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Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Chemistry Professor Isovitsch with his team of student researchers.

Chester and Olive McCloskey Junior Faculty Chair in Chemistry Ralph Isovitsch, and Professor of Chemistry Devin Imoto, along with Whittier students Joshua Smith '11, Michael Galbreath '11 and Andres Villapando '11, presented collaborative student-... More

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Whittier business students win championship at regional competition.

Whittier College's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) club won a championship in the 2010 SIFE USA Regional Competition held in Orange County on March 19. Whittier competed against colleges such as Chapman University, University of Alaska, Fairbanks... More

Monday, March 22, 2010
Whittier College's famous mascott Johny Poet!

"Poets" was the correct answer on National Public Radio's popular game show program Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! this past weekend. A segment of the program, hosted by Peter Sagal, focused on unusual college mascots. When quizzed about Whittier's... More

Friday, March 19, 2010
Nobel Prize winner Dr. Luc Montagnier speaks at Whittier College.

Dr. Luc Montagnier, 2008 Nobel Prize recipient and world renowned virologist, gave a special lecture, HIV/AIDS Research: past and prospects, to launch the new Center for Science, Health, and Policy at Whittier College. Montagnier also received an... More

Thursday, March 18, 2010
Latino Students thriving at Whittier despite national graduation trend.

With a 63 percent graduation rate, Whittier College's Latino students are outperforming their peers on a national level. According to a new study of national college graduation data by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), across the country,... More

Monday, March 15, 2010
Booth at his brewery.

Nevada businessman and Whittier graduate Doug Booth was named the Reno Gazette-Journal's 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year. Booth is the co-owner of Buckbean Brewing Co. based in Reno. Buckbean, established in 2008, is a microbrewery that distributes... More

Monday, March 15, 2010

Whittier College's Hispanic Student Association and MEChA present AMIGOS— a celebration of Latino culture with student performances, live music, and food from various Latin American countries on Friday, March 19, 6:00 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon... More

Friday, March 12, 2010

In a letter sent March 10 from President Herzberger, the Whittier College campus community was updated on a variety of news items, including the implementation of a modified academic calendar for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 school years. In short,... More

Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Whittier students Brownie Sibrian '10 and Kourtney Zilbert '11 traveled to Sacremento to advocate for Cal Grants.

Whittier students Brownie Sibrian '10 and Kourtney Zilbert '11 traveled to Sacramento with Dave Carnevale '97, director of financial aid, as part of the 2010 Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) Cal Grant Student... More

Wednesday, March 3, 2010
American Novelist Tim O'Brien to Keynote Whittier College's 107th Commencement Ceremony

Tim O'Brien—award-winning author of" The Things They Carried"—will give the keynote address and Keith Jackson, lauded sports announcer, will be a special guest at Whittier College's 107th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 28, 9 a.m. in Memorial... More

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