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Tim Stapleton
October 10, 2017
Tim Stapleton
Studying the history of nations worldwide proves as valuable as studying the history of one’s home country, according to University of Calgary Professor of History Tim Stapleton, a specialist in African war and society.
October 10, 2017
Judge James Robart '69 to hear contraceptive mandate case
Robart temporarily blocked Trump administration travel ban in February
October 10, 2017
Whitman College professor receives prestigious grant
Christopher Leise will use money to host a summer institute on the Native American West
Reunion Weekend
October 9, 2017
Reunion advance
"Whitman continues to have a special place in my heart and I loved the idea of helping us gather all together again,” said co-chair for her class’s reunion and first-time reunion attendee Geni Venable ’12, one of around 750 alumni and guests planning to attend this weekend’s celebrations for Whittie graduates ranging from the class of 1952 to Venable’s 2012 cohort and beyond.
Matthias Argenyi '18
October 5, 2017
Matthias Argenyi Video
Economics and mathematics major Matthias Argenyi '18 channels his interest in wealth management at his Goldman Sachs internship in Seattle.
Jim Dine sculpture "Column with Ax and Rock" (1983)
October 5, 2017
Jim Dine
Whitman is playing host to works by pop artist Jim Dine, whose pieces are part of public collections at the Tate Modern, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Smithsonian, among other galleries in the U.S. and abroad.
LIGO Nobel Prize
October 3, 2017
LIGO Nobel Prize
Assistant Professor of Physics Greg Vaughn-Ogin cheered when the recipients of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics were announced earlier today. With good reason. He is one of more than 1,000 scientists, engineers and researchers involved with the trailblazing work of new Nobel Laureates Barry C. Barish, Kip S. Thorne and Rainer Weiss and the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration.
Grant Traynor
October 2, 2017
Gilman Scholarships
Three Whitman juniors are expanding their horizons this semester through study abroad opportunities funded by the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.
Students who reside in Whitman’s Environmental Interest House, commonly known as the Outhouse, head the campus’ recycling program.
September 29, 2017
Chamber of Commerce Award
Campus Sustainability Coordinator Brandon Bishop called the milestone “the culmination of years of effort by our faculty, staff and students” to improve Whitman’s resource management, greenhouse gas offsets and reduction of its global and regional ecological footprint.
Emma Hansen '20
September 29, 2017
Emma Hansen Video
Emma Hansen '20 connected her studies to future opportunities while interning at the Wild Salmon Center in Portland, Oregon.
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