News & Events

Monday, February 22, 2010
Professor Sal Johnston celebrates Wanberg dorm going green.

Sociology professor Sal Johnston will be the new Hartley House faculty master for fall 2010. As part of his new post, Johnston, who also coordinates the environmental studies program, is leading the charge of converting Wanberg resident hall—... More

Monday, February 22, 2010
City Administrative Office and Whittier alumnus Miguel Santana strikes a pose with President Sharon D. Herzberger.

City Administrative Officer and Whittier alumnus Miguel Santana is profiled in the Los Angeles Times. Less than a year into the post as the highest ranking, non-elected official for the city, Santana has had a significant impact in helping the mayor... More

Friday, February 19, 2010
Claudia Stevens Presents an Evening With Madame F

Nationally recognized performance artist, playwright, and musician Claudia Stevens gave a talk and presented her solo production, "An Evening with Madame F", a play about women musicians at Auschwitz, for the 2010 Feinberg Lecture. Stevens'... More

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger has been elected to the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Board of Directors. Herzberger will serve a two-year term from January 2010 to January 2012. The elections were held during a meeting of the... More

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

In anticipation of the State of the Union address, political science professor Eric Lindgren comments on President Barack Obama's proposed three-year federal spending freeze for the Spanish-language daily La Opinion.  "In reality it does not sound... More

Monday, January 11, 2010

Nationally recognized performance artist, playwright and musician Claudia Stevens will give a talk and present her solo production, An Evening with Madame F, a play about women musicians at Auschwitz, for the 2010 Feinberg Lecture on February 18 at... More

Monday, January 11, 2010

Whittier College has named 152 undergraduate students to the Fall 2009 Dean’s List. Undergraduate student are awarded Dean's List honors if he or she earns a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in the... More

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Gathering old black-and-white photos, scrapbooks, dance cards, and other items of memorabilia dating back to the early 1900s, the Palmer Society—Whittier's first women's society—has set up a display at Wardman Library honoring the College's heritage... More

Monday, November 23, 2009

In the midst of one of the largest public debates on healthcare reform, Richard M. Nixon Fellow Alex Tallarida is looking back at President Nixon's bi-partisan efforts to expand healthcare access to all Americans. "In 1972, Richard Nixon stated he... More

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Eight student from nearby Whittier High School (WHS) were on campus today as part of the Whittier Scholars' College and Community Mentoring Program. The high schoolers were joined by mentors from the College on a tour of campus, an information... More


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