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W&J’s Jaywant receives award for doctoral dissertation on India

Updated: November 21, 2023 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (November 21, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College’s Dr. Ketaki Jaywant, assistant professor of history, was recently awarded UCLA’s Center for India and South Asia’s Sardar Patel Award. Dr. Jaywant won the award for her doctoral dissertation titled “Secularizing Caste: Mapping Nineteenth-Century Anti-caste Politics in Western India.” “I am excited to receive the…

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Students participate in immersive travel experiences to Japan and Indonesia

Updated: September 27, 2023 | Tagged:

Fifteen Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students traveled to regions of Asia this past summer as part of the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) Grant Program. The participating students spent 14 days abroad – 11 students traveled to Japan, while four others traveled to Indonesia. Before their trip, the selected students…

Michael Buble Concert - Sept. 1, 2022

Q&A: Music professor elevates W&J, performs with Michael Bublé on “Higher” tour

Updated: September 23, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (September 22, 2022)—When Grammy-award winning artist Michael Bublé performed in Pittsburgh earlier this month, he was joined on stage by a president—a W&J president, that is. Professor of Music & Director of Choral Activities Susan Medley, D.M.A., offered her alto voice to the Canadian crooner during his soulful rendition of Sam Cooke’s “Bring…