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Monday, October 14, 2013
“Trumpets blowing and drums pounding.” That’s how the Acropolis yearbook describes the Whittier College homecoming festivities that took place 50 years ago in 1963. Black and white photographs... More
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Professor Lana Nino recently authored an article, "Precursors of professionalism in college seniors: Influence of major, gender, and institution," for the journal Research in Higher Education, which... More
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Professors Marie-Magdeleine Chirol and Jake Carbine have recently been appointed as the Hazel Cooper Jordan Chair in Arts and Humanities and the C. Milo Connick Professor of Religious Studies Chair,... More
Saturday, September 28, 2013
During the early morning hours on September 28, more than 500 Poet volunteers – students, staff, and faculty alike - gathered in Whittier College’s Campus Center Courtyard with a hunger not only for... More
Friday, September 27, 2013
The Grizzly’s Christmas
Soon to be released children’s story, The Grizzly’s Christmas, holds special ties to the Whittier College community. Written by the late Professor Malcolm Farmer, the book has been adapted with notes... More
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Poet soccer team in Washington D.C.
Whittier athletics is expanding its horizon and hopping on planes. This season so far, the Poet women’s soccer team has traveled to Washington D.C. to compete in two games and men’s football headed... More
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Comedy of Errors
William Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, will appear on the stage of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA, 90608, Whittier College on October 16- 19 at... More
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Susan Reverby
Dr. Susan M. Reverby, historian of American health care, will be the keynote lecturer at the 2013 Whittier College New Student Convocation on October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for... More
Monday, September 16, 2013
The first NASA grant to be awarded to Whittier College will support an astronomer’s study of blazars. Professor of Physics and Astronomy Glenn Piner has been awarded a $94,991 grant from the Fermi... More
Monday, September 16, 2013
Claire Peters '14
Whittier College students were busy this summer getting a head start in the professional world while interning at top companies, as well as health and non-profit organizations such as... More

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