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W&J to Induct Class of 2021 Members into The Phi Beta Kappa Society

April 20, 2021
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W&J will induct 24 members of the Class of 2021 into Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and best-known honor society.

Washington & Jefferson College Renews Level I Accreditation from ArbNet Accreditation Program

March 15, 2021
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Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) has earned renewal of its Level I Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum.

W&J Fall 2021 Plan Update

March 8, 2021
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W&J expects to resume fully in-person instruction and residential living for all students in Fall 2021.

Netflix filming new series at W&J

March 4, 2021
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A Netflix production crew is in Washington this week filming scenes for a new series. According to Washington & Jefferson College spokesperson Erin Jones, the streaming service contracted with the school to film scenes for its new series, “The Chair,” which will feature Sandra Oh.

W&J Named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students for Third Time

February 26, 2021
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Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) is proud to be included once again on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2020-2021 Fulbright U.S. Students.

“High Demand, Uncertain Supply: Critical Minerals and Renewable Energy” is Topic of Upcoming CEPM Webinar

February 19, 2021
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“High Demand, Uncertain Supply: Critical Minerals and Renewable Energy” will be the topic of the latest webinar in the Energy Lecture Series presented by Washington & Jefferson College Center for Energy Policy and Management.

Celebrating W&J’s Black History: Then and Now ft. “Powerful Women” 

February 18, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 18, 2021)—During February 2021, Washington & Jefferson College is celebrating Black History Month by recognizing some of our accomplished Black alumni and the current students who are carrying on their legacy today. Each Friday, we’ll share a new feature showcasing how vital Black contributions are to the success of our institution. THEN: …  

Interfaith Studies students secure grant for campus programming

February 11, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 11, 2021)—As W&J’s second class of Interfaith Leadership Studies students completes the concentration, they’re paving the way for future students. Working together as a program cohort through their capstone experience, the students secured the 2020 Interfaith Action Award, a grant from the Interfaith Youth Core, to create a designated interfaith space on …  

Applying for Prestigious Awards: W&J professional development classes prepare students for next steps

January 21, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 21, 2020)—JayTerm is a time for exploring new opportunities, and for some students in 2021, that includes preparing to apply for prestigious international awards. “The Curriculum and Programming Committee (CPC) generally approves any course that’s proposed so long as the content, class time, and learning outcomes are appropriate for a 2-credit experience,” …  

Writing for the Job Search: W&J professional development classes prepare students for next steps

January 21, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 21, 2020)—Unique experiences fill out impressive resumes for many W&J graduates, but how do they put that resume together? Professor of English Kay McEvoy, Ph.D., used JayTerm 2021 to teach the course: Writing for the Job Search. In Dr. McEvoy’s two week intensive, students learn how to analyze a job ad, write …