Rhodes Scholar, fall athletics, latest Lifelong Learning podcast, and other news from campus.
Family Connection: November 2022
Field hockey defeats Lynchburg 1-0 in overtime to win the ODAC championship.
Scene on Campus
Every week during the academic year, university photographers Kevin Remington and Shelby Mack capture the scene on campus through their lenses. In this recent edition: student dancers perform on Keller Stage, W&L sports teams celebrate ODAC championships, events on campus and much more!
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W&L Mourns Recent Tragedy at the University of Virginia
Sidney Evans — Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of Students and Emergency Response Coordinator at W&L — sent a message to the campus community Nov. 14 regarding the tragic shooting at nearby University of Virginia. Read the full message here.
Feature Stories
W&L’s Tahri Phillips Among 2023 Class of Rhodes Scholars
Phillips '23 is the university’s 18th Rhodes Scholar.
Electric Mondays
Students in Jon Erickson's Electrical Circuits course are learning through teaching local elementary school students.
The FYE 100 Advantage
Students in the First-Year Experience course benefit from collaboration from faculty, staff and students.
Mark Robbins, Director of Jewish Life and Rabbi
Mark Robbins Named Director of Jewish Life and Rabbi at Washington and Lee
Robbins comes to W&L after serving as an academic advisor at the University of Michigan.
New Spaces in Elrod Commons
The recent renovation of the second and third floors of Elrod Commons has provided staff and students with new and improved workspaces.
Michael Hill and Rose Hein ’22
DeLaney Center Builds Momentum During Fall Term
Center announces new personnel, supports research opportunities and introduces programs for the campus community.
Professor of Earth and Environmental Geoscience Awarded National Science Foundation Grant
David Harbor to work on collaborative project to describe and model the erosion process known as “plucking.”
Campus Events
W&L Celebrates National First-Generation Student Day
The Office of Inclusion and Engagement organized and hosted events to mark the occasion in collaboration with the Office of Alumni and Career Services and the Harte Center for Teaching and Learning.
Campus Kitchen at W&L Hosts Annual Turkeypalooza
This year’s events take place Nov. 11-18. The community is encouraged to volunteer and donate to support Campus Kitchen’s programming.
W&L Presents 2022 Holiday Pops Concert
Tickets to the Dec. 5-6 event may be obtained by trading a non-perishable food item to benefit Campus Kitchen at W&L. The performances will also be streamed online at livestream.com/wlu.
Scene on Campus 11.17.22
Check out these images of students taking part in Fall Term activities, from the classroom to athletic fields.
Staniar Gallery Presents ‘Terra Ignota: Land Unknown’
The show will be on view from Nov. 7-Dec. 9.
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). The Generals enjoyed a tremendous fall athletics season that will culminate with five programs competing in NCAA Championship events. View the 2022-23 composite sports schedule. Check out these recent stories about W&L student-athletes, coaches and team news.
Lifelong Learning
Harvey Markowitz In every episode of Washington and Lee's Office of Lifelong Learning podcast, "W&L After Class," we invite you to join conversations with our expert faculty, giving you a walk down the Colonnade even if you're hundreds of miles away. You'll hear from favorite faculty members about topics they know and love and meet new professors who can introduce you to new worlds.
In this episode with Harvey Markowitz, emeritus professor of anthropology, we talk about how Harvey first arrived on the Rosebud Indian reservation, his relationship with the Lakota people, and conversations about identity and acknowledgement in tribal communities. Listen to it here.
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