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Thursday, October 23, 2008
Professor Fred Bergerson Travels to Tel-Aviv to Study Terrorism

The last time political science professor Fred Bergerson fired an M-16 rifle was in 1968— a lifetime ago as a soldier in Vietnam. This summer, Dr. Bergerson had the opportunity to fire the same type of weapon again while he visited another embattled... More

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Among the key election issues this year is the question of same-sex marriage. As California voters prepare to cast their ballots on this controversial issue, the outcome will be watched around the US and beyond. Political science professor John Neu... More

Monday, October 20, 2008

Justice Richard J. Goldstone H'08, former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, is being honored with the MacArthur Award for International Justice. The award given by the John D. and... More

Monday, October 20, 2008
Whittier College Welcomes "John Poet"

John Poet is part of a New York Times "pop quiz," featuring unique college symbols. Whittier's new mascot made his official campus debut during Whittier Weekend 2008.                              

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

As we find ourselves in the midst of the hockey, football, basketball, and baseball seasons it can appear that the country has become a bit "sports obsessed." Professor of religious studies Joe Price, author of Rounding the Bases: Baseball and... More

Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Award-Winning Authors Headling 2008 Whittier College Writers Festival

"I started finding my voice as a thinker and as a writer [at Whittier]. [Then] I got on the road of finding out who I was, and who I wanted to be," said New York Times bestselling author and Whittier College alumnus Charles Bock '91, featured author... More

Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Whittier College Delivers "Portal to the World"

"In some ways, Whittier College is a typical small liberal arts college:  it has around 1,400 students, small class sizes, a focus on teaching, and a mostly residential campus; but Whittier is one of the most diverse private institutions in the... More

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Speaking to the Whittier Daily News, economics professor Geetha Rajaram says the recent $700 million federal bailout package has raised interest in economics at Whittier College. As a result, she recently hosted a discussion table during lunchtime... More

Monday, September 29, 2008
Martin Ortiz class of 48 recieves life-time achievement award!

The Ortiz Programs, named after Martin Ortiz (Whittier Class of 1948), seek to expand knowledge and awareness of Latino culture, language, and history though a variety of events and activities. The Ortiz Programs provide academic and career... More

Thursday, September 25, 2008
Martin Ortiz Programs Honored by Excelencia

Whittier College's Martin Ortiz Programs were recently recognized with an honorable mention for the 2008 Examples of Excelencia Award. As part of the award, the Ortiz Program's profile will be included in the 2008 edition of Excelencia in Education'... More

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