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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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  • Alumni Profile: Found in Translation
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    From Whitman in China to a successful career as a translator and professor: Karen Kingsburg ’82 sees the written word as an important part of cultural exchange.

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  • In Their Words: The Thing about Modern Relationships
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    According to new research by Professor of Sociology Michelle Janning, looking at love letters in the digital age teaches us a lot about our social relationships.

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  • How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes
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    Yes or no? You currently live near where you grew up. You regularly have experiences outside the neighborhood where you live. You identify as a person of color. You have held a minimum wage job. These are just a few of the questions posed to audience members during How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes (With 99 People You May or May Not Know).

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  • The Startup King
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    From liberal arts to high tech, a conversation with Portland Incubator Experiment cofounder Rick Turoczy ’93

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  • Living on the Green Side: Part II
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    In Portland, tiny house advocate and founder of Niche Consulting Lina Menard ’05 is building small, sustainable homes imbued with the sensibilities of their owners. Photography and videography by Matt Banderas ’04.

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  • Freedom Songs
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    Aisha Fukushima ’09 channels the global language of hip-hop to bring RAPtivism to the world. By Jenny Lewis

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  • Et Tu, English
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    In an unconventional series of sabbaticals, classics professor Dana Burgess takes a late-career degree in ESL to Sri Lanka and back.

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  • Living on the Green Side: Part I
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    Sloan Ritchie ’93, owner of Cascade Built, endeavors to bring more energy-efficient homes to Seattle without sacrificing comfort and style

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  • Journey Toward a Home
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    Jessica Marks ’07, director of The Refugee Center Online, uses technology to connect refugees to resources and make U.S. resettlement easier.

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  • Taking Flight
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    At Lincoln High School, many teens have experienced times without clean clothes, with no food or in the shadow of substance abuse. For Whitman alumni and students working with them, those odds are personal.

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  • Object Lesson: Sheltering Sky
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    Semester in the West, a semester-long field program across the American West, has a mobile 10-person computer lab and traveling library.

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  • Measuring the Universe
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    Whitman Magazine talks with Assistant Professor of Physics Greg Ogin about his research in lasers and optics, his teaching, and his work with the LIGO Project at Hanford.

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  • Calling the Shots
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    Aspiring filmmaker (and men's basketball player) Evan Martin '16 worked on Seven Ways from Sunday with Professor Robert Sickels.

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  • Fall Semester Athletics, February 2016
    Whitman Magazine

    Winter sports have worked toward the halfway point of their seasons, with the men’s and women’s basketball teams and the men’s and women’s swim teams achieving high levels of success.

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  • Tipton Named New Provost WM Feb 2016
    Whitman Magazine

    In December, President Kathleen Murray announced that Alzada J. Tipton, currently the senior vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Elmhurst College in Illinois, will be Whitman College's new provost and dean of the faculty.

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