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Withycombe named a Professor of the Year

Whitman professors rank No. 9 in the nation according to The Princeton Review’s annual guide, “The Best 371 Colleges.” The college ranks No. 20 in Kiplinger’s 2009 “Best Values in Private Colleges,” affirming the college’s ongoing commitment to academic quality and affordability.

How high is that waterfall?

See video of the researchers in action at the Spokesman-Review.

Campus artwork inspires musical “Sculpture Garden”

National Pastime
Listen to tracks from the CD
"National Pastime"

"The Denizens of Rathskellers"
Hear a selection from “Sculpture Garden” as performed by the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival musicians

“Core” and more

Want to learn what first-years are learning? The General Studies and Encounters Web site includes many links to texts, audio recordings and resources.

Sherwood main court renamed to honor Dr. Ball

See a video excerpt from the Sherwood Rededication.

Whitman scoreboard

For more athletic news, scores and schedules, see Whitman Athletics.

StoveTeam International

We got to change a country. You don’t often get that chance

When Nancy Sanford Hughes '63 was volunteering at a medical clinic in Guatemala, she grew frustrated by the children whose health conditions were severe — and avoidable. The culprit: open cooking fires in homes. In Central America, it's common for families to keep a fire burning inside the house all day, filling the small homes with smoke. Hughes and friends formed Stove Team International. The goal is to make each factory self-sufficient, so residents are running the factories on their own. More…

Ready to launch

As the March 2010 launch date approaches, visit the Johnson Space Center site for the latest news on the STS-131 space shuttle crew and its mission.

Professor Howells' obiter dicta live on

The Whitman College and Northwest Archives includes many digital collections of historical documents and photos. A finding aid for the Thomas D. Howells Papers in the archives can be found here.

Is wine justice blind?

The “Journal of Wine Economics” is published by the American Association of Wine Economists. The journal’s managing editor is Karl Storchmann, Whitman associate professor of economics. See the journal and Hodgson’s papers at www.wine-economics.org.