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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The themes of this year’s New Student Experience were inspired by the freshman summer reading of Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: Part One: Millennium Approaches—a play set in the 1980s during the AIDS epidemic. Thanks to a... More

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Floyd Cheung ’92, associate professor of English language and literature and of American studies at Smith College recently published a book of poems entitled Jazz at Manzanar. At Smith College, he teaches courses in American literature, American... More

Monday, December 1, 2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Dozens of Whittier College students and staff members helped hundreds of local families have a happy Thanksgiving. Volunteering with the Interfaith Food Center in Whittier, the Whittier group distributed food and helped individuals carry their... More

Sunday, November 23, 2014

The 23rd Annual SportsFest hosted by Residential Life & LEAP has come to an end. The following are the team and area winners from the competition:  SPIRIT SHIELD: The spirit shield is awarded by the SportsFest based on spirit, good... More

Friday, November 21, 2014

Author and Visiting Professor of English Tess Taylor is a regular contributor to National Public Radio's All Things Considered. In her latest book review for NPR, she shares her views about the book Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine.... More

Monday, November 17, 2014
Journal of Early Adolescence

Associate Professor of Education and Child Development Anne Sebanc and Professor of Mathematics Jeff Lutgen published the co-written article, “Transactional Relationships Between Latinos’ Friendship Quality and Academic Achievement During the... More

Friday, November 14, 2014
Cheryl Boone Isaacs and President Herzberger

Members of the class of ’71 might recognize a familiar face when they tune into the Academy Awards telecast on February 22. Their classmate, Cheryl Boone Isaacs ’71, will make her second appearance as President of the Academy of Motion Pictures... More

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

​For the first time ever, Whittier College is participating in Giving Tuesday – a national day of giving back dedicated to inspiring millions of people to celebrate generosity and support a cause that they care about. On December 2, the Tuesday... More

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Whittier College Professor of Spanish Gustavo Geirola has been selected to receive a $106,808 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support the Summer Seminar: Latin American Theater Today Buenos Aires 2015.  The grant will... More

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