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Science Education: W&L Biology Professor Bill Hamilton on WMRA

Washington and Lee biology professor Bill Hamilton is a member of the advisory board for W&L’s Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant, which includes service-learning courses in which W&L students develop science modules and teach them in local K-5 classrooms. In addition, the University has held a Summer Science Institute for local Rockbridge County teachers. Bill Hamilton, associate professor of biology at Washington and Lee University, discussed science education for elementary and secondary schools as part of a panel on WMRA’s Virginia Insight on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011.

Joining Hamilton on the WMRA program to discuss the issues of science education were educational consultant Abigail Norfleet James and Eric J. Pyle of James Madison University.

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