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Monday, May 12, 2008

From helping homeless people get back on their feet financially to teaching parents how to better read to their children, Whittier College students are adept at finding creative ways to give back to the community.  This year about 90 college... More

Monday, May 5, 2008

The Poet team for the first-ever "Know Your Heritage: Hispanic College Quiz" is featured in the Whittier Daily News for their superior showing in the quiz show which was taped last month.

Friday, May 2, 2008

Biology professor David Bourgaize takes a critical look at Ben Stein's new documentary, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed. The film focuses on how proponents of intelligent design have been shunned by academia. Unfortunately, Bourgaize writes,... More

Thursday, May 1, 2008

In a commentary published in Inside Higher Ed, President Sharon Herzberger shares ideas on how wealthier institutions of higher education can do more to serve low-income students.

Monday, April 28, 2008

Five Whittier College students have been named 2008-09 Richard M. Nixon Fellows. As part of the fellowship the students will participate in internships, seminars and activities aimed at increasing their understanding of the political system and U.S... More

Monday, April 28, 2008

Assistant Professors of Chemistry Ralph Isovitsch and Amy Moskun, along with Whittier students Tenzing Doleck '08 (of Kathmandu, Nepal) and Jonathan Attard '09 (of Lakeview, CA), presented posters detailing their research into organic-inorganic... More

Friday, April 25, 2008

Charles Bock, Whittier Class of 1991 and author of the 2008 acclaimed novel Beautiful Children, and Tony Barnstone, English professor and noted poet, will both be participants in this two-day, annual Los Angeles event, focusing on writers from a... More

Friday, April 25, 2008

On April 24, Richard J. Goldstone, Justice of the South African Constitutional Court, spent the day at Whittier College, meeting with students and ending his visit by delivering the 2008 Feinberg Lecture. Preceding the lecture, Goldstone was awarded... More

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger welcomed 166 potential Poets and their families to the campus. During the Admitted Students Reception, Pres. Herzberger gave her "Top 10 highlights of Whittier College."    President Sharon Herzberger... More

Monday, April 14, 2008

Who is known as the Great Liberator of Latin America? What year was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo signed? Which Central American country gained its independence from Spain on September 15, 1821? These, and even more challenging queries into Latin... More