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  • Strategic Priorities Approved
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    Abstract for "Strategic Priorities Approved"

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  • Good Chemistry
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    Senior Lecturers of Chemistry Deberah Simon ’72 and Machelle Hartman mastermind a course so popular with Whitman students that there’s a three-year waitlist for it. The imaginative design of Chemistry in Art, a lab class for non-science majors, appeals to students across the disciplines.

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  • Crossword Puzzle
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    Summer 2017 Crossword Puzzle

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  • Adam West
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    William Anderson (stage name Adam West) ’51 died on June 9, 2017, in Ketchum, Idaho, after battling leukemia. TV fans of yesteryear knew him as the original Caped Crusader—star of the campy action comedy "Batman" (1966-68).

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  • Feature Stories
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    Feature stories from the Spring 2017 issue of Whitman Magazine

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  • Echo Chamber
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    Lud Brito '18 takes on political turmoil and division in "Echo Chamber," an eclectic show premised on the increasing polarization in her homeland and in the United States.

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  • Eyes of the World
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    Chemistry professor sings the praises of the Grateful Dead, environmental protectionism and Whitman students.

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  • Make Your Home Among Strangers
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    Make Your Home Among Strangers named 2017 Summer Read

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  • Helping Hand
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    Bao-Tram Do ’13 overcomes adversity to become a community and civic leader.

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  • This Computes: Whitman's Newest Major
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    Whitman students can earn a degree in computer science—the college’s 46th major—as of the 2017-18 academic year.

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  • Leading the Charge
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    Kris Nyrop ’79, director of the LEAD Program, works to rehabilitate low-level criminal offenders instead of locking them up.

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  • Diversity Innovation Grants Spark Creative Collaboration
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    The inaugural recipients of Whitman’s new Diversity Innovation Grants reflect the college’s commitment to equipping students for a rapidly changing, multicultural world.

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

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  • On Thinking About Heidegger
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    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
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    New Whitman Dean of Students Daren Mooko on his goals for the coming year.

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  • The Planet’s Veterinarian
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    Juan Lubroth ’79 strives to prevent the next pandemic.

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