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Recent Grad Success: Wes Pein ’16 to take on medicinal chemistry in role with Pfizer

December 1, 2020

WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 1, 2020)—Wes Pein ’16 is taking on a lot of firsts. The Washington & Jefferson College graduate and current University of Michigan Ph.D. candidate is the first in his family to pursue a Ph.D., which he is on track to complete this academic year. He took his first steps toward activism in …  

Meeting a Mentor: Brandon Marcucci ’21 finds opportunities through professor connection

November 18, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 18, 2020)—When Brandon Marcucci ’21 came to Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) as a freshman, he didn’t know how much he would accomplish. Now thanks to the consistent support of his advisor Jason Kilgore, Ph.D., and the wealth of opportunities presented at the College, Brandon can confidently take his next steps as …  

Graduating with Honors: Nine Students Cap Off Senior Year Research with Virtual Presentations

November 1, 2020
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Nine students completed Honors Projects in 2020.

Bioethics in Action: Andrea Fletcher ’10 develops digital tracking system to monitor COVID-19 in Malawi

October 26, 2020
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Andrea Fletcher ’10 and a team develop digital tracking system to monitor COVID-19 in Malawi.

W&J to Dedicate Residence Hall to Dr. Walter Cooper, Distinguished Alumnus, Scientist, and Civil Rights Leader

September 23, 2020

Washington & Jefferson College will rename Beau Hall in honor of Dr. Walter Cooper ’50, a noted research scientist, steward of education, advocate for civil rights, and passionate supporter of his alma mater.

A Team Atmosphere Leads Biochemistry Major to Internship Success

April 13, 2020

WASHINGTON, PA (April 13, 2020)—As a Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) student, Brianna McGowan has interviewed and shadowed doctors in Nebraska and California to learn about Medicaid through the Magellan Project, worked as an intern in a top national reproductive technologies and infertility treatment research lab, learned about immigration issues and interacted with border security …  

How to stay connected and avoid self-isolating while social distancing 

March 27, 2020

Being at home and catching up on your latest shows is great, but after a few days, the couch might start to seem like a less and less fun way to spend your time. To help keep our minds sharp and our emotions regulated, we need social contact-and that goes beyond scrolling through your Instagram …  

Ronald D. Snee ’63, Ph.D., Recognized as 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year

February 21, 2020
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Ronald D. Snee ’63, Ph.D., founder and president of Snee Associates, LLC, was recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year at W&J College.

Prez Tech Challenge: Podcasting the Cultural Edge

February 3, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 3, 2020)—Looking at a national media landscape that seems defined by divisive arguments rather than productive conversation, students in Dr. Stevie Berberick’s COM 391 Audio/Radio/Podcasting class developed a simple goal: show how to engage ideological differences in an informed and respectful way, and use storytelling to do it. The class – which …  

W&J students use time between terms to get acquainted with medical professionals

January 24, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 24, 2020)—Between the fall and spring semesters, Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students find ways to get ahead. During JayTerm, a two-week optional study period in which the College offers courses on campus and abroad, a group of underclassmen explored their options for the future in Professor of Biology Dr. Ron Bayline’s …