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Corporate diligence topic of W&J energy webinar

January 5, 2021
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Corporate responsibility in the natural gas industry will be the theme of the next virtual webinar presented by Washington & Jefferson College’s Center for Energy Policy and Management.

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 Conservation District (WCCD). Kilgore will serve the new role in a volunteer capacity while continuing his tenure at W&J. Dr. Kilgore was recruited to this …  

Chase Weiland ’20 named EVS Prize Winner for 2020-2021

December 15, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 15, 2020)—The Department of Environmental Studies has named Chase Weiland ’20 as the 2020 EVS Prize Winner. “The Environmental Studies Prize is awarded to a senior with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, who is in good standing with the College, and through a combination of coursework, course-related projects, extracurricular activities, and …  

Five EVS Students Present Capstones During Zoom Q&A

December 14, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 14, 2020)—A virtual finals week calls for creative ways for students to share their capstone experiences. The Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Environmental Studies Program did just that, sharing student capstone presentations on YouTube and hosting a Zoom Q&A on Dec. 8, 2020, for students to discuss their work with others in …  

Meeting a Mentor: Brandon Marcucci ’21 finds opportunities through professor connection

November 18, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 18, 2020)—When Brandon Marcucci ’21 came to Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) as a freshman, he didn’t know how much he would accomplish. Now thanks to the consistent support of his advisor Jason Kilgore, Ph.D., and the wealth of opportunities presented at the College, Brandon can confidently take his next steps as …  

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 of this session will be posted to W&J Science Research Internships wiki page.

W&J students earn voter turnout grant, selected as Campus Vote Democracy Fellows

November 5, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 5, 2020)-The 2020 presidential election is just one of the stories that’s dominated the news cycle this year and W&J students have been paying attention to its importance. But it’s not a candidate they’re focused on; it’s the importance of voting itself – and they decided to do something about it. Members …  

Justin Adder ’04 discusses energy possibilities in region

October 8, 2020
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Justin Adder, Washington & Jefferson College alum, provided a boost of energy during a virtual webinar.

W&J to Create Online Teaching Tools with National Science Foundation Grant

August 12, 2020
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A grant awarded by The National Science Foundation (NSF) will support four projects developed by teams of faculty-researchers at schools across the nation, including Washington & Jefferson College.

Dawlton Nelson

September 17, 2019

Washington & Jefferson College environmental studies major Dawlton Nelson ’21 is taking advantage of his W&J connections. Through the College’s signature Magellan Project, Dawlton has spent the past two summers studying the environment and its relation to surrounding populations in Cambodia and Kenya, respectively, with help from W&J alum Jake Meyers ’15 and Associate Professor and Director of Environmental Studies, Robert East, Ph.D. Dawlton also …