• 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.


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    Honoring Irish Peacemaker Bertie Ahern
    The former Taoiseach received an honorary degree during the George Washington’s Birthday Convocation Feb. 20 and praised former diplomat and College president Mitchell Reiss for helping him keep the peace process on track.
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    Sojourn in South Africa

    After her semester abroad in South Africa, Ashley Elmore ’15 hopes to join the Peace Corps after graduation to return to the continent to work.


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    Remembering Patricia Godbolt White ’64
    Before becoming the first female African American student at Washington College, she helped integrate the public schools in her hometown as part of “the Norfolk 17.”
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    Love the Turtle!
    Professor Aaron Krochmal’s research on how turtles learn and use navigation skills is the featured cover article in Current Biology. The findings can help wildlife managers better handle turtle populations whose habitats have been destroyed.
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    06

    The College will open at 10:30 due to inclement weather.

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    Finding Balance in the Wine
    Fascinated by the science behind grape growing and winemaking, Zachary Stocksdale ’15 is taking his biology studies in a whole new direction.
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    The Beat of the People
    Seventeen Washington College students grabbed the opportunity of a lifetime over winter break living in Havana, Cuba, studying the vibrant ties between music and culture there, and learning much more about another world.
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    Taking Aim at Gun Violence
    In a new Kohl Gallery exhibition opening February 5, sculptor David Hess shares a series of assault weapons he began crafting in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He hopes they will spark dialogue about the role of gun violence in American culture.
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