News & Events

Friday, June 6, 2014

Whittier College graduate Chris J. Marvin '09 is part of an international team of astronomers which has recently announced the discovery of two new planets orbiting Kapteyn's star, a nearby halo red dwarf. One of the planets, a temperate super-... More

Friday, June 6, 2014
Zack Hummel

Poet cross country runner Zack Hummel '17 is spending his summer running across the U.S. as part of the 4K for Cancer’s 2014 Run Across America. Hummel, and fellow runners, will spend 42 days in a 4,000 mile trek across the nation. The goal is to... More

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Marcelo Leonardi

Former Poet athlete Marcelo Leonardi ’98 has been named as the new head coach for the University of Michigan’s women’s water polo team. “His experience as a player and coach at all levels of the sport will be extremely valuable for our program and... More

Monday, June 2, 2014

Whittier graduate and former civil deputy prosecutor Bernard Veljacic '94 was recently sworn in as a Superior Court Judge for Clark County in Washington State. “Bernard’s diverse experiences and strong leadership qualities will help bring... More

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Political science major R.J. Tolson ’15 has published a new self-improvement book, Project Limitless Volume I: The Success Initiative. The tome, the first in a series, is described as a guide to “unleashing your potential, crumbling the boundaries... More

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Whittier College graduate Paul W. Ferguson '74, president of the University of Maine since 2011, was named the 15th president of Indiana’s Ball State University. According to Ball’s board chair Rick Hall, Ferguson is the person to take Ball State... More

Friday, May 23, 2014

A recent $1 million challenge gift has resulted in an additional $4 million in leadership contributions toward Whittier College’s Science and Learning Center (SLC) project, for a total of $5 million in directed gifts. The initial $1 million... More

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Amy Biehl Foundation Project on Human Rights and Social Responsibility

Students from Pioneer and Whittier High Schools recently completed a nine-week program on human rights and social responsibility organized by the Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC) and sponsored by the Amy Biehl Foundation. The project... More

Friday, May 16, 2014
Fr. Greg Boyle

Seated under a brilliantly sunny sky in Whittier College's Memorial Stadium, the nearly 450 members of the class of 2014 listened attentively as humanitarian Jesuit Priest Father Gregory J. Boyle entreated them to not only “promote” justice with... More

Friday, May 16, 2014
Hong Kong

Recent graduates Carolyn Newswanger ’14 and Erin Eulberg ’14, as well as Kelci Kaulana Quinabo 15, Madyson Statley ’15, and Tiffany Tsui ’15, and Rebecca Robinson '15 will leave for a month-long teaching practicum in Hong Kong this week. The group... More

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