John Jensen Named Director of Career Development at Washington and Lee
John Jensen has been named director of Career Development and associate dean of students at Washington and Lee University. Sidney Evans, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, announced the appointment, which begins on Jan. 1, 2014.
W&L Professor Reflects on Mandela's Legacy (Audio)
As soon as he heard about Nelson Mandela's Dec. 5 death, Washington and Lee University politics professor Tyler Dickovick thought back to the moment in 2002 when he had a chance to introduce himself to the revered South African leader and couldn't.
W&L Professors Win Grant to Study European National Identity
Jonathan Eastwood and Peter Grajzl have been awarded received a grant from the American Sociological Association's Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline to support the pilot project, "Tracing the Global Spread of National Identity."
Tom Wolfe Cleans House
Writer Tom Wolfe will have a lot more room in his home library, now that 1951 graduate of Washington and Lee is moving 190 boxes of his papers to the New York Public Library.
Alumni Juggle Tech Companies
Two W&L alumni and their burgeoning business are the subject of a nice profile in the Nov. 25 edition of the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat. Stephanie Leffler and husband Ryan Noble, both Class of 2000, co-founded Juggle.com, which serves as an umbrella for companies CrowdSource, RIOmedia and ClickableNames.com.
W&L's Sprenkle Selected to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Washington and Lee's Sara Sprenkle, associate professor of computer science, is one of 60 people profiled to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).
|Dec 14to Jan 5||
Undergraduate Winter Break
Founders' Day/ODK Convocation
Lee Chapel, 11:45 AM
Lenfest announces Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia
Keller Theatre, Lenfest Hall, 7:00 PM
Concert Guild presents Garth Newel Chamber Ensemble
Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, 8:00 PM
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