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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Evening photograph of Wardman Library at Whittier College
With fall officially here, aspiring college students are thinking about which schools to apply to—and Whittier College fared well in a new ranking from College Choice. This week, the independent... More
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Artist's impression of Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri
There could be a habitable planet in the star system closest to our own, a discovery owed in part to a Whittier College physics graduate. Chris Marvin ’09 recently co-authored a paper, published... More
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Whittier College, US News Rankings
Whittier College continues to rank among the most diverse liberal arts colleges according to the 2017 U.S. News and World Report released today. With 43 percent of its students hailing from... More
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Washington Post logo
Searching and choosing the right college is exciting for students and families, but it can also be daunting. The Washington Post interviewed dozens of admission officers, including Whittier College... More
Monday, August 29, 2016
Natale Zappia, Associate Professor of History
Associate Professor of History Natale “Nat” Zappia has been named Whittier College’s new Nadine Austin Wood Chair in American History. In this role, Zappia looks forward to further develop... More
Friday, July 29, 2016
Work meeting
Whittier College students and the Poet network of alumni have a brand new resource at their fingertips. The Weingart Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) recently launched their... More
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Luz Castro, Study Abroad, Gilman Scholarship
With the award of a prestigious national scholarship, Luz Castro ’17 will travel to Argentina this fall to study social movements and human rights. Castro received a Benjamin A. Gilman... More
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
2016 Republican National Convention logo
In a highly competitive presidential election year, three Whittier College students will have the opportunity of a lifetime to experience democracy first-hand at this summer’s presidential national... More
Thursday, July 7, 2016
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Whittier College is among the best 321 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and U.K.  featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017,” the publication announced this month. Compiled by... More
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Student Lounge Renovation
Whittier College students will discover this fall a renovated space on campus that will become their home-away-from-home. A place where students can hang out with friends, enjoy their lunch in a... More

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