• College President Kurt Landgraf accepts a $20,000 check from former President Sheila Bair.
    More Dollars for Scholars
    Former President Sheila Bair donates $20,000 more to the Washington Scholars program, bringing to $1 million her personal donations for the program.
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  • At the Starr Center, Paris Young ’21 works with Irene Moore of Georgetown, Maryland, to curate newspaper clippings a...
    Big Grant for Heartland
    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has granted $800,000 to Washington College’s Chesapeake Heartland, an innovative public history project led by the Starr Center in collaboration with an array of Kent County partners and the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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  • Natural Lands Project meadows provide habitat for pollinators.
    A Growing Landscape
    At nearly 1,000 acres and growing, the Natural Lands Project has received a $536,000 state grant to create 125 acres of meadows, 38 acres of wetlands, and 38 acres of forest at Conquest Beach Preserve on the Chester River.
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  • ESFL interns Nicole Hatfield ’21 and Annaliese Bush ’22 harvest chicory in the campus garden. The young leave...
    Summer in the Food Lab
    In the inaugural summer of the Eastern Shore Food Lab, student interns are researching wild foods, mastering culinary skills, growing produce, and rethinking the food system.
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  • (L to R) Holly Schaffer ’21, Assistant Professor of Education Sara Clarke-Vivier, Colin Levi ’21, and Kayla Mehrte...
    Three for Crooked Tree

    When a WC alumnus learned about a faculty member’s project at a museum in Belize, he jumped in to fund three students’ travel there this summer as part of a global field experience in education.


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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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