• Lonnie Bunch greets Jada Aristilde ’21 at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American Histor...
    Making History

    Lonnie Bunch, who in 2017 received an honorary degree from WC in recognition of his efforts to create the landmark National Museum of African American History and Culture, has become the first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution. And when Bunch shared the news with museum staffers, a Washington College student was there to congratulate him.


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  • (L to R) Jillian Curran ’23, Sarah Neumann ’20, and Kimberly McCollum, WC lecturer in music, in seated zazen at Th...
    A More Mindful Community

    Through a special topics course on Japanese Buddhism, students are learning the value of mindfulness and meditation to help them better navigate the stresses of college and life.


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  • Chief Justice of Delaware Leo Strine addressed the Class of 2019.
    In Defense of the Liberal Arts

    Delaware Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr., gave the keynote address at Washington College’s 236th Commencement on May 19. Here are excerpts from his remarks, which focused on the enduring value and critical importance of a liberal arts education, particularly in today’s polarized society.


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  • Chester River at sunset
    Celebrate the Chester
    The Chester River defines the character of Washington College as a sailing lane, outdoor lab, and reliable muse for poets. Read what students, faculty, staff, and alumni treasure most as they share their river stories.
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  • Caitlin Donovan ’19
    Health Justice For All
    Sociology major Caitlin Donovan ’19 is headed to Duke University School of Law.
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  • Graduating seniors at the 2019 Commencement ceremony.
    Commencement 2019
    Delaware’s Chief Justice Leo Strine shares Washington College’s “trigger warning” to confront the faults of humanity on the way to experiencing the full breadth and depth of the human experience.
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