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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…