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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tuesday, September 22, 2014 The Broadoaks Children's School celebrated the International Day of Peace on the Whittier College campus on September 22. Together with Whittier College students and with the goal of promoting peace, the children created... More

Monday, September 15, 2014
Professor Natale A. Zappia

Assistant Professor of History Natale A. Zappia's new book, Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of The Colorado Basin, 1540-1859, was released this summer. Zappia’s newest publication is an expansive study of the complex Indigenous world that... More

Friday, September 12, 2014

The idea that humans will undergo a day of reckoning has confronted every generation. Whatever you call it, however you fancy it—supernova, divine intervention, or zombie pandemic—whether you believe the end of Earth will ever arrive, or has already... More

Thursday, September 11, 2014
US News and World Report

Once again, Whittier College has been named one of the top national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Monthly, among others, in the annual college rankings roundtable.   Of note, the U.S. News' 2015 Best Colleges... More

Monday, September 1, 2014

Sharon HerzbergerPresident’s Convocation AddressSeptember, 2014 I have the kind of job that requires a lot of travel, and when I fly, I flip open my computer as soon as the plane hits 10,000 feet.  But even while focusing on my work, I often hear... More

Monday, September 1, 2014
Johnny Poet at New student orientation

Over 480 first-year and transfer students were on campus on Sunday to begin their journey as Whittier College Poets. Incoming students and their families had the opportunity to meet and mingle with alumni, faculty, staff, administrators, and fellow... More

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Music Department offers private instruction in a variety of instruments and in voice and musical composition. The course number is MUS198. There is a fee for the lessons, $500 per unit of instruction, which pays your teacher. The normal course... More

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Aidan Proshuto '18

For incoming Poet Aidan Proshuto ’18, choosing the right college was crucial. After completing his heavy share of research, Proshuto came to find a “perfect fit” in Whittier College. His experience prompted him to create a website, ... More

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Fred Bergerson

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s ’34 resignation from office, portions of a rarely-heard interview with former aide Frank Gannon have been published by the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Richard Nixon... More

Monday, August 25, 2014
The Princeton Review logo

Whittier College has once again been designated as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review. The College is featured in the education services company's new 2015 edition of its annual college guide, "... More

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