Religious Studies Latest News

Friday, July 1, 2016
Jason "Jake" Carbine

A new resident of one of Whittier College's masters' houses plans to bring together students and faculty, beyond the classroom, with a vibrant, global vision. President Sharon Herzberger announced that Associate Professor Jason Carbine, the C.... More

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Rosemary Carbine, Religious Studies, Whittier College Faculty

Associate Professor Rosemary Carbine, a scholar of feminist theology who focuses on religion and political engagement, has joined distinguished colleagues around the country in the Workgroup on Constructive Theology in a call for courage in public... More

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
2016 Honors Convocation

More than 100 Whittier College students were recognized for their dedication to academics, service, and leadership at the 2016 Spring Honors Convocation held at the Graham Athletics Center last month. The event acknowledged graduate and... More

Monday, May 9, 2016
Amanda Cabanilla, Class of 2016

Amanda Cabanilla, a senior majoring in sociology has a desire to radically transform the world and has been able to thrive as a researcher at Whittier. Next stop: University of Chicago. Major: Sociology major with a minor in religious studies... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Whittier College's 2016 Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) Presentation Day highlighted the quality undergraduate research produced by Whittier students. The all-day conference included simultaneous poster... More

Friday, February 5, 2016
Teach In Islamophobia

by Assistant Professor of Religion Irfana Hashmi Last fall I surprised students in my Islam class when I mentioned that the first historical record of a Muslim in North America was 1528; “”how could that be,” they asked, shaking their heads in... More

Monday, January 11, 2016
Puerto Rico

The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates. In addition to the traditional semester-long experience, Whittier College offers student the opportunity to... More

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Whittier College, Title V Grant

The award will significantly increase the College’s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education’s Title V, Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a $2.6M grant to enhance STEM (Science,... More

Monday, September 28, 2015
Students at Helping Hands Day

More than 100 Whittier College students, alumni, staff, faculty, and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday, September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day. Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast... More

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Rosemary Carbine, Religious Studies, Whittier College Faculty

Associate Professor of Religious Studies Rosemary Carbine comments on Pope Francis' first visit to the U.S. and delves into the religious and political implications of his visit. Carbine specializes in modern and contemporary Christian theology (... More

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