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Six Chosen as Sophie Kerr Finalists

05/12/2020

Six Washington College seniors were selected as finalists for the Sophie Kerr Prize in literature, worth $63,537.65. The winner will be announced in a virtual ceremony this Friday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Sophie Kerr
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A Tree for Martha

05/11/2020

Marking Arbor Day this April 17, Washington College will add a new specimen to its Virginia Gent Decker Arboretum—a tulip poplar descended from the lineage of a tree still standing at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

  • Martha 
  • Tree
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On the Front Lines

04/03/2020

A Washington College alumna in the nursing profession braces for a wave of COVID-19 patients in Maryland.

  • COVID-19
  • Alumni
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The Sentencing Project

03/03/2020

Nicole Porter of The Sentencing Project offers a public talk, “Expanding the Franchise: Challenging Mass Incarceration through Enfranchisement.”

  • The Sentencing Project
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Environmentalists at Risk

03/02/2020

Guardian Reporter Nina Lakhani to speak on “Dangerous Business: Violence Against Environmental and Land Rights Activists in Latin America”

  • Environmentalists
Dr. Bill Schindler starts a fire with his bare hands

Video: How to Start a Fire...

02/27/2020

Dr. Bill Schindler demonstrates how to start a fire with your bare hands in the wilderness for Wired.

  • ESFL
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A Brief History of Fruit

02/12/2020

Winner of the 2018 Akron Poetry Prize, the first poetry collection by Kimberly Quiogue Andrews, assistant professor of English and creative writing, is published by University of Akron Press.

  • English
  • Creative Writing
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Big Boost for River and Field Campus

01/30/2020

Matched by a $1 million grant from landowner Harry Sears, the Maryland Department of Commerce grants $1 million to endow a director for the College’s River and Field Campus.

  • CES