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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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W&L Announces Winners of 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants


Washington and Lee University has announced the first round of students selected to receive 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants, and the second round of selections is underway.

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Six Student Journalists and "Rockbridge Report" Win SPJ Regional Awards

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Six Washington and Lee students and the staff of "The Rockbridge Report" have won awards in the Society of Professional Journalists' regional Mark of Excellence college journalism competition.

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W&L Professor Puts Ukrainian Crisis in Historical Context

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Richard Bidlack, professor of history at Washington and Lee University, places the Ukrainian crisis in its historical context.

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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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Coke Exec Tells Students Liberal Arts Is Best Preparation for Business Careers

Undergraduate degrees in German and economics plus a master's of divinity from Yale isn't an obvious route to the corporate leadership of the world's largest soft drink company. But Clyde Tuggle, Coca-Cola senior vice president and chief public affairs officer, told a recent gathering of Washington and Lee students that it is "the perfect education for the business world."

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Studio Eleven to Feature Authors Angie Hogan and Kevin McFadden

The next Writers at Studio Eleven reading series will feature Angie Hogan and Kevin McFadden and will be Monday, Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at the Studio Eleven Gallery in Lexington.

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Two Washington and Lee University Juniors Win 2014 Goldwater Scholarships for Research Careers in Science, Math and Engineering

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Washington and Lee University juniors James Biemiller of Lancaster, Pa., and Eric Schwen of Cottage Grove, Minn., have each won a highly competitive 2014-15 Goldwater Scholarship, which promotes research careers in science, mathematics and engineering.

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Eric Sundquist Will Give the Winter Shannon-Clark Lecture

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Eric J. Sundquist, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities and chair, Department of English at Johns Hopkins University, will give the Shannon-Clark Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, March 27, at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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W&L's Sarah-Jean Vallon Awarded Fellowship for Study in Germany

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Sarah-Jean Vallon, a senior mass communications major and studio art minor from Hewlett, N.Y., has received a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship. Competition for CBYX fellowships is highly competitive. Vallon was chosen from a pool of 700 applicants following interviews in February.

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