The Columns Weekly - Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023
Happy New Year!
W&L students achieve the extraordinary day after day, year after year. For 273 years, these collective experiences have created an institution like no other. A university. A community. Washington and Lee. To the entire W&L family, best wishes for a peaceful and joyous new year.
News From The Columns
W&L ITS and Mail Services Announce Office Location Changes
Both offices have relocated to their new permanent address in downtown Lexington.
Employee Accolades
W&L English Professor Published in the Cincinnati Review
Beth Staples’ fictional short story “Leaf Peepers” appeared in the publication’s Fall 2022 edition.
W&L English Professor Receives Prestigious Article Prize
Professor Genelle Gertz teamed with former student Pasquale Toscano ’16 to author “The Lost Network of Elizabeth Barton.”
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Meet a Colleague
Get to Know Angela Sun
Angela Sun is in her first year as an assistant professor of philosophy. Learn more about Angela in our "Meet a Colleague" feature series.
Featured Social Media Site
Check out the @wluhillel instagram for information about Jewish community at W&L and the surrounding community.
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Come Support the Generals!
Conference action heats up with several home dates on the schedule!
Featured Photo of the Week!
Melanie D. Wilson (Law School) took this wonderful photo on January 1!
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Upcoming Events
Enrichment Week -- Cooking Class
1-2 p.m. Evans Hall
Chef Walker will teach you how to make an incredibly rich, creamy and oh-so satisfying cup of hot chocolate, white chocolate mocha and marshmallows from scratch.
Register Now!
Undergraduate Faculty Meeting
4-5:30 p.m. Stackhouse Theater
The undergraduate faculty meeting will be held on Jan. 9 from 4-5:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.
01-10 Webinar: How to Let Go of Mom Guilt and Find Your Own Values
12-1 p.m. Zoom
Join Jessica Grose for a talk exploring the contradictory ideals set for American moms, how to identify them and how to find what really matters to you.
Brown Bag with Corporate and Foundations Relations (CFR)
12-1 p.m. Leyburn 119
Bring your lunch and join CFR for an information session focusing on writing a powerful one-page proposal summary. If you are planning on applying for a Lenfest Grant, this workshop is for you!
Children's Celebration in honor of Dr. King's Birthday
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Evans Dining Hall
Children of the Lexington and Rockbridge County community are invited to attend a birthday celebration in honor of Dr. King. There will be games, face painting, and arts and crafts. On top of the celebration, we will be making doggy treats to donate to the SPCA. Cake, snacks and punch will be provided.
Martin Luther King Day Tea Ceremonies
1-1:30 p.m.; 1:45-2:15 p.m.; 2:30-3 p.m.
Join the W&L Tea Society in honoring the legacy of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. with a tea ceremony demonstration. There are three 30-minute sessions limited to 20 participants each.
Reflections on the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
6-8 p.m. Evans Dining Hall
The MLK Reflections event allows community members to gather to reflect on the lessons of Dr. King's life and work. This event is open to the public and a meal will be provided.
MLK Shabbat
6 p.m. Hillel House Sanctuary
W&L Hillel and the Class of 1994 Office of Inclusion and Engagement invite all members of the W&L and Lexington community to join us for a Shabbat dinner and service honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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