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High-Tech Happy Hour + Presentations


Join us for our another evening of presentations and discussion about technology in the classroom, featuring information from Whittier College Faculty and recipients of DigLibArts grants. 


Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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“Art+Feminism is a rhizomatic campaign to improve coverage of women & the arts on Wikipedia, & to encourage female editorship.” – Art + Feminism

Guest Lecture: Angel David Nieves

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Join DigLibArts and Whittier College as we welcome Angel David Nieves (Associate Professor & Co-Director, Digital Humanities initiative, Research Associate Professor, History Department, WITS at Hamilton College) for his talk, entitled, “Geospatial Visualizations of Testimony: Developing a Social Justice Platform for Digital Humanities.”

Student Death on Campus

It is our deep regret to inform you that on Thursday, February 11 a student death was reported in Johnson Hall. There is no known threat to the campus community. We ask that non-residents of Johnson stay clear of the area while the Whittier Police Department conducts its investigation.  

Counseling services are available for students, faculty, and staff 24/7 by calling the Department of Campus Safety at 562.907.4211 and asking for the on-call therapist.  

The student's parent has already been notified. Our thoughts and prayers are with the student's loved ones. 

Family Literary Collection Finds New Home at Whittier

Hazard Adams, Whittier College book collectionMore than 4,500 literary volumes, including the first edition of titles from Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, and T.S. Eliot were recently donated to Whittier College by distinguished professor and literary critic Dr. Hazard S. Adams, father of Whittier College Professor of English Charles S. Adams.

James "Mudcat" Grant Honorary Degree Ceremony

James “Mudcat” Grant, former top Major League Baseball pitcher and advocate for the history of African Americans in baseball will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Whittier College. This ceremony will precede other daytime events and will the kick off the College’s celebration of Black History Month.