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Old Main as seen from a drone view on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in May 2018.

W&J celebrates student accomplishments at 2022 Honors Convocation

Updated: April 29, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 22, 2022)—On April 21, Washington and Jefferson College hosted its 2022 Honors Convocation in First Presbyterian Church.

W&J Campus Arboretum Earns Tree Campus Higher Education Designation for Eighth Consecutive Year

Updated: October 28, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

For the eighth consecutive year, the Campus Arboretum at Washington & Jefferson College has earned the Tree Campus Higher Education designation from the Arbor Day Foundation.

From left: Selena Easley, Kayla Stanczak, and Kali Bunecicky

W&J students talk sustainability summit planning, environmental activism

Updated: May 6, 2021 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 6, 2021)-Chances are, you saw a flood of social media posts around the third week of April promoting Earth Day and the idea of “going green.” Selena Easley ’21, Kali Bunecicky ’21, and Kayla Stanczak ’24 want to make sure that message doesn’t just stick to one day a year. The trio…

W&J students active in climate change battle

Updated: April 22, 2021 | Tagged: , , ,

For 22-year-old Erin Herock, fighting climate change isn’t an option. “Climate change is one of, if not the biggest issue, that my generation faces,” said Herock, a senior environmental science and public policy major at Washington & Jefferson College. “It’s pretty anxiety-inducing at times. We don’t know how things are…

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.

Jake Meyers ’15 on Environmental Story Telling and Climate Change

Updated: January 21, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

Researcher Jake Meyers discusses the importance of narratives in addressing the local impacts of climate change. From rural-urban migration in Kenya to floating villages of Cambodia, Jake has seen first hand how a well-constructed narrative can change environmental policy for the better.

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.

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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…