Shepherd Program

The Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability integrates thought and action in direct service to disadvantaged communities. Through an array of courses and service opportunities, we prepare students from a variety of majors and political perspectives to work with those communities to address the problems associated with poverty.

Shepherd Program Blog

San Francisco

Monday, April 28, 2014

Hunger Coast to Coast: San Francisco

San Francisco gave us a new challenge as far as hunger and homelessness. The organization we attempted to volunteer at fell through which left us with a last minute task of finding an in to explore...

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Hunger Coast to Coast: Third Stop

Coming from the desert of Las Vegas, the ocean and mountains of Pismo Beach were a welcome change. Pismo is a wealthy community nestled in the coastal mountains outside of Big Sur, California. The...


Edward Stroud and Chris Curfman

Monday, May 19, 2014

Two Kemper Scholars Selected from W&L This Year

Christopher Curfman, of Altoona, Pa., and Edward Stroud of Shreveport, La., first-year students at Washington and Lee University, have been selected from a group of finalists for the incoming class...

Upcoming Events

Date Event
Nov 12
Jan 25
3rd Annual Souper Bowl
Evans Hall, 11:00 AM
Jan 28