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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Three Whittier College seniors have been chosen for top academic fellowships. Political science major Caitlin Finley '09 has been awarded a Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship from the U.S. Department of State. Economics major Priya Punatar '09 has... More

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

More than 300 athletes, coaches, parents, faculty, and staff attended the annual All-Sports Awards Banquet last night in celebration of the individual achievements of Poet student-athletes.  Four major awards were announced last night recognizing... More

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Dennis J. Blasko, former U.S. Army military intelligence officer and foreign area officer specializing in China, gave a special lecture at Whittier College yesterday in A.J. Villalobos Hall. His talk addressed U.S. political-military challenges from... More

Monday, May 4, 2009

Celebrating a milestone, Whittier College held its 5th Annual College and Community Expo on Saturday, May 2, to recognize the thousands of hours of dedicated service provided by Whittier College students to local non-profit organizations.  During... More

Thursday, April 30, 2009

There's a new phenom taking place on the sloping campus pathways these days, as electric bikes--and a brand new company formed by students, two young alumni, and a professor--draw the curious and eco-friendly out of their cars, off their feet, and... More

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Students from Whittier College's Theatre Department, led by professors Jennifer Holmes, Gustavo Geirola, and Doreen O'Connor Gomez, participated in the III International Theatre Festival in Barranquilla, Colombia.  The students performed Lorca in a... More

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

California State Senator Tony Strickland used to tear up the basketball court when he was a player for the Poets. Now, the 6' 5" Whittier alumnus towers more often in the Sacramento capital than on the court, though he's had the opportunity of late... More

Monday, April 20, 2009

During the 2009 Spring Honors Convocation dozens of Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and college heads for their dedication to academics and service. ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Rhodes Scholarship... More

Monday, April 6, 2009

Professor Laura McEnaney, Nadine Austin Wood Chair in American History, has been awarded a George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship for her post-World War II project entitled "Postwar: A Social and Policy History of Peace, 1944-1953... More

Monday, April 6, 2009

College Trustee and devoted alumna Allie (Darling) Lowe '37 died this weekend in her home in Whittier. Lowe graduated from Whittier with a degree in American History and was a member of the Thalian Society. As an alumna, she established an endowed... More

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