Congratulations on being invited to participate in our Washington Fellows Scholarship Weekend event! This website has all of the information you will need for this exciting event.
The Washington Fellows Scholarship Weekend will take place on
April 4th & 5th.
Students and parents will be able to attend one of the seminar experiences taught by W&J Faculty during the event. Below is a list of past seminar topics that have been offered. Check back soon as seminars are subject to change.
Coming Out of the Cave
What are the liberal arts? How does the W&J curriculum adhere to the ideals of the liberal arts while offering outstanding preparation for post-college life? Read more
Is biodiversity worth protecting?
The purpose of this seminar is to not only define biodiversity, including how human activities can reduce biodiversity, but to discuss whether or not there is any “value” in protecting biodiversity at global, regional, and local levels. A science background is not required for this seminar. Read more
Perkin’s Mauve: A molecule that changed the world
Those who participate in this seminar will gain a better appreciation of the intersection between chemistry and our lives. Read more
The Basics of Behavior
What influences our behavior? How does behavior impact our everyday lives? Participants will consider such questions in this psychology seminar. Read more
The Future of the Book
Some have missing pieces. Some you piece together. Some unfold not only metaphorically but also quite literally. And some are multimedia productions you playback on your computer. Read more
The Federal Government and the Economy
This seminar will provide a brief overview of how economists view the role of the federal government in a market based economy. Read more
You Are Here: Our Place in the Universe
In this seminar, we present a general-audience (no scientific background necessary) introduction to the science of cosmology and the evolution of our understanding of our Universe. Read more
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Michael Ashbaugh, assistant director of admission, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 724-503-1001 ext. 3393.