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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 International Scholarship, which announced its recipients... More

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Chris Moraga, Soccer, 30 Under 30

Whittier College Assistant Women's Soccer Coach Chris Moraga was recently selected to participate in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's (NSCAA) 30 Under 30 Program. The NSCAA selected 30 coaches from a pool of 350 applicants to... More

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Kay Sanders, Child Development, Oxford Press

Professor of Education and Child Development Kay Sanders recently co-authored the book The Culture of Child Care where she presents an innovative theory that integrates cultural practices of children, families, and teachers with definitions of... More

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Saturday Evening Post Cover, Institute for Baseball Studies Collection, Women's Baseball

Whittier College's Institute for Baseball Studies has received a major donation of framed and matted prints dedicated to the history of women's baseball from Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame, Indiana) archivist, women's baseball advocate, and... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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Alumnus Jascha Kaykas-Wolff '98 recently shared with Inc. magazine strategic tips on how to become a successful marketer. Kaykas-Wolff, the author of Growing Up Fast, is the chief marketing officer for Mozilla, a global not-for-profit created to ... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Destiny Murillo

When physics and astronomy major Destiny Murillo ’17 looks up at the stars at night, she sees more than most people would. This past summer, Murillo, a recipient of a Whittier College Fellowship for Underrepresented Students in STEM (Science,... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Robert Condo '15 poses with students in Japan

Life after Whittier took a global direction for recent graduate Robert Kondo ’15 who began working as an international ambassador for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program upon graduation. Kondo teaches English and strives to foster... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
2016 Republican National Convention logo

In a highly competitive presidential election year, three Whittier College students will have the opportunity of a lifetime to experience democracy first-hand at this summer’s presidential national conventions. Two Richard Nixon National... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto has devoted her professional career to ensuring that immigrant children receive the same challenging academic experiences and meet the same achievement standards as their English-speaking peers. Her... More

Thursday, July 7, 2016
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Whittier College is among the best 321 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and U.K.  featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017,” the publication announced this month. Compiled by Edward Fiske, the former education editor for The... More

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