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Wednesday, May 11, 2016
2016 Honors Convocation

More than 100 Whittier College students were recognized for their dedication to academics, service, and leadership at the 2016 Spring Honors Convocation held at the Graham Athletics Center last month. The event acknowledged graduate and... More

Monday, May 9, 2016
Amanda Cabanilla, Class of 2016

Amanda Cabanilla, a senior majoring in sociology has a desire to radically transform the world and has been able to thrive as a researcher at Whittier. Next stop: University of Chicago. Major: Sociology major with a minor in religious studies... More

Friday, May 6, 2016
Joyce Kaufman, Nerhood Award 2016

Joyce Kaufman has sparked intellectual dialogue about political science in her Whittier College classrooms for more than 30 years. She's inspired students with her passion, cultivated dedicated scholars through her curriculum, and served as a role... More

Thursday, February 18, 2016
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Whittier College has set a new record this year with five applicants for the prestigious Fulbright Us.S Student Program Award being recommended by the U.S. National Screening Committee for the next stage of the competition. These five Whittier... More

Monday, October 19, 2015
Patrick Kellycooper

San Diego native Clifton Whittaker ’16 always dreamed of becoming a scientist. As a child he built large contraptions made of Lego bricks. Although he struggled with math and science in high school, because of his dedication and personal attention... More

Monday, October 19, 2015

When Rebecca Lybrand ’07 was tasked with making soil and climate science a relatable and interesting topic to audiences within and outside the scientific community, she decided to put her interdisciplinary skills to work. In short order, she... More

Monday, October 19, 2015
Jordan Carter

Hometown Sacramento, CA Major Kinesiology and Nutrition Science Stats Sustainability Club, Kinesiology Club, Residential Life Student Worker, CAAS Academic Coach, Enrich LA Garden Ranger Intern, DC Greens School Garden Army Intern, DC... More

Friday, September 11, 2015
Argentina Study Abroad

by Lightmary Flores '17 As a first-generation college student, the idea of studying abroad seemed out of reach. But, thanks to the fellowships and study abroad resources available at Whittier, I applied and was awarded a Gilman Study Abroad... More

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Collin McDowell, Whittier College, Undergraduate Fellowship, Political Science Research

Collin McDowell ’16 has found a perfect combination that satisfies his thirst for knowledge in political science and also nurtures his creative side. “Humans are shaped by the stories we tell, and there are few areas where that is more evident... More

Friday, July 10, 2015
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

Gabriela Salgado ’17 dreams of becoming an ethnic studies college professor and she’s well on her way to achieving her career goal. The Whittier Scholars Program student and Hawthorne native, is maximizing her opportunities at Whittier College to... More

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