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W&J Magazine, an award-winning publication produced twice a year by the Office of Communications, highlights alumni and campus news about and of interest to more than 15,000 alumni and friends of the College.

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With every issue, W&J Magazine strives to strengthen the valuable bond between the College and its alumni by sharing the noteworthy accomplishments and compelling stories of W&J alumni, faculty and students who are making an impact on the campus, in the community, and out in the world.

Winter 2021 Features

Endowing Transformation

W&J’s new VP for Development leans into the power of higher-education philanthropy Carolyn Campbell-Golden, Ph.D., knew that Washington & Jefferson College was the right fit for her and her family before ever setting foot on campus. After hearing about the open position of vice president for development and alumni engagement from a colleague, she started …  

“Elevating the Human Experience”

Walter Cooper ’50’s lifetime of bringing together science, education, and activism How does one even begin to capture the essence of this leader’s lifelong impact on science, education, civil rights, and humanity? Especially when he has crossed paths along the way with the likes of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Eleanor Roosevelt and Robert …  

The Life of Walter Cooper ’50, Ph.D.

Walter Cooper ’50, Ph.D., has spent a lifetime championing science, education and civil rights in the lab, in the halls of academia, on the field, and in city neighborhoods. His contributions to his community are many, as are his distinguished accomplishments and honors. Below are just some of the highlights of his decades of work. …  

The New Jaymen

Remembering 1970, the year W&J opened its campus to women – and the legacy it created This time of year, white snow blankets the campus lawn, creating a bright and contrasting backdrop for the kaleidoscopic stainless steel and glass polygon hoops of the sculpture that changes kinetically, with the touch of the wind or creative …  

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