Stuck on Science: W&J alumna inspired by intellectual disabilities internship
WASHINGTON, PA (January 24, 2022)—Unlike the fictional beings that grant wishes for others, real-life “gene-y” and W&J alumna, Ashley Kunkle ’21, is working to make her own dreams a reality.
Applying for Prestigious Awards: W&J professional development classes prepare students for next steps
WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 21, 2020)—JayTerm is a time for exploring new opportunities, and for some students in 2021, that includes preparing to apply for prestigious international awards. “The Curriculum and Programming Committee (CPC) generally approves any course that’s proposed so long as the content, class time, and learning outcomes are appropriate for a 2-credit experience,”…
Writing for the Job Search: W&J professional development classes prepare students for next steps
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…
Preparing For A Research Internship in the Sciences: W&J professional development classes prepare students for next steps
WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 21, 2020)—At W&J, academic excellence isn’t the only thing you’ll find in the classroom. Many instructors take advantage of the College’s unique JayTerm—a condensed learning period between semesters designed for students to complete intensive experiential learning opportunities—to offer courses that provide professional readiness and an education in life skills. “JayTerm is a…
Immigration Activist to Speak at W&J College
Presbyterian minister, Sanctuary Movement co-founder Rev. John Fife will speak about border security policy and its effect on the nation’s values
Julia Plasynski ’20 researches snow leopards and other big cats in conservation lab
A lab internship gave Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) biology major Julia Plasynski a vision for her future.
W&J senior works on NASA project at Johns Hopkins
Completing a study sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) may seem daunting for an undergraduate student, but for Washington & Jefferson College psychology major Brach Herzig ’20, it’s all in a day’s work.
Service Trip to Greece is Life-Changing Experience for W&J Students
A new Intersession course gave fifteen students the opportunity to serve a new community.
W&J Students Participate in World-Class Fullbridge Entrepreneurship Program
The Fullbridge Program has partnered with W&J to offer its world-class Entrepreneurship Program during the College’s January 2015 Intersession term.