News & Events

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Announced today, Dr. Charlotte G. Borst has been appointed Whittier College's next Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, effective July 1, 2009. Borst will succeed the current dean, Susan Gotsch, who has been at Whittier for seven... More

Monday, March 16, 2009

According to an article in La Opinion, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis will face challenges balancing her strong ties with labor unions and her new duties at Labor Secretary. Economics professor Geetha Rajaram commented in the Spanish-language... More

Monday, March 2, 2009

Dr. Luc Montagnier, 2008 Nobel Prize recipient and world renowned virologist, will give a special lecture, HIV/AIDS Research: Past and Prospects, to launch the new Center for Science, Health, and Policy at Whittier College on Thursday, March 18, at... More

Friday, February 20, 2009

Dr. Judea Pearl delivered the 2009 Feinberg Lecture entitled "Being Jewish, American, Western in the Post-911 Era" to a packed room of students, faculty, alumni, and friends last night in AJ Villalobos Hall at Whittier College.  Dr. Pearl, the... More

Monday, February 16, 2009

Newman Field's new artificial turf is the subject of an article in Sports Turf magazine. "The synthetic field completely revolutionized our sports program," said athletic director Robert Coleman in an interview for the magazine. "The field has... More

Monday, February 16, 2009

The Whittier College Athletics Department announced that 189 of its student-athletes completed the fall 2008 academic semester with a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. The student-athlete's success is highlighted by senior Nicholas Papageorge,... More

Monday, February 9, 2009

Following an extensive, national search, Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger today announced that Penelope Bryan has been appointed Dean of Whittier Law School, effective July 2009. Bryan will succeed the current dean, Neil H. Cogan, who... More

Monday, February 9, 2009

Business administration professor Dan Duran was in Washington D.C. during the 44th Presidential Inauguration this past January 20. In the following blog he reflects on the election and how he and his family played a role in history. On November 4,... More

Monday, February 2, 2009

As an avid football fan and expert in the intersection of sports and religion, Professor Joe Price was a sought after expert this week to give his take on the annual pigskin battle that took place on Sunday. Dr. Price is quoted in the Pittsburgh... More

Monday, February 2, 2009

The film Frost/Nixon, a dramatization of the taping of interviews by British TV host David Frost with former President Richard Nixon '34, has received critical acclaim and been nominated for five Academy Awards, including best picture. But for... More


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