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Oyunsuvd travels aborad

From sea to shining sea: Magellan scholar traverses the country studying neuroscience

Updated: December 15, 2023 |

WASHINGTON, PA (December 12, 2023) – In the summer of 2022, Oyunsuvd Bat-Erdene, a senior neuroscience major and economics minor, conducted a science experiment: she completed a Magellan Project, studying neuroscience in major U.S. cities to determine if the experience could change her career trajectory. And, surprisingly, it did.  “Before [the Magellan Project], I was…

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Photo of seniors Bianca Pate and Piper Scarry in their EMT apparel in front of Old Main.

W&J Seniors Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic by Turning Passion into Profession 

Updated: April 22, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 22, 2022) – Bianca Pate ’22 and Piper Scarry ’22 responded to the Coronavirus pandemic by turning their passions into their professions. Both seniors began working at hospitals during the pandemic while also serving their communities as emergency medical technicians. Pate, a neuroscience and Spanish major with a psychology minor, discovered her…

Old Main

W&J Selects Merck Scholars for Summer 2022

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WASHINGTON, PA (March 28, 2022) — Seven Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students have been selected to receive stipends from W&J’s Merck Internships for Excellence in Science program to support off-campus biomedical research internships in Summer 2022. The program, which began with a gift to W&J from the Merck biopharmaceutical company’s Merck Institute for Science…

W&J Senior Katelyn Walzer smiles.

Katelyn Walzer

Updated: March 17, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

My favorite professor is Dr. Weixel for endless reasons. In the classroom, she is a phenomenal teacher with her creativity, humor, and care for her students, even in the most difficult courses.

W&J alumna, Ashely Kunkle poses with University of South Carolina mascot statue.

Ashley Kunkle

Updated: February 7, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,
W&J alumna, Ashely Kunkle poses with University of South Carolina mascot statue.

Stuck on Science: W&J alumna inspired by intellectual disabilities internship

Updated: January 24, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (January 24, 2022)—Unlike the fictional beings that grant wishes for others, real-life “gene-y” and W&J alumna, Ashley Kunkle ’21, is working to make her own dreams a reality.

Washington and Jefferson College Senior, Vanesa Hyde, conducts lab work.

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

Updated: November 17, 2021 | Tagged: , , ,

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

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.

John Georgino ’16 earns medical degree from PECOM

Updated: June 15, 2021 | Tagged: ,

John Georgino of DuBois was among the 270 graduates awarded the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) at the College’s 130th commencement. The ceremony was held at the Mann Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 24, 2021.