News & Events

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

On Nov. 13, Campus Movie Fest, billed as the "world’s largest student film festival," held its Los Angeles Grand Finale at the famed Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The event featured the top 16 short movies made in one week from over 8,000 students... More

Thursday, October 18, 2007
Humanitarian-Authors Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon Receive Honorary Degrees

The conferring of honorary Whittier College degrees on Allende and Gordon was also covered in Los Angeles' leading Spanish-language newspaper, La Opinion. CELEBRATED authors and humanitarians Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon each received an... More

Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Child Development professor Anne Sebanc

Associate Professor of Child Development Anne Sebanc is convinced that a local community can be a critical laboratory - a platform that likely helped her win a substantial grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2005. Now entering the... More

Friday, October 12, 2007
Jung works on his self-made surfboard

It did not take long for Matt Jung '08 to figure out that he could not easily afford the most critical piece of equipment in his new surfing hobby: a well-crafted and stylish surfboard. After all, the surfboard manufacturing industry takes full... More

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Whittier College is proud to host The Future of U.S.-China Business Relations, a video teleconference in "real time" on September 26, in the Ruth B. Shannon Center. Via a live video feed, a panel of experts at Whittier and at SIAS University in... More

Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Whittier Receives $3M Gift Toward Sciences

-Norac, Inc. Founders Chester and Olive McCloskey to Endow Chair in Chemistry- Announced this week, a gift of $3 million was made to Whittier College by married alumni Chester and Olive McCloskey, Class of 1940 and 1944, respectively, to establish... More

Friday, September 14, 2007
Dress Designed by Cassey Ho '09 Featured at San Francisco Fashion

Besting hundreds of entries in a student competition to remake the “little black dress,” Cassey Ho ’09 was among the 18 winning designers whose ensembles hit the catwalk in the “Emerging Stars” fashion show, held during the 2007 San Francisco... More

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

The National Science Foundation awarded Glenn Piner, associate professor of physics, a multi-year grant exceeding $150K to continue his study of a large survey of blazars, the extremely active regions surrounding massive black holes at the centers... More

Monday, September 3, 2007
Convocation Remarks Recommend "Leaping Into the Dark" to Find Success

During the traditional Orientation Convocation and Light of Learning ceremony, held on Sunday, September 2, President Sharon Herzberger advised new students to embrace uncertainty over the next four years, to "seize every opportunity, savor every... More

Saturday, September 1, 2007
Sigma Delt Pi recognized as an honor society

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, awarded Whittier College with the prestigious El Premio Octavio Paz, an honor recognizing chapters that maintain an outstanding record of activity and service for three consecutive... More


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​Eduardo C. Corral earned degrees from Arizona State... More
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