German and Russian Department

The Department of German and Russian offers a major and a minor in German and a minor in Russian studies. Our German program consists of a vibrant mix of literature, language and culture studies, and our Russian Area Studies program is an exciting interdisciplinary program encompassing several fields of study here at Washington and Lee.

We offer many enriching cultural opportunities while in Lexington and more still when students study abroad in our programs in Bayreuth and Berlin. Our department also provides vital scholarship support for prestigious programs like Fulbright research or teaching assistantship program, as well as the opportunity to compete for career enhancing business internship programs in commerce and laboratory internships the sciences. Recent graduates are enjoying exciting and varied careers in areas such as publications, industry, law, international banking, and teaching.

Announcements

I SPEAK CLEARLY

Musical based on Vera Pavlova's Poetry, Directed by Vera Pavlova, Thursday, March 31 at 7:00 pm in the Stackhouse Theater

Patrick Wright ’16

Patrick Wright, a senior from Tampa, Florida, is studying to be an engineer with an interest in the German language.

News

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Lenny Enkhbold '17: Ambassador for the Great Outdoors

Last year, Lenny Enkhbold, a rising junior at Washington and Lee University, was selected as one of 13 founding members of the Merrell College Ambassadors. His charge was to develop and implement a semester-long strategy to engage campuses and communities in outdoor recreation. With the $1,000 that Merrell provided to W&L's Outing Club, Lenny created a Merrell nature scholarship.

Patrick Wright '16

Monday, June 13, 2016

2016 W&L Graduate Patrick Wright Awarded Fellowship

Patrick Wright, from Tampa, Florida, a 2016 graduate from Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship for study and internship experience in Germany.

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