President's Letter: Ringing in a New Year
President Kathleen M. Murray reflects on her first six months at Whitman and on the work ahead.
Student Engagement Center Launches Interview Suite
The SEC's new interview suite is the latest in a growing list of resources the SEC offers to students seeking career development support.
LGBT Filmmaker Pam Walton '66 Inspires Whitman Students
Filmmaker Pam Walton '66 reflects on her time at Whitman in her workshop with students involved in Whitman Teaches the Movement.
Whitman Team Places First in Northwest Regional Ethics Bowl
Six Whitman students have won top honors after competing for the first time in the Northwest Regional Ethics Bowl, an annual competition which is intended to give students the opportunity to defend pressing moral arguments on some of the most complex ethical issues of the day.
I Dig Your 'Do
Janet Scott Stephens '80, a self-styled "hair archaeologist," has received national attention for her hobby of researching and recreating ancient hairdos.
Students Present Nationally on Whitman Teaches the Movement
In the fifth year of Whitman College's successful Whitman Teaches the Movement program, Cherokee Washington '17 and Nicole Antenucci '18 were invited to travel to the country's largest civic engagement and social justice conference this year to present on the program's success in Walla Walla schools.
Faculty Members Receive Promotions
This semester, five Whitman faculty members were granted tenure and one was promoted to full professor.
Alzada J. Tipton Named New Provost and Dean of the Faculty
In December, President Kathleen Murray announced that Alzada J. Tipton, currently the senior vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Elmhurst College in Illinois, will be Whitman College's new provost and dean of the faculty.
Fall Semester Athletics
Winter sports have worked toward the halfway point of their seasons, with the men’s and women’s basketball teams and the men’s and women’s swim teams achieving high levels of success.
Calling the Shots
Aspiring filmmaker (and men's basketball player) Evan Martin '16 worked on Seven Ways from Sunday with Professor Robert Sickels.
Focus on Faculty: Lasers and Quantum Mechanics with Associate Professor Greg Ogin
Whitman Magazine talks with Assistant Professor of Physics Greg Ogin about his research in lasers and optics, his teaching, and his work with the LIGO Project at Hanford.
Alumni News: Rick Turoczy '93, the Startup King
Rick Turoczy '93, cofounder of the Portland Incubator Experiment, talks to Whitman Magazine about technology, Portland's startup culture, and how the liberal arts prepares people for a career in startups.
Object Lesson: Sheltering Sky
Semester in the West, a semester-long field program across the American West, has a mobile 10-person computer lab and traveling library.