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In the Moment with Frank Wu: Confronting Anti-Asian Racism

May 12, 2021

Virtual in Zoom (Click here to register in advance) Join us for this virtual session with Frank Wu, President of Queens College, City University of New York, as well as other members of our campus community. The session will address the lived experiences of anti-Asian hate and bias, explore the historical context, while examining actionable …  

W&J professor named Virtual Series Issue Editor for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

May 10, 2021
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Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Assistant Professor of Psychology Kevin Carriere, M.P.P., Ph.D. has recently been named the new Virtual Series Issue Editor for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) for the next three years.

Going Underground: Nathan Law returns to W&J Symposium on Democracy to talk about Hong Kong updates, his exile, and the next steps for the Umbrella Movement

March 2, 2021

WASHINGTON, PA (March 2, 2021)—What a difference a year makes. In his second appearance at Washington & Jefferson College’s annual Symposium on Democracy, activist Nathan Law noted some of the changes that have taken place in Hong Kong and in the world since his 2020 talk—global pandemic notwithstanding. “Last year, I came to W&J’s campus …  

COVID-19 Pandemic, Social Tension Inspires W&J Student to Make A Difference

October 29, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2020)— When the global pandemic hit, and with immigration and the struggles those seeking asylum experience weighing heavy on her mind, Clara Sherwood ’22 found herself feeling restless with the tension. The globally minded Washington & Jefferson College junior wanted to find a way that she could contribute to easing those …  

W&J Student Partners with W&J Diversity & Leadership Initiatives to Highlight Immigrant Stories with Refugee Voices Lecture Series

October 29, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2020)-Everyone has a story. Clara Sherwood ’22 wants to make sure those stories are heard. The W&J junior-who is majoring in International Studies, Spanish and Music and Conflict Resolution (a thematic major she designed)-has been instrumental in organizing a new lecture series through Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Office of Diversity …  

W&J student creates personal podcast to challenge racial inequity

July 15, 2020
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WASHINGTON (July 15, 2020)—Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. That’s the theme at the heart of Jasmine Dey’s podcast “Cue the Conversation,” a broadcast that so far has examined institutional accountability, Juneteenth, and the Black Lives Matter movement. In each episode, Jasmine lays out the facts through historical research and evidence-based reports while thoughtfully imparting their …  

CANCELLED: Celebración

March 28, 2020

Join us on our annual event, Celebración where we will be having a guest speaker, entertainment, latinamerican cuisine, and DJ! RSVP here to gain food priority! Dress on your best quince wear. A.K.A like you trying to impress! Giving Visibility to the Latinx Community. A celebration of Folklorico, Latin American cuisine, good music, and recognition …  

Third Annual Black Legends Ball (RSVP)

February 29, 2020

The Black Legends Ball serves as a way to honor African American Alumni, students, community members, and businesses during Black History Month. So please join us in celebrating the Third Annual Black Legends Ball. Come ready to enjoy a night you won’t forget. RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BN85G3K

Interfaith Worship Service 2020 In Memory and Celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 25, 2020

Come to engage in a student led interfaith worship service in memory and celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with students of all faiths and backgrounds. All are welcome to attend and participate.

W&J Celebrates Black History Month with a host of activities

February 6, 2019

February is Black History Month, and we can’t wait to celebrate with our community!