Gillian Frew has a B.A. in English from Whitman. She has written for The Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, The Oregonian, Seattle Metropolitan and other publications, and has taught ESL in Spain.

Email: frewga@whitman.edu

  • Whitman Biology Professor Co-Authors Groundbreaking Study on African Cobra
    Campus News

    August 10, 2018 Associate Professor of Biology Kate Jackson was part of a team of scientists who published a research paper recognizing the African forest cobra, once thought to be a single species, as five separate species, two of which are described as new species.

  • Whitman Sociology Professor Wrote the Book on Love Letters
    Campus News

    August 9, 2018 Professor of Sociology Michelle Janning has released a new book titled Love Letters: Saving Romance in the Digital Age, which explores how and why people retain correspondence from past romances and what cultural values these curatorial habits express.

  • Whitman Highlighted in Princeton Review Rankings
    Campus News

    August 8, 2018 Whitman College professors are some of the most accessible out there, according to the latest Princeton Review rankings. The company also recognized Whitman as being among "Best Western Colleges," "Colleges That Pay You Back" and "Green Colleges."

  • Whitman Climbing Team Scales NC3 Ranks
    Campus News

    August 3, 2018 Whitman's climbing team made school history spring semester by winning the Northwest Collegiate Climbing Circuit (NC3) for the first time.

  • Whitman students earn leadership roles in Commencement
    Campus News

    May 18, 2018 A small selection of Whitman students will join the ranks of those recognized at the college's 132nd Commencement ceremony, alongside the Commencement speaker, honorary degree recipient, returning members of the class of 1967 and distinguished faculty.

  • Whitman welcomes Commencement Speaker Ashifi Gogo '05
    Campus News

    May 18, 2018 Acclaimed entrepreneur Ashifi Gogo '05 is Whitman's 2018 Commencement Speaker. He will also receive an honorary degree from the college.

  • Whitman receives Tree Campus USA recognition
    Campus News

    April 10, 2018 The Tree Campus USA program honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

  • Whitman to host Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson
    Campus News

    April 4, 2018 Ferguson, who seized the national spotlight last year by filing a lawsuit in federal court against the Trump administration's first travel ban, will visit Whitman on Friday, April 13 at 9:30 a.m.

  • Daphne Gallegos '19 named Newman Civic Fellow
    Campus News

    March 16, 2018 Biology and French major Daphne Gallegos ’19 of Pasco, Washington, has earned a prestigious fellowship from Campus Compact. Awarded annually, the Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes recipients’ commitment to social change.

  • Whitman receives $800,000 Mellon grant to diversify curriculum
    Campus News

    March 1, 2018 Whitman College has received a three-year, $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will help Whitman infuse diverse perspectives into the curriculum and promote community engagement with an emphasis on the humanities, the focus of the foundation.

  • Princeton Review touts Whitman as college that pays you back
    Campus News

    January 19, 2018 The Princeton Review has again recognized Whitman as one of the country’s best colleges for students seeking a superb education, affordability and good career prospects.

  • Ashifi Gogo '05 to give 2018 Commencement address
    Campus News

    January 17, 2018 Acclaimed social entrepreneur Ashifi Gogo '05, CEO of Sproxil, a global consumer protection company praised by former President Bill Clinton, will return to campus this spring as the 2018 Whitman College Commencement speaker.

  • Whitties honored at Murdock College Science Research Conference
    Campus News

    January 8, 2018 Three Whitman students won prizes at the 26th annual Murdock College Science Research Conference late last year.

  • Whitman physics professor receives Richtmyer Memorial Lecture Award
    Campus News

    January 5, 2018 His address to the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), titled “Preparing our Students for Quantum 2.0,” takes place next Tuesday, January 9, in San Diego, California.

  • Whitman theatre legend Jack Freimann dies
    Campus News

    January 4, 2018 A member of Whitman's Harper Joy Theatre faculty for more than 30 years, he retired to New York City in 1992 to resume his professional acting career. The namesake for Harper Joy’s 100-seat Freimann Studio Theatre, he also founded the facility's famed poster collection, to which he contributed long after leaving Walla Walla.

  • Whitman staff member honored for activism
    Campus News

    December 21, 2017 A fierce proponent of social justice and a key player in recent rallies, demonstrations and marches in support of immigrants’ rights, Lopez-Ortiz has lived in Walla Walla for 30 years and raised three daughters who graduated from Whitman.

  • Whitman partners with scholarship platform RaiseMe
    Campus News

    November 27, 2017 The platform converts high school accomplishments such as good grades and community service into “micro-scholarships” that partner institutions like Whitman include in merit awards for enrolling students.

  • Whitman College a "hidden gem," says College Raptor
    Campus News

    November 22, 2017 Whitman College is a "hidden gem," according to college planning website College Raptor’s 2018 rankings. The publication recognized Whitman on its lists of "Hidden U.S. Gems and "Hidden Northwest Gems."

  • Finding Their Voice
    Whitman Magazine

    Kaitie Dong ’18 and Cassandra Otero ’18 share more than having lived in the same section in Anderson Hall as first years. They also advocate for social justice—and move the bar forward in significant ways.

  • Fall interns serve community needs, learn career skills
    Campus News

    October 31, 2017 A dozen Whitties earn an hourly wage furnished by the Student Engagement Center (SEC) to work between 50 and 70 hours over the course of the semester at a local business or organization.

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