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Todd Smith Memorial
Todd Smith '83 Remembered in Reid Hall
Among the many celebrations that marked the third week of May for the graduating seniors, one remembered an alumnus: the late Todd Smith '83.
Dayo Abah
W&L's Abah Wins Scripps Howard Foundation/AEJMC Grant
Adedayo (Dayo) Abah is one of six recipients of the 2014/15 social media externship grants awarded by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communicati ...
Reid Hall
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 ...