Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

June 2008

Washington and Lee Mourns Law Professor Louise Halper

Lexington, VA -- June 23, 2008 • Louise A. Halper, professor of law and director of the Frances Lewis Law Center at Washington and Lee University, died unexpectedly following complications from surgery on Saturday, June 21 in New Jersey. She was 63.

Virginia Supreme Court Justice Donald Lemons to Join W&L Law School Faculty

Lexington, VA -- June 16, 2008 • Donald W. Lemons, Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, will join the faculty of the Washington and Lee University School of Law this fall as Distinguished Professor of Judicial Studies.

Campus Kitchen Celebrates Second Year of Full-Time Operations

Lexington, VA -- June 10, 2008 • Washington and Lee University’s Campus Kitchen (CKWL), recently completed its second year of full-time operation. CKWL is a service organization that uses surplus food collected from campus dining services, catering operations and donations to provide nutritious meals to the hungry in Lexington and surrounding areas.

W&L Honors Graduates at Commencement Exercises June 5

Lexington, VA -- June 5, 2008 • Washington and Lee University celebrated its undergraduate commencement on Thursday, June 5, on its historic Front Lawn in front of Lee Chapel. Sunny skies greeted 431 graduates of the Class of 2008 as family, friends and the University community celebrated their accomplishments.

Professor Domnica Radulescu Co-authors Book on "Gypsies"

Lexington, VA -- June 2, 2008 • Washington and Lee University Romance Languages Professor Domnica Radulescu has co-authored a book titled "Gypsies" in European Literature and Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008). It traces representations of Gypsies that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture, and that have influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies.

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