Studying STEM at Whitman

Watch the videos in this playlist to see STEM success stories, and learn more about the research being done by students and faculty at Whitman College.

Featured Stories

Read stories from Whitman Magazine and the Whitman Newsroom to see the latest news about students, faculty and alumni studying science, technology, enigneering and math at Whitman.

  • Whitman’s First-Ever Academic Theme: Race, Violence, and Health

    October 12, 2020 • In response to the global and national events of 2020, Whitman has selected "Race, Violence, and Health" as its first academic theme to help students navigate trying and transformative times.

  • Just the Facts: Alum Creates No-Spin COVID-19 Data Center

    September 29, 2020 • Amid a global pandemic, Steve McConnell ’85, a software engineer and data scientist, was frustrated with his inability to understand what was going on. He encountered what he saw as biased and unreliable data.

  • Get to Know Newly Promoted Whitman Faculty

    August 28, 2020 • Whitman College faculty members who received tenure or promotion to full professor for the 2020-2021 academic year answered questions about their areas of expertise, their passions and what they love about Whitman students.

  • Whitman-Mayo Partnership Challenges and Fosters Budding Scientists

    August 13, 2020 • As research experiences and internships around the nation were canceled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Assistant Professor Michael Coronado picked up the phone. He wanted to make sure that Whitman College’s first two fellows in the Whitman-Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program didn’t miss out on the chance to work with Mayo Clinic. So he reached out to DeLisa Fairweather ’87, his mentor and director of Translational Cardiovascular Research at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.