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Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Comedy of Errors

William Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, will appear on the stage of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA, 90608, Whittier College on October 16- 19 at 8 p.m. and October 20 at 2 p.m. General Admission... More

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Susan Reverby

Dr. Susan M. Reverby, historian of American health care, will be the keynote lecturer at the 2013 Whittier College New Student Convocation on October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave, Whittier,... More

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The research of political science professor Eric Lindgren was recently mentioned in a Los Angeles Times article about the growing number of ethically-diverse California cities under pressure to change how they elect their city councils.  Activists,... More

Monday, September 16, 2013
Claire Peters '14

Whittier College students were busy this summer getting a head start in the professional world while interning at top companies, as well as health and non-profit organizations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and H.O.... More

Monday, September 16, 2013

The first NASA grant to be awarded to Whittier College will support an astronomer’s study of blazars. Professor of Physics and Astronomy Glenn Piner has been awarded a $94,991 grant from the Fermi Guest Investigator Program (http://fermi.gsfc.nasa.... More

Saturday, September 14, 2013
San Jose Mercury News

California legislators recently approved a bill that will raise the minimum wage from $8 to $10 by 2016. This 25 percent increase has been met with mixed reactions. Supporters of the bill say that the wage increase will help California’s poorest... More

Thursday, September 12, 2013
U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges

Whittier College has once again been named one of the top national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report in the magazine’s annual college rankings issue. In addition, U.S. News’ 2014 Best Colleges guidebook gave Whittier kudos for its... More

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Erin Clancy Honored as an Innovator

Alumna Erin Clancy ’07 was recently included in the Diplomatic Courier’s “Top 99 under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders” list. This honor recognizes Clancy as one of the “brightest and most innovative minds of the time” and hails her ability to design a... More

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Whittier Law School

National Jurist Magazine, in their September 2013 issue, has just named Whittier Law School one of the Top 15 Most Innovative Law Schools in the nation. Whittier Law School is listed at #6, citing its new "Experience the Law" curriculum. Read the... More

Monday, September 2, 2013

They're here.  The Class of 2017 descended on the Poet campus Sunday, marking the start of their undergraduate stay at Whittier College. Hauling luggage, boxes, mini-fridges, economy-size boxes of goldfish crackers, and other must-have items,... More

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