Commencement details, students participate in the Spring Term festival, the Generals advance in the NCAA tournament and other news from W&L.
Family Connection: May 2023
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Chelsea Fisher teaches her Spring Term Environmental Archaeology class outdoors.
Scene on Campus
Every week during the academic year, university photographers Kevin Remington and Shelby Hamelman capture the scene on campus through their lenses. In this recent edition: Students participate in immersive Spring Term classes, alumni return to campus for Alumni Weekend, and much more!
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Feature Stories
Haunted History
Professor of History Mikki Brock’s Spring Term course explores our fascination with the supernatural.
A Model of Possibility
Professor of Biology Robert Humston’s Spring Term course takes a deep dive into environmental problem-solving.
Scene on Campus 05.17.23
Check out these images featuring students wrapping up Spring Term and competing in NCAA postseason play.
Numerous Washington and Lee Students Earn Prestigious Fellowship Opportunities
Among the recent awards received: Fulbright Research Grant, Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Goldwater Scholarship, Udall Scholarship and five Boren Scholarships.
W&L Student Attends Association for Computing Machinery Web Conference in Austin, Texas
Katie Yurechko ’24 presented on how algorithm awareness impacts algospeak use on TikTok.
Opening Minds Through Art
W&L neuroscience students recently partnered with an innovative art-making program offered at Kendal at Lexington.
Upcoming Events
University Singers Commencement Concert
Join the University Singers for one final concert performance of the year featuring works from throughout the 2022-2023 season selected by the seniors.
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Undergraduate Baccalaureate Service
The university's undergraduate baccalaureate service will take place at 10 a.m. on the Front Lawn of the main campus.
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The 236th Undergraduate Commencement
Graduation is on the horizon for the Class of 2023! The university’s 236th undergraduate Commencement will take place at 10 a.m. on the Front Lawn of the main campus.
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Washington and Lee Athletics
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently announced that Washington and Lee University had seized the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the 21st consecutive year. The Generals claimed two of the conference's three ODAC Commissioner's Cups, taking the overall award and the women's cup, winning the latter for the 20th straight year. W&L placed second in the standings for the 2022-2023 men's cup. Points for the ODAC Commissioner's Cups are based on regular-season standings in team sports and championship team finishes in individual/meet sports.
View the 2023 composite sports schedule for postseason competition and check out these recent stories about W&L student-athletes, coaches and team news.
Lifelong Learning
Drone view of the Colonnade Parents, here's a terrific way to get to know W&L faculty. "A W&L Education: Up Close and Personal" combines five days of lifelong learning with recreational opportunities in the beautiful Lexington and Rockbridge County area. You'll get a taste of what it's like to be a student by staying on campus in your own comfortable village apartment and enjoy delicious meals prepared by W&L's own catering team. Learn more about this program and how to reserve your spot here.
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America in the 1960s
The Office of Lifelong Learning invites you to learn about the pivotal decade of the 20th century from W&L faculty and special guest speakers.
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Family Adventure in Science Outdoors
Join the Office of Lifelong Learning for a three-day adventure on and around campus discovering the treasures of the outdoors.
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Family Adventure in Science and Technology
Are you ready to explore virtual worlds? Discover the latest technology at W&L’s IQ Center and experience immersive adventures in virtual reality.
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A W&L Education: Up Close and Personal
This summer, the Alumni College has invited several gifted teachers to provide free-standing presentations akin to “TED Talks.” We’ve selected faculty from the Law School and the College, many of whom are familiar to veteran Alumni Collegians. This interactive program is organized in five major themes.
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