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  • In October, 20 universities from around the world sent their top graduate students and professors to the third annual Conference on the Muslim World, and Washington College brought its undergrads.
  • WACapella strikes again with a lively custom arrangement of Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be” that invites prospective students to join the Washington College family.
  • Senior English major Julia Armstrong lived her dream by spending a semester abroad studying in England
  • Did you see the huge pile of trash in Martha Washington Square in the beginning of November? That was a part of my thesis.
  • A Veterans Day performance to be staged in Decker Theatre is built around student interviews with area veterans of WWII, conducted for the C.V. Starr Center’s StoryQuest oral histories project, “The Real War.” The November 11 event includes music, projected images and spoken word performances.
  • Philanthropy is a major aspect of Greek life. The sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha recently rallied for their cause, Breast Cancer Awareness.
  • A panel of Washington College professors examines the question from several perspectives–political, social, and cultural–on Oct. 22.
  • After a summer internship in Ecuador, during which she did lab research in computational chemistry while immersing fully in Spanish, Misbath Daouda ’15 will present her findings at an international conference in the Galapagos Islands.

  • Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Larry Hogan Holds Public Forum at Washington College

  • Washington College is partnering with the Map of Early Modern London to help contribute to the map with scholarly research, conducted by Dr. Moncrief’s Renaissance Drama class, on the Rose Theater.

  • The men’s soccer team is off to a strong start, winning four of its first five games against non-conference opponents.
  • Campus club Best Buddies honored by the Baltimore Ravens for their commitment to the community during the Ravens home opener on September 7, 2014.
  • Food from the garden is now being served in Hodson! Come check it out!!
  • During the All Campus Picnic the campus bid Mitchell and Elisabeth Reiss a fond farewell. Mitchell then accepted his nomination to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge before the campus audience.
  • Just over a year after graduating from Washington College, Tyler Brice ’13 is loving his new job as a rescue technician for the Maryland State Police’s Aviation Command.

  • Instructing ninth- and tenth-graders in English and reading on the Pacific island of Kosrae, Jesse Speth ’13 is learning as much as he is teaching.


  • Traveling to ancient places in the Navajo Nation as part of Washington College’s Southwest Seminar, Rachel Brown ’16 is studying how losing and reclaiming a language influences a culture and its people. 

  • Jungle lodges, cloud forests, colonial towns, and pristine beaches beckoned seven students on a three-week environmental studies course in Ecuador this summer.
  • The investment executive who first forged close ties to the College as a parent will serve until a new president is installed.
  • A student-poet who grew up on Maryland’s Eastern Shore will receive $61,382 as winner of the nation’s largest undergraduate literary award, the Sophie Kerr Prize, at Washington College.
  • This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - celebrate with us!

    Stop by Miller Library’s interior display cases to view our permanent semester display of compelling photos and books from the most important era in U.S. history.
  • A $1 million gift from the Eugene B. Casey Foundation will add brand new locker rooms for WC’s swim teams.
  • Fascinated with education’s ability to bridge cultural divides, Emily Hall ’14 has won a Fulbright grant to live and teach in Nepal, the birthplace of Buddha and the roof of the world.

  • How often do you listen to your favorite song and think about the physics behind it? Chances are, you never really gave the sound waves involved a thought. But while many students don’t make an instant connection between music and physics, Katie Gordon ’17 considers it a pitch-perfect combination.
  • For two weeks late this spring, a group of WC students will immerse themselves in the ecology, history, and beauty of Acadia National Park. If you want to go, now’s the time to apply.