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Friday, January 31, 2014
Carlos Bailey Jr. '37, Whittier Daily News

Retired physician Carlos A. Bailey Jr. celebrated his 100th birthday on January 27. Bailey credits his love for ice cream, specifically strawberry ice cream, as the key to longevity. According to Bailey, his father, Carlos Sr., a long time avid fan... More

Friday, January 31, 2014
Wardman Library

Whittier College has recently incorporated a first-rate collection of rare Quaker books into its Special Collections at the Bonnie Bell Wardman Library. The donation, which comes from Los Angeles-based collectors Douglas and Curtis Dombek, comprises... More

Friday, January 24, 2014
David Bohnett at Whittier College

Social-networking pioneer and philanthropist David Bohnett L.H.D. ’12 will receive the Ira E. Yelling Community Leadership Award on January 29. The award given by the American Jewish Committee Los Angeles (AJC) salutes the accomplishments of... More

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Artemis Project participants near Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

With the goal of introducing high school students to hands-on scientific research, Whittier College student mentors and nine Pioneer High School students visited the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium recently as part of the Center for Engagement with... More

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Black Student Union at Whittier College

Alumnus Ja Marr Brown '95 was the keynote speaker for the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Whittier College. Brown's inspiring talk, The Leader in You, addressed the choices that Brown made as a young man and the people who inspired him to... More

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Steven Hodge ‘00

Former Whittier football player and business administration major Steven Hodge ‘00 is not lacking ambition. After years in the culinary arena, Hodge has opened his own café, Temper Chocolate Pastry, in Vancouver, Canada where he makes cakes,... More

Thursday, January 16, 2014
White House

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger joined fellow higher education leaders at the White House today for a meeting with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to discuss how to increase access to college for low-income students... More

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Whittier College is pleased to present two discreet bodies of work by Los Angeles artists Bob Alderette and Margaret Lazzari. Place, Change, Light juxtaposes these artists’ approaches to the act of painting. Through the physical abutting and... More

Monday, January 13, 2014

Whittier College is part of a new consortium of five West Coast liberal arts colleges tasked with developing an educational model that combines high impact, face-to-face teaching practices with technologically-based instruction. The effort, led by... More

Monday, January 13, 2014

The San Francisco Chronicle has named Whittier alumnus Steve Matthiasson its "Winemaker of the Year" for 2013. The son of anthropology professors, Matthiasson was born in Winnipeg and traveled west to attend Whittier, where he graduated in 1991 with... More

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