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Dr. Edwin Martini: Agent Orange and the Legacies of the Vietnam War

Updated: April 11, 2022 | Tagged: ,

Washington & Jefferson College will host Dr. Edwin Martini, professor of history at Western Michigan University, for a public lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 11, in Dieter-Porter 100. Martini will give a presentation on “Agent Orange and the Legacies of the Vietnam War.” His lecture is sponsored by the W&J History Department and…

Professor of History at WMU to Present on Agent Orange and the Legacies of the Vietnam War

Updated: April 7, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 7, 2022) – Washington & Jefferson College will host Dr. Edwin Martini, professor of history at Western Michigan University, for a free public lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 11, in Dieter-Porter 100. Martini will give a presentation on “Agent Orange and the Legacies of the Vietnam War.” This lecture, part…

W&J to Host former United Nations Official and Advisor at Carter Institute for Walter K. Levy Lecture

Updated: April 1, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 1, 2022) – Washington & Jefferson College is excited to host Matthew Hodes, a former United Nations Official and Advisor at Carter Institute, for the 2022 Walter K. Levy Lecture as part of our International Week programming. His lecture, entitled “Trends in International Conflict Resolution,” is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April…

CEPM to Host Webinars on Russia-Ukraine Energy Impacts, Methane Reduction

Updated: March 11, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

he energy implications of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the push to reduce methane emissions in the natural gas industry will be discussed in two free March webinars being hosted by the Washington & Jefferson College Center for Energy Policy and Management (CEPM) as part of its Energy Lecture Series.

A group of W&J students discusses the Ukrainian-Russian War during the closing keynote session in the 2022 Symposium on Democracy.

W&J Symposium on Democracy 2022: With Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine, W&J Students and Freedom House Consider Global Threats to Democracy

Updated: March 8, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (February 24, 2022)—The 2022 Symposium on Democracy at Washington & Jefferson College could not have been more timely, said Nicole Bibbins Sedaca, adding that democracy currently finds itself “battered around the world.”

Fred L. Johnson III, Ph.D., speaks to audience during W&J's 2022 Symposium on Democracy.

W&J Symposium on Democracy 2022: Historian Fred L. Johnson III, Ph.D. ties mob violence to democratic failure

Updated: March 8, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 4, 2022)—In the United States, it can be difficult to acknowledge that America’s democratic republic has often failed to protect some groups of citizens. During February’s Symposium on Democracy at Washington & Jefferson College, that’s just what historian Fred. L. Johnson III, Ph.D. did. 

U.S. Government Official Kerry McBride '89 speaks to W&J President John Knapp at the 2022 Symposium on Democracy.

W&J Symposium on Democracy 2022: International leaders Shaqaiq Birashk and Kerry McBride offer first-hand perspectives on the fall of Afghan democracy

Updated: March 8, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (February 24, 2022)—When Shaqaiq Birashk, a former policy advisor on a USAID/DAI funded project with the Afghan government, had to leave Afghanistan suddenly in 2021 after the United States withdrew from in Kabul, she had to ask herself what went wrong with America’s 20-year effort to establish a democratic Afghan republic.

W&J Junior Nick Bartel smiles in a suit.

W&J Junior testifies to state congressional commission about college campuses and voting districts

Updated: November 16, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Though voters cast their ballots just days ago, Junior Nickolas Bartel had them in mind back in August, when he spoke to Pennsylvania Congressional leaders about student election participation.