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Photo of the three thematic major students. In the photo from left to right: Annalyse Friday, McKenna Lewis, and Zivya Sutton.

Uncommon Majors Founded Here: W&J Students Use the Thematic Major to Forge Unique Paths

Updated: November 23, 2021 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (November 23, 2021) – At Washington & Jefferson College, highly customized, intellectually engaging educational experiences are Founded Here. Annalyse Friday ’22, McKenna Lewis ’22, and Zivya Sutton ’23 all forged their unique paths with W&J’s thematic major. Thematic majors provide a creative opportunity for students to build an individualized curriculum around a particular…

Dr. Robert Franklin, Jr.

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

Updated: April 28, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

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.

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

Updated: April 20, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

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

Samuel Florentino standing outside of his medical school

Neuroscience, Religious Studies Help Alum Navigate Increasingly Diverse Field

Updated: March 17, 2021 | Tagged: ,

At Washington & Jefferson College, Samuel Florentino ’18 supplemented his traditional science and lab courses with religious studies as he planned a career in medicine.

The front entrance of Alexander Hall as seen October 21, 2019

Interfaith Studies students secure grant for campus programming

Updated: February 11, 2021 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 11, 2021)—As W&J’s second class of Interfaith Leadership Studies students completes the concentration, they’re paving the way for future students. Working together as a program cohort through their capstone experience, the students secured the 2020 Interfaith Action Award, a grant from the Interfaith Youth Core, to create a designated interfaith space on…

Cynthia A. Hogan, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, leads a breakout session titled “Religion and We are the People(s)

Religious Studies

Updated: September 30, 2019 | Tagged:

Discover the role of religion in human life and society, and the wide range of disciplinary perspectives, including history, psychology, philosophy, and gender studies in this minor. Hone your critical thinking and communication skills while learning about diverse religious traditions and a context for self-reflection.