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W&J Honors 2020-2021 Rule, Hughes, Murphy Recipients

September 15, 2021
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Five Washington & Jefferson College students were honored Sept. 14 as recipients of the Rule, Hughes, Murphy Award.

W&J Junior Gets Hands-On with Science Center Internship

July 14, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (July 14, 2021)—It’s a summer of discovery at the Carnegie Science Center for both Holly Troesch ’23 and the interactive learning museum’s patrons. The Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) biology and German double major is interning with the Animals and Habitats department at the Science Center and is responsible for the care and …  

Jill Henning ’02 puts theater background to good use in COVID-19 efforts

May 28, 2021
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While studying biology on her way to becoming the region’s top infectious diseases expert, Jill Henning also minored in theater as a college undergraduate.

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.

Meet Dr. Chong Park ’83, President of Jefferson and Canonsburg Hospitals

April 27, 2021
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As a cardiothoracic surgeon at Allegheny Health Network (AHN), Dr. Chong Park preferred to fly under the radar. However, since taking on the role of president of AHN’s Jefferson and Canonsburg hospitals — during the COVID-19 pandemic — it’s safe to say that when there is a radar, he’s on it.

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.