When other competitors in the Spring Power Down Challenge at Washington and Lee University started to gain on the Sigma Nu fraternity, members turned to drastic measures by opting to live in the dark.
W&L professors Rebecca Benefiel (classics) and Sara Sprenkle (computer science) will present their prototype of a new web application involving the ancient graffiti of Pompeii at the Linked Ancient World Data Institute (LAWDI) later this month.
A fine-press, limited-edition collection of six short stories by Barry Lopez, the prize-winning American author, essayist and fiction writer, features an introduction by Jim Warren, the S. Blount Mason Jr. Professor of English at Washington and Lee.
Washington and Lee and Southern Virginia University have partnered to form the Rockbridge Teacher Education Consortium (RTEC), the first new teacher education program to be approved by the State Board of Education in almost a quarter of a century.
Melissa Kerin, assistant professor of art history, has been awarded a Mednick Memorial Fellowship Grant to conduct research on an aspect of Tibetan Buddhist shrines in India.
Sara Sprenkle, assistant professor of computer science at Washington and Lee, was recently named W&L's inaugural "Digital Humanities Scholar of the Month."
Some children preparing to enter kindergarten at Central Elementary School in Lexington, Va., have received a helping hand from teacher education students at Washington and Lee University.
Washington and Lee University senior Mohamad Shawki Amine was a member of a team from Virginia Tech's College of Engineering that presented the results of its earthquake research at Posters on the Hill in Washington last month.
A group of faculty and staff at Washington and Lee is focused on promoting the digital humanities at the University.
Washington and Lee senior Jennifer Ritter, of Mariposa, Calif., has been awarded the "Student Literary Award" by Nu Delta Alpha, the national honor society in dance.