Saving North American Ash: W&J research team studies effects of emerald ash borer in Allegheny National Forest
WASHINGTON, PA (November 18, 2022)—In 2002, a hungry green beetle called the emerald ash borer (or EAB) made its way to North America, setting its sights and stomach on the continent’s ash trees. Insatiable and invasive, the southeast Asian insect seemed set to destroy all American ash, but a group of researchers at…
Monkeying around: biology major makes animal encounters educational in zoo internship
WASHINGTON, PA (August 12, 2022)—Rising senior Holly Troesch works with a bunch of animals. And she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Something fishy: rising senior investigates aquatic parasite in Washington internship
WASHINGTON, PA (July 26, 2022)—Scientific discovery is pulling at the line of aquatic researchers in Washington state and W&J rising senior April Bonifate is helping them reel it in.
Juniors in Germany: W&J students snag two of five Delta Phi Alpha study abroad scholarships
WASHINGTON, PA (May 11, 2022)—W&J juniors Hannah Luttringer and Holly Troesch are really going places. Or, rather, one particular place: Lüneburg, Germany.
W&J celebrates student accomplishments at 2022 Honors Convocation
WASHINGTON, PA (April 22, 2022)—On April 21, Washington and Jefferson College hosted its 2022 Honors Convocation in First Presbyterian Church.
W&J science students experiment with success after spending the summer in labs
WASHINGTON, PA (April 18, 2022)–Washington & Jefferson College students have spent recent months in labs contributing to the success of scientific inquiries on all things genes, germs, and proteins.
Presidential Presentations: W&J students take research on the road; showcase their findings at academic conferences
WASHINGTON, PA (April 14, 2022)—Fueled by facts and findings, the W&J presidents have traded campaigns for conferences and are forging new trails to tomorrow.
W&J College Selects Vira I. Heinz Program Scholars for 2022
WASHINGTON, PA (March 30, 2022)—Three Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students have been admitted to the Vira I. Heinz Program (VIH Program) and selected to receive scholarships to fund international experiences in the summer of 2022.
Three W&J Faculty Members Receive Chance to Change Lives Grant
WASHINGTON, PA (March 23, 2022) – Three W&J professors were recently awarded grants from the Chance to Change Lives (CCL) foundation, a non-profit organization with a vision of empowering future STEM leaders through innovative experiential learning. The CCL foundation funds undergraduate STEM experiences at primarily undergraduate institutions. Dr. Rama Bala, the President and CEO of…