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Familiar Facades: Netflix returns to campus to film new series

August 30, 2021
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After considering several small college campuses in the region, Netflix selected W&J as a filming location for scenes of a new series, “The Chair.” The series features Sandra Oh as the lead, playing the chair of the school’s English department. Jay Duplass, Holland Taylor, and others round out the cast. “The Chair,” which premiered on …  

Prez Proud: Celebrating the Successes of W&J Students

August 30, 2021
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Math Majors Make Their Mark An exploratory project in their junior year led Alexas Iams ’21 and Hannah Johnston ’21 to being published co-authors in a mathematics journal during their senior year. The two math majors, along with Assistant Professor of Mathematics Robert Muth, Ph.D., continued researching their MTH320 “Junior MathTalks” project throughout the summer …  

In Full Swing: Twenty-Two Athletic Teams Return to Competition this Spring

August 30, 2021
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In sports, seasons are often described as a marathon, not a sprint. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent adjustments, that thought was turned on its head. The W&J Department of Athletics saw 22 teams complete varsity seasons during a 102-day span this spring. The Washington & Jefferson women’s swimming & diving team hosted Franciscan …  

Meeting a Mentor: Brandon Marcucci ’21 finds opportunities through professor connection

November 18, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 18, 2020)—When Brandon Marcucci ’21 came to Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) as a freshman, he didn’t know how much he would accomplish. Now thanks to the consistent support of his advisor Jason Kilgore, Ph.D., and the wealth of opportunities presented at the College, Brandon can confidently take his next steps as …  

W&J Professor Hopes to “Unteach” Cultural Norms, Combat Transgender Stereotyping with New Book

November 3, 2020
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Professor Stevie Berberick, Ph.D. has published “Reframing Sex: Unlearning the Gender Binary with Trans Masculine YouTube Vloggers.”

W&J Junior Uses VR Technology to Highlight Unseen History

November 2, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 29, 2020)-With a passion for history and a penchant for programming, Jakerra Lance ’22 found a new way to share her talents via a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) with the University of Austin Texas through the National Science Foundation (NSF). For 9 weeks this summer, the W&J CIS and history double …  

Art and Activism: India March ’18 Speaks Against Racial Injustice

October 14, 2020
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India March ’18 is practicing activism through her art.

Washington & Jefferson College Named as Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report Top College for 2021

September 29, 2020
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Washington & Jefferson College has again been named a top college by Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.

W&J Senior One of Only 15 in Nation to Receive NIH Scholarship Award

September 28, 2020
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Alondra Martinez Osorno won a prestigious award from The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research center in the U.S.