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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 carpenter, she was very interested in being able to... More

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Geoff Shepard, Whittier College alumnus, Watergarte, President Richard Nixon

More than four decades have passed since Watergate, one of the greatest presidential scandals in American politics, which continues to cause great debate and discussion. Richard M. Nixon ’34 resigned from his post as President of the United States... 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 its annual college guide, "The Best 380 Colleges"... More

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Khanh Tran, Whittier College Alumnus, Pacific Life President

On August 4, alumnus Khanh Tran '77, President of Pacific Life Insurance Company, joined representatives from Pacific Asset Management, Pacific Life, and Advisor Shares on the podium at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to ring the opening... 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 worked to help diversify the Academy, the world's... More

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Joe Price, Whittier College, Institute for Baseball Studies

Michael Clair from Major League Baseball's Cut4 blog recently visited the Institute for Baseball Studies and sat down with Professor of Religious Studies Joe Price to talk about the history and mission of the Institute, past Institute events, and... More

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Negro Leagues, Baseball, Whittier College, Institute for Baseball Studies, Memorabilia

Whittier College's Institute for Baseball Studies received a major donation of memorabilia from the Negro Leagues.  The collection includes more than 300 baseballs signed by Negro Leagues' players, as well as signed photographs and postcards,... 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 apartheid. In 1998, the four men involved in Amy's... More

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Collin McDowell, Whittier College, Undergraduate Fellowship, Political Science Research

Collin McDowell ’16 has found a perfect combination that satisfies his thirst for knowledge in political science and also nurtures his creative side. “Humans are shaped by the stories we tell, and there are few areas where that is more evident... More

Thursday, July 23, 2015
M. Rene Islas, Whittier College Alumnus, National Association for Gifted Children

Education is the family business for M. Rene Islas '00. His grandfather served as a distinguished teacher and principal in various schools in Nogales, Arizona, his aunts and uncles are teachers and administrators in Arizona public schools, and his... More

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