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Dr. Bill Schindler starts a fire with his bare hands

Video: How to Start a Fire...


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

  • ESFL

A Brief History of Fruit


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

Big Boost for River and Field Campus


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
Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall

Forge Campaign Breaks Records


Washington College’s $150 million Forge a Legacy campaign meets a record goal ahead of schedule.

  • Advancement
  • Forge
  • Giving

Special Swimmers


A local youth swim team’s volunteer coaches, who work with WC students and staff, earn statewide honors for their efforts to help Special Olympics athletes hone their swimming skills.

  • Swim

Practicing Their Pitches


A “mocktail” reception with young alumni in the environmental field provides graduating seniors in environmental science and studies a chance to hone their networking chops.

  • Environmental Science & Studies