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Writing on the Wall

Professors Rebecca Benefiel (left) and Sara Sprenkle at the entrance of the Collège de France, the site of the 2014 EAGLE Conference in Paris on Sept 29 - Oct. 1, 2014.

W&L professors Rebecca Benefiel and Sara Sprenkle presented their latest project—a searchable web application on ancient graffiti—at the 2014 EAGLE International Conference on Information Technologies for Epigraphy and Digital Cultural Heritage in the Ancient World.

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W&L Junior Wades into Water-Pollution Study

Gabriella Kitch takes water samples in Woods Creek

Gabriella Kitch will be wading in water and loving every minute of it during her junior year at Washington and Lee. A major in geology with a minor in environmental studies, Kitch grew up near the ocean in San Diego, California, and claims a great affinity with any kind of water.

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New Play by W&L's Radulescu Wins Award, Staged Reading in New York

Domnica Radulescu

The new play by Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin. A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages at W&L, won an honorable mention in the 2014 Jane Chambers playwriting contest. "Exile is My Home: An Immigrant Fairytale" will receive a staged reading in New York City on Oct. 20 and 21.

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Boxerwood Sponsors Albers Exhibit at W&L's Staniar Gallery in October

“Formulation: Articulation” (Portfolio 2, Folder 3), 1972, Silkscreen print. Image courtesy of Special Collections & Archives, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University

Boxerwood Education Association is sponsoring an exhibition of work by abstract artist Josef Albers, Oct. 8 through Nov. 5, in the Staniar Gallery at Washington and Lee University. "Formulation: Articulation" is a suite of 127 silkscreen prints that display the optical possibilities of color and design.

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W&L’s New and Visiting Faculty for 2014-2015

Front row, left to right:  Michael Singleton, Lara Di Luo, Kristen Luery, Jeff Barry, Jemma Levy, Michelle Brock, Mackenzie Brooks
Second row, l to r:  Sid Rosenberg, Phil Byers, Diane Fruchtman, Chris Gavaler, T.J. Tallie, Seth Michelson, Gavin L. Fox, Stephen McCormick
Third row, l to r:  Michael Duncan, Aly Colon, Jill Leonard-Pingel, Julie Jenkins, Jess Keiser, Seth Cantey, Kyle Friend
Fourth row, l to r:  Caleb Dance, Trevor Richards, Kevin Finch, Eric Koch, Donna Smith
Fifth row, l to r:  Nayana Bose, Rocky Parker, Michael Dager, Bradley Lamphere, Kelly Brotzman

Some of the new or visiting faculty listed above are not in the picture.

The teaching interests of the new and visiting faculty at Washington and Lee University range from directing Shakespeare to Scottish history, from real estate finance to Middle East studies.

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Glasgow Endowment to Sponsor Poetry Reading at W&L

Jane Satterfield

Poets Jane Satterfield and Ned Balbo will give a poetry reading at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. They will read from their recent work.

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Pergola to Speak at W&L on Healing Wisdom of Maasai People of Africa

Tanya Pergola

Dr. Tanya Pergola, an author, inspirational speaker, community development orchestrator, healing safari guide, and yoga and meditation instructor, will speak at W&L on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons.

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Harvard Professor to Give Mudd Distinguished Lecture in Ethics at W&L

Charles Ogletree

Charles Ogletree, the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law at Harvard University, will give the Mudd Distinguished Lecture in Ethics for 2014-2015 at Washington and Lee University. Ogletree's talk will be Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 4:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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New Book by W&L’s Mayock Explores Immigration in Contemporary Spain

Ellen Mayock

An accelerated pace of immigration has brought profound ecological effects, cultural change and a plurality of languages to the streets of contemporary Spain. A new volume of essays co-edited by W&L's Ellen Mayock explores the overall issue in depth

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W&L Music Faculty Play Rare Clementi Grand Piano, Record CD

The Clementi Grand Piano

Only seven grand fortepianos built by Muzio Clementi, sometimes called the father of the piano, are known to have survived in the world—and one of them, restored to its former glory, now resides in the Department of Music at Washington and Lee University.

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