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Colin Wallace '17 Awarded Rotary District 7570 Skelton/Jones Scholarship

Colin Wallace '17

Colin Wallace, from Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, a senior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded the Rotary District 7570 Skelton/Jones Scholarship, previously the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship.

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W&L's Strong Considers Trump Tipping Point

Robert Strong, Washington and Lee

The following opinion piece by Bob Strong, William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, appeared on USA Today's website on August 6, 2016, and is reprinted here by permission.

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Working the National Conventions

From left to right: Scott McClintock '12, Cameron Dorsey '14, Joy Lee '12L, Bill Greener '72, Dustin Olson '02 and Charles Voudouris '19

W&L was well represented by five alumni and one current undergraduate working at the Republican National Convention, held July 18-21, in Cleveland. One week later, Jake Barr ’16 worked the Democratic National Convention, held July 25 -28 in Philadelphia.

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W&L's Cantey Examines U.S. Policy Toward Syria

Seth Cantey

The following opinion piece by Seth Cantey, Assistant Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, appeared on USA Today's website on July 21, 2016, and is reprinted here by permission.

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W&L's Strong Quoted on MSN

Robert Strong, interim provost and William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University

Bob Strong, William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, was quoted in a recent MSN article on Why Presidential Candidates Keep Dumbing it Down.

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Bren Flanigan ’16 to Serve in the Peace Corps

Bren Flanigan '16

Bren Flanigan, a 2016 graduate of Washington and Lee University, will be putting his B.A. in economics and global politics to work with the United Nations over the summer before he departs for his posting with the Peace Corps, as a community economic development advisor in Benin.

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Strong: Examining the Political Commentary on the Presidential Race

Robert Strong, interim provost and William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University

The following opinion piece by Robert Strong, William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, appeared in the May 1, 2016, edition of the Roanoke Times and is reprinted here by permission. A Catalog of Commentary on the 2016 Presidential Race by Robert A. Strong Remember when commentators thought the 2016 presidential election cycle would […]

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Mellon Seminar on Human Rights in Africa Presents Next Lecture by Professor S. N. Nyeck

S. N. Nyeck

S. N. Nyeck, assistant professor of political science at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, will lecture at Washington and Lee University as part of the Mellon Seminar on Human Rights in Africa. The event will be April 1 at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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W&L's Rush Discusses the Supreme Court Nomination on WRVA

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law and director of international education at Washington and Lee, discussed President Obama's Supreme Court nominee on The Jimmy Barrett Morning Show on Thursday, March 17, at 7:05 a.m.

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Carl Bernstein Headlines W&L’s Institute for Honor Symposium

Carl Bernstein

Carl Bernstein, investigative journalist and author, will deliver the keynote address at Washington and Lee University’s Institute for Honor Symposium “The Press and the Presidency: The Battle for Public Opinion in War, Peace and the Digital Age” on March 18 at 4:15 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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