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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

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Linda Biehl Meets with Students from the Boys and Girls Club of Whittier

The Amy Biehl Foundation Human Rights Program for High School Students (ABF Program) kicked-off its first week at the Boys & Girls Club of Whittier on Wednesday, June 10 with an informal question and answer night with Linda Biehl, co-founder... More

Friday, June 5, 2015
SCIAC Trophies

For the first time in Whittier College's history, Poet Athletics earned three conference championships in one season adding to a total of 79 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships for the College. The men'... More

Friday, June 5, 2015
Poets for Others, Community Service, Alumni

More than 45 Poet families took part in the 5th Annual Poets for Others alumni service weekend on May 30 and 31. Poet alumni served in 18 different cities and volunteered their time for more than 20 organizations such as the Pico Rivera Library,... More

Friday, June 5, 2015
Edgar Harden

An entrepreneur at heart, Art and Wine Consultant Edgar Harden '93 has found a successful niche in the trading of vintage spirits. His business Old Spirits Company offers collectors a bargain on rare, historic, and pop-culture bottles such as... More

Thursday, June 4, 2015
President Herzberger, Project Manager John Best, VP Steve Delgado visit SLC site

President Sharon Herzberger and Whittier College officials donned hard hats and toured the Science and Learning Center construction site for the first time since the project began. Project Manager John Best gave President Herzberger and the group... More

Thursday, June 4, 2015

San Diego native Clifton Whittaker '16 always dreamed of becoming a scientist as a child as he built big machines made out of Lego pieces. Even though he struggled with math and science in high school, thanks to his dedication and personal... More