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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Bach Festival, harpsichord

Whittier College’s signature event is the oldest collegiate Bach Festival west of the Mississippi Classical music enthusiasts are invited to Whittier College’s 79th Annual Bach Festival on April 1-3 with several performances taking place at the... More

Monday, February 8, 2016
Hazard Adams

More than 4,500 literary volumes, including the first edition of titles from Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, and T.S. Eliot were recently donated to Whittier College by distinguished professor and literary critic Dr. Hazard S. Adams, father... More

Friday, February 5, 2016
Teach In Islamophobia

by Assistant Professor of Religion Irfana Hashmi Last fall I surprised students in my Islam class when I mentioned that the first historical record of a Muslim in North America was 1528; “”how could that be,” they asked, shaking their heads in... More

Thursday, February 4, 2016
samantha vega, whittier college student

Samantha Vega ’18 was recently named a recipient of the student-caregiver scholarship. She was among over 1,400 student-caregivers who applied for the grant in the fall of 2015. Based on a compelling 1,500-word essay on caring for her... More

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Swimming and Diving

Whittier College men's and women's swimming and diving teams earned Academic All-American honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) by achieving a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the fall semester of 2015... More

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Andrea Rehn

Associate Professor of English and Director of Digital Liberal Arts (DigLibArts,) Andrea Rehn recently presented at the Association of American Colleges and Universities' 2016 Annual Meeting #AACU16.  One of her presentations entitled "Playing... More

Monday, February 1, 2016
Radha Pathak, Whittier Law School Professor

In a recent case before the Supreme Court, tenured Whittier Law School Professor Radha Pathak scored a victory as lead pro bono counsel. Professor Pathak is also Of Counsel to Stris & Maher LLP, a premier litigation and appellate boutique.... More

Monday, February 1, 2016
Food Recovery Network

Whittier College students will get a taste of food inequality first-hand during Whittier College’s Food Recovery Network’s (FRN) upcoming Hunger Banquet, taking place on Wednesday, February 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the campus courtyard. During this... More

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Printmaking, Whittier College, JanTerm, Art

by Lightmary Flores '17 Hanging over the Wardman Gym lobby gallery is a collaborative art project that unscrolls and presents the political narrative of global immigration and migration. Through Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Sandy de... More

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

An assessment of LEAP's 2013 Helping Hands Day, carried out by former graduate assistant Asha Nettles under the direction of former Assistant Director Kerry Klima, was featured in the fall 2015 edition of the National Association of Student... More