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W&L Senior Eric Shuman Receives Fulbright Research Grant

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Washington and Lee University senior Eric Shuman of Black Mountain, N.C., has received a Fulbright research grant to Israel. His project is "Can Anger Lead to Conflict Resolution? Redirecting Anger Responses to Promote Peace."

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W&L Announces Winners of 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants


Washington and Lee University has announced the first round of students selected to receive 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants, and the second round of selections is underway.

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Transnational Law Institute Hosts Lecture on Post-Genocide Rwanda

Prof. Luc Reydams

On Tuesday, April 1, Washington and Lee School of Law will host Notre Dame professor Luc Reydams, who will speak on his paper "Let's be Friends: The United States, Post-Genocide Rwanda, and Victor's Justice in Arusha.

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W&L’s Vincent Kim Wins Scholarship to Cambridge University

Vincent Kim

Vincent Kim of Grand Blanc, Mich., a senior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship for a Ph.D. program in physics at Cambridge University in England. The three-year scholarship provides tuition and a stipend.

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Panel at W&L to Examine the State of Contemplative Education

Eduardo Velasquez

A gathering of W&L faculty and students will be joined by the directors of the Association for the Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACHME) and the Contemplative Science Center at the University of Virginia for a panel discussion on Thursday, Feb. 27, "Contemplative Practices in Higher Education."

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Washington and Lee Elects Two New Trustees

Dana Bolden and Todd Sutherland

Washington and Lee University added two members to its Board of Trustees on Friday, Feb. 7, during the winter meeting of the board: Dana J. Bolden, of Atlanta, the group communications director, finance, for the Coca-Cola Co.; and Todd L. Sutherland, of Lawrence, Kan., the president and CEO of University National Bank.

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Noted Lincoln Scholar Leads W&L's Commemoration of Emancipation Proclamation

Allen C. Guelzo

Allen C. Guelzo, one of the nation's most distinguished scholars of Abraham Lincoln, will deliver the keynote address for Washington and Lee University's observance of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. in Lee Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

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W&L’s Morel Reflects on Honor, Leadership and History at Founders’ Day/ODK Convocation

Lucas Morel delivers the Founders Day / ODK Convocation Address

At the Founders' Day/Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation at Washington and Lee University on Jan. 20, keynote speaker Lucas Morel wove together observations about Martin Luther King Jr., Robert E. Lee and Abraham Lincoln in his speech, "Ever Mindful of the Past: Building an Honorable Community."

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Donna Brazile, Political Strategist, Headlines W&L’s King Birthday Celebration

Donna Brazile

Donna Brazile, the veteran political strategist, will deliver the keynote speech of Washington and Lee University's celebration of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 5:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel on the W&L campus. Her talk is free and open to the public. There will be a reception and book signing in Evans Hall following the address.

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Morel to Address Founders' Day/ODK Convocation at W&L

Lucas Morel, Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics at Washington and Lee University, will address the University's annual Founders' Day/Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on Monday, Jan. 20, at 11:45 a.m. in Lee Chapel.

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