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Visiting Writer: Caitlin Doyle

September 22, 2021
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Join the English Department for a reading of Caitlin Doyle’s work! Caitlin Doyle’s writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, Best New Poets, the PBS NewsHour Online Poetry Series, and elsewhere. She has received awards, scholarships, and fellowships through the Yaddo Colony, the MacDowell Colony, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, among others. She earned a PhD from the …  

Jacqueline Mannina ’22 penned children’s book during quarantine

July 6, 2021
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In the early days of the pandemic, business closures and stay-at-home orders left many wondering how to fill their new-found free time. For Jacqueline Elaine Mannina and her family, they found comfort in an old family recipe, which gave Mannina some inspiration.

W&J junior pens and publishes children’s book during quarantine

May 10, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (May 10, 2021)-In the early days of quarantine in 2020 Jacqueline Mannina ’22 noticed that her then-10-year-old sister, Gianna, was having trouble adjusting to a new way of life. The Washington & Jefferson College English major and education minor also read news reports about children all over the world having difficulties with the …  

Lucy Hutchinson ’21 on genetically modified crops

March 21, 2021
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Lucy Hutchinson ’21 discusses a perspective on genetically modified crops.

Ed Simon ’06 book included in Newsweek’s 21 Best Books to Read This Spring 2021

February 19, 2021
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Simon tells the story of the city and all the changes that made it what it is today in a way that’s entirely new, by the hand of someone who is deeply familiar. Simon shines a light on things often forgotten, and uncovers untold stories in the process.

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 …  

Rhiannon Wineland ’20 Boosts Social Media Presence for Appalachian Botanical Co.

December 14, 2020
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Rhiannon Wineland ’20 is the social media coordinator for lavender farm Appalachian Botanical Co.

Ty Greenwood ’17 awarded Asolo Repertory Theatre’s first Ground Floor Playwright Commission

December 14, 2020
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Asolo Repertory Theatre has announced that its first Ground Floor Playwright Commission will go to emerging Black playwright Ty Greenwood for a new work inspired by writer and activist James Baldwin.