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W&J hosts 22 German students through Fulbright exchange program

Updated: August 13, 2018 | Tagged: ,

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.

W&J professor teaches courses at Prague University through Fulbright grant

Updated: July 27, 2017 | Tagged: ,

In a classroom separated from Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) by thousands of miles and an entire ocean, associate professor of English Jennifer Harding, Ph.D., found students at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, seemed surprisingly familiar.

Presidents Without Borders Provides Rewarding Trip for W&J Students

Updated: April 18, 2017 | Tagged:

Nine W&J students travelled for a week in August 2016 with three U.S. physicians and provided general care to people of all ages in Costa Rica.

Magellan Scholar Studies Impact of Australian healthcare system on Aboriginal Populations

Updated: January 24, 2017 | Tagged: ,

W&J junior Nick Baker set off for Australia to study ancient and modern Aboriginal medicine.

Semester Abroad Showcase to Highlight Student International Experiences

Updated: September 16, 2015 | Tagged:

The next Semester Abroad Showcase is Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Room of The Commons.

Biology Major Pursues Cultural Passion through Magellan Project

Updated: August 27, 2015 | Tagged:

A sense personal agency, adventure and cultural appreciation led W&J’s Tina Lee ’16 to spend her summer traveling through China.

W&J Joins Institute of International Education Generation Study Abroad

Updated: April 30, 2015 | Tagged:

W&J has joined the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad initiative to help more American students gain international experience through study abroad programs.

Juniors Receive Scholarships to Spend Spring Semester Abroad

Updated: April 25, 2014 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 25, 2014)—Two Washington & Jefferson (W&J) College juniors are spending the semester studying in France and Chile respectively, recipients of Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. Emily Payne from Pittsburgh, Pa. and a graduate of Brentwood High School, a sociology and French double major, and Logan Kinney, an international business and Spanish double…

English Language Institute Opens at W&J

Updated: April 16, 2014 | Tagged:

Students from Brazil and China make up the inaugural class of eight.

Noted Japanese Wood Sculptor Visits W&J in Honor of Retiring Professor

Updated: April 10, 2014 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (April 2, 2014)—Akatsuki Harada, nationally and internationally known Japanese wood sculptor from Samukawa, Japan, is visiting Washington and Jefferson College (W&J) this week, finishing work on his camphor wood sculpture, a gift from the people of Samukawa and the Samukawa International Exchange Association (SIEA) in honor of the 32…