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Washington College’s New Waterfront Academic Building to be Named for Two Environmental Leaders

Washington College will unveil the next major initiative in its drive to become a national leader in undergraduate environmental and sustainability programming, with a naming and groundbreaking ceremony on September 8, 2017 for the new waterfront Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall. Continue reading

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Goenka, Holowesko, Samuels to Serve as Washington College Men’s Soccer Captains

Senior midfielder Debashish Goenka (Mumbai, India/Hiranandani Foundation School – Powai), senior defender Michael Holowesko (Nassau, Bahamas/Asheville School [N.C.]), and junior goalkeeper Josh Samuels (Allentown, N.J./Allentown) will serve as captains of the Washington College men’s soccer team for the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Washington College President and Faculty Condemn Violence and Hate That Descended Upon Charlottesville, Virginia

Washington College President Kurt Landgraf and the College’s Faculty Council today condemned the violence and hate that led to three deaths last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, reaffirming the College’s foundational commitment to supporting an education and campus community premised on thoughtful dialogue and moral courage. Continue reading

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Cardboard Boats Make a Splash!

Have you ever dreamed of building your own boat? What about one made out of cardboard, glue and duct tape? The Center for Environment & Society’s 11th Annual Cardboard Boat Race is fast approaching and will give you the opportunity to test your boat building (and racing) skills. Now is the time to register your crew and start building your boat. “Add several coats of latex-based paint and you’ll be ready to go,” says Jamie Frees, Outreach Coordinator for the Center for Environment & Society. Continue reading

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Washington College’s Innovative New Eastern Shore Food Lab Will be Based in the Heart of Chestertown in Renovated Restaurant Space

In an effort to integrate Washington College’s innovative new Eastern Shore Food Lab directly with the local Chestertown community, the College announced today that the Food Lab will be based downtown in the building which presently houses the Blue Heron Café. Continue reading

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Starr Center’s Goodheart Earns National Endowment for the Humanities Award for Sequel to his Bestselling 1861: The Civil War Awakening

Adam Goodheart, director of Washington College’s Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, has earned a prestigious Public Scholar Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities to research and write the sequel to his best-selling 1861: The Civil War Awakening. Continue reading

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