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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Author, educator, and leading environmentalist Bill McKibben will speak at Whittier College as part of the 2010 New Student Convocation. His lecture, Science and Society: Making Sense of the Most Important Number in the World, will take place Friday... More

Friday, October 22, 2010
Professor Roger Noll speaks on the economics and politics of stadium subsidies in pro sports.

Stanford economics professor emeritus Roger Noll spoke about the economics and politics of stadium subsidies in professional sports as part of the 2010 Kim Thomas Interdisciplinary Lecture. Noll's research focuses on the economics of sports and... More

Monday, October 18, 2010
Professor Joseph Price and Wife to Receive Good Scout award.

Educators Joseph Price, Professor of Religious Studies and his wife Bonnie, an elementary school teacher, will be honored as the 2010 Rio Hondo Good Scouts of the Year Awards ceremony on November 11. The Prices, who met and married in Kentucky in... More

Sunday, October 17, 2010
Whittier weekend bring alumni back to campus

Whittier College hosted hundreds of alumni, representing the classes of 1945 through 2009, during the 2010 Whittier Weekend. Highlights of the weekend included Poet College, Casino Night, class reunion dinners, the All-Society Mixer, Tardeada, and... More

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Whittier College signs transfer agreement with Pasadena City College.

Whittier College has signed a Transfer Admission Guarantee with Pasadena City College that allows students who complete an agreed-on sequence of classes in general education and a selected major with a stated minimum GPA to apply and be guaranteed... More

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Whittier College and the Friends of the Shannon Center will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, November 6. A pre-dinner reception begins at 5:00 p.m. and a formal dinner will commence at... More

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Whittier College celebreate outstanding poets.

Each year during Whittier Weekend, Whittier College recognizes select members of the alumni body as Poet Awardees in four categories. This year's awardees include Adrienne Cisneros-Selekman '81, Alumna Achievement; Manuel Roman '00 and Paul A.... More

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Whittier College Law school featured in the Princeton's reviews Best Law Schools guidebook.

Whittier Law School is one of the nation's most outstanding law schools, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2011 edition of its book, The Best 172 Law Schools. "We chose the 172 schools... More

Monday, October 11, 2010
Whittier students take youngsters to the fifth dimension

Using innovative techniques that integrate technology and play, Whittier College students reach out to children from socially and economically marginalized groups to teach them basic reading, writing, mathematics, and logical problem solving skills... More

Friday, October 8, 2010
Honorary poet, Nilo Cruz unveils new play.

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Nilo Cruz is debuting his new play, The Color of Desire, this week in Miami's Actors' Playhouse. Cruz, along with composer Gabriela Frank, will be the inaugural Visiting Distinguished Professors for Whittier College... More