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Turtle ants, like these observed by Scott Powell's research team in Serra do Cipó, Brazil

Adventures in Ant Land

Biology’s Scott Powell has traveled the world to capture nature’s most amazing ants in action. Can they teach us a better way to transport people and resources?

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A Stop sign on the right side in front of an empty street

Human Brain Allocates Attention Based on Known Size of Objects

Knowledge about the real-world size of an object, not its visual size, guides one’s attention, according to a new GW study.

BuzzFeed Founding Book Editor Isaac Fitzgerald, BA ’05.

By the Book: Alumnus’ 2019 Must-Reads

Whether you’re keeping up with politics or longing to escape with a page-turner, BuzzFeed Book Editor Isaac Fitzgerald, BA ’05, has your next great read.

 

Yahia Lababidi

Alumnus Poet Turns Reluctant Activist

Writer Yahia Lababidi, BA ’96, is loath to mix politics and poetry. But in his latest collection, he points his pen at anti-immigrant hostility.

Sarah Wagner

Chronicling Homecomings

Sarah Wagner’s research on recovering MIA soldiers has taken her from Vietnam battlefields to forensic science labs to families’ living rooms. 

Taiwan Dancers

Dancing from Taiwan to D.C

Seniors Marlee Grant and Hana Springer are using lessons learned at a dance festival in Taiwan to vault their professional goals.

 


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