Student and Alumni Stories
Life After Whitman - Alumni Stories
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.
Sociologist Caity Collins ’08 Has a Message for Moms: It’s Not Your Fault
August 14, 2020 • Caity Collins ’08 has spent her career studying families, starting during her time at Whitman College. The sociology major began with a research project with Professor Michelle Janning, looking at the way that divorce was represented in children’s rooms.
John Lewis Fellowship Gives Dorothy Mukasa ’19 Chance to ‘Stir Up Good Trouble’ in Community
August 7, 2020 • This spring, Dorothy Mukasa '19 received the John Lewis Fellowship (JLF) based in Atlanta, Georgia. Mukasa is one of 39 Whitman graduates to receive a prestigious fellowship or scholarship for the 2019-2020 award year.