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W&J junior’s cancer research published in national science journal

September 19, 2018
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The national scientific journal Urology published research by Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) junior Ruchir Gupta ’20. He is listed as first author on the article.

W&J Students take on the final frontier with NASA internships

July 18, 2017

Samuel Schaub ’18 and Garrett French ’18 are spending the time between semesters in Hampton, Va., interning at the NASA Langley Research Center.

W&J Announces Recipients of Merck Internships for Excellence in Science

August 1, 2014

Six Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students are spending time this summer conducting cutting-edge research in world-renowned facilities as recipients of Merck Internships for Excellence in Science at W&J awards.

W&J Hosts ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp

June 26, 2014

Forty-eight students are having an out-of-this-world experience at the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp at W&J. This is the first year W&J has been selected to participate in the program.

Energy Lecture Series to Take a Look at Nuclear

April 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 18, 2013)—Washington & Jefferson College’s Energy Lecture Series continues with “Should We Rethink Nuclear?,” Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m., in the Howard J. Burnett Center’s Yost Auditorium.
Presented by W&J’s Center for Energy Policy and Management and…

Smithsonian Curator Michael Neufeld to Give Lecture on Wernher von Braun

April 10, 2014
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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 14, 2013)—A pioneer of the space program. The Father of Rocket Science. This is how many describe aerospace engineer and scientist Wernher von Braun, who played an important role in building a space program for the United States.
But when Dr. Michael Newfeld, a curator in the history department…

First Neurochemistry Major Charts Her Own Course to Medical School

April 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2013)—Washington & Jefferson College junior Sneha Gupta has known for years she is headed to Temple University School of Medicine following graduation, but that has not stopped her from blazing a trail along the way.
The Weirton, W.Va., resident and graduate of Weirton Madonna High School is W…

Chemistry Class Formulates Unique Holiday Ornaments

April 10, 2014
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WASHINGTON, PA (Dec. 6, 2013)—Leave it to chemistry students to create a new formula for holiday decorations.
Students in one Washington & Jefferson (W&J) College freshman seminar course, Medieval Potions to Modern Notions: A Glance at Alchemy, have created holiday ornaments from test tubes, turning them silver by means of a
“It’s a different […]…

Student Spotlight: Lauren Fisher Studies Impact of Shale Drilling on Environment

April 10, 2014
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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 21, 2013)—A Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) student has taken her Chemistry studies to the next level, applying what she’s learned in the classroom to a real-world study of an industry’s environmental impact on Western Pennsylvania.
For her independent study, senior Lauren Fisher…