W&L has a new Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, students explore career options in New York City and other news from W&L.
Family Connection: March 2024
Charlotte Peete ’24 performs in the W&L Repertory Dance Company concert in Keller Theatre.
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: Philanthropy Education Week, performances by the Glee Club and W&L Repertory Dance Company and much more!
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Alex Miller
Alex Miller Named Next Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Miller, whose appointment is effective July 1, joined Denison as vice president of student life in 2020 and has over 20 years of experience in higher education as a student affairs professional.
ODK 2024
ODK Holds Spring Initiation for W&L Honorees
University Provost Lena Hill addressed new members of ODK during their spring induction ceremony.
Washington Break Careers NYC
Exploring Careers in the Big Apple
W&L's Office of Career and Professional Development gave students the opportunity to network with alumni and explore potential career paths over Washington Break.
Record Number of W&L Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarship
The Critical Language Scholarship Program funds a summer of overseas language and cultural immersion.
Nabors Service 2024
Commemorating 25 Years of Service
Nabors Service League continues to honor the late Jonathan Nabors ’02 by bringing students together to help the greater Rockbridge area.
W&L Student Performs at Havana Jazz Festival
A meeting with a Broadway legend allowed engineering major Zaria Daniels ’26 to take her vocal talents to Cuba.
W&L’s Kristina Roney Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award
The assistant professor of French will utilize the scholarship to perform research in Paris.
In case you missed it: Student voices come to life in a podcast from the Harte Center for Teaching and Learning; W&L students win first place at the University of Georgia Stock Pitch Competition; Liz Mira Santi '24 reflects on her time at W&L as the Gunn Scholar; Lifelong Learning's newest podcast with Wythe Whiting discusses the complex connections between mental health, sleep and more; meet Sydney, Nathan, Katherine and Leif.   
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Campus Events
W&L’s University Orchestra Presents 'Symphonic Sound Bites'
The March 28 performance will be streamed online at https://go.wlu.edu/livestream.
2024 Staniar Gallery Senior
W&L’s Staniar Gallery Presents 'Transformations'
The senior thesis exhibition will be on view April 1-12.
Begets Performance
W&L Presents ‘Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin’
Performances of the high school samurai tale run April 3-5.
Wind Ensemble
W&L’s University Wind Ensemble Presents 'The Nature of Music'
The April 8 performance will feature the winners of W&L’s Concerto-Aria Contest and will be livestreamed online at https://go.wlu.edu/livestream.
Washington and Lee Athletics
  • Women's basketballThe W&L men's and women's basketball teams appeared in the ODAC Championships with the women claiming the second title in a row. The women's basketball team broke a host of program records and advanced all the way to the NCAA Elite Eight before their run came to an end.
  • At the ODAC Indoor Track and Field Championships, W&L claimed a pair of event championship ribbons, Evan Langhammer '26 (pole vault) and Leyti Ndiaye '26 (high jump), to help the team finish in second. The women's track and field team finished third with five podium finishes.
  • The wrestling team claimed fifth in the regional tournament, and sophomore Evan Lindner '26 qualified for the DIII Wrestling National Championships in the 149-pound weight class.
  • Nine Generals — Sophia Rollo '24, Brynn Martinson '24, Dalton Jobe '26, Matt Fritz '25, Charles Byars '26, Baxter Smelzer '25, Leighton Chapman '27, Luke Nagel '25 and Thomas Denton '26 — qualified for the NCAA DIII Swimming Championships March 20-23. As individuals, Fritz and Jobe, along with both of the men's 400 and 800 freestyle relay teams, earned All-America status with their top-16 finishes on the national stage.
Read about all of the winter sport accomplishments and the current spring season for the Blue and White by visiting www.generalssports.com, signing up for Generals Sports emails and following social media channels at @WLUGenerals.
Lifelong Learning for W&L Parents
Tom Wolfe Weekend
19th Annual Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar
Register now for the 19th annual Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar on April 26-27. This year features author Tess Gunty whose debut novel, "The Rabbit Hutch," offers readers a raw look at the angst of young adults, the consequences of trauma and the epidemic of loneliness in American life.
Walking in Tuscany and the Italian Riviera
Walking in Tuscany and the Italian Riviera
Slow down and immerse yourself with this intimate walking tour through Tuscany. After glowing reviews in 2022, Lifelong Learning decided to offer this trip again. Explore major cities, lesser-known Tuscan villages and the coastline of the Ligurian Sea with this unique experience.
Save the Date
Summer 2024 Study Abroad Applications Due
Applications to study abroad during Summer Term 2024 are due April 1.
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Summer Housing Application Opens
The agreement/application for summer housing opens April 1 and closes May 3.
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Winter Term Final Examinations
Final examinations begin April 13 and end April 19. The last day of Winter Term classes is April 12.
Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar
The 19th Annual Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar will take place April 26-27. This year’s featured author is Tess Gunty, and discussions will center around her debut novel, “The Rabbit Hutch.”
Learn more and register
First Day of Spring Term
Spring Term classes begin April 29. Add/drop ends at midnight on April 30.
Spring Term Final Examinations
Final examinations are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 25. The last day of Spring Term classes is May 24.
The 237th undergraduate commencement is scheduled for May 30 on the Front Lawn of the main campus. The Baccalaureate Service is scheduled for May 29.
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Winter 2025 Study Abroad Applications Due
Applications to study abroad for Winter Term 2025 are due Oct.15. Now is the time for students to schedule a meeting with Associate Director of International Education Cindy Irby to talk about what programs might interest them.
Schedule an appointment
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