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An intimate learning environment that fosters intellectual curiosity. 

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    When students band migratory birds at the College’s research station at Chino Farms, they are helping ecologists better understand the benefits of restoring native grasslands.
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    Professor of Anthropology Bill Schindler led students on a three-week summer immersion course that culminated with their adoption of daily living habits in a reconstructed Iron Age village.
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    As part of the Social Inequalities course taught by Dr. Ryan Kelty, the Washington College Sociology Department sponsored the third annual poverty simulation to help students understand the experience of living at the poverty level.
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    Biology professor Mindy Reynolds and student researcher Jimmy Comotto ’14 describe the biology program at Washington College.
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    The natural sciences and mathematics division is a microcosm of the liberal arts school—an intimate learning environment that encourages independent thinking and fosters close working relationships between students and professors.
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    Get a glimpse into campus and academic life.
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    The WC campus made a very unusual wardrobe choice on March 21, but it was all for a good cause.
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    Dr. Jennifer Rowsell, Assistant Professor of Biology, leads a class through the dissection of dogfish sharks during a Neurobiology lab.
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    Washington College Professor of Archaeology and Anthropology Bill Schindler took students on a culinary adventure through international cultures in the GRW course “Food, People, & the Planet.”
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    With a passion for the science of GIS, Mariah Perkins ’13 has already launched her career following a most unusual path.
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    The Department of Drama at Washington College presents The Tragedy of King Lear, directed by Professor Jason Rubin, featuring Professor Timothy Maloney as King Lear. 
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    Engaging internships and strong faculty relationships have inspired in Jasmine Bibbs ’13 a greater passion to build a career in helping others.
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    What does it mean to be a Smart Cookie?
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    One of the first in her family to attend college, Caitlyn Riehl ’13 graduated premed with her pick of two top-flight medical schools awaiting her decision.
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    Eshan Patel ’13 says his career path began to unfold during the weeks he spent working in Professor Mindy Reynolds’ biology lab. From that summer research experience in 2011, a world of opportunity opened to him.
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    If you ever wanted to invest in the stock market but were too scared to try, then Kyle Benk’s senior thesis is required playing.
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    WC will host the premiere of the original play adapted from “Operation Homecoming,” a book collection of eyewitness perspectives on war. Proceeds will benefit the National Endowment for the Arts.
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    Students in Professor Shaun Ramsey’s Mobile Application development class share their experiences coding applications in mobile interface environments.
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    Dr. Bill Schindler demonstrates how to prepare kimchi as part of a traditional meal in his “Food, People, & the Planet” class.
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    Dr. Bill Schindler demonstrates how to make mustard as part of a traditional meal in his “Food, People, & the Planet” class.
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    Dr. Bill Schindler demonstrates how to prepare head cheese as part of a traditional meal in his “Food, People, & the Planet” class.
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    Dr. Bill Schindler demonstrated how to siphon home-brewed beer from carboys, add sugar to produce carbonation, and bottle the beverages in preparation for a multi-course meal in his “Food, People, & The Planet” class.
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    Ricky Callahan ’09 speaks about his academic and professional experience as a German studies major and offers advice to current students.
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    Akin Walker ’10 speaks about his academic and professional experience as a Hispanic and Japanese studies major, offering advice to current students.
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    Alana Wase ’06 speaks about her academic and professional experience as a French studies major, offering advice to current students.
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    This short excerpt from the 40 minute documentary about the Chesapeake Semester shares how students feel about the Chesapeake Semester after having participated.
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    Dr. Bill Schindler introduces students to beer making, preparation of a traditional beverage as part of a multi-course meal in his “Food, People, & The Planet” class.
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    Dr. Bill Schindler introduces students to Camembert cheese making, the first dish prepared as part of a multi-course meal in his “Food, People, & The Planet” class at Washington College.
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    Each fall, the Chesapeake Semester will engage a select group of students in the interdisciplinary study of North America’s largest estuary, the Chesapeake Bay.
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    STEM students from Kent County Middle School joined Assistant Professor of Biology Mindy Reynolds’ toxicology class to work on a scientific experiment in a college setting.
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    Sharing a commitment to academic excellence, the Douglass Cater Society of Junior Fellows and Theta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa gathered in Gibson Center for the Arts for networking and brief remarks about the unique learning opportunities available at Washington College.
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    A glimpse into roughly 21 hours and 5,300 photos taken in Peru during the 4th journey of the Chesapeake Semester.
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    20 Years In The Making
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    Washington College Professors of Art Fatma Ismail and Alex Castro describe the Kohl Gallery’s Fall 2011 exhibition of ancient Egyptian funerary artifacts.
