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  • College Steps Up Emergency Preparedness Training
    Campus News

    September 25, 2018 This fall, Whitman College is finalizing a revised emergency preparedness plan designed to improve response during a number of potential events, from weather-related incidents and natural disasters to human-caused crisis. The process began in December 2017, when the President's Cabinet set as a priority for the year the reviewing and updating the existing emergency preparedness plan and ensuring the campus community knew what to do in the event of a crisis.

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  • Whitman Excels in U.S. News and World Report Rankings
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    September 20, 2018 Whitman was featured in U.S. News and World Report's rankings of best colleges released earlier this month.

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  • Texture and Textiles on Display at Sheehan Gallery
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    September 19, 2018 This fall the Sheehan Gallery presents two exhibits that explore artistry through the medium of fabric and textiles.

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  • Annual Instant Play Festival Hits the Stage Saturday
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    September 17, 2018 On Sept. 22, 2018, Whitman’s Instant Play Festival will grace the stage of Harper Joy Theatre. This showcase features 14 new plays that are written, directed and performed within a 24-hour period. In the three weeks leading up to the event, participating students are treated to three visiting playwrights who with work the student writers to develop their skills.

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  • State Supreme Court Justices Visit Whitman
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    September 14, 2018 Whitman College students, faculty and staff members, and Walla Walla residents had the rare opportunity to see justice in action Sept. 10–11, 2018, when Washington’s highest-ranking judges visited the campus for two days of candid discussion and education about the legal process.

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  • Sophie Lucido Johnson '08 First in 2018-19 Visiting Writers Series
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    September 10, 2018 Interview with Sophie Johnson

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  • New Sophomore Residence Hall Opens its Doors
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    August 28, 2018 This fall, 150 sophomores have a brand-new place to call home: Stanton Hall, the first student residence built on campus in nearly 50 years. Cleveland Commons, a 500-seat dining facility expected to open its doors later this semester, represents yet another cornerstone of the Living at Whitman Initiative, launched by the Board of Trustees in 2015.

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  • Video: Parents Reflect During Move-in 2018
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    August 27, 2018 Parents of the Class of 2022 share their hopes and dreams for their students.

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  • State Supreme Court to Hold Community Visit, Hear Cases at Whitman College
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    August 27, 2018 For more than a decade, the Court has heard cases "on the road" three times a year in an outreach effort allowing citizens to see the court in action in their local communities. The Court will conduct classroom visits with students throughout the day, ending with a panel discussion moderated by Whitman Professor Paul Apostolidis.

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  • Newly Promoted and Tenured Faculty Share their Passions
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    August 27, 2018 Whitman College faculty members who received tenure and promotion to full professor for the 2018-19 academic year answered questions about their areas of expertise, their inspiration, and the things they can't live without.

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  • Whitman College Welcomes Students for 2018-19 Year
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    August 24, 2018 More than 300 new students and their families moved into the residence halls at Whitman College on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.

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  • SCORE Adds Community Health Theme for 2018 Excursions
    Campus News

    August 23, 2018 Each August Whitman College's Summer Community OutReach Excursion (SCORE) welcomes more than 30 incoming first-year students to Walla Walla to participate in student-led community service trips based around the themes of food and hunger, environmental and social justice, and housing and homelessness.

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  • SEC Names New 2018-19 Fellows
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    August 23, 2018 Civic Engagement Fellow Kendra Winchester and Technology and Marketing Fellow Molly Unsworth answer questions regarding their roles and responsibilities, as well as how their Whitman experience will help them in their new roles.

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  • Whitman Biology Professor Co-Authors Groundbreaking Study on African Cobra
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    August 10, 2018 Associate Professor of Biology Kate Jackson was part of a team of scientists who published a research paper recognizing the African forest cobra, once thought to be a single species, as five separate species, two of which are described as new species.

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  • Whitman Sociology Professor Wrote the Book on Love Letters
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    August 9, 2018 Professor of Sociology Michelle Janning has released a new book titled Love Letters: Saving Romance in the Digital Age, which explores how and why people retain correspondence from past romances and what cultural values these curatorial habits express.

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  • Whitman Highlighted in Princeton Review Rankings
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    August 8, 2018 Whitman College professors are some of the most accessible out there, according to the latest Princeton Review rankings. The company also recognized Whitman as being among "Best Western Colleges," "Colleges That Pay You Back" and "Green Colleges."

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  • Whitman Climbing Team Scales NC3 Ranks
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    August 3, 2018 Whitman's climbing team made school history spring semester by winning the Northwest Collegiate Climbing Circuit (NC3) for the first time.

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  • Whitman Launches New Center for Global Studies
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    July 30, 2018 This year, Whitman students have the opportunity to benefit from a new Center for Global Studies. The Center for Global studies will serve as a focal point for students and faculty to help them access and reflect on the global learning opportunities already available on campus.

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  • Summer of Salmon: Whitman Students Intern at South Fork of Walla Walla River
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    July 26, 2018 While some spend their summers under air conditioners trying to beat the heat, Whitman College geology majors Hailey Kirlin ‘19 and Shelby Cutter ‘19 spent theirs braving triple digit temperatures trekking through the south fork of the Walla Walla River in fishing waders .

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  • Alumni Canoe Journey Subject of Documentary Film
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    July 11, 2018 Whitman alumni Andy '76 and Alan Dappen '74 complete canoe trip through inland passage they began 40 years before.

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