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W&J Spanish class pens detective novel

December 4, 2019
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WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 4, 2019)—In the case of who wrote an entire novel in their second language over the course of a semester, the culprits are eight Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students. Ryan DeMayo, Gabriella Faddool, Alessandro Martin, Seaghan McBride, Maitri Patel, Laurel Sipe, Taylor Smydo, and Adrian Vera spent Fall 2019 studying the …  

W&J students share history of the world in Western Civilization! The Complete Musical

November 20, 2019
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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 20, 2019) — Can a 90-minute musical comedy teach the entire history of western civilization? Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) student theatre is going to try with their production of Western Civilization! The Complete Musical. W&J Associate Professor of Communications Karin Maresh, Ph.D. directs a troupe of 14 students as they perform …  

New head chef brings the world to W&J through food

November 13, 2019

WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 13, 2019)—Chef Amira Cooke’s most memorable clients have included former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Abdullah II, King of Jordan—and now Washington & Jefferson College (W&J). Chef Amira came to W&J this fall from the University of Delaware, where she ran the culinary program for one of the largest college cafeterias in …  

W&J alumnus challenges perspectives through theatrical works

October 29, 2019
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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2019)—Ty Greenwood ’17 doesn’t shy away from difficult conversations; he invites them. While the young playwright and former Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) communication arts major writes works some may consider controversial, Ty is successfully challenging perspectives and using his art to change the status quo. Ty first put up a …  

W&J German Professor Gives Digital Update to Holocaust Memorial Tracking

October 25, 2019
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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 25, 2019)—When Professor of German Michael Shaughnessy, Ph.D., noticed a lack of digital resources around the mapping of Holocaust memorials in Germany, he knew it was time for an upgrade. With funding from the Kenneth M. Mason Sr. Summer Grant for Faculty Research, Dr. Shaughnessy used the summer of 2019 to begin …  

Margi Weir’s “Bearing Witness” to Open in Olin Art Gallery

October 24, 2019
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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 25, 2019)—Margi Weir’s art exhibit Bearing Witness opens Friday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. in Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Olin Fine Art Gallery, featuring an artist talk with Weir where she will discuss her interest in politics and its influence on her work. Weir’s Bearing Witness includes previous work from her …  

W&J Alumna Returns to Speak with Students about Diversity in STEM

October 6, 2019
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Washington & Jefferson College graduate Charvonne Holliday, Ph.D. will return to W&J on Oct. 3 to speak with current students about her work and experience as a diverse voice in public health.

W&J College Establishes Accelerated Master’s Degree Program with West Virginia University

October 30, 2018
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In an effort to provide an affordable option for students seeking a graduate degree, Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) and the WVU School of Public Health have established a new shared-credit degree program, the Master of Science in Biostatistics.