Wednesday, August 5, 2015
The Leadership Experience & Programs (LEAP) Office, English Department, and Writing Program are pleased to announce the hire of Joe Donnelly who will join the faculty this fall in the inaugural role of Assistant Professor of Journalism and New... More
Whittier College's Institute for Baseball Studies received a major donation of memorabilia from the Negro Leagues. The collection includes more than 300 baseballs signed by Negro Leagues' players, as well as signed photographs and postcards,... More
American Fulbright Scholar Amy Biehl, daughter of alumni Linda '65 and Peter '65 Biehl, was killed in South Africa in 1993 in a country under incredible racial tension due to its history with apartheid.
In 1998, the four men involved in Amy's... More
Collin McDowell ’16 has found a perfect combination that satisfies his thirst for knowledge in political science and also nurtures his creative side. “Humans are shaped by the stories we tell, and there are few areas where that is more evident... More
Michal (Merraro) Loving '02 joined Temple Beth Orr of Coral Springs in South Florida as the synagogue’s first female rabbi.
Rabbi Loving was ordained by the Reform Jewish seminary, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), in... More
Education is the family business for M. Rene Islas '00. His grandfather served as a distinguished teacher and principal in various schools in Nogales, Arizona, his aunts and uncles are teachers and administrators in Arizona public schools, and his... More
Dominique Simmons ’10 is member of a team of researchers at the University of California at Riverside who are developing a video game that may rehabilitate auditory dysfunction in veterans.
Auditory dysfunction, different from external hearing... More
Laura Martinez ’06 was appointed in March 2015 to the board of trustees of the Sequoia Union School District, with unanimous approval over five other candidates.
She previously served on the East Palo Alto City Council where she was the first... More
Luis Ibarra ’02, former Poet runner and coach represented Mexico in the Pan American Games where more than 7,000 athletes from more than 41 delegations are competing in Toronto, Canada. Ibarra came in 6th in the men's steeplechase final.
In the wake of the challenges that Sweet Briar College faced as a small liberal arts college on the brink of closing its doors, the publication University Business interviewed several college presidents, including Whittier College's Sharon... More