News & Events

Sunday, February 10, 2008

In a letter to the editor, President Sharon Herzberger makes the case that size of endowment does not necessarily equate quality education. According to a recent article in the New York Times, (February 4, 2008; Endowments Widen a Higher Education... More

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Tigers, Rice, Silk and Silt: Environment and Economy in Late Imperial South China by Robert Marks, the Richard and Billie Deihl Distinguished Professor of History, is reviewed by fellow historian Elizabeth Blackmar, in a series presented by the N-... More

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Beautiful Children, the inaugural novel by alumnus Charles Bock '91, has decidedly attracted the attention of New York Times, landing as a feature in the February 3 Sunday Book Review, and within an in-depth interview with author Bock in the January... More

Thursday, January 24, 2008

The annual contest honors the premier civil rights leader of the 20th century, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by asking students to consider King’s vision for justice and how these lessons still apply in today’s world. Winners from the 7th Annual... More

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Women's basketball forward Kourtney Zilbert '11 has been named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) for her performances in two games during the week of January 7, which contributed to consecutive wins against Caltech... More

Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Teresa LeVelle

  A concert featuring original works by composer and associate professor of music at Whittier College Teresa LeVelle will be given at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in New York City at 8p.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2008. Tickets are $25 for... More

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

On Nov. 13, Campus Movie Fest, billed as the "world’s largest student film festival," held its Los Angeles Grand Finale at the famed Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The event featured the top 16 short movies made in one week from over 8,000 students... More

Thursday, October 18, 2007
Humanitarian-Authors Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon Receive Honorary Degrees

The conferring of honorary Whittier College degrees on Allende and Gordon was also covered in Los Angeles' leading Spanish-language newspaper, La Opinion. CELEBRATED authors and humanitarians Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon each received an... More

Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Child Development professor Anne Sebanc

Associate Professor of Child Development Anne Sebanc is convinced that a local community can be a critical laboratory - a platform that likely helped her win a substantial grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2005. Now entering the... More

Friday, October 12, 2007
Jung works on his self-made surfboard

It did not take long for Matt Jung '08 to figure out that he could not easily afford the most critical piece of equipment in his new surfing hobby: a well-crafted and stylish surfboard. After all, the surfboard manufacturing industry takes full... More

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