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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Capital Fellows Programs offer a unique opportunity to participate in policymaking and development. Fellows work for 10-11 months as full-time, paid staff members in the California State Assembly, California State Senate, California Executive... More

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Apply today to Congresswoman's Linda Sanchez' Training for Tomorrow Congressional Internship Program. Congresswoman Linda Sánchez values education and encourages students and recent graduates to actively participate in government. This program is... More

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Professor Fred Bergerson remembers the 50th Anniversary of the JFK assassination

This week the nation commemorated the 50th Anniversary of one of saddest chapters in its history--the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In an interview with the Whittier Daily News, Professor Fred Bergerson reflected on his personal... More

Monday, November 11, 2013
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

With the goal of empowering faculty to make full and better use of the digital technologies that are reshaping teaching and scholarship, and transforming faculty- student research throughout the liberal arts, Whittier College is launching its... More

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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, November 5, 2013

In conjunction with trusted partner Publishing Concepts, Inc (PCI), the 125th Anniversary Edition of the Whittier College Alumni Directory is now underway, with a publication date set for fall 2014 and available for purchase in both print and CD... More

Monday, November 4, 2013

For aspiring Whittier College actors, it might take some convincing, but in the end, most will reach the conclusion that professor Gil Gonzalez led them to, Shakespeare is still king. “Students always feel they’d rather do a contemporary play—... More

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Asian Students Association promotes Asian culture and traditions, as well as the contributions of Asian-Americans. The club hosts social events throughout the year but is best known for its signature event, Asian Night, which is held every... More

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Seiors Acosta and Rigo recognized for reaching landmark of 1000 digs and 1000 kills

Prior to Saturday’s game against Chapman University, seniors Alyssa Acosta and Alayna Rigo were recognized for achieving two milestones in their volleyball careers at Whittier College. This season, Acosta, a libero, achieved 1000 digs, while... More

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon

Literary couple Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon were in town this weekend for a fundraising event, “Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon in Conversation,” to benefit the Whittier Scholars Program and Whittier High School.  The talk allowed the... More

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