The Columns Weekly - Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022
The Office of Communications and Public Affairs is pleased to introduce this new publication tailored specifically for W&L faculty and staff. This weekly internal communication serves as a consolidated source of information, which is intended to inform employees on a variety of topics related to the campus community.
News From The Columns
Solar Panel
W&L to Match 100% of Electricity Use with Solar Energy
A new deal will establish an offsite solar farm from which W&L will purchase energy equivalent to 100% of campus electricity use, allowing the university to lower greenhouse gas emissions, save money and close in on its goal of carbon neutrality.
Admissions Materials
W&L Admissions and Financial Aid Announces Office Changes
Department welcomes new members and announces several promotions.
Reusable Water Bottle
W&L Ends the Sale of Disposable Water Bottles
Office of Sustainability facilitates launch of new policy to help reduce single-use plastics.
W&L Law Class of 2025
W&L Law Welcomes Impressive Law Class of 2025
On Tuesday, August 23, Washington and Lee University School of Law enrolled 125 students in the J.D. Class of 2025.
Check Out The Latest Scene On Campus
Drone view of the Colonnade View the 8/24/22 edition of Scene on Campus!
Scene on Campus
Meet a Colleague
Emily Cook
Emily Cook serves as an assistant professor and is a research and instruction librarian for the humanities. Learn more about Emily in our Meet a Colleague feature series.
Emily Cook
Featured Social Media Post of the Week!
Rainbow Over Campus Rainbow over the back campus taken by Debbie Alden that was featured on the Working at W&L Facebook group
Make sure to follow all the university's social media channels for more information about happenings on our campus!
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Employee Accolades
J.D. King
W&L Law's King Publishes Article in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law
Washington and Lee law professor J.D. King has published an article in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law.
Professor Zoila Ponce de León
Washington and Lee Politics Professor’s Paper Summarized in Harvard’s Gender Action Portal
Harvard University has selected to feature a paper written by Washington and Lee University Assistant Professor of Politics Zoila Ponce de León for inclusion in its Gender Action Portal (GAP).
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.
W&L Sports Return to Play Next Thursday
Sept 1-7 Athletic Schedule Click the image above to access the 2022-23 athletics composite calendar
Weekend Clearance Sale
University Store
Take an additional 10% off select clearance merchandise: Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28 at the University Store.
Law School Faculty Meeting
Law School Faculty Lounge
The law school faculty meeting will be held on Aug. 29 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Law School Faculty Lounge.
Meditation via Zoom
10-10:30 a.m.
Give yourself a quick break to practice mindfulness as Wendy Rains leads us through a guided meditation from 10-10:30 a.m. This meditation is focused on quieting your mind and cultivating compassion for yourself and others. No experience is required.
Join the meditation Zoom
Campus at Night
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Working at W&L is a closed group for W&L employees to share useful, relevant and timely information related to being an employee at W&L. Questions, photos, glad tidings, events, opportunities and the like are encouraged.
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