Associate Professor of History Natale “Nat” Zappia has been named Whittier College’s new Nadine Austin Wood Chair in American History. In this role, Zappia looks forward to further develop programming at the Sustainable Urban Farm (SUrF) garden,... More
Whittier College will significantly expand two of its largest majors thanks to a $250,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The project is designed to integrate humanities within the curriculum of the business administration and... More
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Educators from across the state of California learned how to close achievement gaps, create equitable learning environments, and help students find their place in the global community, thanks to a conference at Whittier College.
At the Second... More
Political successions are rarely easy when a charismatic leader dies. This is the case of Hugo Chavez and Venezuela according to Whittier College Professor of Political Science Deborah L. Norden. Plagued by 500% inflation, declining oil prices,... More
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Cheryl Boone Isaacs '71 was re-elected Tuesday to her fourth and final term as president of the Oscar-granting Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The academy's rules dictate that presidents cannot serve more than four... More
Whittier College's baseball program continues its tradition of academic excellence and has been recognized with a 2015-16 Team Academic Excellence Award by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA.) In order to receive this award, the Poet... More
Professor of Political Science Joyce Kaufman participated in the Annual Meeting of the British International Studies Association in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer.
At the conference, Kaufman chaired a session titled “A Reexamination of Gender... More
Business administration graduate Vishal Kolar '16 recently presented his senior capstone research project "Expansion of Brand Value: A Case Study of an AFL Franchise" along with Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition Science Kathy Barlow... More
Whittier College students and the Poet network of alumni have a brand new resource at their fingertips. The Weingart Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) recently launched their new website whittier.edu/careers designed to connect... More
With the award of a prestigious national scholarship, Luz Castro ’17 will travel to Argentina this fall to study social movements and human rights.
Castro received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which announced its recipients... More