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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The Fletcher Jones Foundation has awarded Whittier College a grant for $147,000, over the course of three years, to establish the Fletcher Jones Foundation Undergraduate Fellows Program in Health and Science. The funding will support 20 fellowships... More

Monday, March 29, 2010

The Inside Latin Jazz series continues with world renown artist Pete Escovedo. Moderated by Grammy-winning flute soloist and music professor Danilo Lozano, the program will offer a fascinating onstage interview and musical performance. Presented by... More

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Rounding the Bases, the cover of Professor Joseph Price's new book

Professor of Religious Studies Joseph Price was on CR Radio today speaking about faith, American life and baseball. Price, author of Rounding the Bases: Baseball and Religion in America , joined a conversation about the relationship between America'... More

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Whittier business students win championship at regional competition.

Whittier College's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) club won a championship in the 2010 SIFE USA Regional Competition held in Orange County on March 19. Whittier competed against colleges such as Chapman University, University of Alaska, Fairbanks... More

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Chemistry Professor Isovitsch with his team of student researchers.

Chester and Olive McCloskey Junior Faculty Chair in Chemistry Ralph Isovitsch, and Professor of Chemistry Devin Imoto, along with Whittier students Joshua Smith '11, Michael Galbreath '11 and Andres Villapando '11, presented collaborative student-... More

Monday, March 22, 2010
Whittier College's famous mascott Johny Poet!

"Poets" was the correct answer on National Public Radio's popular game show program Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! this past weekend. A segment of the program, hosted by Peter Sagal, focused on unusual college mascots. When quizzed about Whittier's... More

Friday, March 19, 2010
Nobel Prize winner Dr. Luc Montagnier speaks at Whittier College.

Dr. Luc Montagnier, 2008 Nobel Prize recipient and world renowned virologist, gave a special lecture, HIV/AIDS Research: past and prospects, to launch the new Center for Science, Health, and Policy at Whittier College. Montagnier also received an... More

Thursday, March 18, 2010
Latino Students thriving at Whittier despite national graduation trend.

With a 63 percent graduation rate, Whittier College's Latino students are outperforming their peers on a national level. According to a new study of national college graduation data by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), across the country,... More

Monday, March 15, 2010
Booth at his brewery.

Nevada businessman and Whittier graduate Doug Booth was named the Reno Gazette-Journal's 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year. Booth is the co-owner of Buckbean Brewing Co. based in Reno. Buckbean, established in 2008, is a microbrewery that distributes... More

Monday, March 15, 2010

Whittier College's Hispanic Student Association and MEChA present AMIGOS— a celebration of Latino culture with student performances, live music, and food from various Latin American countries on Friday, March 19, 6:00 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon... More