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Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Voter Registration Drive, Social Work, Whittier College

by Lightmary Flores ‘17 The "Introduction to Social Work" course at Whittier College is bringing a new meaning to political engagement. Through their voter registration Praxis Project, students are able to take initiative in informing potential... More

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Lydia Jackson Elementary School

For more than 12 years, Whittier College students have had the opportunity to learn about children's literature and their welfare through the pair course taught by Associate Professor of Education and Child Development Kathleen Ralph and Associate... More

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Teach In Islamaphobia

Given the political, social, and religious conflicts affecting our world, Whittier College students have a myriad of questions about topics such as the Syrian Refugee Crisis, the terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut, Islamophobia, and terrorist... More

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Joseph Price, Whittier College faculty

Professor of Religious Studies Joseph Price was recently quoted in The New York Times article "When Some Turn to Church, Others go to Crossfit" where he discussed how activities, such as Crossfit, can create community and passionate devotion,... More

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Susan Egan, 25th Anniversary, Shannon Center

Tony-nominated singer and actress Susan Egan performed along with Whittier College students and faculty members Stephen Cook and Danilo Lozano as part of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts 25th season celebrations on Saturday,... More

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Erik Stegman, Whittier College Alumnus

Whittier College alumnus and advocate for Native Americans Erik Stegman ’04  was recently named Executive Director of the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute. Stegman brings his extensive background in advocacy and... More

Monday, November 23, 2015
Self Discovery Workshop

Approximately 60 high school students from the Whittier Union High School District gathered at the Radisson Hotel in Uptown Whittier to participate in a Self-Discovery Workshop delivered by Whittier College’s Center for Engagement with Communities... More

Monday, November 23, 2015
Pioneer high school students present at SCCUR

Two groups of Pioneer High School students presented at the Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research on Saturday, November 21 at Harvey-Mudd College. The Pioneer students presented research they conducted as part of Whittier... More

Monday, November 23, 2015
China, Environment, Documentaries

Internationally recognized documentary film makers Gary Marcuse and Shi Lihong, and Beijing editor of ChinaDialogue Liu Jianqiang visited Whittier College and Whittier Law School to discuss environmental issues in China in several events with... More

Saturday, November 21, 2015
Chuck Hill, Social Psychology Research, Whittier College

Professor of social psychology Chuck Hill presented his cross-cultural research study on intimate relationships at the XIV European Congress of Psychology in Milan, Italy. This study, based on an online survey, measured cross-cultural attitudes... More