Campus News

Off the beaten path Academic resource center employs technology to take geology student off the beaten path

“I always joke that Juli and Mary Claire are like the ‘Thelma and Louise’ of resources at Whitman ... They are up for any challenge.”

Awards Students and alumni bring home 39 national awards

Whitties have earned a Watson fellowship and five Fulbright grants, along with other national awards for a total of 39 national fellowships, scholarships and grants this year

Mellon Grant Mellon Foundation awards Whitman $644,000 grant

The grant will support academic excellence by funding eight tenure-track faculty positions

Student photos The best of Whitman student photography

A gallery of student photographers' shots of campus life in the 2010-11 academic year.

Waiilatpu The “Waiilatpu” returns

Whitman community welcomes back yearbook

Prof. Hines Longtime theatre professor set to exit “Whitman stage”

The spectrum of Tom Hines’ roles on the Harper Joy Theatre stage, on campus and within the global theater community has been wide. But perhaps the one he will miss most is that of mentor.

Clarke Herpetology research goes national

Two up-and-coming herpetologists presented their independent research at the Joint Meetings of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists in Minneapolis in July 2011.

KWCW You’re onthe air: 40 years of KWCW

With 10 watts, a state-of-the-art transmitter, a single-bay antenna and a high-fidelity FM signal, KWCW went on the air in January 1971, one of the first student-licensed and -operated radio stations in the country.

Prof. Ireland Philosophy professor awarded NEH stipend

Julia Ireland, assistant professor of philosophy, has been awarded a $6,000 summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Abraham Awards 2011 Janice Abraham Awards

Honoring former Treasurer and CFO Janice Abraham, this award is presented annually to staff members who have made significant contributions and demonstrated outstanding service to Whitman.

Faculty awards 2011 Faculty Awards

Staff and faculty assembled this May to honor faculty excellence and service.

Pynchon book English professor co-edits essays on American novelist Thomas Pynchon

Christopher Leise, assistant professor of English, has co-edited and written the introduction to a book of critical essays on Pynchon's work.

Baseball Young team ready to fly in 2012

Coach Jared Holowaty, who stocked his program this spring with the largest recruiting class in recent memory, has many of his players honing their skills this summer in college leagues from New England to Hawaii.

Scoreboard Scoreboard

Highlights of Whitman Athletics.

banner year A banner year: Whitman excellence demonstrated in athletics

“It is no coincidence that our steady progress up the NWC rankings has taken place since the W Club established itself five years ago.” – Dean Snider, athletics director

Fouts Center Fouts Center for Visual Arts

Since the Fouts Center for Visual Arts opened its doors in September 2008, it has become the focal point for art and artistry on campus.