The Columns Weekly - Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023
News From The Columns
The Art Of: The Narrative
Writer and director LaKeisha Fleming ’95 is the founder of Vision 2:2 Productions.
W&L’s Campus Kitchen Hosts 11th Annual Souper Bowl
All proceeds from the Feb. 5 event will support the Campus Kitchen at W&L’s Backpack Program.
Employee Accolades
W&L Law’s Hasbrouck a Top 20 Law Scholar on SSRN
The scholarship of Professor Brandon Hasbrouck was downloaded nearly 13,500 times during 2022, placing him 16th on a list combining scholars from all categories of legal research.
Two W&L Staff Members Awarded Paid Professional Leave
Kristy Crickenberger and Dirk van Assendelft were selected for a paid 30-day leave to advance some aspect of their career and work at the university.
Want to be recognized for your work or do you have a colleague who should be recognized for their accomplishments? Simply use the employee accolade submission form.
Sign Up for Alert Rockbridge
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Meet a Colleague
Meet a Colleague: Emmaline Nelsen
Emmaline Nelsen is a graphic designer in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. Learn more about Emmaline in our "Meet a Colleague" feature series.
2023 ITS Survey of Students and Employees
Information Technology Services (ITS) is seeking opinions and various perspectives on the current state of technology services and resources at W&L. ITS will be conducting a survey beginning Feb. 1 to ensure ITS is doing its part to chart a course that addresses the challenges, solutions, preferences and access to educational and operational technology for all students, faculty and staff. For more information, simply visit the ITS page announcing the survey.
View This Week's Scene on Campus
Associate Professor of Art History Elliott King works with Lou Langhorne ’25 to separate a yolk to make egg tempura paint.
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American Red Cross Blood Drive
The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive on the W&L campus on Jan. 27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Evans Dining Hall.
You can sign up for an appointment and remember to enter 24450 as the zip code and then choose "Washington and Lee University Evans Hall" to see the available times.
After you've donated blood, you can collect a Live Well W&L Social Wellbeing (holistic) token!
Featured Social Media Site
Foodside's “New Leaf” vegetarian menu is now available. Faculty and staff can sample the menu for the salad bar price of $5.50 through Jan. 29.
Make sure to follow all the university's social media channels for more information about happenings on our campus!
Twitter - @wlunews | @wlulex | @wlulaw
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Instagram - @wlunews | @wlulex | @wlulaw
Come Support the Generals!
W&L athletics has no home events this week. Looking ahead to the week of Feb. 2-8, the Generals will have two home basketball games.
Upcoming Events
Miami All Stars
7:30 p.m. Keller Theater/Lenfest Hall
A wild and vivacious group, Miami All Stars will electrify the stage with a superb company of eight world-class dancers in over 20 sizzling costumes featuring the ‘Latin Fire' Miami has become famous for!
More Info
Law School Faculty Workshop
12-1 p.m. Law School Classroom D
The workshop will feature Jeremy Bearer-Friend from George Washington University Law School.
Mudd Center Speaker: John Lysaker
5 p.m. Stackhouse Theater
Friendship is a site of non-obligatory goodwill and care that shows us how a benevolent regard for others intensifies and expands a life and in ways that expose series limits to standard distinctions between altruism and egoism.
More Info
The Best Response to ChatGPT & AI? Solid Pedagogical Practice
12 p.m. Leyburn 119
Join Dr. Paul Hanstedt for a discussion of effective practices in the age of AI.
Slices of Research
5:30-7:30 p.m. Salerno Wood Fired Pizza and Taphouse
Join your colleagues in the inaugural “Slices of Research” program. Recently promoted faculty from the College, Law School and Williams School will share their research and creative work in a stimulating PechaKucha format. All faculty and staff are invited to join. Pizza and the first drink are free!.
Culinary Showcase Dinner
5-8 p.m. The Marketplace
Enjoy a special dinner curated by Marketplace Supervisor Qinyao Ren. The menu will include steamed pork with rice flour, dan dan noodles, Chinese red braised pork, steamed dumplings, sichuan dry fried green beans, mung bean cake, and Chinese walnut cookies.
Asian-American Pacific Islander ERG - Groundhog Day Happy Hour
4-6 p.m. Napa Thai Restaurant (24 N. Main Street)
The W&L AAPI Employee Resource Group invites AAPI faculty and staff for a Groundhog Day (Early) Happy Hour!
Jon the AAPI Maling List
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