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  • Fridays at Four Recital Series Connects Community with Music
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    February 13, 2019 At the second Fridays at Four concert of the semester on Feb. 15, four of John David Earnest’s compositions will be performed by fellow Whitman faculty members, vocalist and senior lecturer Diane Gray-Chamberlain and pianist and senior lecturer Jackie Wood.

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  • Whitman's First Processing Day Combines Software and Art
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    February 12, 2019 In February 2019, Whitman College held its first Community Processing Day, celebrating the software that allows anyone to create three-dimensional art using programming language.

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  • Life After Whitman: Bella Zarate '14
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    February 12, 2019 Whitman alumna Bella Zarate '14 is using her psychology degree from Whitman College to help connect prospective employees with career at Facebook in San Francisco, California.

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  • Cardiovascular Expert and Alumna Joins Diverse Panel Discussion on Gender
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    February 8, 2019 Each February, many people are focused on hearts - from the palpitations of love on Valentine's Day to concerns over health for American Heart Month. Whitman alumna DeLisa Fairweather '87 will share her expertise on heart health and the impact of gender at "Gender, Skin, Bodies: A Gender Studies Research Roundtable" at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at the Kimball Theatre.

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  • Meet Jessica Matthews, Whitman's Victim Advocate
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    February 6, 2019 Education and advocacy are two principles Jessica Matthews upholds as Whitman's new Sexual Assault Victim's Advocate (SAVA). Hailey Powers was Whitman's first SAVA, holding the position for two years prior to Matthews assuming the role.

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  • RAPtivist Aisha Fukushima ’09 to Return as Commencement Speaker
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    February 5, 2019 A professional singer, speaker and educator, Fukushima is the founder of RAPtivism (rap activism), a hip-hop project spanning 20 countries and four continents. As a public speaker, she combines the art of performance and lecture, linking themes such as global citizenship, empowerment and feminism with live musical performance.

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  • Meet Our Whitties: Sam Cleary '22
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    February 1, 2019 Sam Cleary '22 is a first-year student at Whitman College from Seattle, Washington.

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  • "Hamilton" Actor Shares Keys to Positivity at MLK Keynote Address
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    January 24, 2019 Stage and screen actor Bryan Terrell Clark auditioned seven times before landing the coveted role of George Washington in "Hamilton," the acclaimed Broadway production of Lin Manuel Miranda's hip-hop musical about the Founding Fathers.

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  • Beckman Scholars Award Expands Summer Research Focus
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    January 22, 2019 Students will benefit from an expanded vision for summer research in the chemistry and life sciences departments at Whitman College, thanks to a Beckman Scholars Award from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.

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  • Winter Student Art Salon Celebrates 12th Year
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    January 17, 2019 On Jan. 19, 2019, the Juried Winter Student Art Salon will celebrate its 12th year with an opening reception from 3-5 p.m. at the Fouts Center for Visual Arts.

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  • Inaugural Sophomore Summit Offers Students Career Compass
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    January 15, 2019 Faced with the pressure of earning a degree and moving into the working world, how does a student navigate college to ensure they are going in the right direction?

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  • Meet Our Whitties: Aisha Kimbrough '19
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    January 9, 2019 Aisha Kimbrough '19 of Worthington, Minnesota, is a politics major at Whitman College.

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  • Whitman Employees and Friends Share Favorite Recipes
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    December 17, 2018 In 2017, Whitman College staff, faculty and friends came together to share their favorite holiday recipes for a special cookbook. The cookbook was released in December 2017 as part of the college's annual holiday card for alumni and friends.

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  • VIDEO: Tim Howell '18 Pursues His Dreams on the Court
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    December 17, 2018 Tim Howell '18 is pursuing his basketball career as a player for Team Trouble in the ABA league near San Francisco, California.

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  • A Holiday Greeting from Whitman
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    December 14, 2018 The students of Stanton Hall, Whitman's new residence hall for sophomores, bring a special holiday greeting.

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  • Whitman Receives First Patent for New Lab Tool
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    December 14, 2018 The first product patent issued to Whitman College is based on an invention by Carl E. Peterson Endowed Chair of Science and Professor of Physics Douglas Juers. 

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  • Mobilizing Snakebite Medicine
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    December 14, 2018 Whitman alumnus creates foundation to help raise the profile of snakebite victims and improve treatments.

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  • VIDEO: President Murray Opens House for Study Break
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    December 10, 2018 Each December President Kathy Murray and her partner, Bridget Reischl, open their home to students for a pre-finals study break. This year's event, held Sunday, Dec. 9, featured a chili bar, decorate-your-own sugar cookies and festive movies. The sugar cookies are made with an old family recipe created by Reischl's mother.

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  • Whitman Staff and Faculty Band Together for Walla Walla Charity
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    December 6, 2018 "December is always a great time in Walla Walla," said Neal Christopherson, director of institutional research at Whitman College. "Even if the weather is gloomy and the days are short, there are so many community events, both at Whitman and in Walla Walla, and that helps make the mood around town feel more festive and celebratory."

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  • Samuel Curtis '16 Earns Esteemed Schwarzman Scholarship
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    December 6, 2018 Considered China's equivalent of the Rhodes Scholarship, the Schwarzman Scholarship was awarded to just 147 students this year out of an applicant pool of more than 2,800. Those selected represent 119 universities and 38 countries, with only 40 percent of recipients originating from the United States.

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