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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 …  

Preparing For A Research Internship in the Sciences: W&J professional development classes prepare students for next steps

January 21, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 21, 2020)—At W&J, academic excellence isn’t the only thing you’ll find in the classroom. Many instructors take advantage of the College’s unique JayTerm—a condensed learning period between semesters designed for students to complete intensive experiential learning opportunities—to offer courses that provide professional readiness and an education in life skills. “JayTerm is a …  

W&J professor shares insights into the remote workplace in new book

January 15, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 15, 2021)-One of the side effects of a global pandemic has given many of us a taste of remote work, but what does it truly mean to be a remote employee, and how does such a lifestyle impact an organization and its workers? The pair’s research takes a deep dive into the …  

Chase Weiland ’20 named EVS Prize Winner for 2020-2021

December 15, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 15, 2020)—The Department of Environmental Studies has named Chase Weiland ’20 as the 2020 EVS Prize Winner. “The Environmental Studies Prize is awarded to a senior with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, who is in good standing with the College, and through a combination of coursework, course-related projects, extracurricular activities, and …  

Five EVS Students Present Capstones During Zoom Q&A

December 14, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 14, 2020)—A virtual finals week calls for creative ways for students to share their capstone experiences. The Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Environmental Studies Program did just that, sharing student capstone presentations on YouTube and hosting a Zoom Q&A on Dec. 8, 2020, for students to discuss their work with others in …