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June 27, 2016Tom Hagley ’90 named Washington State’s most effective administrator
Tom Hagley ’90, who has served as a district administrator in Vancouver Public Schools for almost 25 years, has received the 2016 Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award at a summer conference in Spokane, Washington.
June 24, 2016Senior Scholarships
Members of Whitman’s outgoing class have been awarded a diverse array of competitive post-baccalaureate fellowships and grants.
June 22, 2016Lea Redmond '03's "whimsical startup" business is featured in Inc.
Leafcutter Designs, which makes more than a dozen products, is "disrupting the dreary promotional-products industry."
June 15, 2016Gravitational Waves Discovery
Whitman College Professor Greg Ogin has been involved in this groundbreaking research for the past ten years.
June 13, 2016Patricia Grainger '52 honored by Queen for her historical preservation work
Grainger, a founding member of the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society, recently received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours for service to history preservation.
June 12, 2016Leavitt and Kim reflect on the Supreme Court's decision in Loving v. Virginia
The couple suggests that as we celebrate the decision outlawing race-based marriage restrictions "we must work hard to open the conversation about America’s diverse population even wider."
June 10, 2016Matt Schissler
They received close to 17,000 applications during the 2016 awards cycle and made 2,000 offers, a selection rate of less than 12 percent.
June 9, 2016Sociology Professor Helen Kim quoted in New York Times
Prof. Kim weighs in on interfaith marriage
June 8, 2016Christian DeBenedetti '96 opens new brewery in Newberg, Oregon
The brewery, Wolves & People, located adjacent to a hazelnut field at the farm where DeBenedetti grew up, uses water and the yeast from the farm.
June 7, 2016Fulbrights
Five Whitman alumni have been accepted into the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, with another appointed as alternate.