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  • Princeton Review touts Whitman as college that pays you back
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    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.

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  • Ashifi Gogo '05 to give 2018 Commencement address
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    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.

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  • Video: Suzanna Officer ’19 on JISAO summer internship
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    January 16, 2018 Suzanna Officer '19, utilized one of her majors, mathematics, and her chemistry minor as a summer intern at the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean in Seattle.

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  • Whitman student reflects on Nike internship
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    January 11, 2018 Sarah Holloway ’20, an economics and politics double major, spent 13 weeks this past summer interning at Nike.

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  • Remembering Whitman historian G. Thomas Edwards
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    January 11, 2018 A mentor to generations of Whitman students and chronicler of the college's history, G. Thomas Edwards died yesterday at the age of 86. Plans for a memorial service in Portland are pending.

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

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  • Whitman physics professor receives Richtmyer Memorial Lecture Award
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    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.

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  • Whitman theatre legend Jack Freimann dies
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    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.

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  • Kiplinger names Whitman best value college in Northwest
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    December 22, 2017 Whitman ranks as the 47th best value college or university nationwide, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s “300 Best College Values for 2018” list, published today.

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  • Whitman staff member honored for activism
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    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.

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  • Whitman professors help create Washington state leaders
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    December 19, 2017 Family farmers, timberlands executives and forest rangers were just a few of the participants in a seminar on criminal justice led by Associate Professor of Philosophy and Paul Garrett Fellow Patrick Frierson and Senior Lecturer of Philosophy and General Studies Mitch Clearfield in November.

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  • Kiki Smith shares her award-winning art
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    December 15, 2017 Listed by "Time" magazine in 2006 in its list “Time 100: The People Who Shape Our World,” American artist Kiki Smith gave a talk about her work and life as an artist at Whitman in early December.

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  • Whitman students share winter break plans
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    December 14, 2017 Some will celebrate finishing their four years of coursework early; others will return to campus early for RA training. All intend to spend at least a little quality time with family and friends from home.

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  • Preparing for finals 101, according to student academic advisers
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    December 7, 2017 Consult your professors. Get enough sleep. Study with peers. Shut off social media. Whitman College student academic advisers offered these tips and numerous others to ready for final exams, which take place next week. Here’s a survey.

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  • Visiting instructor and writer earns literary grant
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    December 4, 2017 Prolific author and Johnson Visiting Instructor of English Ana Maria Spagna has received a 2017 Grants for Artist Project (GAP) Award from the nonprofit Artist Trust, which provides grants to creative artists based in Washington State, for an upcoming nonfiction work tentatively titled The Merchant by the River.

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  • Whitman and Port of Walla Walla create campus coding space
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    December 1, 2017 Fostering connections to the local economy and providing students with professional development opportunities are among the goals for a new campus workspace scheduled to open in the Whitman College Technology Services building in January.

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  • Whitman partners with scholarship platform RaiseMe
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    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.

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  • Whitman College a "hidden gem," says College Raptor
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    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."

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  • Whitman students sing out for social justice
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    November 17, 2017 Freedom Songs again harmonized about social justice on Wednesday at Harper Joy Theatre. Check out this photo gallery for glimpses of some of the student singers and spoken-word artists who furthered discussion of diversity and inclusion at Whitman. The annual event also included dance.

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  • Whitman students talk turkey about Thanksgiving
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    November 16, 2017 Thanksgiving break gives Whitties a hiatus from the end-of-semester academic crunch. Some students plan to unwind at home with family, while others intend to camp, hike, attend a parade, check out a rodeo, run a 10K and go on additional adventures out of town.

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