Hostile Terrain 94, a global pop-up exhibit that takes a powerful look at the human cost of undocumented migration at the U.S. southern border, opened at W&L this week after years of planning and collaboration.
Archaeology Archive (22 Stories)
At W&L, Eric Herrera did field work in Ghana, created a biotech startup, and discovered the original location of the Alamo.
Who are we? Professor Alison Bell '91 uncovers clues about W&L’s complex identity through artifacts recovered near Liberty Hall Ruins.
The Geology and Archaeology departments collaborated with W&L's Outing Club to create a fun, educational hike just a short drive from Lexington.
The title of Gary Staab’s presentation is “Digital Dinosaurs: Fleshing out the Past."
Averett’s talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled “Frightening the Frightful: Grotesque Visages from Ancient Cyprus.”
In response to student demand, Washington and Lee University has added three new interdisciplinary minors to enrich its curriculum.
While digging at the Athenian Agora Excavation in Greece this summer, Allison Schuster '19 indulged her passion for archaeology and classics.
Donald Gaylord's Spring Term class introduced students to archaeological lab methods through hands-on experience, readings and field trips.
The story featured Bell and her work studying cemeteries in the Shenandoah Valley.
Anna Milewski '18 has spent time in fields, labs, carpenter shops and seminar rooms - and it was all part of one internship at the home of George Washington.
In the first installment of this new series, Tom Camden offers the story of a Sumerian clay tablet that is the oldest recorded document in W&L's Special Collections.
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.
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.
New instrument will be used across disciplines and with collaborative projects.
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.
Garrett G. Fagan, associate professor of classics, history and ancient Mediterranean studies at The Pennsylvania State University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Oct. 31, at 6:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library. The title of the talk, which is free and open to the public, is “Watching the […]