Tag Archives: Tradition of Innovation

West Wing Reports' Paul Brandus to Serve as Executive-in-Residence Nov. 17-19

The West Wing Report's Paul Brandus will serve as executive-in-residence at the Williams School, Nov. 17-19.

In partnership with the Department of Journalism, the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics will host West Wing Reports' Paul Brandus as its fall 2014 Executive-in-Residence.

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W&L Academy Introduces New Technology into Local Classrooms

Haley Sigler

A $20,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation has enabled Washington and Lee University's Teacher Education Program to bring the Educational Technology Leadership Academy to elementary, middle and high schools in Lexington, Rockbridge County and Buena Vista.

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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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Washington and Lee to Host Third Annual Entrepreneurship Summit

Kelly Dyer '98 (left) and Andrew Ruppar '98 (center) chat with a participant at the Entrepreneurship Summit.

Washington and Lee University will host its third annual Entrepreneurship Summit on Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27. The event, which is run by the Williams School's Entrepreneurship Program, is open to students, faculty, and staff as well as alumni and parent entrepreneurs.

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Launching the Digital Humanities Movement at W&L

Sara Sprenkle, Jeff Barry, Julie Knudson and Paul Youngman

Washington and Lee faculty members Sara Sprenkle, Paul Youngman, Jeff Barry and Julie Knudson have published a case study on blended learning in the liberal arts.

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Ketchup Goes Gourmet

Matt '06 and Kori Wallace

Matt Wallace '06 and wife Kori Wallace were featured in a recent Washington Post article about their new business making and selling 'Chups, fruit ketchups that they hope will one day be able to compete with Heinz.

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Williams School Hosts First Social Entrepreneurship Summit

Matthew Kordonowy, Azmain Amin and Darby Shuler

The Williams School's J. Lawrence Connolly Center for Entrepreneurship hosted its first Social Entrepreneurship Summit on May 2.

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Dillon Myers is Venture for America Fellow

Dillon Myers

Dillon Myers, a Washington and Lee University senior from Foxborough, Mass., has been selected as a Venture for America Fellow.

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Student Proposal for Car-Buying Site Wins W&L's Business Plan Competition

The W&L Business Plan Competition winners (left to right): George Cauffman '14, Kathleen Yakulis '14, James Lewis '14 and Nate Reichel '14.

A business plan to match new-car buyers with dealers nationwide won Washington and Lee University's fourth annual Business Plan Competition.

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W&L’s New Communication Initiative Hones Students’ Presentation Skills

Stephen Lind

Students at Washington and Lee University taking the new course Modern Professional Communication could be forgiven for being a bit nervous, since surveys routinely show that public speaking is one of the top three fears for adults (along with death and spiders).

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