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W&J’s Jaywant receives award for doctoral dissertation on India

Updated: November 21, 2023 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (November 21, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College’s Dr. Ketaki Jaywant, assistant professor of history, was recently awarded UCLA’s Center for India and South Asia’s Sardar Patel Award. Dr. Jaywant won the award for her doctoral dissertation titled “Secularizing Caste: Mapping Nineteenth-Century Anti-caste Politics in Western India.” “I am excited to receive the…

W&J rising sophomore Ella Phillips stands in front of the Lolani Palace in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.
W&J rising sophomore Ella Phillips stands in front of the Lolani Palace in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.

Exploring the Polynesian archipelago: rising sophomore uses Magellan Project to study colonization in Hawaii

Updated: July 8, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (July 8, 2022)—Rising sophomore Ella Phillips has crossed the continent and is learning the cost of colonization through W&J’s Magellan Project.

W&J rising senior Ana Giampa stands with her hands on her hips in front of the historic Woodville home in Bridgeville, Pa.
W&J rising senior Ana Giampa stands with her hands on her hips in front of the historic Woodville home in Bridgeville, Pa.

Woodville internship takes W&J rising senior back in time

Updated: July 5, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (July 5, 2022)—Though rising senior Ana Giampa only possesses a limited knowledge of physics, she recently found a way to travel back in time.

W&J senior Sarah Byrne stands smiling in front of a trestle.

Sarah Byrne

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Cole Leathers, president of W&J's Student Government Association, stands at a podium.
Cole Leathers, president of W&J's Student Government Association, stands at a podium.

Passing on the presidency: W&J’s outgoing SGA president reflects on student leadership

Updated: May 5, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 5, 2022)—Graduating senior Cole Leathers is facing one final test as Student Government Association (SGA) President: leaving the office behind.  

David Kieran teaching a seminar class

Student research project culminates in “Dynamic Decades” exhibit, reveals College and community history

Updated: May 4, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 4, 2022)—A year-long research project conducted by Washington & Jefferson College students, faculty, and staff will be on display this week when the exhibit Dynamic Decades: W&J and the City of Washington in the Midst of Social Change opens May 5 on the first floor of Clark Family Library.

Old Main as seen from a drone view on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in May 2018.

W&J celebrates student accomplishments at 2022 Honors Convocation

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WASHINGTON, PA (April 22, 2022)—On April 21, Washington and Jefferson College hosted its 2022 Honors Convocation in First Presbyterian Church.