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.
Angela M. Smith, director of the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics and associate professor of philosophy at Washington and Lee University, has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct research this summer.
Washington and Lee journalism professor Claudette Artwick, who studies social media, sees upsides and downsides of social media during the Boston bombing coverage.
Russell C. Knudson, associate professor of Romance languages emeritus and a part-time member of the Admissions Office, died on Sunday at his home in Lexington.
Washington and Lee neuroscientist Tyler Lorig has mixed views of the BRAIN Project announced by President Obama this month.
Washington and Lee anthropology professor Harvey Markowitz is co-editor of a new anthology, "Seeing Red — Hollywood's Pixeled Skins," that features 36 critical reviews of films that have portrayed American Indians.
Washington and Lee computer science professor Kenneth A. Lambert publishes computer science text as an e-book.
Robert Strong, interim provost and William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to serve as the Mary Ball Washington Professor of American History at University College Dublin during the 2013–14 academic year.
Two Washington and Lee University ecologists recently co-authored a paper that examines for the first time the effect of drought in terms of fish species' diversity in the Amazon.
Barry Kolman, professor of music at Washington and Lee University, will appear on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, to discuss the healing power of music.