WC in the News
The media turns to our faculty experts to enhance coverage of a wide range of topics, from international security and economic policy to American history and politics.
VP for Enrollment shares his views on how admissions officers should handle prospective students’ social media postsSatya Dattagupta tells the New York Times that his office does not actively search social media, but if a prospective student’s vulgar or rude post comes up in our monitoring feeds, he will make a note of it.
The surprising evidence that Woodrow Wilson was suffering from a brain malfunction before the stroke that crippled himHistory News Network, 06/15/2014
The third excerpt from history professor Richard Striner’s book, Woodrow Wilson and World War One: A Burden Too Great to Bear
History News Network, 06/08/2014
The second of three excerpts of Professor Richard Striner’s latest book, Woodrow Wilson and World War One: A Burden Too Great to Bear.
The Star Democrat, Easton, Md., 06/06/2014
Reporter Craig O’Donnell attends the dedication of the Chester River Watershed Observatory, a collaborative project led by the College’s Center for Environment & Society.
History News Network, 06/01/2014
The first of three excerpts shared from history professor Richard Striner’s latest book, Woodrow Wilson and World War One: A Burden Too Great to Bear.
The Washington Post, 5/23/2014
Book World editor Ron Charles talks to the charming scholar who won the 2014 book prize, which is administered by the College’s C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience.
Gazette.net, Silver Spring, Maryland, 04/16/2014
Emily Hall ’14 is interviewed about the Fulbright teaching scholarship that will enable her to teach English in Nepal.
The Baltimore Sun, 5/13/2014
The Sun reports on 2014 winner Alex Stinton and how growing up in Talbot County, Maryland, influenced his poetry.
Monitor on Psychology, September 2013 issue.
The magazine of the American Psychological Association profiles the extraordinary success of Washington College students in conducting and presenting their research.
Download a pdf of the print version.
Reform Judaism, Fall 2013
President Mitchell B. Reiss speaks to Reform Judaism magazine to offer his best advice to students deciding on a college and career.
State Circle, MPT
Political science professor appears on MPT’s panel discussion of the first of three Democratic primary debates in the race for Maryland governor.
Reporter Gigi Barnett reports on the 2013 Sophie Kerr Prize, and winner Timothy Marcin.
2012 American Value Survey: Assessing Political and Moral Views on the Economy and Social Issues in a Shifting Religious LandscapeThe Brookings Institution, 10/23/2012
Political science professor Melissa Deckman, an Affiliated Scholar with the Public Religion Research Institute, joins a panel at the Brookings Institution to present the results of an important national survey. (Deckman’s presentation begins about an hour into the video).
At an event at the National Press Club, professor Melissa Deckman talks about the gender gap among Catholic voters.
Dialogue, CCTV, 09/29/2012
Director of International Studies Andrew Oros is a guest on the Chinese public affairs show Dialogueto discuss the state of America’s relationship with China.
Director of International Studies Andrew Oros appears on the Chinese television network to discuss the U.S. role in Japan-China relations. (His segment appears about 20 minutes into the program.)
“The Alan Colmes Show,” FOX News Radio, 06/06/2014
Colmes talks to Washington College president Mitchell Reiss, author of Negotiating with Evil: When to Talk to Terrorists, about the controversy over the deal that freed POW Bergdahl from his Taliban captors.
Maryland Morning, WYPR, 05/23/2014
Historian and journalist Adam Goodheart, director of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College, talks with host Sheilah Kast about the dubious historical pedigree of Chestertown’s Colonial Tea Party Festival.
NPR, All Things Considered
Host Robert Siegel talks to Alex Stinton ’14 about his prize-winning poetry.
WYPR Radio, 09/25/2012
Political science professor Melissa Deckman discusses Romney and Obama foreign policy.
Maryland Morning, WYPR, 11/06/2012
The winner of the 2012 George Washington Book Prize, Maya Jasanoff, talks to host Tom Hall about Liberty’s Exiles.
All Things Considered, NPR, 10/21/2012
Professor of English and Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen talks to Guy Raz, host of All Things Considered Weekends, about his new book, Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.
Talk of the Nation, NPR, 9/24/2012
Richard Striner talks with host Neal Conan about the moral conviction and shrewd politics that led Lincoln to issue the proclamation.
Midday, WYPR, 9/20/2012
Corey Olsen, The Tolkien Professor, talks about the enduring appeal of the book with Midday host Dan Rodricks.