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Alex Maragos ’13 Joins WMAQ-Channel 5 News in Chicago

Alex Maragos

Alex Maragos, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2013 with a degree in journalism and mass communications, has joined the staff at NBC-owned WMAQ-Channel 5, in Chicago.

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Alumni in the Picture: The Millennium Gate Museum Features the Late I-Hsiung Ju

Elizabeth Perkins Warland ’99 has loaned "House Mountain in the Distance," by I-Hsiung Ju, to The Millennium Gate Museum for an exhibition of the artist's work.

The Millennium Gate Museum at Atlantic Station, in Atlanta, Georgia, which is celebrating its seventh anniversary, has an exhibition of the works of the late Chinese artist I-Hsiung Ju, a former professor of art and artist in residence at Washington and Lee University.

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Professor Emeritus Settle Explains Marshall’s Role in Atomic Bomb

Frank Settle

Frank Settle, professor emeritus of chemistry and author of a forthcoming book, “General George C. Marshall and the Atomic Bomb,” published a guest column in the Roanoke Times on the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima.

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Jessica Hopper ’08: ABC News Digital Journalist

ABC NEWS - Jessica Hopper (ABC/Lou Rocco)

Presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz will be covered from all angles this campaign cycle by two Washington and Lee University alumnae. He’s got Rachael Slobodien (’06) (blogged about here) leading his communications staff, and Jessica Hopper (W&L ’08) covering his campaign as a digital journalist with ABC News.

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Recapping the Shepherd Internship Program Experience

A panel discussion on the relationship between food and childhood obesity at the 4th Annual Symposium of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty. Victoria Kumpuris Brown ’98 (center), with Elaine Waxman (left) and Dr. Sandra Hassink.

On Aug. 2, Washington and Lee University’s Shepherd Poverty Program and Virginia Military Institute (VMI) hosted the 4th Annual Symposium of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) to examine the relationship between food and childhood health.

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Washington and Lee Graduate Receives ODK Leader of the Year in Athletics Award


Jillian Katterhagen, a 2015 graduate of Washington and Lee University from The Woodlands, Texas, has been named Omicron Delta Kappa’s (ODK) Leader of the Year in Athletics.

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Eric Schwen ’15 is Apker Award Finalist

Eric Schwen

Eric Schwen ’15, a Washington and Lee University valedictorian and physics major from Cottage Grove, Minnesota, has been chosen as a finalist for the American Physical Society’s LeRoy Apker Award, recognizing outstanding achievements in physics by an undergraduate.

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Fourth Annual SHECP Symposium to Address Food and Childhood Health


The increasing nutrition gap between children from the upper and lower classes will be the focus of the 4th Annual Symposium of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) on Aug. 2 in Lexington, Virginia.

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Campus Spaces Named for Three W&L Legends

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Three legendary campus figures with more than 105 years of service to Washington and Lee University will have parts of campus facilities named for them as they step down from their leadership positions.

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“Shenandoah” Announces Winner of 2015 Bevel Summers Prize for the Short Short Story

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“May Apples” by Ellen Birkett Morris of Louisville, Kentucky, won the 2015 Bevel Summers Contest for the short short story, which was sponsored by “Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review.”

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