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semesters studying in historic structures and cozy W&J senior Stephanie Shugerman poses with cardboard buffalo in park ranger uniform.

Making a state-ment: environmental studies major uncovers career possibilities in state park internship

Updated: September 27, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (September 27, 2022)—After spending semesters studying in historic structures and cozy classrooms, W&J senior Stephanie Shugerman decided to take her learning outdoors.

W&J senior Kyleigh Jester stands in front of an evergreen tree and smiles.

Case closed: Maxwell scholar finds love of law through dual internships

Updated: September 20, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (September 20, 2022)—W&J senior Kyleigh Jester has seen her share of trials.

W&J student Robert Kaiser stands in desert holding a mechanical device.

Biochemistry major challenges himself with medical writing internship

Updated: September 6, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (September 6, 2022)—Rising junior Robert “Bucky” Kaiser may have transferred into W&J for a new experience, but it’s the work he’s done out of it that’s taken him to new frontiers.

W&J rising senior Julia Hurwitz stands outside of the University of Michigan's Social Minds Lab and gives two thumbs up.

Taking Care of Injustice: Psychology major studies developmental decision-making in Social Minds Lab

Updated: August 10, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (August 10, 2022)—For years, tattled-on kids have asked their tattlers, “Why did you tell on me?” and rising senior Julia Hurwitz might finally have an answer for them.

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

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

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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…