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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 13, 2019)—Chef Amira Cooke’s most memorable clients have included former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Abdullah II, King of Jordan—and now Washington & Jefferson College (W&J). Chef Amira came to W&J this fall from the University of Delaware, where she ran the culinary program for one of the largest college cafeterias in …

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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2019)—Ty Greenwood ’17 doesn’t shy away from difficult conversations; he invites them. While the young playwright and former Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) communication arts major writes works some may consider controversial, Ty is successfully challenging perspectives and using his art to change the status quo. Ty first put up a …

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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 25, 2019)—When Professor of German Michael Shaughnessy, Ph.D., noticed a lack of digital resources around the mapping of Holocaust memorials in Germany, he knew it was time for an upgrade. With funding from the Kenneth M. Mason Sr. Summer Grant for Faculty Research, Dr. Shaughnessy used the summer of 2019 to begin …

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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 25, 2019)—Margi Weir’s art exhibit Bearing Witness opens Friday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. in Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Olin Fine Art Gallery, featuring an artist talk with Weir where she will discuss her interest in politics and its influence on her work. Weir’s Bearing Witness includes previous work from her …

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Calling student designers, artists, or those with great ideas! For the first time, W&J will have a float in the City of Washington’s Holiday Parade and we want your design to shine! There are just a few guidelines: The float must be red and black Must include the Old Main towers Must include the full …

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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 7, 2019) – The Center for Energy Policy and Management will host its first Energy Lecture Series of the 2019-2020 season on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. in the Howard J. Burnett Center at Washington & Jefferson College. The overall theme of this year’s Series is “Unpacking Energy Efficiency Programs and …

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The Part 1 Magellan application is now available! The Magellan Application consists of two parts. The Part 1 application includes basic questions about your background and proposed project. This is just to give the us a general idea of your interest; nothing about Part I is binding. You are not locked into either the destination …

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Washington & Jefferson College graduate Charvonne Holliday, Ph.D. will return to W&J on Oct. 3 to speak with current students about her work and experience as a diverse voice in public health.

Presbyterian minister, Sanctuary Movement co-founder Rev. John Fife  will speak about border security policy and its effect on the nation’s values