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W&J Senior Goes Global with Study Abroad Trips

January 21, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (January 21, 2022) – Clara Sherwood ’22 is founding her professional future one country at a time. Sherwood – a triple major in music and conflict resolution, international studies, and Spanish – recently won the James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship from the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) honor society. Sherwood used the scholarship …  

Class of 2021 Graduate Credits Liberal Arts for Professional Readiness

December 13, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (December 13, 2021) – Adriana Rodriguez-Ruiz’s career path was founded at W&J, and she credits the College’s strong liberal arts curriculum for connecting her varying interests and helping her launch a career she loves. For Rodriguez-Ruiz, a proud first-generation 2021 graduate of the Washington & Jefferson College, the liberal arts philosophy bridged her interests in public policy, environmental studies, social justice, and diverse …  

W&J International Studies Major Gets Global Experience with Department of State Internship

September 22, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 22, 2020)—Even in the face of a worldwide pandemic, Tori McKeehan ’21 is still getting a global experience thanks to support from W&J. Last fall, the international studies major connected with the U.S. Department of State through their Virtual Student Federal Services (VSFS) internship program. Her year-long internship occurred alongside many other …  

W&J International Exchange Student Pens Book about her American College Experience

February 27, 2020

WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 27, 2020)—The exchange student experience can be a challenging one, but Nayeong Kim excelled during her experience at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J)—so much so that she wrote the book about it. “The days I spent at W&J were very precious to me. It was new, sometimes challenging and meaningful…and all could …  

Magellan Project leads Dawlton Nelson ’21 to studying environmental impacts on life in Kenya

July 29, 2019
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Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) junior Dawlton Nelson ’21 plans to visit every continent (minus Antarctica) before graduation. Thanks to the Magellan Project, he’s one step closer to achieving that goal.

Study Abroad Profiles: Hailey Treloar in Japan

November 19, 2018

Our friend Hailey Treloar ’20, an international business major from Pittsburgh, got a lot out of her time in Tokyo, Japan, during the Spring 2018 semester, and she shared some of that with us.

Study Abroad Profiles: Albert Shackelford in Ireland

October 15, 2018

In spring 2018, Albert Shackelford ’20 of Capitol Heights, Md., traveled to Cork, Ireland, to study at University College Cork.

Five reasons to study abroad during your time at W&J

August 29, 2018

This fall we have more than 40 students embarking on semester-long study abroad experiences. So why should you study abroad?

W&J senior researches HIV treatment in Paris, France

August 15, 2018
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W&J senior Dana Fiola is spending her summer researching HIV treatment methods at the University of Paris Diderot in Paris, France. 

W&J hosts 22 German students through Fulbright exchange program

August 13, 2018
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For the second consecutive year, Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) hosted a group of German students participating in a language and cultural exchange program organized by the German-American Fulbright Commission.