“Attending W&L has made me more conscious of societal issues and more confident in my own opinions and beliefs.”
Junior Nora Devlin shares how being a part of the Washington & Lee community has shaped her views and given her a stronger personal identity. Click on the link below to learn more about Nora…
Collin Glatz, a sophomore at W&L and a double major in German and Computer Science, has plans to participate in the German American Exchange Internship Program (GAE) over summer 2018. The GAE program helps American students secure three-month long business internships in Germany. While there, they can work on their language skills while also gaining a better understanding of Germany’s economic and business role within the European Union. Glatz will be working this summer with Fresenius in Frankfurt.
For more details about this exciting opportunity click on the link below. Congratulations, Collin!
Two Computer Science Majors will be be inducted into Alpha Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, (ODK) the national leadership honor society, at Washington and Lee University’s annual Founders Day/ODK Convocation. The ceremony will be held on Jan. 18, 2018 at 5 p.m. in Lee Chapel. Below are brief descriptions of these students and their many accomplishments. Congratulations, Truth and Alicia!
Truth Iyiewuare (Houston, Texas) is a computer science major. He has been a leader in the Student Association for Black Unity, as vice president and now as president. He has also displayed leadership in his major, having worked as a lab assistant for students in the introductory computer science class, and as a peer tutor for other students in need of any computer science help. Truth is also a member of Kathekon, which serves alumni visiting campus and increases student-alumni relations. Lastly, he is a student representative of the Diversity and First-Gen Working Group at W&L, an administrative committee that strives to create a better experience for diverse groups on campus.
Alicia Martinez (Seaford, Delaware) is majoring in computer science. As the head community assistant and the president of the Campus Unity Initiative, she strives to create a fun and inclusive atmosphere on campus. Martinez is an active peer tutor, has served as president of the German Club, and was selected to attend the 2018 Women’s Leadership Summit. She is a recipient of the QuestBridge Match Scholarship as well as several departmental awards, including the Jim Stump Prize in German and the John Preston Moore III Award.
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Washington and Lee senior goalkeeper, Gillen Beck, was named to the 13-member District 5 team for the second time in his career. Gillen is a mathematics and physics double-major, and a computer science minor. Click on the link to read more about Gillen’s achievements…
Mary Catherine, a Computer Science and Studio Art major, describes her recent participation in a Digital Humanities project, and shares her enthusiasm for blending art with computer science.
Senior Will McMurtry, Johnson Scholar and Computer Science Major, discusses why Washington and Lee was his number one choice for higher education.
Some pictures from Commencement — Congratulations to the Class of 2017!
The 2017 Senior Reception honoring the Graduates, took place on Wednesday, May 24th in the Great Hall of the Science Center. The reception provided a wonderful opportunity for faculty, students and their families gather and celebrate the students’ achievements. Here are a few photos from the festivities — Congratulations to the Class of 2017!