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Washington & Jefferson College Receives National Best College Recognitions for 2022

September 16, 2021
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U.S. News & World Report has named Washington & Jefferson College to its list of the top 100 National Liberal Arts Colleges for 2022.

W&J Honors 2020-2021 Rule, Hughes, Murphy Recipients

September 15, 2021
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Five Washington & Jefferson College students were honored Sept. 14 as recipients of the Rule, Hughes, Murphy Award.

Teaching 9/11: A Historical Event and a Lived Experience for Today’s Students

September 10, 2021
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September 11, 2001 is both a historical event and a lived experience for today’s college students.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, W&J College to Dedicate Pennsylvania State Marker Honoring Charles Fremont West, M.D.

September 9, 2021
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The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) will dedicate a Pennsylvania State Marker honoring Charles Fremont West, M.D., W&J Class of 1924.

W&J welcomes Class of 2025 with annual Matriculation Ceremony

September 1, 2021
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Approximately 350 First-Year students became Washington & Jefferson College Presidents during the College’s Matriculation Ceremony on Aug. 24. The annual ceremony introduces the campus community to the incoming class and shares College traditions and insights with new students. In his address to the class, W&J President Dr. John C. Knapp noted that the Class of …  

Energy Transition Expert to Speak at Webinar on Decarbonization

September 1, 2021
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Washington & Jefferson College Center for Energy Policy and Management (CEPM) will host a free webinar on “Decarbonization: Pathways to a Sustainable Future” at 11 a.m. Sept. 22. Dr. Varun Rai, a noted expert on energy transition and adoption of sustainable energy technologies, will be the presenter. Rai is a professor in the LBJ School …  

Anna Higgins Wins 2021 UWSP Clarinet Call for Scores

August 4, 2021
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  Congratulations to music major Anna Higgins whose clarinet composition has been nationally selected for performance from the 2021 Call for Scores: Solo Clarinet Compositions! Anna’s composition centers around the importance of musical storytelling in healing the political turmoil, social disconnect and isolation caused by the pandemic. Her work will premiere in the forthcoming year …  

New Centers to Ensure that W&J Students are Prepared for Ethical Leadership, Professional Success

July 14, 2021
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Two new centers at W&J College will give students a distinctive advantage through customized programs to ensure that they become ethical leaders who are well prepared for professional success in their chosen fields.

Clinic experience prepares W&J junior for medical career

July 14, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (July 14, 2021)—Gabriella Lloyd ’23 knows the value of a well-rounded view. It’s an approach she’s taken on her path to medical school, majoring in economics and Spanish at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) as she completes the requirements of a pre-med track as part of her education journey. She’s also finding ways …  

W&J Junior Gets Hands-On with Science Center Internship

July 14, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (July 14, 2021)—It’s a summer of discovery at the Carnegie Science Center for both Holly Troesch ’23 and the interactive learning museum’s patrons. The Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) biology and German double major is interning with the Animals and Habitats department at the Science Center and is responsible for the care and …