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The Pioneer places in “Best of Show” for Collegiate Press awards

Monday, March 5, 2012

Whitman College’s weekly student-run newspaper, The Pioneer, has been honored as “Best of Show” in its category of schools at the 28th Annual Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) National Journalism Convention, held in Seattle March 1-4. More...

Men’s tennis team takes giant jump up national rankings

Friday, March 2, 2012

The Whitman College men’s tennis team, after knocking off four traditional powers in February, has taken a giant jump up the NCAA Division III national rankings. More...

Alumni return to teach students how to network—socially

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Twitter. Facebook. Google+. Foursquare. LinkedIn. These are a few of the hyper-modern social media outlets today’s students and alumni use to forge connections... More...

Students blog about their “Whitman Teaches the Movement” experiences

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

In January 2012, about 100 Whitman students served as volunteer “student teachers” in the Walla Walla Public School District. More...

Father and Son Baseball Coaches Face Off as Whitman Hosts Eastern Connecticut at Borleske

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

WALLA WALLA, Wash. - Coach Jared Holowaty and his Whitman College Missionaries are the underdogs -- no doubt about it -- as they prep for this weekend's East vs. West baseball battle against coach Bill Holowaty and his Eastern Connecticut State Warriors. More...

Mikayla Briere ’14 tries to beat the Russians

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Geology major takes time away from her studies to compete in the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup, hosted by the US Paralympics. More...

Students release new research on Latinos in Washington State ahead of 2012 elections

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Whitman College students today are releasing their research findings on five key issues vital to the Latino community and all residents of Washington State. More...

Whitman orchestra to perform at statewide music convention

Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Whitman College orchestra, directed by Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Jeremy Mims, is going on tour and will be the featured college orchestra at the Washington Music Educators’ Association. More...

Peace Corps ranks Whitman 15th in the nation

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Whitman College is ranked 15th on the Peace Corps list of Top Colleges for 2012. The annual list of ranks top Peace Corps volunteer-producing schools according to the size of the student body. More...

Whitties teach Civil Rights era lessons in innovative partnership program

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The “Teaching the Movement” program represents a partnership between Whitman College, Walla Walla Public Schools and the Southern Poverty Law Center. More...

Whitman hosts week of events in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Whitman will commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a week of activies aimed at the campus and community. More...

Dr. George Ball has passed away

Monday, January 2, 2012

Announcement from President George Bridges: On Jan. 1, 2012, our colleague and dear friend, George Ball, passed away at the age of 96. He has served Whitman College as a professor of religion and mentor to students since 1960. More...

Google.org awards $100K grant to non-profit founded by alumna Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg ’01

Friday, December 16, 2011

The philanthropic arm of Google has awarded a $100,000 grant to a leadership incubator foundation that invests in the next generation of African women leaders. More...

“The State of the State for Washington Latinos” receives $11,000 grant from Yakima Valley Community Foundation

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Whitman College’s year-long community-based research project on “The State of the State for Washington Latinos” has been awarded an $11,000 grant by the Yakima Valley Community Foundation. More...

Whitman among Pacific Northwest liberal arts colleges to collaborate with new Mellon Foundation grant

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Through an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the newly formed Northwest Five Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges will create learning, research and development opportunities for faculty and students. More...

Nord Award winner, runner-up bring new creative perspectives to projects

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

This year’s winner of the David Nord Award, an annual prize given for projects designed to address critical issues facing the GLBTQ community, is Ryan Creal ’12, an art history and visual culture studies major from Hawthorne, Calif. More...

UB Guest Opinion – Campaign seeks to solidify Whitman’s future in WW Valley

Monday, December 12, 2011

Recently, Whitman College announced the launch of a major fundraising campaign, titled “Now Is the Time.” More...

Whitman student starts first “Best Buddies” chapter in Washington State

Monday, December 12, 2011

Biology major Michaela Lambert ’14 used to hate Mondays. For the first two years of high school, Lambert, from Napa, Calif., dreaded Monday mornings as much as any other student. But during her junior year, she came across the notebook... More...

Social activist from the Southern Poverty Law Center Visits Whitman to train students how to teach the civil rights movement

Friday, December 9, 2011

Activist Kate Shuster warned that ignorance about the civil rights movement is dangerous. More...

Patrick Henry, Tana Park honored with Pete and Hedda Reid Service Award

Friday, December 2, 2011

Two members of the Whitman College community were honored Wednesday, Nov. 30 with the Pete and Hedda Reid Service to Walla Walla Award, formerly called the Town-Gown Award. More...

Changing the way we think about food

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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Whitman College announces $150-Million fundraising campaign

Friday, November 18, 2011

The general public is invited to join students, staff and faculty at the Walla Walla launch event. More...


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