Matthew Loar serves as director of fellowships and student research.
Associate Professor of Biology Nadia Ayoub collaborated with students and alumni to publish a research article in the open-access journal PLOS ONE titled “The common house spider, Parasteatoda tepidariorum, maintains silk gene expression on sub-optimal diet.”
The fellowship lasts a full academic year and allows students to conduct formal research and pursue advocacy efforts on a specific topic.
Two student researchers and one alumnus at Washington and Lee University have won a Regional Research Award from Psi Chi—the National Honor Society in Psychology—at the Midwestern Psychology Association (MPA) National Conference.
A team of students traveled between France, Norway and Denmark this summer to determine why certain pigments in iconic paintings are fading, and to determine how to stop the process.
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Biologist Robert Humston leads the project, which uses the chemical fingerprints found in the otoliths, or ear stones, of the fish.
W&L psychology professor, students crafting new study
Washington and Lee Professor, Students Study the Rhetoric of Nanotechnology
Matthias Kaseorg's article on unauthorized network access was published in the May issue of Michigan IT Lawyer as a part of the 2012 Edward F. Langs Writing Competition.
Washington and Lee University junior Haiying (Christy) Cui has examined how business report their corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
Washington and Lee senior art history major Teresa Soley turned detective this summer as an R.E. Lee Research Scholar.
The praying mantis is an arthropod and a predator, a skinny tough guy (or gal) with jointed feet and an exoskeleton. It’s willing to attack larger prey, from mice to snakes to hummingbirds. There’s even been a report of a praying mantis eating a turtle. Thrilling YouTube videos of the creatures aside, we know little […]
When an alumnus first asked him to spend part of his summer immersed in Civil War maps, Washington and Lee University senior Jenks Wilson wasn't sure what to expect. A senior with a double major in history and philosophy from Charleston, S.C., Wilson said his historical interests initially lay in the antebellum period. He did […]