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    Named for the 1959 Miles Davis classic from Kind of Blue, “All Blues” is a new work by the distinguished playwright Robert Earl Price based on the story of a white newspaper reporter who traveled through the South in 1948 as a black man.
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    Students in Washington College’s Chesapeake Semester explore the ecology, history, and culture of the Chesapeake Bay with immersion experiences. They began their orientation week with an overnight trip to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, a skipjack sail, trot lining for crabs, and discussion with experts on various aspects of the Bay.
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    Tyler Brice ’13, Hannah O’Malley ’12, and Brendyn Meisinger ’13 studied the landscape ecology of the eastern painted turtle (Chrysemys picta picta) with Assistant Professor of Biology Aaron R. Krochmal in 2011.
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    Students in the Chesapeake Semester took a sunset cruise on the Skipjack Martha Lewis with special guest Michael Helfrich, the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, who discussed challenges facing the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
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    The 2011 undergraduate students in Dr. Amick’s laboratory are designing new palladium-catalyzed reactions for organic synthesis.
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    Gary Fenstamaker ’13 collaborated with Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Austin Lobo  on examining the security of the Washington College campus network.
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    Dr. Shaun Ramsey, George Essig ‘13 and Otto Borden ‘13 are creating a 3D game engine and world with multiplayer networking capabilities.
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    In 2011, Dr. Martin Connaughton and summer research student Kathy Thornton ’13 focused on fluoxetine (Prozac) and its impact on the startle response in Zebrafish.
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    Chesapeake Semester students hit the road for Journey 1, “Discovering a Sense of Place,” which included a ten-day 842 mile trip circumnavigating the Bay. Students departed from Chestertown and traveled down the Delmarva and up the Western Shore of Maryland stopping at historic landmarks like Jamestowne, Colonial Williamsburg, Shirley Plantation, Historic St. Mary’s City, our state capital Annapolis, Havre de Grace, and Port Deposit. Nearing the end of the journey Chesapeake Semester students, Washington College faculty and SEA members enjoyed a sunset sail on the skipjack Martha Lewis out on the Susquehanna Flats.
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    The Ichthyology students observed Zebrafish larvae exhibiting positive phototaxis, a tendency to move towards the light. In this experiment, half of a glass tank was covered in foil to create dark conditions and students watched as the larvae settled themselves in the lighted portion.
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    The Department of Drama presents Moliere’s 1673 masterpiece The Imaginary Invalid,directed by Professors Jason Rubin and Polly Sommerfeld. A senior design thesis by Susanne Vaughn; choreography by Professor Karen Smith; original music by Professor Anthony Harvey.
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    The Department of Drama presents the Stephen Sondheim musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, directed by Professor Jason Rubin, April 15-17 in Gibson Center for the Arts.
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    The Douglass Cater Society of Junior Fellows is the College’s flagship academic enrichment program—one that rewards creativity, initiative and intellectual curiosity with competitive grants to support self-directed undergraduate research and scholarship anywhere in the world. The intent is to bring together the best and brightest in what founder Douglass Cater called “a companionship of learning.”
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    After our orientation to the Chesapeake Semester at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, a skipjack sail and 4 bushel of crabs, students visited Echo Hill Outdoor school for some trust and team building exercises.

    View video by Amanda Anastasia ‘13 and Kelsey Hallowell ‘12.
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    Washington College’s 2010 Senior Capstone Experience in Studio Art, the Visual Art Thesis Exhibition, on display in the Kohl Gallery, will feature the culminating projects of seven graduating seniors.
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    Kat Muller ’12 speaks about her experience at the Writing Center.
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    Beverly Frimpong ’12 speaks about her experience at the Writing Center
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    Doug Carter ‘12 speaks about his experience at the Writing Center.
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    Washington College students Kristin Bircsak ’10 and Taylor Robinson ’10 spent the summer in Chestertown researching native reptile and amphibian populations with Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Aaron Krochmal.
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    Feature about Washington College Associate Professor of Physics and Earth and Planetary Science Karl Kehm.
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    Angelyca Jackson ’08 speaks about her experience as a Washington College biology major.
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    Joseph H. McLain Professor of Environmental Studies Donald Munson speaks about his course “Biodiversity and Ecology of Birds of the Chesapeake Bay” taught at Washington College.
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    Associate Professor of Biology Martin Connaughton on his “Life Histories” course taught at Washington College.
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    A Washington College student-produced media spot, advertising the Spring 2009 Human Rights Awareness Campaign, “WAC Fast,” which aims to raise support for Heifer International, a program which works to combat global hunger.