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W&L Research Team Examines Smallmouth Bass Behavior

Washington and Lee biology students with smallmouth bass that they caught to use in the project on the fish behavior.

Biologist Robert Humston leads the project, which uses the chemical fingerprints found in the otoliths, or ear stones, of the fish.

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Small Particles, Big Effects

"Nano-Explosion" Fanny Beron, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Washington and Lee Professor, Students Study the Rhetoric of Nanotechnology

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W&L's Blunch Publishes Paper on Adult Literacy Programs in Ghana

Niels-Hugo Blunch, Washington and Lee University

Research by a Washington and Lee University economist demonstrates that adult literacy programs have had the unintended success of decreasing child mortality.

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New Book by W&L's Miranda Gives a Voice to California Indians

Deborah Miranda, Associate Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

A new book by Washington and Lee University English professor Deborah Miranda's new book is both a tribal history of California Indians and a memoir of her own family's experiences.

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Interdisciplinary Research at W&L Helps Measure Health of Coral Reefs

Top, manual trace of live A. cervicornis; bottom, automatically generated result.

Two Washington and Lee faculty – geologist Lisa Greer and computer scientist Joshua Stough — combine on a new method for assessing the health of coral reefs.

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Book by W&L's Gertz Explores Women's Literature in Heresy Trials

Genelle Gertz, associate professor of English

Genelle Gertz, associate professor of English at Washington and Lee, has just published "Heresy Trials and English Women Writers, 1400-1670."

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Study by W&L's Bower Validates Free Return Shipping Policy

Amanda Bower, associate professor of business administration at Washington and Lee University

Contrary to economic research that suggested tougher return policies, a new study published in the September issue of the Journal of Marketing strongly recommends a policy of universal free product returns for online and distant retailers.

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