Wine, and the Walla Walla Valley
Walla Walla wine is the theme of Summer College
June 28-30, 2002, on the Whitman campus. Open to alumni, parents,
families, and friends, the weekend program will examine the making
of wine through the eyes of a geologist, a chemist, growers, and
wine-makers, including alumni in the wine industry. Participants
will stay in Prentiss Hall, attend lectures, go on field trips,
sample wines, and enjoy excellent meals.
A Whitty Kids program for children ages 7 to 14 also will be offered.
For more information contact Polly Powers, director of alumni relations,
at 1-800-835-9448, ext. 1, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Speakers at the 2002 Summer College will include
the couple at right, winemakers Nina Buty Foster, 97, and
Caleb Foster, 91, of Walla Wallas Buty Winery.
May 17-19. Baccalaureate and Commencement exercises and 50th reunion
of the class of 1952. Commencement address by Stephen Jay Gould.
Senior Alumni College,
Summer College, June 28-30.
See information above.
Alumni Volunteer Leadership
Workshop, September 13-15.
Fall Reunion Weekend, September
27-29. Reunions of the classes of 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, and 1997.
For a schedule of events and an
RSVP form, visit www.whitman. edu/alumni/reunions.htm.
8. Tour of Nordic Tugs boat builders with Jerry Husted, 51.
Palo Alto, May 9. The History
of Rock n Roll with professor of history David Schmitz.
San Francisco, May 10.
Young alumni event with professor David Schmitz.
Berkeley, May 11. The History
of Rock n Roll with professor David Schmitz at Fantasy
Washington, D.C., June
1. Orioles/Mariners game at Camden Yards.
Seattle and Tacoma, June 9. Mariners game, Safeco Field.
Career networking reception at
Cara Haskey Design, Seattle, June 5.
Trips and Tours
The Colorado Rockies, July 6-12.
With Pat Spencer, professor of geology. See information above.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival, July
26-28. With Nancy Simon, professor of theatre and director of Harper
Sun Valley Jazz Festival, October
17-20. With David Glenn, associate professor and trombonist, who
will discuss the great musicians of the early jazz and swing eras.
The Colorado Rockies
Professor of geology Pat Spencer
leads a trip July
6-12 to The Nature Place near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The area,
within view of Pikes Peak, is known for its unique landforms,
rocks of nearly every geologic period, fossils, rich diversity of
ecosystems, and majestic views.
Participants must be in good health
and physical condition and able to walk three miles at 9,000 feet.
The cost is $1,100 per adult (double occupancy) and $780 per child.
This includes lodging, meals, transportation to/from the airport,
all field trips and programs, and use of The Nature Place facilities.
Professor Pat Spencer and participants on a September
2001 alumni trip to Steens Mountain in southern Oregon.