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Social Ethics Leader, NPR Contributor Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., to Give Keynote at W&J College Commencement Ceremony

April 28, 2021
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Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., President-Emeritus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., will be the keynote speaker at Washington & Jefferson College’s 222nd Commencement Ceremony.

W&J to Induct Class of 2021 Members into The Phi Beta Kappa Society

April 20, 2021
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W&J will induct 24 members of the Class of 2021 into Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and best-known honor society.

W&J student receives national Hispanic honor society award

April 13, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (April 13, 2021)-Washington & Jefferson College junior Clara Sherwood is one of just four undergraduate students in the nation to receive a study abroad award from the Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. Clara plans to study abroad in Sevilla, Spain during Fall 2021 to complement her designed major, Music & …  

Matt Rudzki ’08 seeking election for Magisterial District Judge

April 10, 2021
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Sharpsburg Mayor Matt Rudzki is seeking a higher office which would allow him to serve a wider majority of the Lower Valley.

Donte Stevens ’16 inducted into UC San Diego Bouchet Honors Society

March 25, 2021
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Five graduate students inducted into Bouchet Honors Society for efforts to improve access and belonging.

W&J senior presents work at NASA conference

March 3, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (March 3, 2021)—Washington & Jefferson College neuroscience and Spanish major Julia Schaffer ’21 recently presented research at the 2021 NASA Human Research Program Investigator’s Workshop—and she did it from the comfort of W&J’s campus. Prior to the virtual conference, Julia connected with the Office of Residence Life to set up a safe space …  

W&J neuroscience major joins the front lines in fight against COVID-19

November 6, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 6, 2020)— At the beginning of 2020, Bianca Pate ’22 made plans to study abroad to add travel to her experiential learning opportunities at the College. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic altered her plans as it has for many others across the globe, but it inspired the Washington & Jefferson College …  

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 …  

Graduating with Honors: Nine Students Cap Off Senior Year Research with Virtual Presentations

November 1, 2020
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Nine students completed Honors Projects in 2020.

COVID-19 Pandemic, Social Tension Inspires W&J Student to Make A Difference

October 29, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2020)— When the global pandemic hit, and with immigration and the struggles those seeking asylum experience weighing heavy on her mind, Clara Sherwood ’22 found herself feeling restless with the tension. The globally minded Washington & Jefferson College junior wanted to find a way that she could contribute to easing those …