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Monday, Nov 25

Whittier College welcomed more than 1,100 scholars from colleges and universities from throughout the region for the 2013 Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Change the World: Participate, Innovate, Illuminate, this... More

Monday, Nov 25
It's a Wonderful Life

2nd Annual Holiday Benefit for Enceladus Theatre Company The wildly popular, classic, holiday film, It’s a Wonderful Life, has been adapted into a quick-paced and entertaining live performance radio play and will be staged as a benefit reading for... More

Monday, Nov 25

One of only five people worldwide selected to receive the honor for 2013, Jordan Chair in the Humanities Gustavo Geirola has been inducted into the “Order of Don Quijote,” the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society’s highest award. Past... More

Wednesday, Nov 20

The Capital Fellows Programs offer a unique opportunity to participate in policymaking and development. Fellows work for 10-11 months as full-time, paid staff members in the California State Assembly, California State Senate, California Executive... More

Wednesday, Nov 20

Apply today to Congresswoman's Linda Sanchez' Training for Tomorrow Congressional Internship Program. Congresswoman Linda Sánchez values education and encourages students and recent graduates to actively participate in government. This program is... More

Tuesday, Nov 19
Professor Fred Bergerson remembers the 50th Anniversary of the JFK assassination

This week the nation commemorated the 50th Anniversary of one of saddest chapters in its history--the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In an interview with the Whittier Daily News, Professor Fred Bergerson reflected on his personal... More

Monday, Nov 11
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

With the goal of empowering faculty to make full and better use of the digital technologies that are reshaping teaching and scholarship, and transforming faculty- student research throughout the liberal arts, Whittier College is launching its... More

Wednesday, Nov 06

Recent graduate Ryan Johnson ’11 was the inaugural Huaqiao Fellow during the 2012-2013 academic year, enrolling in a master’s-level Chinese immersion program at the University in Xiamen, China. Johnson’s fellowship was renewed for 2013–2014; he will... More

Tuesday, Nov 05

In conjunction with trusted partner Publishing Concepts, Inc (PCI), the 125th Anniversary Edition of the Whittier College Alumni Directory is now underway, with a publication date set for fall 2014 and available for purchase in both print and CD... More

Monday, Nov 04

by Jonathan Burtonfrom The Rock, Fall 2013 How many of William Shakespeare's 38 plays have you either read or seen performed? Each semester, I begin my classes with this important question. Typically, one or two students report a familiarity with a... More

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