First-year Student Places Third in IGNITE Entrepreneurial Competition

WASHINGTON, PA (November 30, 2021)—First-year student, Oliver Kilgore, has an electric business idea, and W&J’s IGNITE just gave it a big financial jolt.

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 theme and …  

WASHINGTON, PA (November 22, 2021) – Dina Abbasian ’22 came to W&J for its academically strong pre-med program, but she’s found her on-campus living experience to be enriching in ways she couldn’t have imagined. Abbasian, a chemistry major at W&J, lives in pet-friendly Buchanan Hall with her English Labrador Retriever, Cecil, who she is training …  

W&J’s Presidents see the value in voting.

WASHINGTON, PA (November 17, 2021) – A year after the release of their book, “Reframing Sex: Unlearning the Gender Binary with Trans Masculine YouTube Vloggers,” Stevie Berberick, Ph.D. had the opportunity to discuss it as the keynote speaker at Texas Tech’s annual Gender & Sexual Identities Colloquium. The assistant professor of communications arts at Washington …  

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

Though voters cast their ballots just days ago, Junior Nickolas Bartel had them in mind back in August, when he spoke to Pennsylvania Congressional leaders about student election participation.  

WASHINGTON, PA (November 12, 2021) – The third speaker in W&J’s Borderlands Speaker Series, Francisco Cantú, will visit W&J on Wednesday, November 17. As a former Fulbright Fellow and former Border Patrol Agent, Cantú is the author of “The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border” and now coordinates the Field Studies in Writing …  

W&J Junior Callie Barber thinks saving kids from cancer might be in the genes—literally.

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), the world’s largest organization of social and personality psychologists, recently accepted separate research proposals for the 2022 SPSP Annual Convention from four Washington & Jefferson College undergraduate students: Trinity Geedy-Gill ’24, Becca Ghion ’22, Delaney Sullivan ’22, and Madison Will ’22.