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Saturday, Sep 28

Held in conjunction with the annual College-wide service event, the annual Board meeting will be held  from 12:30p.m. - 4:30p.m. in Dezember Alumni House. All alumni are welcome to attend.

Saturday, Sep 28

During the early morning hours on September 28, more than 500 Poet volunteers – students, staff, and faculty alike - gathered in Whittier College’s Campus Center Courtyard with a hunger not only for breakfast, but to make a difference. That Saturday... More

Friday, Sep 27
The Grizzly’s Christmas

Soon to be released children’s story, The Grizzly’s Christmas, holds special ties to the Whittier College community. Written by the late Professor Malcolm Farmer, the book has been adapted with notes by his former student Cindy Schuricht ’69.  Prior... More

Wednesday, Sep 25
Poet soccer team in Washington D.C.

Whittier athletics is expanding its horizon and hopping on planes. This season so far, the Poet women’s soccer team has traveled to Washington D.C. to compete in two games and men’s football headed for the Pine Bowl in Spokane, Washington. The... More

Tuesday, Sep 24
Comedy of Errors

William Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, will appear on the stage of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA, 90608, Whittier College on October 16- 19 at 8 p.m. and October 20 at 2 p.m. General Admission... More

Thursday, Sep 19
Susan Reverby

Dr. Susan M. Reverby, historian of American health care, will be the keynote lecturer at the 2013 Whittier College New Student Convocation on October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave, Whittier,... More

Tuesday, Sep 17

The research of political science professor Eric Lindgren was recently mentioned in a Los Angeles Times article about the growing number of ethically-diverse California cities under pressure to change how they elect their city councils.  Activists,... More

Monday, Sep 16

Taking a life in the US every 18 minutes, suicide is a powerful force both on and off today's college campuses.  Check out this handout for warning signs, ways to be helpful, and resources.

Monday, Sep 16

The first NASA grant to be awarded to Whittier College will support an astronomer’s study of blazars. Professor of Physics and Astronomy Glenn Piner has been awarded a $94,991 grant from the Fermi Guest Investigator Program (http://fermi.gsfc.nasa.... More

Monday, Sep 16
Claire Peters '14

Whittier College students were busy this summer getting a head start in the professional world while interning at top companies, as well as health and non-profit organizations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and H.O.... More

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