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  • Whitman graduate reshapes Alaska politics
    Politico

    January 12, 2018 Political consultant John-Henry Heckendorn '12, who started his career with a House campaign in Alaska, founded the Ship Creek Group and now runs strategy for Governor Bill Walker, an independent who won after the Democratic candidate agreed to run as his lieutenant governor.

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  • Whitman student reflects on Nike internship
    Campus News

    January 11, 2018 Sarah Holloway ’20, an economics and politics double major, spent 13 weeks this past summer interning at Nike.

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  • Remembering Whitman historian G. Thomas Edwards
    Campus News

    January 11, 2018 A mentor to generations of Whitman students and chronicler of the college's history, G. Thomas Edwards died yesterday at the age of 86. Plans for a memorial service in Portland are pending.

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  • Whitman tennis team tours Cambodia
    The Phnom Penh Post

    January 11, 2018 Last year, Phalkun Mam '07, a member of the Kingdom of Cambodia's Davis Cup squad since 2013 and head of junior development, received a message from his former coach, Jeff Northam: "I have a crazy idea that I need your help with." The college's roster of 20 tennis players have now embarked on a trip to Cambodia to strengthen their game while soaking up cultural experiences from a historical perspective.

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  • Whitties honored at Murdock College Science Research Conference
    Campus News

    January 8, 2018 Three Whitman students won prizes at the 26th annual Murdock College Science Research Conference late last year.

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  • Whitman physics professor receives Richtmyer Memorial Lecture Award
    Campus News

    January 5, 2018 His address to the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), titled “Preparing our Students for Quantum 2.0,” takes place next Tuesday, January 9, in San Diego, California.

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  • Whitman theatre legend Jack Freimann dies
    Campus News

    January 4, 2018 A member of Whitman's Harper Joy Theatre faculty for more than 30 years, he retired to New York City in 1992 to resume his professional acting career. The namesake for Harper Joy’s 100-seat Freimann Studio Theatre, he also founded the facility's famed poster collection, to which he contributed long after leaving Walla Walla.

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  • Whitman College farm holdings highlighted
    Bloomberg Business Week

    January 3, 2018 Whitman is one of only a few colleges that invest in farmland

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