Friday, October 14, 2016
Poster from 'The Good Person of Sichuan'
How can people remain good in a corrupt and desperate world? That's the question posed by The Good Person of Sichuan, the upcoming Whittier College student play at The Ruth B. Shannon Center for... More
Friday, October 7, 2016
Homecoming crowd at Whittier Weekend
Whittier College is welcoming hundreds of alumni, students, faculty, staff, and families to the annual Whittier Weekend and Homecoming festivities on October 21-23.  The weekend features a... More
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger addresses the audience at the grand opening of the newly renovated Science & Learning Center.
Whittier College welcomed hundreds of members of the Poet community to dedicate the newly renovated Science & Learning Center (SLC). President Sharon Herzberger was joined by a member of the... More
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Evening photograph of Wardman Library at Whittier College
With fall officially here, aspiring college students are thinking about which schools to apply to—and Whittier College fared well in a new ranking from College Choice. This week, the independent... More
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Artist's impression of Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri
There could be a habitable planet in the star system closest to our own, a discovery owed in part to a Whittier College physics graduate. Chris Marvin ’09 recently co-authored a paper, published... More
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Whittier College, US News Rankings
Whittier College continues to rank among the most diverse liberal arts colleges according to the 2017 U.S. News and World Report released today. With 43 percent of its students hailing from... More
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Washington Post logo
Searching and choosing the right college is exciting for students and families, but it can also be daunting. The Washington Post interviewed dozens of admission officers, including Whittier College... More
Monday, August 29, 2016
Natale Zappia, Associate Professor of History
Associate Professor of History Natale “Nat” Zappia has been named Whittier College’s new Nadine Austin Wood Chair in American History. In this role, Zappia looks forward to further develop... More
Friday, July 29, 2016
Work meeting
Whittier College students and the Poet network of alumni have a brand new resource at their fingertips. The Weingart Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) recently launched their... More
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Luz Castro, Study Abroad, Gilman Scholarship
With the award of a prestigious national scholarship, Luz Castro ’17 will travel to Argentina this fall to study social movements and human rights. Castro received a Benjamin A. Gilman... More