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Three Class of 2021 Seniors Complete Honors Projects

May 3, 2021
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Three Washington & Jefferson College students were awarded academic honors this year following the completion of their honors projects.

“Stay Open-Minded”: Senior shares how his W&J journey landed him in a top neuroscience program

April 30, 2021
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When Jerrik Rydbom ’21 spoke to prospective students at W&J Take Action Day in April, he shared an important piece of advice: stay open minded, because you never know where your college experience could take you.

W&J Junior Earns UNCF Award for Women in STEM

April 29, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (April 29, 2021)—Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) biology major Emree Downey ’22 has a message for future generations following in her footsteps: “To all the little Black boys and girls: You belong. You will always belong,” she said. The W&J junior earned the Rooted In Science Scholarship from UNCF (United Negro College Fund) to …  

Social Ethics Leader, NPR Contributor Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., to Give Keynote at W&J College Commencement Ceremony

April 28, 2021
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Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., President-Emeritus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., will be the keynote speaker at Washington & Jefferson College’s 222nd Commencement Ceremony.

W&J to Induct Class of 2021 Members into The Phi Beta Kappa Society

April 20, 2021
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W&J will induct 24 members of the Class of 2021 into Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and best-known honor society.

Donte Stevens ’16 inducted into UC San Diego Bouchet Honors Society

March 25, 2021
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Five graduate students inducted into Bouchet Honors Society for efforts to improve access and belonging.

W&J students explore the art of maple tapping on campus

March 24, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (March 24, 2021) — When you think about maple syrup, a college campus probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But students in Associate Professor of Biology Jason Kilgore’s Forest Ecology course see their campus landscape as an outdoor classroom, and, if maple trees are there, maple syrup can be made. …  

W&J Selects Merck Scholars for Summer 2021

March 23, 2021
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Washington, PA (March 23, 2021) — Eight Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students have been selected to receive stipends from W&J’s Merck Internships for Excellence in Science program to support off-campus biomedical research internships in Summer 2021. The program, which began with a gift to W&J from the Merck biopharmaceutical company’s Merck Institute for Science …  

Washington & Jefferson College Renews Level I Accreditation from ArbNet Accreditation Program

March 15, 2021
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Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) has earned renewal of its Level I Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum.

Brett Hartman ’96 named medical director of the Richard M. Fairbanks Burn Center

March 8, 2021
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skenazi Health has named Brett Hartman medical director of the Richard M. Fairbanks Burn Center. He most recently served as a plastic surgeon at IU Health. Hartman holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington and Jefferson College and D.O. from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.