Professor of Political Science Mike McBride has been a consultant for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) since 1993, works on projects for the organization, and serves as a member of UNHCR's secretariat during its executive committee sessions each October in Geneva, Switzerland.
Whittier College is the new home of Flukes, a cast bronze sculpture by Gordon Lund L.H.D. ’93 depicting the graceful sway of a pilot whale’s tail. The sculpture, a gift from the Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation, arrived in November and was installed in February after meticulous planning.
Yuyutsu Sharma is South Asia’s leading poet published by Nirala with growing International acclaim. He is currently in New York City as a visiting poet at New York University and had several readings in Nicaragua, New York, Boston and West Coast.
Whittier College has named 217 undergraduate students to the Fall 2014 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean't List honors if he or she earns a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in the fall and spring terms.