• One of the images used for the College’s campaign with BuzzFeed.
    The Buzz on WC
    Washington College’s collaborative marketing campaign with BuzzFeed wins two top international communications awards.
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  • Psychology professor Tia Murphy and a couple of her students observe one of their subjects in the child development lab.
    Faculty Focus: Child’s Play

    Developmental psychologist Tia Murphy is directing a series of research projects based upon her observational studies of 83 local preschoolers and their moms.


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  • Caroline Harvey is the 2018 Sophie Kerr Prize winner.
    Poet Takes The Sophie Kerr Prize

    May 18, 2018

    English major Caroline Harvey wins the 2018 Sophie Kerr Prize, at nearly $64,000 the nation’s largest undergraduate literary award.


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  • Flags waving
    Flags for Heroes
    Just in time for Memorial Day, students in the Rotaract Club partnered with the Chestertown Rotary Club to honor local heroes. The purpose of the program is to raise funds for veterans’ groups and other worthy causes. 
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  • Kevin Martin delivers the keynote address.
    “Be Flexible. Do Your Best. Have Faith.”

    Kevin Martin, head of public policy at Facebook, recounted the circuitous route he followed in pursuit of his dreams, and shared with Washington College’s 317 graduating seniors what he learned along the way.


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  • Katie Arnold’s photo, Symbiosis, took first place.
    Pretty (Powerful) Pollinators
    When the College’s Center for Environment & Society sponsored a pollinator photography contest this spring, nineteen students submitted their best work. Judges had the tough job of selecting first-, second-, and third-place winners from among 41 entries.
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