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Washington & Jefferson College Renews Level I Accreditation From ArbNet Accreditation Program And The Morton Arboretum

Updated: March 24, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

Washington & Jefferson College in Washington County has earned renewal of its Level I Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum.

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Washington & Jefferson College Renews Level I Accreditation from ArbNet Accreditation Program

Updated: March 15, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) has earned renewal of its Level I Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum.

Mineral supplies a key for renewables, expert says at W&J energy webinar

Updated: March 11, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Solar, wind and batteries for electric vehicles and storage are generally considered to be the major sources of renewable energy, but don’t forget minerals.

Bonnie McGill ’06 to lead webinar on climate change

Updated: January 30, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

Dr. Bonnie McGill, an ecosystem ecologist and science communicator at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, to lead webinar on climate change.

Local NAACP swears in W&J Professor Bob East as board member

Updated: January 19, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Newly elected officers and executive board members of the Washington chapter of the NAACP were sworn in on Sunday evening, during the civil rights organization’s annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Corporate diligence topic of W&J energy webinar

Updated: January 5, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

Corporate responsibility in the natural gas industry will be the theme of the next virtual webinar presented by Washington & Jefferson College’s Center for Energy Policy and Management.

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W&J Professor Jason Kilgore appointed as WCCD Associate Director

Updated: December 16, 2020 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 16, 2020)— The Washington County Planning Commission recently appointed Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Professor of Biology Jason Kilgore as an Associate Director for the Washington County Conservation District (WCCD). Kilgore will serve the new role in a volunteer capacity while continuing his tenure at W&J. Dr. Kilgore was recruited to this…

Chase Weiland poses in her cap and stole on the steps of Old Main.

Chase Weiland ’20 named EVS Prize Winner for 2020-2021

Updated: December 15, 2020 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 15, 2020)—The Department of Environmental Studies has named Chase Weiland ’20 as the 2020 EVS Prize Winner. “The Environmental Studies Prize is awarded to a senior with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, who is in good standing with the College, and through a combination of coursework, course-related projects, extracurricular activities, and…

A computer displaying a zoom call during which five W&J College students presented their capstone experiences. Featured in the center is Gracie Gegick, one of the five student presenters.

Five EVS Students Present Capstones During Zoom Q&A

Updated: December 14, 2020 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 14, 2020)—A virtual finals week calls for creative ways for students to share their capstone experiences. The Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Environmental Studies Program did just that, sharing student capstone presentations on YouTube and hosting a Zoom Q&A on Dec. 8, 2020, for students to discuss their work with others in…

Brandon Marcucci '21 stands among trees in the Allegheny National Forest with gear to measure tree plots.

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

Updated: November 18, 2020 | Tagged: , , , ,

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…