Rebecca Devereaux is an award-winning multiplatform journalist from the Midwest. She joined Whitman's Communication Content Team in January 2018 after working as a multimedia journalist for a daily newspaper in southwestern Pennsylvania. Rebecca earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in photography from Point Park University. Her favorite pastimes are playing guitar and violin, shooting large format film and hanging out with her adorable cat.
Research Opportunities Expose Students to New Career Paths
May 31, 2019 As a researcher and instructor in the Department of Chemistry at Whitman College, Dalia Biswas has worked with more than a dozen undergraduate students on different aspects of her research molybdenum-catalyzed transformation of CO. She's seen how much the exposure to research helps students connect what they learn in the classroom to a real career.
Maddy Gold '19 Combines Love for Performance, Justice in Socially Engaged Theatre
May 24, 2019 This summer, Gold is staying in Walla Walla making socially engaged theatre with collaborators Erina Horikawa '19 and Donovan Olsen '19. The trio was inspired by "Because You Are Here," a project that began in Fall 2018 in Associate Professor Jessica Cerullo's devised theatre class and co-taught by Tia Kramer, a social practice artist in Walla Walla. The work is being funded through a Davis Projects for Peace grant and through Whitman's Ben Rabinowitz Award.
Alumnus Returns to Explore Latinx Migrant Narrative
May 12, 2019 Alumnus Returns to Explore Latinx Migrant Narrative
VIDEO: Senior Explores Community Health through Pop-Up Acupuncture Clinic
May 9, 2019 Olivia Hagmann ’19 applied her experience as an intern at the People’s Organization for Community Acupuncture (POCA) in Seattle to organize a pop-up acupuncture clinic in downtown Walla Walla. A double major in anthropology and film and media studies at Whitman College, Hagmann was awarded a Mellon Community Engagement Grant to fund the Walla Walla Acupuncture Project, which served as her senior capstone integrative experience.
Alumna Chases Her Dreams into Art World
Profile of Whitman alumna Brenna Two Bears, an art history and visual culture studies major
Kicking into High Gear
Profile of Whitman College student Isaiah Banta, a computer science major who is involved in various aspects of student life on campus
Whittie Publishes First Poetry Collection
Profile on Whitman College student Esther Ra '19, an English major who recently had her first book of poetry published
A Present from Their Future: New Admit Packages Greet Students
The Class of 2022 got more than just a letter in the mail. Check out some Walla Walla High School students’ reactions to being surprised with news of their college acceptance plus a box of Whitman swag.
Summer Internships Promote Professional Development
Summer internships are stepping stones to a successful career. As this year’s cohort of summer interns begin their learning process, here’s a taste of the exciting work experience students gained last year thanks to the Whitman Internship Grant.
“Go Out of Your Way to Be Kind”: Ashifi Gogo ’05 Cheers On Whitties at Commencement
Rain couldn't dampen the spirits of Whitman graduates and their families at the college's 132nd Commencement ceremony on May 20. The Class of 2018 heard from Chairman of the Board of Trustees Brad McMurchie '84, Whitman President Kathleen Murray and class speaker Chris Meabe '18, all of whom urged their continued pursuit of knowledge and understanding.
From Nagasaki to Hanford: Survivor Shares His First-Hand Account
Mitsugi Moriguchi was only a child when his home city of Nagasaki was hit by a 21-kiloton plutonium bomb on August 9, 1945. Now he is the first known hibakusha (atomic bomb survivor) to have visited the Hanford nuclear reactor.
Call it Karma: Professor Jonathan Walters Translates Ancient Buddhist Text
In an effort spanning decades, George Hudson Ball Endowed Chair in the Humanities and Professor of Religion Jonathan Walters did the seemingly impossible. He produced the first-ever complete translation of the Apadāna into a Western language.