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  • Don’t Worry. We’re Happy!

    The Princeton Review ranks WC among the top twenty schools in the nation with the happiest undergraduates in its 2018 college guide released Aug. 1.


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  • Risky Business

    Three WC students spent the summer asking residents on some of the most vulnerable lands of Maryland’s Eastern Shore whether they were concerned about rising waters in their communities. They learned that words matter, and for many, risk is in the eye of the beholder.


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  • Fermenting and Foraging

    Students foraged for meals and fermented foods as part of the permaculture pre-orientation trip, which focused on how to build ecological resilience within the modern human landscape.


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  • Faculty Focus: On the Map

    Alisha Knight’s collaboration with the College’s GIS Lab created a digital humanities project—using Story Maps—that explores the history and breadth of one of the country’s earliest and most influential African American publishing companies.


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  • Love, Lust, and Literature

    Conducting collaborative research in the great libraries of Britain and Ireland, Spanish professor Elena Deanda and English major Shannon Neal ’19 examined forbidden literature from the Spanish Inquisition and manuscripts from a 17th-century poet.


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  • Wishes Are Horses

    Assistant Professor of Studio Art Julie Wills has three solo exhibits on view this fall, including a show in Kohl Gallery that runs through October 22. The artist talk is Tuesday, September 26, at 4:30 p.m.

     


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  • “I Love This Place”

    Lauding the liberal arts and sciences for its role in providing students with a strong moral compass so necessary in modern American society, newly-installed President Kurt M. Landgraf pledged to do everything in his power to make sure Washington College endures for generations to come.


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  • Expanding Lands, Restoring Species

    Washington College’s Center for Environment & Society wins a $500K grant to expand the innovative Natural Lands Project. With matching funds from donors, the NLP now has $1.3 million to bring 285 more acres of farmland into quail habitat and Bay buffers.


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