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Jacqueline Mannina ’23 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.