra

Deborah Miranda

Deborah Miranda, the John Lucian Smith Professor of English at Washington and Lee, was quoted in a New York Times article Jan. 21 about Pope Francis' plans to canonize Father Junipero Serra.

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W&L's Mayock Provides Advice Academic C.V.s on Inside Higher Ed

Ellen Mayock

Ellen Mayock, Ernest Williams II Professor of Romance Languages at Washington and Lee University, provides advice for on structuring, revising and tailoring an academic curriculum vitae (C.V.) in the Jan. 23 edition of Inside Higher Ed.

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Duke University Professor to Give Talk about Feminism in Islam

miriam cooke

miriam cooke (sic), the Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures and director of the Middle East Studies Center at Duke University, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Jan. 26, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House.

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The Art of Translation: Professor Jeffrey Barnett Publishes the "The Memory of Silence"

W&L Professor Jeff Barnett and Uva de Aragón launched their bilingual novel at the Miami Book Fair International.

In mid-November 2014, Jeffrey Barnett, professor of Spanish and director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Washington and Lee University, flew to Miami for the launch of his new book, a translation of Uva de Aragón's "The Memory of Silence" (Chico: Cubanabooks, 2014).

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Roger Mudd Receives Philanthropy Award from the Council of Independent Colleges

Roger Mudd

Roger H. Mudd, a 1950 graduate of Washington and Lee University and an award-winning journalist, received the Award for Individual Philanthropy from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) at its annual awards banquet Jan. 6 in San Diego, California.

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The Hobbit: Heroism for Our Age

Mark Conner, associate provost and Ballengee Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

Peter Jackson's concluding film in his Hobbit trilogy is a fitting conclusion to the way he has conceived and rendered J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novel.

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Washington and Lee Named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

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Washington and Lee University has been named to President Barack Obama's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, one of 120 schools in the nation to receive this designation. This is the third year in a row that the University has attained this status.

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Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder Awarded Scholarship from Florida Capitol Press Corps

Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder '16

Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder of Tallahassee, Florida, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a 2014 Barbara L. Frye Scholarship from the Florida Capitol Press Corps. The scholarship is awarded to aspiring journalists.

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The Culture of Victim Blaming

Michelle Brock

Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, examines the culture of victim blaming in a guest blog for the Global Justice Academy website.

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