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Friday, Nov 11

Gaining admission to graduate school, or generally preparing to meet life's challenges, graduates of Whittier College and other residential liberal arts institutions give their college experience higher marks than do graduates of private or public... More

Wednesday, Nov 02

Hedda Gabler written by Henrik Ibsen and translated by Brian Friel will come to life in the Studio Theatre of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 9060. The play runs from November 30- December 3 at 8 p.m... More

Sunday, Oct 09

Whittier College will celebrate its 40th Annual Tardeada Celebration on Sunday, October 23 from 4pm-6pm in the Campus Center Courtyard on the Whittier College Campus, 7214 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90608. This year’s festivities will celebrate... More

Saturday, Oct 01

Brigadier General Pete Dawkins, U.S. Army (Ret.) will be speaking at Whittier College on Friday, October 21, from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in AJ Villalobos Hall, 7214 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90608, during the 2011 Whittier Weekend Leadership Forum: "... More

Thursday, Sep 29

Dead Man’s Cell Phone, a dark-edged comedy by Sarah Ruhl Directed by Dr. Jennifer S. Holmes, will come to the stage on October 19-22, 2011 at 8 p.m. and October 23, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the Robinson Theater on the Whittier College campus, 6760 Painter... More

Thursday, Sep 29

Alumna Linda Biehl ’65, co-founder of the Amy Biehl Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at the 2011 Whittier College New Student Convocation on October 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 13406 Philadelphia... More

Saturday, Sep 03

Spending a semester cataloging hundreds of photos related to the Richard M. Nixon presidency Melissa Samarin ‘11 found that each of these historical images was a piece to the larger puzzle illustrating his administration. "They say ‘a picture holds... More

Friday, Sep 02

Environmental science major Amanda Edwards '13 (right) has been named a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact — a national coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education... More

Thursday, Sep 01

Bryanna Benedetti ‘11 is heading off to Sri Lanka this fall to conduct research on the role that youth organizations play in achieving lasting peace in a post-war Sri Lankan society as part of her 2011 Fulbright Fellowship.   Joining Benedetti on... More

Monday, Aug 01

  Whittier College is one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the 2012 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 376 Colleges... More

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