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Side-by-side photos of W&J juniors Hannah Luttringer and Holly Troesch. In each photo, the students stand alone and smile at the camera.

Juniors in Germany: W&J students snag two of five Delta Phi Alpha study abroad scholarships

Updated: May 11, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 11, 2022)—W&J juniors Hannah Luttringer and Holly Troesch are really going places. Or, rather, one particular place: Lüneburg, Germany. 

Spring 2022 Student Projects Poster Session

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Spring 2022 Student Projects Poster Session

Old Main as seen from a drone view on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in May 2018.

W&J celebrates student accomplishments at 2022 Honors Convocation

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WASHINGTON, PA (April 22, 2022)—On April 21, Washington and Jefferson College hosted its 2022 Honors Convocation in First Presbyterian Church.

Photos of W&J senior Anja Popey and junior Lekhya Kollu.

W&J science students experiment with success after spending the summer in labs

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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.

W&J students Jeffrey E. Seabury, Jr. ’22 , Lillien Shaer ’22, Mario Sanchez Isabas ’23, and Nickolas Bartel ’23 bookend a podium at the Pennsylvania Political Science Association (PPSA) 83rd Annual Meeting & Conference in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

Presidential Presentations: W&J students take research on the road; showcase their findings at academic conferences

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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.

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W&J College Selects Vira I. Heinz Program Scholars for 2022

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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.

Photo of Old Main taken from the corner of College and East Wheeling streets.

Three W&J Faculty Members Receive Chance to Change Lives Grant

Updated: March 25, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

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…

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W&J Selects Merck Scholars for Summer 2022

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WASHINGTON, PA (March 28, 2022) — Seven Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students have been selected to receive stipends from W&J’s Merck Internships for Excellence in Science program to support off-campus biomedical research internships in Summer 2022. The program, which began with a gift to W&J from the Merck biopharmaceutical company’s Merck Institute for Science…

Photo of Arabella Thompson working at a computer during her research internship.

W&J Senior Completes Research Internship at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Updated: March 21, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 21, 2022) – Arabella Thompson ‘22 is taking a comprehensive approach to medicine, one communication at a time. Thompson spent the summer of 2021 as an intern in the laboratory of Judy Chang, M.D., in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. She researched…

Dr. Charvonne N. Holliday Nworu ’08 smiles next to W&J sophomore Dylan Joachim.

Celebrating W&J’s Black History: Then and Now ft. “The Future-Focused Reformer”

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WASHINGTON, PA (February 14, 2022)—This February, Washington & Jefferson College is celebrating Black History Month by continuing our “Then and Now” series, a joint effort with W&J’s Black Student Union (BSU) that recognizes some of our accomplished Black alumni and the current students who are carrying on their legacy. Throughout the month, we…