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Uncommon Majors Founded Here: W&J Students Use the Thematic Major to Forge Unique Paths

November 23, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (November 23, 2021) – At Washington & Jefferson College, highly customized, intellectually engaging educational experiences are Founded Here. Annalyse Friday ’22, McKenna Lewis ’22, and Zivya Sutton ’23 all forged their unique paths with W&J’s thematic major. Thematic majors provide a creative opportunity for students to build an individualized curriculum around a particular …  

Going Underground: Nathan Law returns to W&J Symposium on Democracy to talk about Hong Kong updates, his exile, and the next steps for the Umbrella Movement

March 2, 2021

WASHINGTON, PA (March 2, 2021)—What a difference a year makes. In his second appearance at Washington & Jefferson College’s annual Symposium on Democracy, activist Nathan Law noted some of the changes that have taken place in Hong Kong and in the world since his 2020 talk—global pandemic notwithstanding. “Last year, I came to W&J’s campus …  

W&J International Studies Major Gets Global Experience with Department of State Internship

September 22, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 22, 2020)—Even in the face of a worldwide pandemic, Tori McKeehan ’21 is still getting a global experience thanks to support from W&J. Last fall, the international studies major connected with the U.S. Department of State through their Virtual Student Federal Services (VSFS) internship program. Her year-long internship occurred alongside many other …  

Response to July 7 ICE Policy Announcement

July 8, 2020

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency announced yesterday that it will issue a new policy to expel international students enrolled in online-only educational programs. Given this impending change in the Student Exchange and Visitors Program (SEVP) and ICE regulations, and out of concern for our international students’ well-being and educational continuity, Washington & …  

W&J International Exchange Student Pens Book about her American College Experience

February 27, 2020

WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 27, 2020)—The exchange student experience can be a challenging one, but Nayeong Kim excelled during her experience at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J)—so much so that she wrote the book about it. “The days I spent at W&J were very precious to me. It was new, sometimes challenging and meaningful…and all could …