WASHINGTON, PA (April 7, 2022) – Five Washington & Jefferson College students were honored on April 6 as recipients of the Rule, Hughes, Murphy Award, which recognizes high-achieving sophomore students at the college. The 2021-2022 recipients are Cassandra Carr, Lisha Chadda, Sean Disbrow, Dylan Joachim, and Gannon Ziviello. Details of the winners are below. The…
W&J to Host former United Nations Official and Advisor at Carter Institute for Walter K. Levy Lecture
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…
W&J Symposium on Democracy 2022: With Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine, W&J Students and Freedom House Consider Global Threats to Democracy
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.”
W&J Symposium on Democracy 2022: Historian Fred L. Johnson III, Ph.D. ties mob violence to democratic failure
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.
W&J Symposium on Democracy 2022: International leaders Shaqaiq Birashk and Kerry McBride offer first-hand perspectives on the fall of Afghan democracy
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.