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New Strategic Communication major approved
W&L’s full undergraduate faculty has approved a new major for our department:  Strategic Communication.  The major will replace the current mass communications sequence a ...
W&L Announces Winners of 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants
Washington and Lee University has announced the first round of students selected to receive 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants, and the second round of selections is underway.
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Six Student Journalists and "Rockbridge Report" Win SPJ Regional Awards
Six Washington and Lee students and the staff of "The Rockbridge Report" have won awards in the Society of Professional Journalists' regional Mark of Excellence college journalism competit ...
Logan Nardo captures first place SPJ award
Senior Logan Nardo has won a first place award in the 2013 Mark of Excellence Awards for the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 2. Nardo won in the in-depth radio category for a piece t ...
Student panel draws crowd to SPJ winter meeting
Washington and Lee University’s SPJ Chapter drew a strong showing at its winter meeting on Tuesday, March 25. A crowd of 20 students gathered for a student panel, the chapter’s second even ...
Senior receives Schanck Roberts award to work with Coca-Cola in Dubai
Q. Emmanuel Nwakibu, a senior mass communications and European history major from Dallas, has received the Allen Schanck Roberts Scholarship.  He will spend the summer in Dubai, United Arab Emira ...
Sarah-Jean Vallon
W&L's Sarah-Jean Vallon Awarded Fellowship for Study in Germany
Sarah-Jean Vallon, a senior mass communications major and studio art minor from Hewlett, N.Y., has received a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship. Competition f ...
Students are regional finalists in six SPJ categories
Washington & Lee journalism students are finalists in six categories of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Region 2 annual collegiate journalism competition. Rockbridge Report, the conv ...
Aly Colón
New Knight Professor in Media Ethics Named at W&L
Aly Colón, director of standards and practices at NBC News and assigned to Telemundo Network News, will become the next John S. and James L. Knight Chair in Media Ethics at Washington and Lee Uni ...
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Author Michael Sokolove to Give the Fishback Lecture at W&L
Author Michael Sokolove will give the Fishback Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, March 4, at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater. The title of the talk, which is free and open to the publi ...