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

Celebrating W&J’s Black History: Then and Now ft. “The Competitive Recruit”

Updated: February 7, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (February 7, 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…

Photo showcasing the College's newest academic building, the Swanson Science Center.

Joint Programs with Chatham, WVU Present New Opportunities for W&J Students

Updated: December 10, 2021 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (December 10, 2021) – Washington & Jefferson College is excited to announce two new joint programs: a Master of Athletic Training (MAT) Program with Chatham University, and a Master of Science Program in Economics with West Virginia University. Both options present students with new and valuable opportunities to build their career foundations at…

Students present their research at the Fall 2021 student projects poster session December 7, 2021 in the James David Ross Family Recreation Center on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa.

Cell and Molecular Biology

Updated: December 6, 2021 |

The Cell and Molecular Biology minor and major emphasis are focused on the study of the molecular basis of life. The program is designed for students interested in biology to develop deeper theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the rapidly developing field of cell and molecular biology. It is suited for undergraduates who are interested…

Dr. Ravina Kullar-Amstutz '03, Pharm.D., M.P.H., FIDSA speaks on

Biomedical Science

Updated: December 6, 2021 | Tagged:

The Biomedical Sciences minor and major emphasis allow students who are interested in Biology to have a solid understanding of biology in the context of medicine.


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Explore the function of living things through modern instrumentation and methodologies in the laboratory and in the field. Master biological concepts and develop scientific competencies necessary to be critical thinkers, successful professionals, and responsible citizens in the Biology program.

Spreading Success: Senior Biology Major Earns Pain Medicine Award for Infection Research

Updated: December 2, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (December 2, 2021)—For Alex Keith, a senior biology major at Washington & Jefferson College, success is apparently infectious. 

The Forest Ecology class does field work in Abernathy Field Station under the guidance of Associate Professor of Biology Jason Kilgore April 8, 2021 at Washington & Jefferson College.

Conservation Biology

Updated: December 1, 2021 | Tagged:

The Conservation Biology major emphasis would be appropriate for any Biology major with an interest in ecology who wants to gain a greater understanding of biodiversity and its management. Students who complete the emphasis will gain a greater breadth of experience in course and field work related to ecology and conservation and will be better…

W&J Campus Arboretum Earns Tree Campus Higher Education Designation for Eighth Consecutive Year

Updated: October 28, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

For the eighth consecutive year, the Campus Arboretum at Washington & Jefferson College has earned the Tree Campus Higher Education designation from the Arbor Day Foundation.

Five W&J students outside

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

Updated: September 15, 2021 |

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