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W&L Fulbright Student Who Observed Ukrainian Revolution to Speak April 1

Isaac Webb '13

A Washington and Lee University alumnus who lived a year in Kyiv, Ukraine, as a Fulbright scholar observing the Ukrainian Revolution unfold will give a public lecture on "Ukraine in Crisis: A Witness to Revolution, War and Reform" April 1 at the university.

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W&L Hosts 12th National Symposium of Theater in Academe

The W&L cast of “The Virgins of Seville,” written by Domnica Radulescu

Washington and Lee University will welcome visitors from around the world to its 12th National Symposium of Theater in Academe on March 26-28.
This year's symposium, "Displacements, Frontiers and Nomadism," is organized by Domnica Radulescu, founding director of the symposium, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages and director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at Washington and Lee.

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Phi Sigma Tau Philosophy Honor Society Will be Established at W&L

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After carefully reviewing the history of Washington and Lee University, the achievement and training of its students in philosophy, and the training and accomplishments of its faculty, the Phi Sigma Tau, an international philosophy honor society for both undergraduate and graduate students, has authorized the establishment of a chapter of the society at Washington and Lee University, to be known as Virginia Mu. Ten members will be initiated on March 5, 2015.

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Emmanuel Tchividjian to Speak at W&L's 59th Institute of Media Ethics

Emmanuel Tchividjian

Emmanuel Tchividjian, a senior vice president and chief ethics officer at the public relations firm Ruder Finn, will give the keynote address at Washington and Lee's 59th Institute of Media Ethics on Friday, March 20, at 5:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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W&L’s Richard Bidlack to Lecture on The Leningrad Blockade

Richard A. Bidlack

Richard A. Bidlack, professor of history at Washington and Lee University, will give his inaugural lecture marking his appointment as the Martin and Brooke Stein Professor of History on Wednesday, March 18, at 4:30 p.m. in the Northen Auditorium of Leyburn Library.

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Rachel Herz, Expert on Psychology of Smell, to Give Keynote Speech for SSA

Rachel Herz. Photo Credit: Christine Acebo

Rachel S. Herz, a world-renowned expert on the psychology of smell, will give the keynote speech for Washington and Lee University's Science, Society and the Arts on March 13 in Evans Dining Hall. The title of Herz' lecture is "The Scent of Desire."

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Debut Novelist to Deliver Address at W&L Phi Beta Kappa Convocation

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The Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Washington and Lee University will induct new members into the prestigious academic honor society at the Phi Beta Kappa/Society of the Cincinnati Convocation on Thursday, March 19, at 5 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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W&L’s Institute for Honor Keynote Features Richard Brookhiser

Richard Brookhiser

Richard Brookhiser, American journalist, biographer and historian, will deliver the keynote address at the Institute for Honor Symposium "From Civil War to a Civil Society: Achieving Peace with Honor" at Washington and Lee University on March 20 in Lee Chapel.

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Rob Straughan Named Next Dean of W&L’s Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics

Rob Straughan

Rob Straughan, associate dean and professor of business administration/marketing at Washington and Lee University's Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, has been named the next Crawford Family Dean of the Williams School.

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W&L Presents Professor Steven Kruger Lecturing on “A Convert’s History”

Steven Kruger

Steven F. Kruger, professor at Queens College in The Graduate Center at the College of New York, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, March 9, at 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, Hillel House.

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