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Friday, April 25, 2008

Charles Bock, Whittier Class of 1991 and author of the 2008 acclaimed novel Beautiful Children, and Tony Barnstone, English professor and noted poet, will both be participants in this two-day, annual Los Angeles event, focusing on writers from a... More

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger welcomed 166 potential Poets and their families to the campus. During the Admitted Students Reception, Pres. Herzberger gave her "Top 10 highlights of Whittier College."    President Sharon Herzberger... More

Monday, April 14, 2008

Who is known as the Great Liberator of Latin America? What year was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo signed? Which Central American country gained its independence from Spain on September 15, 1821? These, and even more challenging queries into Latin... More

Friday, April 11, 2008

In a Celebration of Scholarship and Service, Whittier College seniors were bestowed with a number of honors from departments and college heads. Sean Morris, associate professor of English and 2007 Harry W. Nerhood Teaching Excellence Award recipient... More

Friday, April 11, 2008

History Professor Robert B. Mark's book "The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Ecological Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-first Century" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002 and 2007) has recently been translated and published in Spanish... More

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Raquel Gutierrez '10 sang before tens of thousands of baseball fans during the Dodger's Opening Night game against the San Francisco Giants on April 1, 2008. Gutierrez won the "Dodger National Anthem Challenge," a contest sponsored by K-Earth 101 to... More

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Whittier College Professor Patricia Van Oosbree is the recipient of the 2008 Nerhood Award. Named for Professor Harry W. Nerhood, Professor Emeritus of History, the award recognizes overall excellence in teaching. Van Oosbree teaches in the... More

Monday, March 24, 2008

Los Angeles Times' Column One looks at the city of Whittier's growing Latino community. Whittier College Professor Dan Duran and Trustee Ruth B. Shannon comment on this trend. To read more in the Los Angeles Times, click here.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Evoking Quaker beliefs, Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger gave the morning prayer for the city, state and nation during the Mayor's Annual Prayer Breakfast. "The Quakers used silence to listen to disparate voices and search for... More

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Sen. Barack Obama's speech, responding to criticism of his relationship with Rev. Jeremiah Wright, touched on controversial issues regarding race, religion, and politics that had not been at the forefront of his campaign. The speech urged Americans... More

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