Two water hoses and lots of dirt played a major role in teaching local school children about archaeology last week at Washington and Lee University.
Keeping the interest of kindergarteners through second-graders at the end of a long day isn't easy. But an after-school program conducted at Rockbridge County's Central Elementary School succeeded in doing so, teaching them about parts of the brain, brain development, how the brain impacts behavior and how environment impacts the brain.
Jonathan Eastwood and Peter Grajzl have received a grant from the American Sociological Association's Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline to support the pilot project, "Tracing the Global Spread of National Identity."
The authentic Thanksgiving feast held on the Washington and Lee campus was the subject of a feature story on WVTF, the public radio station based in Roanoke, Va.
One week before Americans sit down for their Thanksgiving dinner, anthropology and history students at Washington and Lee University tasted recipes from the original Thanksgiving dinner—well, except for the eels and hard cider.
W&L's Archaeology program is joining forces with the Historic Lexington Foundation (HLF) to conduct research on Jordan's Point as part of HLF's effort to get the area designated as a state and national historic district.
Students in four Washington and Lee classes benefit from archaeology major find at Robinson Hall.
Volunteer organization aims to tackle archaeology projects in Rockbridge County area.
WVTF radio reported on the recent Robinson Hall dig at Washington and Lee. Sandy Hausman of WVTF interviewed Alison Bell, associate professor of archaeology along with students and volunteers who have worked on the treasure trove of material found behind Robinson Hall when work began on renovating that building earlier this summer. Listen to the […]
A team of Washington and Lee archaeologists have discovered an amazing array of 19th-century artifacts on a site adjacent to Robinson Hall.