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Rob Straughan Featured in International Business Times Articles on Big Food and Corporate Social Responsibility

Rob Straughan

Rob Straughan, an expert on corporate social responsibility, is quoted in two recent articles in The International Business Times on the new push by major food companies to address shortfalls in their corporate social responsibility, sustainability/environmental and organic/natural programs and offerings.

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New Art Exhibit in Holekamp Hall

Philip Geiger

Washington and Lee University's Williams School of Commerce, Politics, and Economics announces a new exhibit in Holekamp Hall's McCarthy Gallery. "Inside/Outside: Paintings by Philip Geiger" will run from Sept. 15 through Dec. 15, 2014.

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Shelbi Hendricks '16: Attending McKinsey’s Women’s Undergraduate Summit Confirms One Student’s Career Focus

Shelbi Hendricks '16

Shelbi Hendricks '16, didn't go directly home after she completed her six-week London internship. The business administration and psychology double major from Louisville, Kentucky flew to New York City to participate in the McKinsey & Company Women's Undergraduate Summit, which was held July 26.

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W&L's Hooks Comments on Portuguese Bank and Debt Crisis on "Marketplace"

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Washington and Lee economics professor Linda Hooks was interviewed about a Portuguese bank and debt crisis on "Marketplace," the daily public radio show focused on national and international business news.

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You’re Never Too Old to Ask Your Former Professors for Advice

Ramsey Kubal '13

It's not unusual for Washington and Lee students to keep in touch with their favorite professors after they graduate. But what they really love—no matter how long their students have been out of school—is being asked for advice.

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W&L Accounting Major Gains Valuable Consulting Experience in Copenhagen

Bailey Ewing '15 in Denmark

Bailey Ewing '15 will be the first to tell you that she's a huge fan of structure. So it wasn't a big surprise when the Dallas, Texas native took her first accounting class with Professor Afshad Irani and fell in love with the discipline.

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Research on Corporate Governance Helps Local Non-Profits Manage Their Boards

Denny Garvis talks with local non-profit leaders at his summer workshop on non-profit board governance

Business administration professor Denny Garvis has long been interested in the processes that govern boards. His research into the corporate governance of publicly held companies has shown that, while board governance has little impact on the performance of large companies, strong boards can make a big difference to small firms.

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Muddying Waters of Religious Protection

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at W&L's Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics, published an op-ed about the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision in the July 1 edition of The Virginian-Pilot, Virgnia's largest newspaper.

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W&L Professors Lead Ellison Seminar at the Library of Congress

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In the Ellison Reading Room of the Library of Congress on May 22, W&L professors Marc Conner and Lucas Morel led the library's second Ralph Ellison Seminar for an international cohort of Ellison experts talking about the importance of his writing to 21st-century America.

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Williams School Announces Three Term Professorships

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Washington and Lee University's Williams School announces the appointment of three term professorships. Each professorship extends for three years and goes into effect July 1, 2014. Term professorships are given to mid-career faculty members who are exceptional teacher-scholars.

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