Lexington, VA -- August 4, 2008 • August 4, Domnica V. Radulescu, professor of Romance languages at W&L appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA’s Virginia Insight show to discuss her book on "Gypsies", which examines the plight of one of the most discriminated-against groups in history.
Lexington, VA -- July 29, 2008 • Mark A. Drumbl, Class of 1975 Alumni Law Professor, and Director of the Transnational Law Institute, will appear Tuesday July 29, on NPR’s national talk show Talk of the Nation to discuss whether war crimes tribunals work. The show airs from 2 to 3 p.m. and can be found at 89.9 in Lexington, 90.7 in Harrisonburg, and 103.5 in Charlottesville. The program will also be streamed live on the Web site http://www.wmra.org/ and will also be archived.
Lexington, VA -- June 11, 2008 • Scott Hoover, W&L associate professor of business administration, who also teaches statistics, filed a claim June 9 against the Virginia Lottery, alleging that it has collected tens of millions of dollars in revenue from people who bought scratch-off tickets that had no chance of winning the top prize.
Lexington, VA -- March 7, 2008 • Monday, March 9, at 3 p.m., Suzanne Keen, Thomas H. Broadus Professor of English at W&L will appear on NPR affiliate WMRA’s Virginia Insight show to discuss her book Empathy and the Novel.
Lexington, VA -- February 18, 2008 • Washington and Lee University School of Law Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson discusses whether government courts should ever defer to religious ones in the Feb. 17 edition of The New York Times. Professor Wilson said in the interview that government courts should refuse to enforce any ruling from a religious tribunal that leaves a woman worse off than she would have been in a conventional divorce.
Lexington, VA -- February 11, 2008 • Richard Friedman '08, general chairman of W&L's 2008 Mock Democratic Convention, was quoted in a Feb. 11 article in the New York Times focusing on undecided Virginia Democrats and the Feb. 12 Virginia presidential primary.
Lexington, VA -- January 28, 2008 • Monday, January 28, at 3 p.m., Margaret Howard, W&L law professor, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA’s Virginia Insight show to discuss bankruptcy and the shame and other unpleasant emotions that often accompany it.
Lexington, VA -- January 10, 2008 • Washington and Lee School of Law Dean Rod Smolla discusses freedom of speech issues surrounding a Vermont divorce case where a judge has ordered a husband to stop posting fictionalized accounts of his marriage on a blog in the Jan. 10, 2008 edition of the New York Times.
Lexington, VA -- January 2, 2008 • Julie Campbell, W&L Interim Director of Communications, contributed to a discussion of the greatest Virginians at the invitation of the Richmond Times-Dispatch and the Library of Virginia. Campbell's forthcoming book, "The Horse in Virginia: An Illustrated History," will be published by the University of Virginia Press.
Lexington, VA -- January 2, 2008 • James Eason, W&L assistant professor of physics and engineering, was quoted in the New York Times (second page of the article) on the subject of a school's use of shock therapy.
Lexington, VA -- November 5, 2007 • Washington and Lee School of Law Dean Rod Smolla discusses freedom of speech issues surrounding protests at military funerals on NPR's Morning Edition. Recently, a jury awarded a grieving father nearly $11 million in a law suit against a fundamentalist Kansas church that pickets military funerals in the belief that the war in Iraq is a punishment for the nation's tolerance of homosexuality.
Lexington, VA -- November 4, 2007 • Michael White, a W&L sophomore from Richmond Va., who is majoring in journalism and studio art, had one of his photographs featured in the New York Times Education Life section on Sunday Nov. 4, 2007. The photograph featured W&L students wearing bow ties and included a side view of the Colonnade in the background.
Lexington, VA -- November 1, 2007 • Friday, Nov. 2 at 3 p.m., Bernard Jackson, Asst. Professor of Philosophy, will appear on NPR affiliate WMRA’s Insight show to discuss business ethics. You are invited to join the conversation by calling 888-967-2825, or 888-WMRA-TALK. WMRA can be found at 89.9 in Lexington, 90.7 in Harrisonburg, and 103.5 in Charlottesville.
Lexington, VA -- October 4, 2007 • Mark Drumbl, Class of 1975 Alumni Professor of Law and Director of the Transnational Law Institute, discusses the punishment of child-soldier recruiters in an Op/Ed published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Lexington, VA -- September 20, 2007 • Former Washington and Lee women's lacrosse player Kelly Evans recently appeared in a segment on ABC's Good Morning America. Evans, who graduated W&L in 2007, is currently working for the Wall Street Journal.
Lexington, VA -- September 17, 2007 • Monday, September 17, at 3 p.m., Eduardo Velasquez, professor of politics at W&L, will appear on NPR affiliate WMRA’s Insight show to discuss his new book “A Consumer’s Guide to the Apocalypse.”
Lexington, VA -- September 10, 2007 • The one-act play of Chris Gavaler, a visiting assistant professor in the English department at Washington and Lee University, premiered Sept. 6-9 at the 17th annual Pittsburgh New Works Festival. "The Chris and Alex Show," opened to positive reviews and the founder of the Festival commenting that it was one of the best plays in the Festival's history.
Lexington, VA -- September 3, 2007 • The Honorable John W. Warner III '49, senior senator from Virginia and former Secretary of the Navy, announced Friday that he will retire from the U.S. Senate in January 2008. Currently serving in his 29th year in the Senate, Warner is the former chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. He also serves on the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs.
Lexington, VA -- August 29, 2007 • James Eason, Assistant Professor of Physics and Engineering will be interviewed on Channel 7 TV News on Wednesday, August 29, at 6 p.m. He will be talking about his experiences at New Orleans' Tulane University this past academic year.
Lexington, VA -- July 14, 2007 • A new state law prohibiting unauthorized pelvic exams by medical students earned a Washington and Lee University law professor one of 10 "citizen lawmaker" awards presented Friday by Del. Rob Bell, R-Albemarle County.