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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Masanori "Mashi" Murakami

Witty, engaging, and incredibly entertaining, Masanori "Mashi" Murakami shared with the Whittier community his anecdotes from his time as a pitcher for the San Francisco Giants in the mid-1960s. Murakami spoke at Villalobos Hall in front of a... More

Monday, July 6, 2015
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La Jolla, California native, Lilly Grossman,  has written a self-published novel, has been honored by the White House for her student film, worked as the features editor of her high school newspaper, and was homecoming queen. Disabled since birth... More

Monday, July 6, 2015

Please join us in congratulating our Student Organization Award recipients for the 2014-2015 academic year! All governing body award winners and New Student Organization of the Year will receive $100 in their student organization account towards... More

Thursday, July 2, 2015

​Masanori Murakami, the first Japanese baseball player to pitch in the American Major Leagues for the San Francisco Giants more than 50 years ago, is on a nationwide book tour this summer. Accompanied by  urban archaeologist, Robert Fitts who is... More

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Whittier College softball team

For the first time in Whittier College's history, Poet Athletics earned three conference championships in one school year. The men's and women's water polo teams dominated the pool in the 2014-2015 season, bringing home two conference trophies.... More

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Teresa Delfin

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Teresa Delfin  specializes in the areas of sex and gender as well as contemporary Latin America. More specifically, she studies LGBT Latinos in the U.S and for the past three years she has studied an LGBT... More

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Professor Cinzia Fissore and Angelica Klein '15

As an environmental science major, Angelica Klein ‘15 took advantage of Whittier’s small size classes, benefited from one-on-one faculty mentoring, and presented at academic conferences. Not only that, but as an undergraduate student, she was able... More

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Murakami Event

​Masanori "Mashi" Murakami, the first player from Japan to play Major League Baseball will be visiting Whittier College to discuss his new biography. The College's Institute for Baseball Studies will host this public event on July 7 at 7:30 p.m.... More

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Student Engagement

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) has released its latest report: Independent Colleges and Student Engagement: Descriptive Analysis by Institutional Type, which reaffirms what has been previously documented: Traditional, residential... More

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Professor Andrea Rehn

Associate Professor of English Andrea Rehn or @profrehn as she is known in the "twitterverse" is extremely active in social media and is heavily involved in the digital liberal arts and online learning. In fact, she will be co-teaching this fall... More