• The Nature of Learning

    Meet the people who make up this extraordinary community on the shores of the Chesapeake, where history is still in the making. Your revolution starts here.


  • Fraser Takes 2016 Washington Prize
    Flora Fraser, whose book The Washingtons offers a rare and comprehensive view of Martha Washington and the relationship between the nation’s inaugural first couple, wins the $50,000 George Washington Prize.
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  • Professor Richard De Prospo’s new book contests prevailing scholarship about Early American Literature.
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  • A Winning Finish
    Talk about going out on a high note. Dr. Mike Davenport, head coach of the Washington College women’s rowing team, is retiring after 26 seasons, but he can’t put his feet up just yet.
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  • Write Here, Write Now
    Darcy Klinedinst ’13, a former WC English major and secondary education minor, followed her mother’s footsteps into the teaching field. She now works as a 10th grade English Language Arts teacher at Sussex Central High School in Georgetown, Delaware.
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  • We Have A Winner!
    Reilly D. Cox, a double major in English and theatre with a minor in creative writing, wins the 2016 Sophie Kerr Prize. At $65,770, the Sophie Kerr Prize is the largest undergraduate literary award in the country.
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  • Hear Ye, Citizens!
    Commencement keynote speaker David Rubenstein urges graduates to make the country of George Washington’s dreams a reality. “Make your children and your parents proud of what you have done.”
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  • Alumni Weekend
    You won’t want to miss out on the fun opportunities to make new memories with family and old friends June 3-5!
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  • Día de Fútbol
    The ninth annual Día de Fútbol (Day of Soccer) was held on April 17 in Kirby Stadium. Día de Fútbol is an outreach event for the Spanish speaking community surrounding Washington College. All children are invited to come with their families and friends to play soccer, read books, talk in English and Spanish, and get to know students and professors at Washington College.
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