Preparing for and responses to the upcoming 2020 election Below is a list of university events and other resources which provide educational dialogue surrounding the upcoming 2020 election.

Campus Resources:

  • Visit W&L's Library Voter Information Guide here | voting at W&L + resources for healthy voting during COVID + more!
  • Check wlumotivote, a campus-wide nonpartisan GOTV & Civic Engagement initiative powered by W&L Hillel

Past Events:

  • "What Happened Last Night": Professors Bob Strong and Molly Michelmore, and Katana Evans '22 analyze and discuss the 2020 presidential election, moderated by Professors Marcos Perez and Zoila de León
    November 4, 2020 | Watch archived video here
  • Live election night student broadcasts on the Rockbridge Report
    November 3, 2020 | 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm | continuous coverage here | local community viewing on Comcast channel 18
  • Johnson Scholar Program: panel moderated by Professor Bob Strong with participation from leaders of both the Young Republicans and the Young Democrats
    October 29, 2020 | Watch archived video here
  • Contact Committee Political Series: Andrew Yang
    October 26, 2020 | Watch archived video here | read more from The Columns here
  • W&L Hillel Civic Engagement Series: "Truth or Consequences: Journalists in the Pursuit of Truth in 2020" with Professor Toni Locy
    October 22, 2020 | Watch archived video here | Passcode: kB^1+K3g
  • Contact Committee Political Series: Jeb Bush
    October 19, 2020 | Watch archived video here | Read more here
  • Prejudice, Discrimination, and Anti-Racism series: "The Black Vote and Representation in Congress" with Chris Clark (UNC Chapel Hill) and Professor Bob Strong
    October 18, 2020 | Watch archived video here
  • W&L Hillel Civic Engagement Series: "A Citizen's Guide to the 2020 Presidential Election" with Professor Bob Strong
    October 15, 2020 | Watch archived video here | Passcode: 4q2zjU%9
  • Alumni Panel: "Election 2020: A Look Back at History as we Look Forward" with Avalon Pernell '23 and Professors Bob Strong and Brian Alexander
    October 4, 2020 | Watch archived video here
  • Mock Convention 2020 Panel: "Trump or No Trump: The 2020 Presidential Election"
    September 18, 2019 | Watch archived video here
  • W&L's Zoila Ponce de León Talks Women Politicians in the Conversation | read more here
  • Mark Rush Talks Congress and the Supreme Court in Recent Opinion Pieces | read more here
  • The Election and Its Meanings: An Interpretive Panel
    November 17, 2016 | Watch archived video here | read more here