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Photos of Recent alumni Clara Sherwood ’22 and Caroline Fedor ’20 sit side-by-side in a collage. Sherwood poses with sunglasses on in front of palm trees in Morocco, while Fedor sits and smiles on a piano bench.

W&J alumni receive Fulbright awards; continue College legacy with Fulbright Program

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WASHINGTON, PA (June 15, 2022)—Two Presidents have been selected as 2021-22 Fulbright Scholars, continuing Washington & Jefferson College’s nearly ten-year relationship with the Fulbright Program.

Recent W&J alumnus Jeffrey Seabury, Jr. '22 stands atop a mountain in Alaska during his Magellan Project.

Recent alumnus explores Alaska with 2022 Magellan Project

Updated: June 13, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (June 13, 2022)—Recent alumnus Jeffrey Seabury, Jr. ’22 is reaching new heights with W&J’s Magellan Project.

Recent W&J alumna Rosa Messersmith premiers first films with a projector in a classroom.

Recent alumna turns pre-pandemic plans into post-production projects; premiers first films at W&J

Updated: June 6, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (June 6, 2022)—Recent W&J alumna Rosa Messersmith ’22 is not throwing away her shot. Or rather, her many shots, clips, and reels.

Photo of Samantha Sonnet '22 on her Magellan Project in Atlanta, Georgia.

W&J Senior Takes Artistic Talents to Atlanta for Magellan Project

Updated: June 1, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (June 1, 2022) – Samantha Sonnet ‘22 took her artistic talents to Atlanta, GA, during the 2022 spring semester for her Magellan project. Sonnet’s original Magellan project was to study art in Italy and Greece, but the pandemic and subsequent international travel restrictions unfortunately forced her to modify her proposal. “I learned that…

Photo of Clara Sherwood '22 taking dance lessons during her study abroad trip to Sevilla, Spain.

W&J Senior Goes Global with Study Abroad Trips

Updated: January 21, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (January 21, 2022) – Clara Sherwood ’22 is founding her professional future one country at a time. Sherwood – a triple major in music and conflict resolution, international studies, and Spanish – recently won the James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship from the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) honor society. Sherwood used the scholarship…

Class of 2021 Graduate Credits Liberal Arts for Professional Readiness

Updated: December 13, 2021 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (December 13, 2021) – Adriana Rodriguez-Ruiz’s career path was founded at W&J, and she credits the College’s strong liberal arts curriculum for connecting her varying interests and helping her launch a career she loves. For Rodriguez-Ruiz, a proud first-generation 2021 graduate of the Washington & Jefferson College, the liberal arts philosophy bridged her interests in public policy, environmental studies, social justice, and diverse…

Clara Sherwood poses in front of a world map.

COVID-19 Pandemic, Social Tension Inspires W&J Student to Make A Difference

Updated: October 29, 2020 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2020)— When the global pandemic hit, and with immigration and the struggles those seeking asylum experience weighing heavy on her mind, Clara Sherwood ’22 found herself feeling restless with the tension. The globally minded Washington & Jefferson College junior wanted to find a way that she could contribute to easing those…

Megan Barrett in Ireland as part of her Magellan project

Megan Barrett studies criminal justice systems in Ireland and America through Magellan Project

Updated: December 9, 2019 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 9, 2019) — Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) senior Megan Barrett ’20 combined her interests in mental health and criminal justice for a truly memorable Magellan Project. Megan spent four weeks in Ireland completing her project “The Criminal Justice System in Ireland v. America.” With a court system organized similarly to that…

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Apply for the Magellan Project 2020!

Updated: October 14, 2019 | Tagged:

The Part 1 Magellan application is now available! The Magellan Application consists of two parts. The Part 1 application includes basic questions about your background and proposed project. This is just to give the us a general idea of your interest; nothing about Part I is binding. You are not locked into either the destination…

Anja Popey ’22 investigates impact of cuisine on Italian culture through Magellan Project

Updated: September 24, 2019 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 24, 2019)—At Washington & Jefferson College (W&J), there’s so much to explore outside of your major, and there are plenty of opportunities to investigate all your passions—just ask Anja Popey ’22. The sophomore chemistry and economics major took advantage of W&J’s signature program, The Magellan Project, to learn more about culture and…