Lexington, VA -- September 28, 2007 • Edwin "Mac" Crawford, chairman of the newly merged CVS/Caremark, and his son, Andrew D. Crawford, senior vice president of CVS/Caremark and a Washington and Lee University alumnus, will give a talk on the CVS/Caremark merger at W&L on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Huntley Hall, room 327.
Lexington, VA -- September 27, 2007 • The Lee Chapel and Museum at Washington and Lee University presents "The Historical Legacy of Robert E. Lee," a special memorial program commemorating the 200th anniversary of his birth, on Monday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. in the Lee Chapel Auditorium. Lee was the president of W&L from 1865 to 1870.
Lexington, VA -- September 27, 2007 • The Hon. Joan H. Lefkow of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois will deliver the 2007 Tucker Lecture at the Washington and Lee University School of Law on Friday, October 5 beginning at 12:10 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room.
Lexington, VA -- September 27, 2007 • The second highest ranking official in the Khmer Rouge regime was recently taken into custody to stand trial for atrocities that occurred during the bloody reign of that totalitarian regime, and soon the country of Cambodia, with the help of students from the Washington and Lee University School of Law, will begin the slow march to justice and reconciliation.
Lexington, VA -- September 26, 2007 • The Friends of the Library of Washington and Lee University present best-selling author Sharyn McCrumb speaking on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. in the Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. Her talk, titled "Grassroots Saints and Honky Tonk Heroes," is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow.
Lexington, VA -- September 24, 2007 • LeAnne Howe, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, will be delivering a reading from her new novel Miko Kings: An Indian Baseball Story on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. in Newcomb Hall, room 9, at Washington and Lee University. The reading is free and open to the public.
Lexington, VA -- September 21, 2007 • The Honorable Hiram Emory Widener, Jr., 84, alumnus and adjunct faculty member at the School of Law, died at his home on Wednesday, September 19, 2007, at 11:10 a.m. He was born in Abingdon, Virginia on April 30, 1923. He had been the longest-serving active United States Court of Appeals judge in the nation.
Lexington, VA -- September 19, 2007 • On Monday, September 24, Joshua Fairfield, visiting professor of law at Washington and Lee University, will deliver a lecture titled "Anti-Social Contracts in Virtual Worlds," and he won't even have to leave his office to do it.
Lexington, VA -- September 19, 2007 • Taysen Van Itallie, Associate General Counsel for Johnson & Johnson, will speak at the Washington and Lee School of Law on Tuesday, October 2, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room. During his address, titled "Civil Justice Reform Issues in Legislation and Rule Making," Van Itallie will discuss the obligation of in-house attorneys to improve public justice. The lecture is open to the public.
Lexington, VA -- September 18, 2007 • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon will speak at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons. The talk, which will be followed by a book signing, is free and open to the public.
Lexington, VA -- September 17, 2007 • Washington and Lee University’s Campus Kitchen, a service organization that uses surplus food collected from campus dining services, catering operations and donations, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. Many changes have taken place within the kitchen, including the appointment of a new coordinator, Robbie Turner ’02.
Lexington, VA -- September 18, 2007 • The Transnational Law Institute's Fall Lecture will be delivered by Jose Enrique Alvarez, Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy at Columbia Law School and the President of the American Society of International Law (2006-2007). His lecture is titled "Making Globalization Responsible" and will take place on Tuesday, September 25, at 12:00 pm in the Millhiser Moot Court Room at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Lexington, VA -- September 12, 2007 • June K. Phillips, former president of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), will kick off Washington and Lee University's Foreign Language Teachers Workshop Series with a talk on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 4-6 p.m. in the Tucker Multimedia Center, Tucker Hall, room 408. Hospitality will begin at 3:30 p.m.
Lexington, VA -- September 11, 2007 • The Washington and Lee Department of English will present the 2007 Shannon-Clark Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. The lecture will be given by Trudier Harris, J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Opening Lecture/Reception for "Jazz People, 1974-2007" September 14 Lexington, VA -- September 7, 2007 • "Jazz People, 1974-2007," an exhibition of photographs by Patrick Hinely will be on view in Staniar Gallery, Wilson Hall, on the campus of Washington and Lee University, through October 10.
Lexington, VA -- September 7, 2007 • Washington and Lee University School of Law Dean Rodney A. Smolla will participate in the World Forum on the Future of Democracy, hosted by the College of William and Mary from September 16 to September 18, 2007.
Lexington, VA -- September 7, 2007 • The Washington and Lee University School of Law chapter of Phi Alpha Delta (PAD), an international service fraternity, has received the Outstanding Community Service Law School Chapter Award from the PAD Public Service Center for their 2006 charity auction.
Lexington, VA -- September 7, 2007 • Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio today joined a group of top liberal arts college presidents in a new effort to provide clear, understandable information and data about the University to prospective students, their families and other interested parties.