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W&J sophomore secures virtual internship with New York State Senate

July 6, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (July 6, 2020)—The COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges for many, but Washington & Jefferson College students like Nickolas Bartel are finding creative solutions to continue thriving during this time. Early in the spring semester, the sophomore political science, environmental studies, and Spanish triple major was looking for internship opportunities just before the world …  

W&J Junior Earns Prestigious Award from U.S. Department of State

May 26, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (May 26, 2020)—Clara Sherwood ’22 is ready to take on the world. The International Studies and Spanish major came to Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) with dreams to travel the world and chose the W&J based on its reputation for providing high-quality, internationally oriented educational opportunities. “The most attractive aspect of W&J was …  

Kelsea Siter, Public Policy ’20

February 19, 2020
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The public policy major and history minor is taking advantage of W&J’s Magellan Project to travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to learn about smart cities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. “I have always been interested in the environment and animals since I was young, and I wanted to go out of my comfort …  

Jennifer Harding, Ph.D. – English Department

February 19, 2020
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Sheri Fink spoke at Washington & Jefferson College on Oct. 21, 2019, giving a talk, “Five Days At Memorial: Triage, Medical Ethics, and the Law in Disasters,” that focused on the topic of her New York Times bestselling book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Crown, 2013). The …  

Political Science Program Sheet

October 21, 2019

Old Main

September 19, 2019
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The iconic towers are hard to miss. In the evenings, students use the unoccupied classrooms for group studying or meetings. Several departments call Old Main home including History, Political Science, Philosophy, Sociology, and Mathematics.

Recent Grad Success: Darious Singleton ’18 earns prestigious internship at Duquesne Law

June 24, 2019
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When Darious Singleton ’18 first came to Washington & Jefferson College (W&J), he’d set his mind on medical school. So how did he become a thriving J.D. candidate at Duquesne University’s School of Law instead?

W&J senior headed to Peace Corps appointment in The Gambia

April 18, 2019
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The Peace Corps selected Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) political science major Abby Peace ’19 to volunteer as a community health facilitator in The Gambia.

W&J professor publishes book “Hitler and the Habsburgs: The Fuhrer’s Vendetta Against the Austrian Royals”

January 28, 2019
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In November, Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Professor of Education James Longo released his book Hitler and the Habsburgs: The Fuhrer’s Vendetta Against the Austrian Royals with publisher Diversion Books.

Youth participation in elections has been spotty, but could this be changing?

October 12, 2018
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Trent Somes, a sophomore majoring in political science and environmental studies, ran a write-in campaign among Washington & Jefferson College students and was elected to the Washington County Democratic Committee last spring.