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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

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Roy Dow, Women's Basketball Coach

Two newcomers to Whittier College as well as one familiar face will take on head coaching positions for the Purple and Gold starting in the 2016-17 season. Roy Dow will lead the women's basketball team, Assistant Athletic Director for... More

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Tom Tellez, Class of 1955, USATF Legend Coach Award

In recognition of his significant contribution to American track and field, alumnus Tom Tellez '55 received the USA Track and Field (USATF) Legend Coach Award on July 2 during a ceremony held at the U.S. Olympic Trials, in Eugene, Ore. A two-... More

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Student Lounge Renovation

Whittier College students will discover this fall a renovated space on campus that will become their home-away-from-home. A place where students can hang out with friends, enjoy their lunch in a dining area, or soak in the southern California... More

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