W&L a top Fulbright producer, University Singers conclude national tour, campus dining venue renovations and other news from W&L.
Family Connection: February 2023
Students enjoy a beautiful February afternoon on the Front Lawn.
Scene on Campus
Every week during the academic year, university photographers Kevin Remington and Shelby Hamelman capture the scene on campus through their lenses. In this recent edition: W&L hosts statewide NPHC step show, students study around campus before break, Lunar New Year celebrations, and much more!
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Feature Stories
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.
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.
Maximizing Her Network
Avalon Pernell ’23 credits the mentorship she received on campus as she launches her career in business journalism.
Washington and Lee Launches New Student Dashboard Website
The redesigned site is intended to provide students with one primary online location to access helpful resources and campus community news.
Campus Events
University Singers to Perform “Tour Home” Concert
The ensemble concludes its global tour with its Feb. 28 concert at the Lenfest Center. The event will also be available online at livestream.com/wlu.
Writer and Poet Camille Dungy to Give Glasgow Endowment Reading
Dungy’s public reading will take place Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. in Northen Auditorium inside Leyburn Library.
Lynny Chin is the Next Speaker in the Mudd Lecture Series
Chin, a professor of sociology at W&L, will give a lecture on March 2 at 5 p.m. The event will also be available online at livestream.com/wlu.
Washington and Lee Athletics
W&L offers 24 varsity sports, 12 for men and 12 for women. All sports compete at the NCAA Division III level, and most participate in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). Postseason is here for the Generals' winter sports with the women's swimming, men's swimming and wrestling teams claiming ODAC championships. Spring sports for the Blue and White have also begun with early successes. View the 2023 composite sports schedule and check out these recent stories about W&L student-athletes, coaches and team news.
Save the Date
Institute for Honor Symposium – McDonald’s vs. Putin
Please join the Office of Lifelong Learning for a substantive weekend getaway pondering the question, “What are the responsibilities of a corporation or other business in a war?"
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18th Annual Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar
This year's featured author is contemporary novelist Amor Towles, and discussions will center around his latest work, The Lincoln Highway (2021).
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Undergraduate Baccalaureate Service
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Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
Graduation is on the horizon for the Class of 2023! The university’s 236th undergraduate Commencement will take place on the Front Lawn of the main campus.
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Lifelong Learning
W&L understands the importance of lifelong learning and offers a variety of programming to help satisfy your enduring curiosity about the world. Through Traveller, W&L's educational adventure program, participants will get to know and experience the world firsthand. Experience "Secrets of the Douro River" with a trip to Portugal in August 2023. Learn more about the trip and how to book your spot here.
Follow @wluoutingclub on Instagram
The W&L Outing Club offers students, faculty, and staff a variety of outdoor activities and classes. W&L students lead most of the activities, and trips vary in length from day hikes to ten-day trips held during February and Spring break.
Additional Social Media Accounts to Follow
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