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Wednesday, Nov 06

Recent graduate Ryan Johnson ’11 was the inaugural Huaqiao Fellow during the 2012-2013 academic year, enrolling in a master’s-level Chinese immersion program at the University in Xiamen, China. Johnson’s fellowship was renewed for 2013–2014; he will... More

Tuesday, Oct 15

During her 2011 visit to Whittier College, Linda Biehl '65 challenged students to devote themselves to service and invited them to intern with the Amy Biehl Foundation, an organization she currently directs. Faith Govan ’14 answered her call and... More

Sunday, Sep 01

Leading tours at the Richard M. Nixon ’34 Presidential Library in Yorba Linda and teaching 10-year-olds about the former president gave Mario Obando ’13, the 2012-13 Whittier College Nixon fellow, great insight into the political career of Whittier’... More

Wednesday, Jun 12

As Whittier College endeavors to strengthen its curricula in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines, securing resources for student fellowships has become a key priority. Two donors have recently partnered with the... More

Wednesday, Jun 05

Standing shoulder to shoulder from 3:30 a.m. until noon in freezing temperatures, Richard M. Nixon Fellows Daniel Jacob Kulick ’13 and Carlee Shults ’14 patiently awaited a moment that would mark American history.​ That moment: the 2013... More

Saturday, Jun 01

Fascinated with Argentine history and culture, Veronica Moreno '12 will be headed south in spring 2013 to participate in  the Fulbright Teaching Assistantship program, which involves spending at least 20 hours a week helping teach English language... More

Saturday, Jun 01

It is a truism that research opportunities in science and math at the undergraduate level have the power to highly motivate students—and open doors to future career paths. Simply take a look at the experience of a few of our recent graduates.... More

Saturday, Jun 01

"Culture can be one of the most sensitive and private topics, but to share it is possibly one of the most rewarding things." HOMETOWN: Kingston, Jamaica MAJOR: English & Child Development MINOR: Psychology HONORS & AWARDS: 2011-2012 Keck... More

Monday, Apr 15
Nerhood Award Recipients

Dozens of Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and college heads for their dedication to academics and service at the 2013 Spring Honors Convocation. Of note, more than 60 students were recognized for securing... More

Sunday, Apr 01

With increasing support from a number of different foundations, organizations, and individuals, Whittier College has seen the number of awarded student fellowships grow significantly over the last few years. This academic year, a number of students... More

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