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Symposium on Democracy Includes Visiting Fulbright Fellows

February 17, 2020
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Washington & Jefferson College hosts two visiting Fulbright Fellows this week.

Brendan Troesch (center) poses with W&J professors and GABC representatives as they present him with his scholarship award.

W&J Student Earns GABC Scholarship for study in Cologne

February 13, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 13, 2020)—Brendan Troesch ’21 is the sixth Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) student to earn the German American Business Circle of Pittsburgh (GABC/Pittsburgh) scholarship. The $2,500 award will go toward funding Brendan’s term abroad in Cologne, Germany. Representatives from GABC came to W&J to present Brendan with the scholarship. Brendan, a chemistry […]

Cassandra Muhr hosts her radio show from the WNJR station in the Howard J. Burnett Center.

WNJR updates create new opportunities for students

February 12, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 12, 2020)—When Instructor of Communication Arts Dr. Nicholas Maradin arrived at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) in the fall, he inherited leadership of the College’s radio station, WNJR-FM. and saw an opportunity to enhance the opportunities the radio station could offer students. He went to work to do just that. “Our number […]

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W&J to Install Car Charging Stations with Support of West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund

February 10, 2020
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Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) has received a $25,000 grant from West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund (WPPSEF) for the installation of up to six electric car charging stations on campus.

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Washington & Jefferson College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

February 10, 2020
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W&J has been named a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

W&J students pose together at the Joint Mathematics Meeting of the AMS and MAA in Denver, Colorado.

Math students and faculty present at National Joint Mathematics Meeting

February 4, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 4, 2020)—From January 14-18, seven Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students and six math department faculty attended the National Join Mathematics Meeting (JMM) in Denver, Colo., with three faculty and four students presenting their work. The American Mathematical Society (AMS) and Mathematical Association of America (MAA) join together each year to present […]

Students in the PrezTech Challenge winning class on Audio/Radio/Podcasting pose in the library classroom with their trophy.

Prez Tech Challenge: Podcasting the Cultural Edge

February 3, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 3, 2020)—Looking at a national media landscape that seems defined by divisive arguments rather than productive conversation, students in Dr. Stevie Berberick’s COM 391 Audio/Radio/Podcasting class developed a simple goal: show how to engage ideological differences in an informed and respectful way, and use storytelling to do it. The class – which […]

Two students in Ron Bayline's "Persepectives In Medicine" JayTerm course explore a dental lab as part of the class.

W&J students use time between terms to get acquainted with medical professionals

January 24, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 24, 2020)—Between the fall and spring semesters, Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students find ways to get ahead. During JayTerm, a two-week optional study period in which the College offers courses on campus and abroad, a group of underclassmen explored their options for the future in Professor of Biology Dr. Ron Bayline’s […]

W&J students doing forest research

W&J Professor, Students Part of Project Recognized by USDA Forest Service as 2019 Research Highlight

January 24, 2020
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service has recognized the work of a team of scientists and foresters that includes a W&J professor and students as one of its 2019 research highlights.

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W&J Recognized Nationally Among Institutions with Best Financial Aid, Lowest Student Loan Default Rates

January 21, 2020
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LendEDU has recognized W&J among institutions nationally with the best financial aid and lowest student loan default rates.