The grant funds a three-year study in collaboration with Pennsylvania State University and East Tennessee State University.
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David Harbor to work on collaborative project to describe and model the erosion process known as “plucking.”
Dan Johnson seeks to develop assessment tools to foster creativity in STEM education.
The grant will help fund a multidisciplinary team from three institutions, including W&L, that will investigate how variation in adhesive-protein components of spider silk relate to differences in the glue’s material properties.
Jeffrey Rahl, professor of geology at Washington and Lee University, has received a grant from the National Science Foundation.
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