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  • Object Lesson: Source Code
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    The Gutenberg Bible, also known as the “42-line Bible,” was completed in 1454-1455. Of the 180 copies that were produced, 47 more or less complete editions are still in existence, each consisting of 643 leaves - one of which can be found in the Whitman College and Northwest Archives.

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  • Focus on Faculty: The Body Rhetoric
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    All rhetoric is bodily. All bodies are rhetorical. So says Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of the Center for Writing and Speaking Lydia McDermott in her new book.

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  • The Lives of Others
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    Leslie Jamison, author of 2016 Summer Read The Empathy Exams, on how she relates to her unlikely subjects, and the give and take between writer and reader.

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  • Spring Athletics Highlights
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    Whitman’s spring semester brought several outstanding conference performances from its athletics teams.

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  • Second Summer Fly-In Program
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    In June and July, Whitman flew two cohorts of incoming first-generation students from across the country to Walla Walla for a special pre-semester orientation program.

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  • Humanities, thinking digitally
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    Faculty and staff members took another step toward a more digital classroom experience this June, attending the annual Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria.

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  • 2016 Graduates Net Prominent National Scholarships
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    Members of Whitman’s outgoing class have been awarded a diverse array of competitive post-baccalaureate fellowships and grants as they embark on the next chapter in their educational careers.

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  • Alumnus receives NSF Fellowship for Myanmar research
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    When Matt Schissler ’07 set off for Southeast Asia as a young college graduate, he did not expect to stay longer than a couple of months.

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  • In Good Faith
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    As dean of Portland’s oldest Episcopal congregation, Nathan LeRud ’04 ministers to a diverse population of parishioners with the mission of making everyone feel welcome.

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  • The African Century
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    The founder of nonprofits Akili Dada and African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg ’01 is tending a global garden and watching it grow.

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  • Mind the Gap
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    Where urban planning meets questions of equity and inclusion: there, Oregon Department of Transportation’s Talia Jacobson ’04 has found her calling.

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  • Left to Their Own Devices
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    Whitman's alumni app developers convert new concepts into code.

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  • The History of Residence Life at Whitman
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    A timeline of residence life at Whitman College and the buildings that supported it.

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  • Building a Residential Future
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    The Living at Whitman Initiative will be the key to a closer-knit campus community.

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  • The Solitary Bee
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    Professor of Biology Heidi Dobson and her students study the relationship between bees and the flowers they visit and pollinate, revealing more about the world of insects.

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  • First, Do No Harm
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    It was already the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere when a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti six years ago. At Whitman, a workshop on human rights advocacy raises tough questions about aid accountability.

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  • Everyone Sees the Astronaut
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    As an Educator Mission Specialist with NASA, Dottie Metcalf Lindenburger ’97 is an astronaut. But it’s her career as a teacher that really took her into space.

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  • Which Way the Wind Blows - A Q&A with Dave Malkoff
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    Weather Channel correspondent Dave Malkoff puts a human face to climate change in the 2016 Hosokawa Lecture.

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  • Focus on Faculty: The Mind’s Eye
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    Once, Professor of Psychology Matthew Prull dissected electronics to figure out how they worked. Now, he picks apart the workings of the human mind.

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  • The Sound of the Cosmos
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    In a historic discovery, the LIGO Project recently detected Einsteinian gravitational waves. Professor Greg Ogin, who was involved, explains what that means.

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