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Tony-Award Winner Susan Egan Performs at Shannon Center's 25th Anniversary

Susan Egan, 25th Anniversary Shannon CenterTony-nominated singer and actress Susan Egan performed along with Whittier College students and faculty members Stephen Cook and Danilo Lozano as part of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts 25th season celebrations on Saturday, November 21.

Filmmakers Visit Whittier and Discuss their Work on Environmental Activism in China

LIASE, Chinese Filmmakers, Whittier CollegeInternationally recognized documentary film makers Gary Marcuse and Shi Lihong, and Beijing editor of ChinaDialogue Liu Jianqiang visited Whittier College and Whittier Law School to discuss environmental issues in China in several events with students, faculty, and staff as well as  screenings of their documentaries Waking the Green Tiger and Searching for Sacred Mountain.

Professor Hill Presents Relationship Research in Italy

Chuck Hill, Social Psychology, Whittier College facultyProfessor of social psychology Chuck Hill presented his cross-cultural research study on intimate relationships at the XIV European Congress of Psychology in Milan, Italy. This study, based on an online survey, measured cross-cultural attitudes and social perceptions of intimacy among more than 5,500 participants across 12 countries including Whittier college students.

Poets for Peace Candlelight Vigil

Poets for Peace vigilWhittier College students, faculty and staff convened on Wednesday evening at the North Lawn for the Poets for Peace Candlelight Vigil to reflect on world events and the terrorist attacks that have recently affected Baghdad, Beirut, and Paris.

The event gave attendees a chance to express their solidarity and also gave them a forum to ask questions to Whittier College faculty about political issues, terrorism, and religion.