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Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Talking about Lincoln

Washington and Lee University's preeminent Abraham Lincoln scholar, Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics, is in demand these days during the 150th anniversary of the...


Monday, November 17, 2014

A Thumbs-up From Oprah

A Washington and Lee University alumnus is thrilled to see his company's products appear in Oprah Winfrey's popular and influential 2014 holiday gift guide, published in O Magazine.

Full Calendar


Date Event
Dec 3
Lecture and Reception: Travis Head - "Reading Room"
Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, 5:30 PM
Dec 3to Dec 5
Dec 5
Dec 5
Business Ethics Institute Keynote Address: Ed Soule
Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library, 5:00 PM
Dec 8
Holiday Pops Concert
Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, 7:00 PM

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