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Friday, September 26, 2014

Check out  Peru-bound student athlete, Joseph Anderson - He's reached 20% of his fundraising goal in just 10 days!   Start your own study abroad crowd funding campaign today!:

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Alumna Dawn Finley (right), Jenn Witte (left) and custom "bookcycle"

Alumna Dawn Finley’s ’00 Feminist Library On Wheels (FLOW), a mobile library project, was recently featured in the Column One section of the Los Angeles Times. Traveling on a custom tricycle equipped with bookshelves, Finley and friend Jenn Witte... More

Thursday, September 25, 2014
George Tenopir sits behind desk

George Kenneth Tenopir, a beloved member of the Poet family, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 21, 2014. He was 90 years old. Born in 1923 in Friend, Nebraska, Tenopir served with the Army in World War II before completing his studies at... More

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
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

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

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