• ‘Getting Into Fishy Business’ Whitman Alum Tyler Dann ’00 manages salmon populations in Alaska
    Campus News

    April 12, 2021 Fishing has always been an important part of Tyler Dann's life. After graduating from Whitman in 2000 with a degree in environmental studies politics, Dann knew he wanted a career in natural resource management, but wasn't sure where to start. Now, as a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Washington and a fisheries geneticist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Dann has found his passion and his career path.

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  • ‘Forever Yuck,’ a Collaboration Rooted in Disgust
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    February 19, 2021 A recently published study by psychology professor Thomas Armstrong, a Cambridge researcher and several Whitties examines disgust’s resistance to exposure therapy.

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  • New Theater and Dance Chair Laura Hope Sees Great Art Ahead
    Campus News

    August 31, 2020 The seats inside Harper Joy Theatre may not be filled with audiences this fall. The stages may remain empty. But that doesn’t mean that the Department of Theater and Dance isn’t actively working to produce meaningful art. In fact, new department Chair Laura Hope, associate professor of theater, is excited to see the new types of performances and pieces created over fall semester.

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  • Get to Know Newly Promoted Whitman Faculty
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    August 28, 2020 Whitman College faculty members who received tenure or promotion to full professor for the 2020-2021 academic year answered questions about their areas of expertise, their passions and what they love about Whitman students.

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  • New ASWC President Offers Support, Unity for 2020-2021 Academic Year
    Campus News

    August 12, 2020 As the United States endures unprecedented times — from a global pandemic to racial conflict and a volatile political climate — the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) are planning to step up and support students in new ways. 

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  • Psychology Senior Partners with Professor to Study Attention and Memory
    Campus News

    July 31, 2020 Professor Matthew Prull has been fascinated by the mental processes associated with aging and memory for as long as he can remember. This summer, Prull teamed up with psychology senior Nikita Adhikari to test theories about the psychological phenomenon known as the attentional boost effect.

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