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Dean Hill will be the next Provost

Dean Hill will be the next Provost

Henry Barden March 19, 2021
How Hill’s work as Dean of the College and prior history will contribute positively contribute to the University

Meet the “First Lady of W&L”: Dr. Carola Tanna

Jack Eason October 7, 2020
President Dudley and Dr. Tanna were recently married after dating long-distance for eight years
Gilliam Admissions House sits next to the colon-nade on campus

Admissions pivots to acommodate COVID guidelines

Jess Kishbaugh September 22, 2020
In-person admissions programs are being replaced with numerous virtual options

Natatorium reopens after months closed due to COVID-19

ANNELIESE SCHNEIDER September 22, 2020
Students must sign up in advance using an online scheduling tool
Signs block off chairs in the classrooms of Chavis Hall to facilitate social distancing.

Professors strive to “foster community” behind masks or screens

AUDREY DIETZ September 22, 2020
Professor Christopher Jenney said preparing for this semester was “The Great Pivot”
Students social distance on the Colonnade.

University eases rules due to low COVID-19 positivity rates during arrival and surveillance testing

Nobel Manaye, Vivek Kumar, Jin Ni, and Avalon Pernell September 10, 2020
Students can now visit one another in their residences as long as they wear masks and social distance.
An aerial view of Washington and Lee University. Photo by Coleman Martinson.

The fate of summer research programs: Canceled or virtual?

Avalon Pernell April 21, 2020
President Will Dudley announced that all summer programs will be canceled or online, but the associate provost is hopeful that the program could still be in-person at the end of the summer.
From left to right: Elizabeth Thompson, '20, Kathryn Gerbo, '20, and Elizabeth Underwood, '20 pose for early graduation photos on the Colonnade. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Underwood.

Scrapbook: Final days on campus and life in quarantine

Ring-tum Phi Staff April 13, 2020
Students sent in snapshots of how they’re creating memories, despite coronavirus cancellations
The ODAC unanimously voted to cancel all track and field, tennis, baseball, lacrosse, and golf spring seasons for 2020 as a result of COVID-19. Photo by Isaac Thompson, '21.

Senior student athletes adjust to abrupt end of winter and spring seasons

Sydney Lee March 30, 2020
The university and the ODAC canceled athletics for the rest of the year
The flier shared by the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program describing the events to celebrate women’s suffrage. Photo courtesy of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program highlights 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage

Annalisa Waddick March 30, 2020
A movie, panel discussion and trivia night celebrate the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment
Luke Basham, Democratic party analyst, stands at the podium to introduce the roll call.

Bernie Sanders wins Mock Con’s Democratic nomination after contested convention

Grace Mamon, Laura Calhoun, Jin Ni, and Vivek Kumar February 15, 2020

Washington and Lee University Mock Convention predicted Senator Bernie Sanders will be the Democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential election, after a projected contested convention for the first time...

Washington Hall. Photo by Hannah Denham.

Washington and Lee denies it acted with anti-male bias in 2017 sexual misconduct case

Hannah Denham and Maya Lora July 18, 2019
The former male student is suing the university after he was suspended for non-consensual sexual penetration of a female student, denied readmission
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