Washington & Jefferson College to Host Director of Conflict Resolution for Walter K. Levy Lecture
WASHINGTON, PA (March 21, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College will host Ms. Stacia George, the director of the Conflict Resolution Program at The Carter Center. George’s talk, “The Final Hill To Climb: The Global Need for Accountability,” is part of Washington & Jefferson College’s annual Walter K. Levy Lecture series. The lecture will be held…
Hearst Foundations award scholarships for diversity in the Pre-Health Professions Program
WASHINGTON, PA (January 23, 2023) – The Hearst Foundations have awarded Washington & Jefferson College a grant for scholarships to increase diversity in health care fields. The Hearst Foundations provide philanthropic resources for nonprofits that specialize in culture, education, health, and social services. The $125,000 grant will provide annual scholarships for underrepresented students in the…
Saving North American Ash: W&J research team studies effects of emerald ash borer in Allegheny National Forest
WASHINGTON, PA (November 18, 2022)—In 2002, a hungry green beetle called the emerald ash borer (or EAB) made its way to North America, setting its sights and stomach on the continent’s ash trees. Insatiable and invasive, the southeast Asian insect seemed set to destroy all American ash, but a group of researchers at…
Athlete brings basketball to business; gets personal in insurance internship
WASHINGTON, PA (October 20, 2022)—Unconvinced by claims to the contrary, W&J junior John Rosario (J.R.) Mazza is proving just how personal business can be.
Washington & Jefferson College introduces NEW Green Building & Design Institute made possible with $125,000 grant from Claude Worthington Benedum and FirstEnergy foundations.
WASHINGTON, PA (October 18, 2022)—Receiving $125,000 in grants from the Claude Worthington Benedum and FirstEnergy foundations last month, Washington & Jefferson College’s Center for Energy Policy & Management (CEPM) will introduce a new Green Building & Design Institute this summer.
Magellan Project takes political science major on historic journey
WASHINGTON, PA (October 14, 2022)—Wanting to know more about the systems that shaped the south, W&J senior Jillian Curtis pushed past the Mason-Dixon line and developed a Magellan Project to study slavery.
Exploring the Polynesian archipelago: rising sophomore uses Magellan Project to study colonization in Hawaii
WASHINGTON, PA (July 8, 2022)—Rising sophomore Ella Phillips has crossed the continent and is learning the cost of colonization through W&J’s Magellan Project.
W&J Campus Arboretum Earns Tree Campus Higher Education Designation for Eighth Consecutive Year
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.
W&J History Student Carves Future with Mount Rushmore Internship
WASHINGTON, PA (June 28, 2021)-Another President’s face is appearing this summer at Mount Rushmore-a W&J President, that is. History major Sarah Byrne ’22 secured a position at Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota as a Historical Interpretation Intern, a role she found through W&J’s career connection software, Handshake. Support from W&J’s Center for Professional…
W&J psychology senior gets hands on experience with Focus Behavioral Health
Brianna Bray ’22 is pursuing her dreams as a direct support specialist with Focus Behavioral Health, working with adults and teenagers with autism and intellectual disabilities.