The Columns Weekly - Thursday, June 8, 2023
News From The Columns
Early Summer Update On Campus Construction Projects
University Chapel closed June 5 as renovations get underway; Marketplace and Café 77 project is on target for fall completion.
Live from Sweden
W&L students in this Spring Term’s “Swedish Theater” course were immersed in culture during their three weeks in Stockholm, Sweden.
‘Democracy Is Worth Defending’
The 2023 Spring Term course Threats to Democracy examined the form of government and explored the current challenges it faces.
Employee Accolades
W&L Professor Leads Journalism Seminars on the Coverage of Religion
Aly Colón created and organized “Covering Faith and the Faithful” seminars for journalists in Los Angeles and New York City.
W&L Law’s Miller Publishes Article in the NYU Journal of International Law and Politics
Prof. Russ Miller published "Pandemic as Transboundary Harm: Lessons from the Trail Smelter Arbitration."
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.
Meet a Colleague
Meet a Colleague: Katherine Brinkley
Katherine Brinkley is the assistant director of board operations. Learn more about Katherine in our "Meet a Colleague" feature series.
Faculty/Staff Dashboard
Did you know that W&L maintains a website with news, information and links that are specifically curated for faculty and staff members? The faculty/staff dashboard launched in October 2022 and includes a variety of resources that can be helpful to university employees on a daily basis. To access the dashboard, simply click the Faculty & Staff link at the top of or visit Set it as your browser home screen and keep up-to-date with what's of interest to you as an employee!
Get to Know Your Newest Co-Workers
New Employee Q&A
Get to know the newest members of the Washington and Lee employee workforce through our new employee feature page! This week, we feature six new employees who have joined the W&L community.
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Upcoming Events
Ice Cream Social
2-3 p.m. Hillel Patio
Dining Services will be serving an assortment of ice cream novelty treats at the first ice cream social of the summer on the Hillel Patio. Hope to see you there!
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