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    Poets Learning Beyond the Classroom

    Whittier College students were busy this summer getting a head start in the professional world while... More

"Addressing Sexual Violence on Campus: Beginning the Dialogue" by Laura Dunn, J.D.

This interactive presentation facilitated by Laura Dunn, J.D, a nationally recognized campus sexual violence survivor and activist, will provide an overview of research on sexual assault victimization and perpetration on college campuses. The presentation includes a discussion of how to move towards the development of best practices on campus to both prevent and respond to instances of campus sexual violence. Dunn has been featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, the National Law Journal, MSNBC, Al Jazeera America, and TIME Magazine, among others.

Refreshments will be provided.

Resume Quick Review

Join us for a fast and easy way to enhance your resume for a competitive edge.

Resume Quick Review

Join us for a fast and easy way to enhance your resume for a competitive edge.

Screening: The Internet's Own Boy

Join us for a special Open Access Week viewing of The Internet's Own Boy, which follows the inspiring and tragic story of information activist and Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz. Swartz was indicted by federal prosecutors for alleged felony computer crimes for downloading JSTOR articles in an attempt to make them public. Panel and Q&A to follow.

A Conversation with Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez will visit Whittier College to discuss the contemporary relevance of the Constitution and major issues facing the United States. Representative Sanchez has served in Congress since 2003. She is the ranking member of the House Ethics Committee and holds leadership positions with the Ways and Means Committee, Hispanic Caucus, and Democratic Party. 

Howard Rheingold

Howard Rheingold, author of Net Smart: How to Thrive Online, and Lecturer at Stanford and UC Berkeley Lecturer, ” will speak about the essential social media literacies that everybody — especially students! — need today.

DigLIbArts High-tech Happy Hour

Come mingle and learn about what’s happening at DigLibArts! Meet the staff of DigLibArts,  hear from faculty who received DigLibArts grants, and learn how you can get funding or become involved.

Led by: Anne Cong-Huyen and Sonia Chaidez

Where: DigLibArts Center

When: 4pm-6pm, October 14th

Who: For faculty and staff

Optimal Resume Workshop

optimal resume workshop

Ensure that you are ready for that interview! Students will be instructed on how to successfully form an impressive resume with a career counselor. Please bring a laptop and R.S.V.P. on Poet Paths.


History Professor's New Book Explores Roots of Native American Society

Traders and Raiders book coverAssistant Professor of History Natale A. Zappia's new book, Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of The Colorado Basin, 1540-1859, was released this summer. Zappia’s newest publication is an expansive study of the complex Indigenous world that inhabited areas of the Southwest and Northern Mexico.