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  • Net Gains
    Whitman Magazine

    In many ways, Whitman College basketball achieved a slam dunk this season.

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  • On Thinking About Heidegger
    Whitman Magazine

    Robert Pogue Harrison, the Rosina Pierotti professor in Italian literature at Stanford University, delivered the keynote address at this year's meeting of the Heidegger Circle, which occurred at Whitman.

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  • New Dean of Students Shares Goals
    Whitman Magazine

    New Whitman Dean of Students Daren Mooko on his goals for the coming year.

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  • The Planet’s Veterinarian
    Whitman Magazine

    Juan Lubroth ’79 strives to prevent the next pandemic.

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  • College mourns R. R. “Pete” Reid '49—aka “Mr. Whitman”
    Whitman Magazine

    Whitman College's campus center bears his name. So does a need-based scholarship supporting several students annually. A town-gown award was renamed in his honor. Those who stroll between campus and downtown Walla Walla cross a city-owned footbridge with his moniker. But the community bestowed him with an informal designation that perhaps best fits R. R. "Pete" Reid '49, who went on to devote his career to his alma mater: Mr. Whitman.

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  • Endeavoring Swimmingly at Nationals
    Whitman Magazine

    Whitman's swim team dove into the record book several times at the NCAA 2017 Division III Swimming and Diving Championship, held in March at the Conroe Independent School District Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas.

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  • Refinements and Overhauls to Whitman Governance
    Whitman Magazine

    On May 4, the Whitman College Board of Trustees approved a new board governance structure that, for the first time in 20 years, reimagines how the trustees will organize their work in the future.

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  • Commencement Speaker Empowers African Women
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    The Kenyan native, who majored in politics at Whitman, did more than deliver Whitman’s Commencement address on May 21. She also witnessed Akili Dada scholar Faith Nyakundi '17 walk the stage to receive her own degree in politics.

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  • Playground Polyglots
    Whitman Magazine

    Christy Krutulis ’92 and Angélica Pedroza ’99 lead the effort to strengthen dual language programming in Walla Walla’s public schools.

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  • Why some people talk about 1984 without having read it
    Whitman Magazine

    Whatever is behind the increase in sales, the fact is, most new buyers won’t ever read the dystopian novel. But that won’t stop them from talking about it.

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  • Object Lessons
    Whitman Magazine

    The wide variety of objects in the collections at the Maxey Museum and Whitman College and Northwest Archives serve as motivational prompts for students, thanks to professors who incorporate them into their curricula.

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  • Leaps & Bounds
    Whitman Magazine

    Whitman basketball team members Tim Howell '18 and Alysse Ketner '17 lead their teams to Northwest Conference titles.

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  • Focus on Faculty: The Landscape of Risk
    Whitman Magazine

    Alissa Cordner, assistant professor of sociology, thinks a lot about the problems of risk, such as flame retardants, environmental health and wildfire management.

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  • Go Blues
    Whitman Magazine

    Whitman College’s athletics teams have started to adopt the new college mascot, the Blues, after a selection process that began in fall 2015.

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  • Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind
    Whitman Magazine

    As President and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind, Kirk Adams ’83 guides efforts to improve the lives of millions of blind and visually impaired people nationwide.

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  • Q&A: From Moses to Macklemore
    Whitman Magazine

    Religion major Josh Karp '05, now known as Budo, has become a successful musician and producer for artists including Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

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  • Strategic Planning process moves forward
    Whitman Magazine

    Since the creation of the Strategic Planning Committee last year, a number of themes have emerged in talks with groups on- and off-campus: diversity, equity and inclusion; access; the academic program; the power of place; and life after Whitman.

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  • The Power of Plants
    Whitman Magazine

    Alumna Lisa Curtis's business, Kuli Kuli, supports sustainable farming in places like West Africa by supplying energy bars, supplement powders and juice shots derived from the Moringa plant to more than 2,000 stores across the United States.

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