Campus News

  • First Person

    First Person: Inspiring others to follow Whitman’s approach to civil rights education. By Sophie Schouboe '15

  • Observatory opens the universe to students

    The Pacific Northwest Regional Observatory, located at Braden Farm, near Wallula Gap, will provide astronomy students the opportunity to use a 30-inch Cassegrain telescope named for Richmond J. Hoch.

  • My Whitman Journey: Year 2

    In the second installment of a five-year series, Whitman Magazine checks in on five students who are on the sophomores leg of their journey through college.

  • Simply the Best

    Whitman cruised through the regular season undefeated and was ranked the No. 1 team in the nation. Can the Lady Missionaries reach this year’s NCAA Final Four?

  • Making Friends for 40 Years

    Through the Friendship Families program, community members are matched with international students to provide them with a home away from home. Each family has an informal relationship with their student, inviting them to spend time together off campus.

  • "I felt like a human again."

    An innovative debate program brings the misson of the liberal arts to inmates by focusing on moral reasoning and self-awareness.

  • A restored work of art stands on its own again in Baker Center

    In 1953, Jackson Martindell, the founder of the American Institute of Management, commissioned Ruth Fluno, a local artist and a Whitman art instructor, to create this tile table featuring caricatures of President Chester Maxey and well-known faculty members of the time.

  • Gondolas, gold medals and the winter games

    Cross-country skier Holly Brooks ’04 takes on her second Winter Olympics.

  • Irie vibes on the slopes

    Skier Jasmine Campbell ’15 grew up in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where most people go to get away from the snow. She did just the opposite, and represented the islands in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

  • Object Lesson

    Some things just can’t be replaced in our digital age. Like the craftsmanship of letterpress printing. This Chandler & Price printing press, which dates back to the early 20th century, resides in the Fouts Center for Visual Arts.