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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.

AMPAS Screening: Waking the Green Tiger

Waking the Green Tiger (78 minutes), followed by discussion with the filmmakers
Friday, November 20, 2015
7-10 p.m.
Linwood Dunn Theater, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)
Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study, 1313 Vine Street, Hollywood, CA 90028

An RSVP is required for this screening at the Linwood Dunn Theater. Please RSVP online or call Denise Wong Velasco at 562.907.5140 for parking and more information about the event.

Doors open at 6 p.m.

Shelby Hunt '18 Leads Women's Golf to Top Honors at Marymount Fall Invitational

Shelby Hunt, Women's GolfOregon native Shelby Hunt '18 earned the individual title at the Marymount Fall Invitational golf tournament this month and she led the Poets women's golf team to a second place finish overall. This marks the best finish in the program's history in any tournament/invitational under the tutelage of Head Coach Mike King and it is the first victory for Hunt donning the Purple & Gold. 

Poets Learn from Top Entertainment Executives at BET Network

Whittier College, BET, Student VisitWhittier College students stepped out of the classroom to learn first-hand about the entertainment industry during their site visit of the Los Angeles office of Black Entertainment Television (BET) Network.

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