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W&J to Dedicate Residence Hall to Dr. Walter Cooper, Distinguished Alumnus, Scientist, and Civil Rights Leader

September 23, 2020

Washington & Jefferson College will rename Beau Hall in honor of Dr. Walter Cooper ’50, a noted research scientist, steward of education, advocate for civil rights, and passionate supporter of his alma mater.

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 […]

W&J Junior Leads Online History and Culture Programs During Pandemic

September 18, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 18, 2020)—The summer of 2020 is one for the history books—which Sarah Byrne ’22 will be ready to document thanks to her Maxwell scholarship-funded internship. The junior […]

W&J Physics and Engineering Major Gets Hands-On Experience with Maxwell Internship Support

September 17, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 17, 2020)—One W&J senior is getting a taste for mechanical engineering thanks to support from the College’s Maxwell Internship Fund. Ty Bedillion ’21, a physics and engineering […]

CEPM to Host Webinar About Region’s Natural Gas Future

September 16, 2020

Washington & Jefferson College Center for Energy Policy and Management’s latest hour-long webinar at 11 a.m. Oct. 7 will examine the National Energy Technology Laboratory’s perspective on the region’s natural gas future.

W&J Hires Bethany Iñesta Bowman as Director of Financial Aid

September 16, 2020

Washington & Jefferson College welcomes Bethany Iñesta Bowman, who will join W&J as Director of Financial Aid on October 1, 2020.

The New Website, One Year Later

September 2, 2020
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It’s been a full year since we launched the new washjeff.edu. What have we learned about the website since it’s launch? What does the data tell us?

Junior spends summer researching with Department of Pathology at Pitt

September 1, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 1, 2020)—While coronavirus is top-of-mind for the public and in the medical world right now, W&J junior Sam Dauby spent his summer with the Department of Pathology […]

Sophomore helps Massachusetts State Rep improve primary care access for rural residents

August 31, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Aug. 31, 2020)—This summer, Neil Pandit ’23 turned his connections into an opportunity to help others. “I am very involved in the Greater Boston Area as a volunteer […]

W&J to Create Online Teaching Tools with National Science Foundation Grant

August 12, 2020
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A grant awarded by The National Science Foundation (NSF) will support four projects developed by teams of faculty-researchers at schools across the nation, including Washington & Jefferson College.