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International Education at Washington and Lee strives to create an effective global learning environment by providing leadership, administrative oversight, and broad support for international learning and global engagement. Its primary functions are:

  1. To develop, guide, and monitor opportunities for overseas learning by students;
  2. To support faculty logistically in their international research, teaching, and curricular development;
  3. To advise and assist students, faculty and visitors from abroad in their integration into and involvement with the university and the local community; and
  4. To promote the ideals of global citizenship, intercultural appreciation, and mutual understanding in a rapidly changing world.

 

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From the Blog

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  • Buried Dogs in Bayreuth
          I recently passed through Bayreuth to visit our partner university and to check in with the Washington and Lee Spring Term Abroad program that is centered there.  Bayreuth is an historic town of the northern Bavaria region of Franconia, … Continue reading

W&L International News

  • Center for Global LearningW&L to Launch Construction of $13.5 Million Center for Global Learning
    Construction of a new $13.5 million Center for Global Learning at Washington and Lee University has received final approval from the university's board of trustees and is scheduled to begin the last week of May. Completion of the final phase of the center depends on completing the remaining $1.5 million of the fundraising goal.
  • Director of International Education Larry Boetsch (center) with Global Leadership Prize winners Manual Garcia Padilla and Haley SmithW&L Awards Two Global Learning Leadership Prizes
    Washington and Lee University has awarded Global Learning Leadership Prizes to two seniors for 2014. The recipients are Johan (Manuel) Garcia Padilla, a native of Mexico from Mount Vermont, Wash., and a Spanish major with a minor in Latin American and Caribbean studies, and Johnson scholar Haley Smith, a double major in biology and environmental science, from Asheville, N.C.
  • Darby Shuler and Manuel Garcia PadillaW&L Seniors Win Davis Projects for Peace Grant
    Darby Shuler and Johan (Manuel) Garcia Padilla, seniors at Washington and Lee University, have won a $10,000 grant from the Davis Foundation Projects for Peace 2014. The grant will fund their work in El Salvador this summer to provide amputees with prosthetic hands created by a 3D printer.
  • The staff of PlumaW&L Students Initiate Spanish Language Creative Writing Magazine
    When Victoria Blackstone, a junior psychology and Spanish double major at Washington and Lee University, was looking for an opportunity to write creatively in Spanish, she discovered she was not alone. Ellen Mayock, the Ernest Williams II Professor of Spanish at W&L, informed her that several other students had floated the same idea. Thus was born the new Spanish literary magazine "Pluma," with the first issue due March 31.
  • news_placer_spot26W&L Lecture on Defending Human Rights in Central Asia on March 5
    Bermet Zhumakadyr kyzy of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in Leyburn Library's Northen Auditorium. The title of the lecture, which is free and open to the public, is titled "Working to Defend Human Rights in Central Asia."
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