Campus News

Chihuly InstallationChihuly’s “alchemy” adorns Cordiner
 
“Sunfire Persian” is a gift from Mark Anderson ’78 and famed glass artist Dale Chihuly.

Grants for Nonprofits Hughes ’64 and Cronk ’15 earn $100,000 grants for their nonprofits
 
Sanford Hughes’ nonprofit, StoveTeam International, distributes efficient, safe stoves in the developing world. Cronk’s nonprofit, The Sparkle Effect, helps cheerleading squads include students with disabilities.

Fossil Camp In Search of Dinosaurs
 
A group of Whitman students went into the wilds of Wyoming to unearth the prehistoric past. The discovered triceratops fossils and raptor bones – not to mention the ubiquitous wind.

Orchestra Orchestra to Perform for Music Educators
 
Whitman Orchestra will play at the Washington Music Educators Association’s conference.

Symposium Speakers Challenge Women to Innovate
 
“If you don’t have a seat at the table, build your own table.” — Katya Matanovic at this year’s Women in Leadership Symposium.

Roberts Roberts’ Poetry Nominated for Awards
 
Her collection of poems is in the running for a Pulitzer Prize and other distinguished honors.

Student service Student Service Benefits Community
 
On Make a Difference Day, volunteers engaged in seven projects. But community service is more than a one-day event for students.

Deal Lecture honors beloved professor
 
The legacy of Prof. David Deal (1939-2001) is everywhere at Whitman, especially if you know where to look.

Lecture scene Lecture Scene
 
A broad range of nationally acclaimed artists, authors and lecturers visited campus and interacted with Whitman students this fall.