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Washington and Lee Politics Professor to Speak at Lincoln Memorial on March 7

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics at Washington and Lee University, will make remarks at the Lincoln Memorial as part of the sesquicentennial of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Speech.

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W&L to Premiere Documentary on Its Presidential Mock Convention Feb. 12

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A procession of the country's political stars, including presidents, cabinet officials and campaign strategists, has traveled to Lexington, Virginia, every four years since 1908 to participate in Washington and Lee University's presidential Mock Convention.

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W&L’s Robert Strong to Lecture on Jimmy Carter in the Civil Rights Era

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Robert A. Strong, the William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University, will give a lecture at W&L on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 5:00 p.m. in Huntley 327. The title of the talk, which is free and open to the public, is "Politics and Principle: Jimmy Carter in the Civil Rights Era." Strong's talk is part of the 2014-2015: Race and Justice in America and is sponsored by W&L's Roger Mudd Center for Ethics. F

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Duke University Professor to Give Talk about Feminism in Islam

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miriam cooke (sic), the Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures and director of the Middle East Studies Center at Duke University, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Jan. 26, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House.

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Who will run for president in 2016?

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Mark Rush, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law, writes about potential presidential candidates in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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Lincoln Scholar and W&L Politics Professor Releases New Book

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Abraham Lincoln scholar and Washington and Lee University professor Lucas Morel's new book, Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages, will be released Jan. 2, 2015.

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Mark Rush, Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law, to Direct Center for Global Learning

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Mark Rush, the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee University, has been appointed the next director of W&L's Center for Global Learning.

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Alex Yacoubian '16 Receives William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship to Study Abroad

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Alex Yacoubian ’16, a politics and French double major from Metairie, Louisiana, received a prestigious William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship to attend the American University in Dubai (AUD) during the winter term of 2015.

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Talking about Lincoln

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Washington and Lee University's preeminent Abraham Lincoln scholar, Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics, is in demand these days during the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

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Making History

W&L Professor Bob Strong (far right) participated in a panel discussion on the Clinton administration with Sandy Berger, former national security advisor; retired Gen. Wesley Clark, the former NATO commander; Ambassador Nancy Soderberg; and Mara Rudman, former chief of staff of the National Security Council. The moderator was James Bennet, of The Atlantic.

Bob Strong, the William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University and an expert on the American presidency, was in Little Rock, Arkansas, this past weekend during the 10th anniversary celebration of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center.

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