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Monday, October 11, 2010
Whittier students take youngsters to the fifth dimension

Using innovative techniques that integrate technology and play, Whittier College students reach out to children from socially and economically marginalized groups to teach them basic reading, writing, mathematics, and logical problem solving skills... More

Friday, October 8, 2010
Honorary poet, Nilo Cruz unveils new play.

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Nilo Cruz is debuting his new play, The Color of Desire, this week in Miami's Actors' Playhouse. Cruz, along with composer Gabriela Frank, will be the inaugural Visiting Distinguished Professors for Whittier College... More

Monday, October 4, 2010

WHITTIER, CA (October 4, 2010) —William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing will come to the stage on October 2010-23 8 p.m. and October 24, 2010 at 2 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts' Robinson Theatre on the Whittier... More

Friday, October 1, 2010
2010 Writers festival concludes with poet Brian Turner.

Soldier-poet Brian Turner's poetry reading concluded the 2010 Whittier College Writers Festival held this week. Turner was one of four dynamic literary and performance artists who made up the slate for this year's festival, which featured English... More

Friday, October 1, 2010

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation has awarded Whittier College a grant for $102,000 to support educational research in the pre-school level. The study, "Exploring Child Care Cultural... More

Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Professor Chuck Hill comments on Marriage in age of recession.

Psychology professor Chuck Hill comments on recent Census figures showing that the recession has taken a dramatic toll on the institution of marriage in United States. "In economic uncertainty, people are a little hesitant to take on the commitment... More

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The Ruth B. Shannon Center for Performing Arts proudly announces the 2010-11 Acoustic Voices Series. This series will present the voices of acoustic performers typically heard in coffee houses, bars, and on public radio. They won't all be in the... More

Monday, September 27, 2010
Poets go green and participate in Heal the bay

More than 400 Whittier College students, staff, and faculty joined volunteers from all over Los Angeles County for the 2010 Heal the Bay Costal Clean-up event this weekend. Participation in this program is part of a larger College theme, Poets Go... More

Monday, September 27, 2010
Poets victorious, 42-39 after sixth overtime making it the longest game in whittier history.

In the longest game in Whittier football history, the Poets defeated rival Puget Sound, 42-39, in six overtimes on Saturday afternoon in Tacoma, Washington. The Poets and Loggers combined for 933 yards of offense and 81 points and needed over four... More

Monday, September 27, 2010
Whittier Dean of students Jeanne Ortiz on the issue of sharing information with other schools.

Dean of Students Jeanne Ortiz commented on the importance of colleges turning to each other to determine the best programs and practices that will work to boost enrollment, retention, and graduation rates of underrepresented students. Whittier... More

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