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Monday, July 15, 2013

Whittier College named 199 undergraduate students to the Spring 2013 Dean's List. Students' academic accomplishments have been noted in hometown newspapers across the country including:  Bend Bulletin (Oregon), Nevada Appeal, Navato Patch, The... More

Saturday, June 1, 2013

It is a truism that research opportunities in science and math at the undergraduate level have the power to highly motivate students—and open doors to future career paths. Simply take a look at the experience of a few of our recent graduates.... More

Saturday, May 11, 2013
2013 Latino Graduates Ceremony

The 12th Annual Latino Graduates Celebration kicked off 2013 Commencement Week activities, with more than 60 Whittier College students donning the traditional cap-and-gown to be formally recognized by President Sharon Herzberger on the stage of the... More

Monday, April 15, 2013

More than 70 Whittier College students participated in the 3rd Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Arts (URSCA) Presentation Day. This year presenters represented more than a dozen majors and session topics ranged from "The Use... More

Monday, April 15, 2013
Nerhood Award Recipients

Dozens of Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and college heads for their dedication to academics and service at the 2013 Spring Honors Convocation. Of note, more than 60 students were recognized for securing... More

The first NASA grant to be awarded to Whittier College will support an astronomer’s study of blazars. Professor of Physics and Astronomy Glenn Piner has been awarded a $94,991 grant from the Fermi Guest Investigator Program (http://fermi.gsfc.nasa.... More

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