• 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.


  • Dam the Debt Takes Off
    Funded entirely by donations, and unprecedented in higher education, the new program will reduce qualified graduating seniors’ total federal debt load by 10.2 percent.
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  • Video: Thesis in Bloom
    Nicole Capobianco’s discovery of The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds is what she calls a “happy accident.”
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  • George in the Jungle
    Eleven students and two professors recently traveled to Nicaragua for a 15-day tropical ecology course offering one-of-a-kind, hands-on learning experiences not soon to be forgotten.
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  • Faculty Focus: El Salvador’s Captured Peace
    In El Salvador, where in 1992 the United Nations achieved its greatest success in peacebuilding to end a brutal civil war, the homicide rate is now highest in the world. In her timely new book Captured Peace, Christine Wade, associate professor of political science and international studies, examines how local elites manipulated the peace process, helping lead the country to its present state.
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  • The Great Human Race
    As an associate professor of anthropology, Bill Schindler has always believed in living what he teaches. As the star of a new National Geographic Channel program that premiered nationally on February 1, he’s taking it to a whole new level.
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  • Tuition Freeze Announced
    Washington College announces major advance in affordability with tuition freeze for fall 2016.
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  • On the Right Path: Career Development
    Students discuss their work with Career Development at Washington College, which offers a suite of services to help students land internships, externships, and jobs after graduation.
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  • In Pictures: ¡Día de Fútbol!
    Local families came to campus for the 9th annual Día de Fútbol—an event where kids have the opportunity to play, read and talk in English and Spanish, and get to know WC students and faculty.
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