• (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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  • Shannon Moran ’19 hears her name called.
    Shannon Moran Wins 2019 Sophie Kerr Prize

    “May we never stop loving, giving support, and caring for the arts and for those who live within them,” says Moran, on winning the nation’s largest undergraduate literary prize. 


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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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  • Sometimes shadowing environmental educators means getting your feet wet.
    Getting Their Feet Wet
    Students who want to learn what it’s like to be an environmental educator can get first-hand experience in a new course that lets them shadow educators at nearly a dozen partnering organizations on the upper Eastern Shore.
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  • Julie Wills’ “Radical Geometry”
    Honors for Art
    From among a statewide field of nearly 700 artists, the Maryland State Arts Council has conferred Individual Artist Awards for 2019 to three from WC working in creative nonfiction, works on paper, and media.
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