Lexington, VA -- June 29, 2007 • Robert T. Danforth, Professor of Law and Alumni Faculty Fellow at the Washington and Lee University School of Law has been appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs by Dean Rodney Smolla.
Lexington, VA -- June 26, 2007 • Washington and Lee School of Law Professor David Bruck testified before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Wednesday, June 27. The Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Property Rights will held a hearing discussing oversight of the federal death penalty.
Lexington, VA -- June 22, 2007 • Louise A. Halper, Professor of Law and Law Alumni Association Fellow in Teaching Excellence at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been named the next director of the Frances Lewis Law Center.
Lexington, VA -- June 19, 2007 • Elizabeth Outland Branner has been promoted to the new position of Associate Director for Advancement in the Washington and Lee University School of Law, effective July 1. In her new position, Branner will focus on the Law School's major gifts program.
Lexington, VA -- June 18, 2007 • Ambassador John Ritch, will give a talk titled Accelerating the Nuclear Renaissance: A Global Environmental Imperative on Wednesday, June 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater in the John W. Elrod University Commons at Washington and Lee University. The event is open to the public.
Lexington, VA -- June 14, 2007 • Holly Pickett, assistant professor of English at Washington and Lee University, recently received a fellowship from the Newberry Library/British Academy to conduct research into the religious culture of early modern England for three months in England this summer. Her larger book project is titled "The Drama of Serial Conversion in Early Modern England."
Lexington, VA -- June 7, 2007 • During commencement exercises today, Washington and Lee University announced that it has received a gift of $100 million, the largest in the 258-year-old school's history and one of the largest ever received by a liberal arts college.
Lexington, VA -- June 5, 2007 • Anne Gleason '07, a psychology and sociology/anthropology major from Holliston, Mass., and Logan Gibson '08, a politics major with a concentration in poverty studies from Charlottesville, Va., were recently awarded grants from 100 Projects for Peace, an organization that invites undergraduate students to submit a project proposal that enhances the idea of world peace.
Lexington, VA -- June 4, 2007 • Washington and Lee juniors Nicole Conkling, Paten Hughes, Rebecca LeMoine, Chun-Yi Sum, Lain Wilson and Tom Brower have been named the first recipients of the University's new Student Summer Independent Research (SSIR) grants.