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Latest Feature Stories

  • ‘Getting Into Fishy Business’ Whitman Alum Tyler Dann ’00 manages salmon populations in Alaska

    April 12, 2021 • Fishing has always been an important part of Tyler Dann's life. After graduating from Whitman in 2000 with a degree in environmental studies politics, Dann knew he wanted a career in natural resource management, but wasn't sure where to start. Now, as a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Washington and a fisheries geneticist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Dann has found his passion and his career path.

  • Googling Success

    March 3, 2021 • Al-Rahim Merali ’13 uses all he learned at Whitman in a job he didn’t know existed at the time.

  • Aliens, Bigfoot and the Podcaster

    March 3, 2021 • Whitman alum Laura Krantz explores the weird side of history and science in her hit podcast “Wild Thing.”