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  • Building on $85 million already raised, Washington College kicks off a $150 million comprehensive campaign that is focused on the student experience and is the largest in the College’s history.

  • Olivia Butler ’21 is spending the summer studying the migration of black mangroves in northern Florida.

    During her 10-week REU—Research Experiences for Undergraduates, funded by the National Science Foundation—Olivia Butler ’21 studied how climate change is affecting a delicate balance in the northern Florida salt marsh ecosystem.

  • At the Starr Center, Paris Young ’21 works with Irene Moore of Georgetown, Maryland, to curate newspaper clippings a...
    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.
  • Cullen Hall will be ready for students in August.

    After an $8.2 million systems renovation, Cullen Hall will be ready for students this fall.

  • Thad Bench will join the College’s Board of Visitors and Governors.
    Marketing and branding executive Thad Bench is joining Washington College’s Board of Visitors and Governors
  • College President Kurt Landgraf accepts a $20,000 check from former President Sheila Bair.
    Former President Sheila Bair donates $20,000 more to the Washington Scholars program, bringing to $1 million her personal donations for the program.
  • Natural Lands Project meadows provide habitat for pollinators.
    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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