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Monday, October 19, 2015

When Rebecca Lybrand ’07 was tasked with making soil and climate science a relatable and interesting topic to audiences within and outside the scientific community, she decided to put her interdisciplinary skills to work. In short order, she... More

Monday, October 19, 2015
Jordan Carter

Hometown Sacramento, CA Major Kinesiology and Nutrition Science Stats Sustainability Club, Kinesiology Club, Residential Life Student Worker, CAAS Academic Coach, Enrich LA Garden Ranger Intern, DC Greens School Garden Army Intern, DC... More

Monday, October 19, 2015
Patrick Kellycooper

San Diego native Clifton Whittaker ’16 always dreamed of becoming a scientist. As a child he built large contraptions made of Lego bricks. Although he struggled with math and science in high school, because of his dedication and personal attention... More

Friday, September 11, 2015
Argentina Study Abroad

by Lightmary Flores '17 As a first-generation college student, the idea of studying abroad seemed out of reach. But, thanks to the fellowships and study abroad resources available at Whittier, I applied and was awarded a Gilman Study Abroad... More

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Collin McDowell, Whittier College, Undergraduate Fellowship, Political Science Research

Collin McDowell ’16 has found a perfect combination that satisfies his thirst for knowledge in political science and also nurtures his creative side. “Humans are shaped by the stories we tell, and there are few areas where that is more evident... More

Friday, July 10, 2015
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

Gabriela Salgado ’17 dreams of becoming an ethnic studies college professor and she’s well on her way to achieving her career goal. The Whittier Scholars Program student and Hawthorne native, is maximizing her opportunities at Whittier College to... More

Monday, June 15, 2015
Inter Fellowship

Three Whittier College students are spending eight weeks in Xiamen, China this summer interning at Intex, one of China’s major manufacturers and Walmart’s Vendor of the Year. Austin Luckett ’16, Brittany Snapp ‘16, and Hector Wong ’16 make up ... More

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Even though Mario Almaraz '17 is an art major, he wasn't too familiar with the world history of art or knew how large art institutions functioned. It wasn't until his classes with Professors Danny Jauregui and Anna Katz where he learned how to... More

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Vicky Mercado

From the day she set foot on campus as a freshman, Vichi Mercado '14 knew exactly what she wanted to study. And on that same day, she followed her instinct and declared her major in biology. Four years later, the avid scientist and biomimetic... More

Monday, May 11, 2015
Matthew Emrick

Created to honor Whittier College alumnus and former U. S. President Richard M. Nixon ‘34, the Nixon Fellowship Program is designed to prepare exceptional students for informed citizenship and service through internships, scholarship, and research... More