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Friday, September 4, 2015
Nilanga Jayasinghe, Whittier College Alumna, WWF
​Nilanga Jayasinghe '01 doesn’t give up when the going gets tough.​ The Whittier College alumna is a program officer at World Wildlife Fund in Washington, D.C. where she focuses on the conservation... More
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Lorelain Coddintgon, Whittier College, New Faculty, 2015-2016
Whittier College recently announced the hiring of 15 new faculty members with the start of the 2015-16 academic year.  With diverse backgrounds, the new faculty members’ areas of expertise... More
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Whittier College, ICLRT Conference, Educators, English Language Learners
The inaugural conference hosted by Whittier College's Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching (ICLRT) gathered 145 educators from California school districts as far north... More
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Christina Bauer, Whittier College Faculty, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
Assistant Professor of Chemistry and nanotechnology researcher Christina Bauer is the first one in her family to graduate from college. Growing up with a father who was a skilled mechanic and... More
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Whittier College, OMEP, UN
Five Whittier College students traveled to Washington D.C. this summer to present at the 67th World Organization for Early Childhood Education and Care (OMEP) World Assembly and Conference. The... More
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Whittier College Alumna, Ampas, Oscars
Film marketing executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs '71 has been re-elected as the President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Ampas) for a third term. For the past two years, she has... More
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Princeton Review, Best Colleges
The Princeton Review has named Whittier College one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education. The College is featured in the education services company's new 2016 edition of... More
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Linda Biehl, Whittier College Alumna
American Fulbright Scholar Amy Biehl, daughter of alumni Linda '65 and Peter '65 Biehl, was killed in South Africa in 1993 in a country under incredible racial tension due to its history with ... More
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Dominique Simmons, Whittier College, Class of 2010
Dominique Simmons ’10 is member of a team of researchers at the University of California at Riverside who are developing a video game that may rehabilitate auditory dysfunction in veterans.... More
Monday, July 20, 2015
Whittier College President, Sharon Herzberger
In the wake of the challenges that Sweet Briar College faced as a small liberal arts college on the brink of closing its doors, the publication University Business interviewed several college... More

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