American Fulbright Scholar Amy Biehl, daughter of alumni Linda '65 and Peter '65 Biehl, was killed in South Africa in 1993 in a country under incredible racial tension due to its history with apartheid.
In 1998, the four men involved in Amy's... More
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
Michal (Merraro) Loving '02 joined Temple Beth Orr of Coral Springs in South Florida as the synagogue’s first female rabbi.
Rabbi Loving was ordained by the Reform Jewish seminary, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), in... More
Education is the family business for M. Rene Islas '00. His grandfather served as a distinguished teacher and principal in various schools in Nogales, Arizona, his aunts and uncles are teachers and administrators in Arizona public schools, and his... More
Laura Martinez ’06 was appointed in March 2015 to the board of trustees of the Sequoia Union School District, with unanimous approval over five other candidates.
She previously served on the East Palo Alto City Council where she was the first... More
Luis Ibarra ’02, former Poet runner and coach represented Mexico in the Pan American Games where more than 7,000 athletes from more than 41 delegations are competing in Toronto, Canada. Ibarra came in 6th in the men's steeplechase final.
Dominique Simmons ’10 is member of a team of researchers at the University of California at Riverside who are developing a video game that may rehabilitate auditory dysfunction in veterans.
Auditory dysfunction, different from external hearing... More
In the wake of the challenges that Sweet Briar College faced as a small liberal arts college on the brink of closing its doors, the publication University Business interviewed several college presidents, including Whittier College's Sharon... More
Whittier College was included in College Factual's list of U.S. Best Colleges for Men's Water Polo as reported by USA Today.
The College ranks at #21 among the top schools that compete in NCAA's Division I, II, and III that provide a quality... More
Professor of Religion Joe Price was included in a recent Washington Post article about the connection between Serena Williams’ professional tennis career and her faith as a Jehovah’s Witness. Despite her faith discouraging members from competitive... More