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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

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Wardman Library

What are the Digital Humanities or Digital Liberal Arts? And how can our Whittier community benefit from them? Whittier’s Digital Liberal Arts Center (DigLibArts) is a collaborative initiative that was created to enhance the liberal arts at the ... More

Monday, June 15, 2015
Inter Fellowship

Three Whittier College students are spending eight weeks in Xiamen, China this summer interning at Intex, one of China’s major manufacturers and Walmart’s Vendor of the Year. Austin Luckett ’16, Brittany Snapp ‘16, and Hector Wong ’16 make up ... More

Monday, June 15, 2015
Rebecca Lybrand

Rebecca Lybrand '07 is committed to science education and outreach. A biology major while at Whittier College, she went on to earn her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in soil, water and environmental science, and completed several fellowships... More

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Map of Richard Nixon's Life

The 37th President of the United States and Whittier College's most famous alumnus Richard M. Nixon '34, was recently featured in Los Angeles Magazine. Arguably one of the most controversial U.S. leaders of the 20th century, his life centered... More

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