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Monday, January 26, 2015
KPCC panel, Police Relations

Police officer-involved shootings and the state of race relation in the country have been big topics in the news lately. This important national issue was recently discussed in a local forum hosted by KPCC, Southern California Public Radio and ... More

Monday, January 26, 2015
MLK event

Whittier College celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With an evening of music, song, and words of wisdom. The event, The Modern March: Celebrating How Far We Have Come and Recognizing How Far We Have Yet To Go, was co-sponsored by... More

Monday, January 26, 2015

Whittier College Professor Gustavo Geirola attended last month the Guadalajara International Book Fair, the biggest of its kind in the Spanish language. Some of Geirola's books and academic journals were presented at the Fair and he was also... More

Monday, January 26, 2015

Professor of Education and Child Development Anne Sebanc,  and Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition Science Kathy Barlow have been hard at work for more than three years to establish strong relationships between Whittier College and local... More

Sunday, January 25, 2015

On Saturday, January 17, 2015, Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office Director, Dr. Shauna T. Sobers, presented her doctoral research on the Resilience of Black Women Deans/Vice Presidents for Student Affairs at the 12th Annual Afrikan... More

Friday, January 16, 2015
President Herzberger at NCAA

Fulfilling her duties as chair of the NCAA Division III Presidents Council, President Herzberger attended the NCAA Convention in Washington D.C. this week where she represented the Division’s more than 170,000 student-athletes and 444 institutions... More

Friday, January 16, 2015
baseball institute, whittier college

“Play ball!” said Professor of Religion and Co-Director of the Institute for Baseball Studies Joseph Price at the Institute’s grand opening celebrated on January 16. In a real festive atmosphere which included hot dogs, peanuts, and Cracker... More

Thursday, January 15, 2015
New Landscaping

As California continues to grapple with one of the worst droughts on record, Whittier College is taking proactive steps to reduce water waste on campus by replacing grass areas with drought-resistant vegetation. The changes, outlined in a... More

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

California State Controller Betty T. Yee appointed Nicole Winger '95 this week to serve as Deputy State Controller for Communications. Winger most recently served as Deputy Secretary for Communications for California Secretary of State Debra... More

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
North Korea, Cyber War

Alumnus Brandon Valeriano ’99, a regular contributor to Slate, shared his views on the involvement of North Korea in the cyber attacks suffered by Sony.  According to Valeriano, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow, North Korea had the... More