The Columns Weekly - Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022
News From The Columns
‘Welcome to the Rock Wall’
The Outing Club debuts two new climbing structures on campus.
2022 Distinguished Young Alumni Awards
Shiri Yadlin '12 (religion and international politics) and John Grigsby '12 (economics and mathematics) received the 2022 Distinguished Young Alumni Awards.
Rain or Shine, W&L’s Community Comes Together for Parents and Family Weekend
The annual event brought 1,800 people to campus.
The University Singers Perform at International Choir Festival
The University Singers have been selected as a finalist for an international competition in Ireland.
Featured Photo of the Week
Wythe Whiting, professor of cognitive and behavioral science, submitted this photo of his dog Hygge taking a nap during class. Ironically, the class is about attention!
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Employee Accolades
W&L Trio Publishes Article in the Heritage Science Journal
George Bent, David Pfaff and Mackenzie Brooks teamed up to profile the 3D reconstruction of historic sites in Florence, Italy.
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Peruse This Week's Scene On Campus
Check out scenes from the 19th Annual Faculty and Staff Golf Outing
Scene on Campus
Meet a Colleague
Get To Know Erin Ness
Erin Ness serves as head women's tennis coach and senior woman administrator for the Department of Athletics. Learn more about Erin in our "Meet a Colleague" feature series.
Featured Social Media Post of the Week
Take advantage of the fitness resources available to you as a W&L employee!
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Come Support the Generals This Week!
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Concert Guild: The Juliani Ensemble
8 p.m. Lenfest Center/Wilson Concert Hall
Described by the Galena Gazette as "world class," the spectacular Juliani Ensemble will open the Concert Guild's 2022-2023 season with a program that features the "Trio in G Major" by Carl Stamitz as well as Joseph Haydn's "Trio No. 3 in G Major," also known as the "London" Trio. Additionally, the concert will include rarely heard chamber works by Reinhold Gli`ere, Francois Devienne and Franz Danzi. The core of the ensemble is comprised primarily of members of the multi-generational Graef family musicians: Emily Seaberry Graef, founder and flutist; Julian Graef, violinist and violist; and Anita Graef, cellist.
Law Faculty Meeting
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Law Faculty Lounge
The law school faculty meeting will be held on Oct. 24 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Law School Faculty Lounge.
College Faculty Meeting
4-5 p.m. Stackhouse Theater
The undergraduate faculty meeting will be held on Oct. 24 from 4-5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.
Culinary Showcase Dinner
5-8 p.m. The Marketplace
Enjoy a special dinner inspired by Jamaica and curated by catering events manager Everton Charlton.
Faculty Conversation
4 p.m. Northen Auditorium
Members of the University Committee on Teaching Evaluations would like to provide an update to the faculty and discuss their proposed recommendations.
After Roe: Perspectives of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Ruling
5-6:30 p.m. Hillel 101
The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade sent shockwaves through the nation and has left reproductive healthcare in peril in many states. Join four members of the W&L community — professors Mia Brett (history), Carliss Chatman (law), Romina Green (history) and Domnica Radulescu (literature) — to learn more about the ruling and its repercussions.
Fall Choral Concert
8 p.m. Lenfest Center
The concert features the University Singers, the Glee Club and Cantatrici. Tickets are required, but free!
Learn more about the performance
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