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Juniors Rosa Messersmith, Star Rosnick, and Clara Sherwood earn IWLCA academic honors

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 28, 2021
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Three Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) programs, along with 11 student-athletes representing four league schools, were recognized by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Tuesday afternoon for their work in the classroom.

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New study by Assistant Professor Hannah Bradshaw studies willingness to try new foods & desirability

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 28, 2021
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Being reluctant to try new foods can be daunting, according to new research published in the journal. Personality and individual differences . The new study provides evidence that the willingness to try new foods can influence sexual desirability and is seen by others as a sign of sexual unrestriction.

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Junior Tyler Horvat earns CoSIDA Academic All-America® honors

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 27, 2021
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Washington & Jefferson College rising junior Tyler Horvat (Irwin, Pa. | Penn-Trafford) and Westminster College graduate student Frank Cinicola (Cranberry Township, Pa. | Seneca Valley) were named 2021 Academic All-America® honorees Tuesday afternoon, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

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W&J Featured on Pennsylvania’s Horror Film Trail

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 26, 2021
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From the Godfather of the zombie genre to the Silence of the Lambs, you’ll love these spooky movie haunts on Pennsylvania’s Horror Film Trail.

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New look: Return of students not only change taking place at W&J

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 25, 2021
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The distinctive, identical towers of Old Main have served as overseers of the Washington & Jefferson College campus since they were erected in 1875. They also symbolize life, liberty and the pursuit of a bachelor’s degree at the venerable private liberal arts school.

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PA Colleges Requiring COVID-19 Vaccine: See The List

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 23, 2021
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Nearly 600 colleges and universities are now requiring students, faculty, staff or a combination of the three to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before coming back to campus, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Adjunct Professor Steve Halvonik on ‘Razorblade Tears’ by S.A. Cosby

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 22, 2021
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New Centers to Ensure that W&J Students are Prepared for Ethical Leadership, Professional Success

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 22, 2021
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Two new centers at Washington & Jefferson College will give students a distinctive advantage through customized programs to ensure that they become ethical leaders who are well prepared for professional success in their chosen fields.

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Trailer released for ‘The Chair’, Netflix show filmed at W&J

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 22, 2021
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Plenty of shows have been filming in the Pittsburgh area recently and now one of them is a month away from being released.

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Netflix’s filmed-at-W&J ‘The Chair’ releases trailer

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 21, 2021
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The trailer for Netflix’s filmed-in-Pittsburgh “The Chair,” which premieres on the streaming service Aug. 20, introduces Sandra Oh’s Pembroke University English department leader and some of the challenges she faces, including her relationship with another professor (Jay Duplass) who’s gotten himself into a “serious reputational matter” (what he did is…

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Professor David Ryan Bunting ’07 honored at 19th annual Washington Health System Teen Outreach Awards

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 21, 2021
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Local agencies, businesses and individuals will be recognized Wednesday for their commitment to area youth at the 19th annual Washington Health System Teen Outreach Awards. The awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m. at the Common Ground Teen Center, 92 N. Main St., Washington.

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W&J Business named one of the best programs in Pittsburgh Area

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 20, 2021
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Why work under someone when you can be your boss? Business studies have the widest range of career options as compared to any other major. Many institutions from across the world offer business studies. Are you looking for the best business schools in Pittsburgh? We have a ready solution for you.

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Professor Robert Litchfield on how the pandemic has changed co-living

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 20, 2021
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With remote working becoming a way of life, and the acceptance of communicating over online communication tools such as Slack and Zoom, working from overseas is set to become even more popular, and no longer confined to digital nomads traveling for months on end.

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The State of Higher Ed: WVU, Seton Hill, W&J College

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 19, 2021
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We asked the presidents of the region’s colleges and universities to answer this question: As we move closer to the end of the pandemic, what strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats have become more apparent to you for your institution than they were pre-pandemic?

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Washington & Jefferson College opens two new centers

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 19, 2021
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Washington & Jefferson College is launching two new centers aimed at providing students with programs tailored to ensure that they become ethical leaders who are well prepared for professional success in their chosen fields.

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Joshua Penrod ’96 highlights Johnstown’s industrial history in new book

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 19, 2021
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New book by Joshua Penrod highlights Johnstown’s industrial history.

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PAC announces 2020-21 Scholar-Athletes of the Year

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 16, 2021
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The Presidents’ Athletic Conference announced its 2020-21 PAC Scholar-Athletes of the Year.

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W&J featured in article “Pandemic Alters Student Affairs Practice”

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | July 16, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of our lives in unanticipated and unimaginable ways. Higher education and student affairs have undergone major changes: Once-valued practices are being reassessed and new traditions are emerging.

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New Centers to Ensure that W&J Students are Prepared for Ethical Leadership, Professional Success

By ejones@washjeff.edu | July 14, 2021
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Two new centers at W&J College will give students a distinctive advantage through customized programs to ensure that they become ethical leaders who are well prepared for professional success in their chosen fields.

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Clinic experience prepares W&J junior for medical career

By virwin@washjeff.edu | July 14, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (July 14, 2021)—Gabriella Lloyd ’23 knows the value of a well-rounded view. It’s an approach she’s taken on her path to medical school, majoring in economics and Spanish at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) as she completes the requirements of a pre-med track as part of her education journey. She’s also finding ways…

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