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Recent Press Releases on Notable Faculty Achievements

  • GLBTQ Resource Center to Have Housewarming for Its New Headquarters
    Lexington, Virginia • September 8, 2011 -- Washington and Lee’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (GLBTQ) Resource Center is throwing a housewarming for its new headquarters on the second floor of Hill House on Friday, Sept. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • R.T. Smith Publishes Fourth Book of Stories
    Lexington, Virginia • August 23, 2011 -- A new book of stories by R.T. Smith, editor of “Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review,” will be published next month by Stephen F. Austin University Press in Texas.
  • Duke Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies to Lecture at W&L
    Lexington, Virginia • April 28, 2011 -- Beth Holmgren, professor of Slavic and Eurasian studies and theater studies, and Slavic and Eurasian studies department chair at Duke University, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Newcomb Hall, room 122.
  • W&L Receives $10,000 Grant from Avon Foundation for Women to Promote Healthy Dating Relationships
    Lexington, Virginia • March 11, 2011 -- Washington and Lee University has received a $10,000 grant to promote healthy dating relationships among college-age women and men. The grant is from mark., the beauty and fashion boutique, and is part of that company's Healthy Relationship Peer Educator Program, which is managed by the Avon Foundation for Women.
  • W&L Celebrates Life of the Mind with Science, Society, and the Arts
    Lexington, Virginia • February 8, 2011 -- Preparations are in full swing as the Washington and Lee University community prepares for the fourth Science, Society, and the Arts (SSA) research conference to be held Friday, March 4, across the W&L campus.
  • June R. Aprille to Retire as W&L's Provost
    Lexington, Virginia • February 14, 2011 -- June R. Aprille, provost and professor of biology at Washington and Lee University since July 2007, will retire from the university at the end of the current academic year.
  • Second Johnson Lecture Examines "Cowboys, Samurai, and the Crisis of Leadership"
    Lexington, Virginia • January 1, 2011 -- The second lecture of the Johnson Lecture Series at Washington and Lee University is on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Hillel House. Inger Sigrun Brodey, associate professor of comparative literature and Asian studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will speak on “Cowboys, Samurai, and the Crisis of Leadership.”
  • W&L Seeks Proposals for Community Grants
    Lexington, Virginia • October 27, 2010 -- Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee is currently soliciting grants from the Lexington and Rockbridge County community for its fall 2010 proposal evaluations.