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Photos of W&J senior Anja Popey and junior Lekhya Kollu.

W&J science students experiment with success after spending the summer in labs

Updated: April 18, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 18, 2022)–Washington & Jefferson College students have spent recent months in labs contributing to the success of scientific inquiries on all things genes, germs, and proteins.

Photo of Arabella Thompson working at a computer during her research internship.

W&J Senior Completes Research Internship at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Updated: March 21, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 21, 2022) – Arabella Thompson ‘22 is taking a comprehensive approach to medicine, one communication at a time. Thompson spent the summer of 2021 as an intern in the laboratory of Judy Chang, M.D., in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. She researched…

W&J Senior Nick Belofsky poses with Kurt Ruehr, the executive director of leadership with Portage County, OH.

W&J senior helps fellow president Brenden Kelley in race for congress

Updated: March 8, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 8, 2022)—W&J Senior Nick Belofsky may swim for W&J, but as an intern with the Brenden Kelley Congressional Campaign he’s become an expert at running.

W&J alumna, Ashely Kunkle poses with University of South Carolina mascot statue.

Stuck on Science: W&J alumna inspired by intellectual disabilities internship

Updated: January 24, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

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.

Washington and Jefferson Junior Callie Barber conducting lab research.

Biochemistry Major Takes on Tumors with UPMC Internship

Updated: November 9, 2021 | Tagged: ,

W&J Junior Callie Barber thinks saving kids from cancer might be in the genes—literally.

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Civil Rights Activist and BLM Co-Founder Opal Tometi talks activism with W&J Students

Updated: October 8, 2020 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 8, 2020) – Even as a face of the largest social movement in history, Black Lives Matter (BLM) co-founder Opal Tometi stressed the importance of grassroots efforts during her Q&A-style talk with Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students on Sept. 28. “I believe it really makes a difference for you to get…

Ty Bedillion poses at DMI Companies during his summer 2020 internship.

W&J Physics and Engineering Major Gets Hands-On Experience with Maxwell Internship Support

Updated: September 17, 2020 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 17, 2020)—One W&J senior is getting a taste for mechanical engineering thanks to support from the College’s Maxwell Internship Fund. Ty Bedillion ’21, a physics and engineering major completing W&J’s 3-2 program with Washington University, interned with DMI Companies, the largest heating, ventilation, and air conditioning accessories manufacturer in North America. While…

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W&J senior studies developmental disabilities with University of Cambridge

Updated: July 10, 2020 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (July 10, 2020)—The COVID-19 pandemic may have put travel plans on hold, but Marcy Saldivar ’21 is still finding a way to do research with an international internship. The Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) neuroscience and gender and women’s studies double major secured a summer research internship with Dr. Shahid Zaman and the…