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  • Kimberly Taylor '20 Measures Resilience in Children as part of Yearlong Community Fellowship
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    March 15, 2019 Psychology and computer science major Kimberly Taylor '20 is measuring different components of resilience in students who participate in afterschool programs at local elementary schools in a one-year fellowship with Walla Walla Public Schools 21st Century Community Learning Centers.

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  • Human Rights Historian Discusses Humane War for Skotheim Lecture
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    March 13, 2019 On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Whitman College welcomes distinguished historian Samuel Moyn as the visiting speaker for the 53rd Sivert O. and Marjorie Allen Skotheim Lecture in History.

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  • Life After Whitman: Derek Slone '18
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    March 8, 2019 Derek Slone '18 is a project engineer for Studio 151, a consulting company for the San Francisco International Airport. Slone talks about how some of the lessons he learned at Whitman and how they've helped him in his current role.

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  • Cameron Conner ’20 Selected as Newman Civic Fellow
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    March 7, 2019 Politics and rhetoric studies major Cameron Conner '20 has received a Newman Civic Fellowship from Campus Compact. He is one of just 262 college students to be accepted into their 2019-2020 cohort.

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  • Meet Our Whitties: Alexander Hwang '20
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    March 7, 2019 Meet Our Whitties is an occasional feature produced by the Office of Communications. It features a Q&A with students from across Whitman College.

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  • TORCH Performance Uses Art, Music to Explore Complex Ideas
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    March 6, 2019 Art and music came together on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 in Chism Recital Hall. Audience members experienced a world of moving sketches and live music exploring anxieties around national security, immigration and ecological crisis, but also sharing messages of hope and resilience.

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  • Whitman Teaches the Movement Wins IMPACT Service Program of the Year Award
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    February 28, 2019 Whitman Teaches the Movement (WTTM) — Whitman College’s student-led program that brings civil rights lessons to Walla Walla public schools every January and February — received the Service Program of the Year award at the IMPACT Conference, held Feb. 21-24, 2019, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • Whitman Students Engage, Expand Discussion of Power & Privilege at Annual Symposium
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    February 22, 2019 "Attacking Apathy" was the theme of this year's Power and Privilege Symposium, held Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in classrooms and lecture halls across Whitman College's campus.

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  • Entrepreneurial Alumni Share Paths to Success
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    February 21, 2019 Three Whitman College alumni shared their stories of failure and defeat - and ultimately, success - at a panel hosted by the Student Engagement Center on Feb. 14, 2019. The event was put on to encourage students to think about how their decisions at Whitman will influence their futures, but each speaker emphasized that the path to a successful and fulfilling career is anything but linear.

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  • Video: Whitman Teaches the Movement Brings Equity Lessons to Classrooms
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    February 21, 2019 First-graders at Edison Elementary School in Walla Walla, Washington, learned about equality and the civil rights movement through the lens of the story of Ruby Bridges during the annual Whitman Teaches the Movement.

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  • Alumna Follows Her Dreams to White House and Back
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    February 15, 2019 Danielle Garbe Reser '97 knows the value of the Whitman College network. It was, after all, a Whitman alumnus who helped set her on a career path that took her overseas and to the White House, twice. Now Garbe Reser is back in Walla Walla, giving back to the community that gave her so much, and serving current students at Whitman.

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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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