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First-Years Get Hands-On with Scientific Research

Students study plants in the east Whittier hills.At a point when STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) graduates are crucially needed, first-year students at Whittier College are learning these disciplines hands-on in several new research-focused writing seminars.

Cross Country Makes NCAA National Championships

Whittier College men's cross country team poses for a photoThe Whittier College Men's Cross Country team has qualified for the NCAA Division III national championships for the first time in the program's history, and a female Poet will return to the competition for the second time in her career.

Civil Discourse and Nonviolence at Whittier College

Whittier College Community,

One of the most important things we learned from this election is how little we know about people outside our own social circle. We learned that so many people—across political perspectives, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic class—feel tenuous in their lives, unsupported by their government, unheard by the “haves,” the media and all in power. People chose various ways to express their feelings of alienation, including voting for the person who most gave them hope. 

Guest Lecture: The Future of U.S. Religion, Politics, and Secularization

Latinos, Evangelicals, and the Future of U.S. Religion, Politics, and Secularization

Gastón Espinosa, Ph.D.
Arthur V. Stoughton Professor of Religious and Public Life
Claremont McKenna College
2016-2017 William E. Simon Fellow in Religion and Public Life
Department of Politics, Princeton University

Graduation Fair

Vendors will be at the bookstore to assist graduating students with cap and gown ordering, society sashes, and more.

Poet Promoted to Partner at Goldman Sachs

Carey HalioCarey (Baker) Halio '95 has been promoted to partner at Goldman Sachs, continuing her successful career in the financial industry.

Halio was among 83 others promoted to the position at the global company, a list that includes the largest percentage of women, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

Poets Run for Congressional, Local Offices

Ryan RichardWhittier College has long equipped students to become active citizens. And this election season, at least three alumni—two in California and another in Hawaii—are competing in their local and congressional races to become or remain influential leaders in their communities.