• Whitman hosts 2018 Hosokawa lecture, awards
    Campus News

    April 19, 2018 The lecture was sponsored by the Hosokawa Journalism Endowment, established in 2000 in honor of Robert R. Hosokawa '40. As part of the event, the Hosokawa Family Foundation also funds a journalism contest for the staff of Whitman's student newspaper.

  • Mr. Whitman raises $48,000 for backpack meals program
    Campus News

    November 10, 2017 The money will help more than 300 Walla Walla elementary schoolchildren eligible for free and reduced lunches to receive weekly Backpack Bridge bags filled with two breakfasts, two lunches and two snacks on Fridays.

  • Whitman hails installation by acclaimed artist Jim Dine
    Campus News

    October 5, 2017 Whitman is playing host to works by pop artist Jim Dine, whose pieces are part of public collections at the Tate Modern, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Smithsonian, among other galleries in the U.S. and abroad.

  • IHC kicks off the year with annual block party
    Campus News

    September 5, 2017 A campus tradition for more than 20 years, the Interest House Community (IHC) block party took over Boyer Avenue last Saturday with games, activities, arts and crafts and free food.

  • Accomplished alumni offer students career advice
    Campus News

    May 15, 2017 The speakers, a combination of rising stars and midcareer successes, represented technology giants such as Google, Microsoft and Apple; financial institutions including Silicon Valley Bank, Goldman Sachs and Baker Boyer Bank; and management consulting firms McKinsey & Company and Booz Allen Hamilton.

  • Heidegger milestones at Whitman conference
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    May 4, 2017 Whitman hosted the 51st annual meeting of the Heidegger Circle, with more than 50 scholars from around the world convening to discuss the renowned German thinker.

  • Multitudes and memories—the late Pete Reid
    Campus News

    May 1, 2017 Several hundred well-wishers celebrated the mindful life of R. R. “Pete” Reid ’49 last Saturday.

  • Former White House correspondent speaks; five students win journalism awards
    Campus News

    April 25, 2017 Ingwerson helped President Kathleen Murray present the awards to students who submitted work published in The Wire, the weekly student-run newspaper, in the last year.

  • Whitman holds community forums
    Campus News

    April 24, 2017 Whitman College continued its commitment to its neighbors by cohosting a series of weekend community forums in mid-April at the Walla Walla Public Library.

  • Whitman remembers historic civil rights march
    Campus News

    April 5, 2017 In 1965, Whitman College student Bruce Jones helped organize a solitary march in Walla Walla for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the thousands of nonviolent demonstrators who, over five days and 54 miles, walked from Selma, Alabama, to the state capitol of Montgomery to register black voters in the South.

  • Teens draw on civil rights lessons for Whitman art show
    Campus News

    March 9, 2017 Lincoln High School students created original works of art in response to conversations with Whitman volunteers.

  • Students celebrate world cultures with campus festivities
    Campus News

    March 2, 2017 Whitman students recently took part in the InterNation Celebration, hosted by the Beyond Borders Club, Whitman Events Board and Intercultural Center, and Chopsticks Night, held at the Japanese Interest House.

  • Whitman sorority raises $50,594 to fund full-time counselor at local high school
    Campus News

    November 1, 2016 The 15th annual Mr. Whitman pageant has raised a record-breaking sum to support the creation of a new mental health professional position for The Health Center at Lincoln High School.

  • Classes on 2016 election go beyond the headlines
    Campus News

    October 4, 2016 This presidential election cycle, Whitman is offering two fall semester courses encouraging students to engage with today’s heated political discourse.