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W&J senior works with prominent pain medicine specialist on spinal research 

February 24, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 24, 2021)—You could say Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) is in Jared Heller’s DNA.   The senior neuroscience major is the son of two W&J alumni, and the brother of 2018 grad Ethan. The W&J […]

Bonnie McGill ’06 to lead webinar on climate change

January 30, 2021
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Dr. Bonnie McGill, an ecosystem ecologist and science communicator at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, to lead webinar on climate change.

Preparing For A Research Internship in the Sciences: W&J professional development classes prepare students for next steps

January 21, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 21, 2020)—At W&J, academic excellence isn’t the only thing you’ll find in the classroom. Many instructors take advantage of the College’s unique JayTerm—a condensed learning period between […]

W&J Professor Jason Kilgore appointed as WCCD Associate Director

December 16, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 16, 2020)— The Washington County Planning Commission recently appointed Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Professor of Biology Jason Kilgore as an Associate Director for the Washington County […]

Analyzing an Epidemic: Ke’alohi Worthington ’19 studies COVID infection rate among Pacific Islanders with Hawaii Department of Health

December 8, 2020
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Ke’alohi Worthington ’19 studies COVID infection rate disparities among Pacific Islanders with the Hawaii Department of Health.

With surgical residency sidelined, Kory Imbrescia ’12 joins a COVID Crisis Response Team

December 1, 2020
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When his hospital canceled all elective surgeries to treat a sudden influx of COVID-19 patients, Kory Imbrescia ’12 took on what he considered the battle of a lifetime.

Washington & Jefferson College Celebrates a Belated Arbor Day with Tree Planting

November 11, 2020
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The W&J Campus Arboretum is four trees greener after students and community members came together Nov. 10 for a belated Arbor Day celebration to plant trees behind the Howard J. Burnett Center.

Science Research Info Session

November 6, 2020
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Where will YOU be next summer? Science Research Internships Info Session Wednesday, November 11 7:00 pm via Zoom Email Dr. DeBerry at cdeberry@washjeff.edu for an invitation to the Zoom meeting. A recording […]

W&J neuroscience major joins the front lines in fight against COVID-19

November 6, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 6, 2020)— At the beginning of 2020, Bianca Pate ’22 made plans to study abroad to add travel to her experiential learning opportunities at the College. The […]

An ICU “Angel”: Jessica Vogel ’10

November 2, 2020
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Jessica Vogel ’10 is a traveling intensive care unit (ICU) nurse serving during the Covid-19 pandemic.