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Tuesday, May 28

Seeking his third straight All-American honor in the 400 meter race at Saturday's NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships in La Crosse, Wisconsin​, junior Poet Kevin Curbelo did one better, earning the NCAA Division III Mens 400... More

Monday, May 20

Whittier College has been awarded $50,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation to establish an exciting new program designed to explore economic development and environmental sustainability in China and its border regions. The support from the Luce... More

Friday, May 17

The crowd at Whittier College’s Memorial Stadium erupted in cheers and beamed with admiration Friday morning when the College celebrated its 110th Commencement Ceremony. Whittier Scholars Program major and Music minor Emily Baeza of Montebello, CA,... More

Monday, May 13

Vistas abound at Whittier College. There are views of urban downtown Los Angeles from Turner Hall, sweeping green lawns stretch from Diehl Hall to Painter Ave.; and from the third floor of Wardman Library you can get a bird’s-eye view of Hoover... More

Monday, May 13
Carolyn Mukai '13

The Studio Arts Department held their annual end-of-the year juried exhibit of student works. The guest judge John Espinoza, awarded first place to Brooke Showalter ‘15 - Fractured Instrument, oil on canvas; second prize to Camille Rice ’13 -... More

Monday, May 13
Kelissa McDonald '11

In a recent interview with the Jamaca Observer, singer and musician Kelissa McDonald '11 discussed the influence that living in Africa for three years has had on her artistic work.According to McDonald, her time in Ethiopia and Ghana was the... More

Sunday, May 12

Villalobos Hall was filled to capacity on Friday night, as the College honored its many volunteer groups at the 3rd Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Fittingly held during National Volunteer Week--a brainchild of 1934 alumnus and U.S. President... More

Sunday, May 12

Saturday, May 11
2013 Latino Graduates Ceremony

The 12th Annual Latino Graduates Celebration kicked off 2013 Commencement Week activities, with more than 60 Whittier College students donning the traditional cap-and-gown to be formally recognized by President Sharon Herzberger on the stage of the... More

Tuesday, May 07

Faculty and students from the psychology department have kept busy this spring presenting research at three different professional conferences and hosting the 12th Annual Psi Chi Whittier Undergraduate Research Conference (WURC) WURC is designed to... More