Washington and Lee University has received project grants totaling $950,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation — one to develop new methods of teaching the humanities using technology and another to study how the lessons of history help us interpret contemporary issues.
W&L professors Rebecca Benefiel and Sara Sprenkle presented their latest project—a searchable web application on ancient graffiti—at the 2014 EAGLE International Conference on Information Technologies for Epigraphy and Digital Cultural Heritage in the Ancient World.
Washington and Lee faculty members Sara Sprenkle, Paul Youngman, Jeff Barry and Julie Knudson have published a case study on blended learning in the liberal arts.
Washington and Lee University and the University of Virginia Scholars' Lab have created a formal partnership that will strengthen the ties of both institutions in the area of digital humanities, thanks to a grant from the Associated Colleges of the South.
Washington and Lee's Sara Sprenkle, associate professor of computer science, is one of 60 people profiled to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).
Two teams of students from Washington and Lee's Programming Club finished second and third at the annual Longwood Programming Competition, last month at Longwood University, in Farmville, Va.
New science facility features the latest technology for science and non-science majors at Washington and Lee.
Thanks to some of their classmates, W&L students have a new web application designed to make their schedule planning easier.
A four-week Spring Term course on robotics at Washington and Lee taught students to control a drone with hand gestures.