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Monday, September 28, 2015
David Paddy, Whittier College Professor, JG Ballard

Professor of English Language and Literature David Ian Paddy published The Empires of J. G. Ballard: An Imagined Geography, a book that provides a critical look at the post-war science fiction novels written by J. G. Ballard on the topics... More

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Rosemary Carbine, Religious Studies, Whittier College Faculty

Associate Professor of Religious Studies Rosemary Carbine comments on Pope Francis' first visit to the U.S. and delves into the religious and political implications of his visit. Carbine specializes in modern and contemporary Christian theology (... More

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Whittier College, Joe Price, Baseball

Whittier College's Professor of Religious Studies and Institute for Baseball Studies Co-Director Joe Price shares his thoughts on baseball Hall of Famer Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra and his famous Yogi-isms. It’s over. The extra innings afforded... More

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Peace Day

Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace. An annual tradition on the Whittier College campus, the celebration of peace was led by children from The ... More

Friday, September 18, 2015
Tony Barnstone, Whittier College Faculty, English, Poetry

Professor of English Language and Literature Tony Barnstone recently published Pulp Sonnets, a book of graphic poetry based on 20 years of research into Gothic literature, B movies, comic books, sensation novels, and pulp fiction. He also... More

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Council of Mexican Federations in North America(COFEM), its affiliated Federations, and sponsoring partners have come together to provide scholarships to outstanding students who are immigrants or of immigrant descent and are affiliated to a... More

Friday, September 18, 2015
Michelle Chihara, Whittier College Faculty

What do we talk about when we talk about finance? Assistant Professor of English Michelle Chihara, whose areas of research include real estate, financial panics, and contemporary culture, recently authored a long piece in the Los Angeles Review of... More

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Poncho Sanchez and Danny Lozano

The 2015-2016 season of Whittier College's popular Inside Latin Jazz series kicked off on a high note with an insightful conversation featuring world-renowned musician Poncho Sanchez. Introducing his guest to a near full-house, Professor of Music... 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

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Residence Hall Improvements

As a new school year is underway, Whittier College students will notice several improvements to the residence halls and common living areas. These upgrades are part of a strategic seven-year plan of improvements under the direction of the... More