Community-Academic Research Alliance Database

The Community-Academic Research Alliance is a Community-Based Research Initiative that supports research partnerships between Washington and Lee University and non-profits in the Rockbridge area to address pressing community challenges. These partnerships aim simultaneously to mobilize the community for responsible social change, lay the foundation for a healthy community, and advance the education of Washington and Lee students.

open-projectsOpen Projects

View a listing of projects for the current academic year. These are projects proposed by community members awaiting faculty and student collaboration.

ongoing-projectsOngoing Projects

View a listing of projects currently under way. These are projects that have been incorporated into research at Washington and Lee.

completed-projectsCompleted Projects

View a listing of projects completed by W&L faculty and students and delivered to community partners. You may view both the project request details as well as results and findings.


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