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Class of 2021 Graduate Credits Liberal Arts for Professional Readiness

December 13, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (December 13, 2021) – Adriana Rodriguez-Ruiz’s career path was founded at W&J, and she credits the College’s strong liberal arts curriculum for connecting her varying interests and helping her launch a career she loves. For Rodriguez-Ruiz, a proud first-generation 2021 graduate of the Washington & Jefferson College, the liberal arts philosophy bridged her interests in public policy, environmental studies, social justice, and diverse …  

Charles West Scholar Perseveres to Finish Five-year Journey at W&J

December 10, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (December 10, 2021)—Though 1922 Rose Bowl Legend Charles West hasn’t played colligate football in nearly a century, he’s still scoring touchdowns for Washington & Jefferson College by empowering students like Jayla Harshey. 

W&J Distinguished Fellow Jonathan Gottschall Publishes Eighth Book

December 3, 2021
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Creative Writing

December 2, 2021
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December 2, 2021
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Learn to read with comprehension, insight and appreciation, and to write with competence, grace, and authority in both academic and practical settings. Get prepared for careers that require communication skills, creative expression, cultural breadth, and the ability to analyze and produce written material.

Bound for Success: Psychology and English Double Major Publishes in Academic Journal

November 17, 2021
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Vanesa Hyde, a senior at Washington and Jefferson College, just earned herself a new title: author.

Jonathan Gottschall, Distinguished Fellow at W&J, Releases his Eighth Book

October 27, 2021
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Jonathan Gottschall’s goal is to save the world with a book.

Acclaimed Poet Caitlin Doyle to Give Reading at W&J College

September 21, 2021
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Poet Caitlin Doyle, Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Writer-In-Residence at Washington & Jefferson College, will give a reading of her works Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Media Room on the lower level of Rossin Campus Center. The reading will be followed by a Q&A session.

Visiting Writer: Caitlin Doyle

August 11, 2021
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Join the English Department for a reading of Caitlin Doyle’s work! Caitlin Doyle’s writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, Best New Poets, the PBS NewsHour Online Poetry Series, and elsewhere. She has received awards, scholarships, and fellowships through the Yaddo Colony, the MacDowell Colony, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, among others. She earned a PhD from the …  

Julie Heverly ’99 shares her experience with type 1 diabetes

August 9, 2021
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diaTribe’s Director of Institutional Giving, Julie Heverly, shares the story of how misinformation and doubt challenged her to rethink pregnancy with type 1 diabetes, and how she was empowered to start a family.