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  • Friday, Mar 12
    Academic Calendar Modified; Sparks Discussion

    In a letter sent March 10 from President Herzberger, the Whittier College campus community was updat... More

  • Monday, Mar 15
    Doug Booth '91 Named Entrepreneur of the Year

    Nevada businessman and Whittier graduate Doug Booth was named the Reno Gazette-Journal's 2010 Entrep... More

  • Thursday, Mar 18
    Latino Students Thriving at Whittier Despite National Graduation Trend

    With a 63 percent graduation rate, Whittier College's Latino students are outperforming their peers... More

  • Friday, Mar 19
    Nobel Prize Winning Scientist Luc Montagnier Received Honorary Degree from Whittier College

    Dr. Luc Montagnier, 2008 Nobel Prize recipient and world renowned virologist, gave a special lecture... More

  • Monday, Mar 22
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me...It's the Poets!

    "Poets" was the correct answer on National Public Radio's popular game show program Wait Wait... Don... More

  • Tuesday, Mar 23
    Student-Faculty Research Presented at American Chemical Society National Spring Meeting

    Chester and Olive McCloskey Junior Faculty Chair in Chemistry Ralph Isovitsch, and Professor of Chem... More

Study Abroad Fair

Interested in study abroad? Join the Office of International Programs (OIP) at our Spring Study Abroad Fair! 

- Meet OIP staff
- Discuss your options for different study programs with our program partners
- Learn about funding for study abroad
- Jump start your international education!

Visit the Poet World Portal to view our different program offerings.

Opening of Whittier’s Digital Liberal Arts Center

Celebrate the launch of Whittier's Digital Liberal Arts Center (DigLibArts), as we welcome guest speaker Rebecca Frost Davis, director of instructional and emerging technology at St. Edward’s University and a fellow with the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE).

Lecture: "Enfant cachée et femmes résistantes en 1942” (in French)

Professor Monique Saigal, Professor Emerita, Pomona College, will talk about her childhood as a Jewish girl sent to the countryside and taken in by a Catholic family to be saved from the Nazis. Saigal will also speak about her work and interviews with women who were part of the French Resistance during WWII.


Lecture: "Human Trafficking in Rwanda"

April Mogush will talk about the genocide in Rwanda that took place 20 years ago and human trafficking today. She will tell the stories of  young girls and women in Rwanda and how they have been helped.