President Kathleen M. Murray's Spring 2016 letter to the Whitman community
Sheehan Gallery: Scenes and Types
For the 2015-16 academic year, Whitman’s Global Studies Initiative and the Sheehan Gallery collaborated with artist and collector Adnan Charara to create a new exhibit: Scenes & Types: Photography from the Collection of Adnan Charara.
Justice Mary Yu to speak at Commencement
Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu will deliver the 2016 Whitman College Commencement address.
Visiting Writers Reading Series book receives national recognition
Professor Katrina Roberts has gathered anecdotes and advice, writing approaches and new work by many of the program’s visiting writers in one volume, Because You Asked: A Book of Answers on the Art and Craft of the Writing Life.
Two juniors awarded top national scholarships
Gillian Gray '17 was awarded the Beinecke Scholarship and Nina Finley '17 was named a 2016-2017 Goldwater Scholar.
2016 Power and Privilege Symposium promotes open dialogue on campus
A Whitman tradition now in its fourth year, the symposium was themed this year around the idea of "Speak Up, Act Out," with a number of discussions centered around subjects such as political activism, police brutality, economic inequality, body image and climate change.
Athletics Update: It Takes a City
This season, Whitman’s men's basketball team was ranked in the top 10 by both HERO Sports and D3hoops.
Object Lesson: On the Record
The Sociology and History of Rock ‘n’ Roll class looks at the origins of the musical genre and the distinctive historical events and trends that were influenced by rock and roll, from the Cold War to the social and political upheavals of 1960s’ America and beyond.
Which Way the Wind Blows
Weather Channel correspondent Dave Malkoff puts a human face to climate change in the 2016 Hosokawa Lecture.
Focus on Faculty: The Mind's Eye
Once, Professor of Psychology Matthew Prull dissected electronics to figure out how they worked. Now, he picks apart the workings of the human mind.