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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 …  

Rising Senior Gets Court Room Experience with Fayette County Courthouse Internship

July 9, 2021
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WASHINGTON (July 9, 2021)-Jeffrey Seabury ’22 is courting the idea of a career in law. The Washington & Jefferson College political science and psychology double major is spending his summer interning with both the public defender and district attorney’s offices at the Fayette County Courthouse. Jeffrey found the internship thanks to a unique W&J connection. …  

W&J History Student Carves Future with Mount Rushmore Internship

June 28, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (June 28, 2021)-Another President’s face is appearing this summer at Mount Rushmore-a W&J President, that is. History major Sarah Byrne ’22 secured a position at Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota as a Historical Interpretation Intern, a role she found through W&J’s career connection software, Handshake. Support from W&J’s Center for Professional …  

W&J psychology senior gets hands on experience with Focus Behavioral Health

June 22, 2021
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Brianna Bray ’22 is pursuing her dreams as a direct support specialist with Focus Behavioral Health, working with adults and teenagers with autism and intellectual disabilities.

W&J Junior builds financial knowledge interning with construction company

June 21, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (June 21, 2021)-Logan Marko ’23 is creating a solid foundation for his future, one invoice at a time. The Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) accounting major and CIS minor is spending his summer internship with the finance team at Clark Construction Group, LLC, an opportunity he found through W&J’s Center for Professional Development …  

Honoring Juneteenth

June 21, 2021
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  Dear W&J Community, Today is Juneteenth, officially designated this week as a federal holiday. At W&J, we too recognize the significance of this day that commemorates the moment in 1865 when the U.S. army arrived in Galveston, TX, and liberated the last 250,000 enslaved people still in bondage after the Civil War. June 19 …