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Students applauding
November 3, 2017
Change Now
More than 150 students from 10 institutions in the Pacific Northwest came to Whitman to attend the first Change Now! students of color conference. Some attendees identified as members of other underrepresented groups such as first-generation college students and LGBTQIA+ students.
Mr. Whitman 2016 contestants
November 2, 2017
Mr. Whitman Preview
The annual Mr. Whitman fundraising pageant is the one place on campus where senior men can embarrass themselves for a good cause—this year, Blue Mountain Action Council’s weekend backpack program, which provides hundreds of bags of food to Walla Walla elementary schoolchildren eligible for free and reduced lunches.
Summer intern at booth
October 31, 2017
Fall SEC Interns
A dozen Whitties earn an hourly wage furnished by the Student Engagement Center (SEC) to work between 50 and 70 hours over the course of the semester at a local business or organization.
Whitman College
October 30, 2017
Emma Dulaney
For the second consecutive year, a Whitman College student earned a top prize in rhetoric from the National Communication Association (NCA). Emma Dulaney ’17 received the James L. Golden Outstanding Student Essay in Rhetoric Award for “Framing the (Un)Grievable American Citizen: Black Precarity and the Katrina Event.”
October 27, 2017
Whitman assistant professor of sociology writes op-ed about tension between Spain and Catalonia
Alvaro Santana-Acuna examines how tension is playing out on social media
Fall Visitors' Day
October 26, 2017
Fall Visitors Day
For Jocelyn Clark, a senior at Enumclaw (Washington) High School, the top attraction of this year's Fall Visitors' Day at Whitman was sitting in on a Spanish class—a subject she hopes to study in college. She joined about 50 high school juniors and seniors who previewed potential college life at Whitman through class visits, meetings with admission staff and presentations about internships, off-campus studies and more.
Dan Luce, puppeteer
October 25, 2017
Dan Luce
Puppeteer Dan Luce has performed around the world—and, as of this coming weekend—at Whitman College. In advance of his appearances, Luce discussed the art of puppetry and his relationship with puppets.
October 23, 2017
Kirk Adams
From making 50 cold calls per day as a young municipal bond salesman to becoming president and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), Kirk Adams ’83 shared his inspirational life trajectory with other Whitties during a campus lecture late last month.
October 22, 2017
Whitman assistant professor says wildfire effects differ based on income
Sociology Prof. Alissa Cordner pens op-ed on Northern California Wildfires
October 19, 2017
Jillian Briglia Video
Jillian Briglia '19 leveraged her film and media studies major to attain technical skills, experience and networking opportunities as an intern at the Northwest Film Center in Portland.
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