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W&J College Selects Vira I. Heinz Program Scholars for 2022

Updated: March 30, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 30, 2022)—Three Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students have been admitted to the Vira I. Heinz Program (VIH Program) and selected to receive scholarships to fund international experiences in the summer of 2022.

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Three W&J Faculty Members Receive Chance to Change Lives Grant

Updated: March 25, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 23, 2022) – Three W&J professors were recently awarded grants from the Chance to Change Lives (CCL) foundation, a non-profit organization with a vision of empowering future STEM leaders through innovative experiential learning. The CCL foundation funds undergraduate STEM experiences at primarily undergraduate institutions. Dr. Rama Bala, the President and CEO of…

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W&J Selects Merck Scholars for Summer 2022

Updated: March 24, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 28, 2022) — Seven 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 2022. The program, which began with a gift to W&J from the Merck biopharmaceutical company’s Merck Institute for Science…

Photo of Arabella Thompson working at a computer during her research internship.

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Updated: March 22, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,
Photo of Arabella Thompson working at a computer during her research internship.

W&J Senior Completes Research Internship at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Updated: March 21, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 21, 2022) – Arabella Thompson ‘22 is taking a comprehensive approach to medicine, one communication at a time. Thompson spent the summer of 2021 as an intern in the laboratory of Judy Chang, M.D., in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. She researched…

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W&J College Announces Addition of New Academic Programs

Updated: February 21, 2022 | Tagged: ,

Washington & Jefferson College is proud to announce the addition of 19 academic programs.

Dr. Charvonne N. Holliday Nworu ’08 smiles next to W&J sophomore Dylan Joachim.
Dr. Charvonne N. Holliday Nworu ’08 smiles next to W&J sophomore Dylan Joachim.

Celebrating W&J’s Black History: Then and Now ft. “The Future-Focused Reformer”

Updated: February 14, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (February 14, 2022)—This February, Washington & Jefferson College is celebrating Black History Month by continuing our “Then and Now” series, a joint effort with W&J’s Black Student Union (BSU) that recognizes some of our accomplished Black alumni and the current students who are carrying on their legacy. Throughout the month, we…

Dean of Admission, Robert Adkins 87' poses in his football uniform alongside W&J sophomore, Kaitlyn Brown, who holds a lacrosse stick.