The Columns Weekly - Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023
News From The Columns
Campus Dining Renovation Enters First Phase
A reimagined Marketplace and Café 77 will enhance the campus dining experience. Phase one will be completed for Fall Term 2023.
W&L a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students for Fifth Straight Year
Washington and Lee was ranked second among the baccalaureate institutions recognized by the Fulbright Program.
New Student Dashboard Website Launched
The redesigned site is intended to provide students one primary location online to access helpful resources and campus community news.
Employee Accolades
Ayoub and Toporikova Awarded NSF Grant for Research in Circadian Rhythm of Spiders
The grant funds a three-year study in collaboration with Pennsylvania State University and East Tennessee State 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.
Free Personal Financial Planning Available on Campus
If you would like advice or reassurance regarding your 403(b) retirement account through TIAA or Fidelity, click here to schedule an appointment with a SageView financial counselor. The counselor will provide professional, unbiased investment advice at no charge to you, and can help with questions such as how much to save or how to invest. They can also help you determine if you're on track to retire when you're ready.
Contact Kim Austin (Human Resources) if you have any questions about your retirement benefits.
Meet a Colleague
Meet a Colleague: Mark Coddington
Mark Coddington is an associate professor of journalism. Learn more about Mark in our "Meet a Colleague" feature series.
View This Week's Scene on Campus
Assistant Professor of History Henryatta Ballah teaches class in Wilson Hall.
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Come Support the Generals!
The Generals have a busy week ahead, with a full weekend of home events Feb. 18-19.
Featured Photo of the Week
From @wlulex on Instagram: “Your reminder to wear sunscreen even though it’s February!”
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Upcoming Events
Lenfest Production Dinner
5-8 p.m. The Marketplace
The Lenfest Production Dinner is inspired by the upcoming production of “Beehive: the 60s musical.”
Cooking Class: Grazing Boards with a Wine Pairing
4:30 p.m. 2 S. Main St., Room 114
It’s the final cooking class of the year, and the first one with a wine pairing, so don’t miss out! Chef Hannah Vozzo will teach us how to create fully plant-based boards using no meat or dairy, and then she completes the menu with her perfect wine pairing.
University Singers “Tour Home” Concert
8-10 p.m. Lenfest Center/Wilson Concert Hall
The ensemble concludes its global tour with a concert inspired by their travels.
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Public Film Screening of NOPE
6-9 p.m. Stackhouse Theater
The Department of English presents Jordan Peele’s “NOPE,” followed by a discussion led by faculty members.
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“Blacks and Jews in America: An Invitation to Dialogue”
5-6 p.m. Hillel House
Terrence Johnson, professor of African American religious studies at Harvard University, will discuss his latest book and examine the challenges and promises facing American democracy.
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