The Columns Weekly - Thursday, August 3, 2023
From the Columns
Construction Projects Necessitate Parking Adjustments on the W&L Campus
Effective Aug. 7, parking in Nelson Street lot will serve only student vehicles with an “RS” permit designation.
W&L Named a Top-Performing Institution for Boren Scholarships
Washington and Lee is the only liberal arts college to be named among the top five institutions for producing Boren Scholarship recipients.
Campus Kitchen Receives Donation from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation
The donation will support the Campus Kitchen Backpack Program.
Employee Accolades
George Bent’s “Florence As It Was” Project Featured in Case Study and Documentary
Leica Geosystems followed Bent and his team of W&L students on a day spent mapping the city of Florence.
W&L Law’s Woody Publishes Article in the American University Law Review
Professor Karen Woody published “Caremark's Butterfly Effect.”
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.
Parking Permits for 2023-2024 Now Available
Parking permits for the 2023-2024 academic year are now available for order through the iParq parking system. To order your permit, visit and login with your W&L username (without and password. Retirees do not use iParq and should send an email to to renew a permit. For questions and/or assistance with the purchase process, please email or contact Public Safety at 540-458-8400.
Meet a Colleague
Meet a Colleague: Chrissy Van Assendelft
Chrissy Van Assendelft serves as an ITS business analyst. Learn more about Chrissy in our "Meet a Colleague" feature series.
Meet a Colleague: Sarah Cravens
Sarah Cravens is a visiting professor of law. Learn more about Sarah in our "Meet a Colleague" feature series.
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Follow all 24 W&L sports teams this fall through the WLU Generals Twitter account!
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Upcoming Events
Ice Cream Social
2-3 p.m. Hillel Patio
Join us for the last ice cream social of the summer sponsored by the Alumni Office and Career Services. They will be serving an assortment of ice cream with sundae toppings on the Hillel Patio (Hillel 101 if it is raining).
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