Gillian Frew has a B.A. in English from Whitman. She has written for The Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, The Oregonian, Seattle Metropolitan and other publications, and has taught ESL in Spain.

Email: frewga@whitman.edu

  • Acclaimed author and English instructor Ana Maria Spagna gives reading
    Campus News

    October 17, 2017 Spagna, who specializes in creative nonfiction, is the former M.F.A. program director at Antioch University and the author of six books, including Test Ride on the Sunnyland Bus: A Daughter's Civil Rights Journey.

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  • Declared majors to offer advice at academic majors fair
    Campus News

    October 16, 2017 What goes into the decision to declare a major? Whitman sophomores, juniors and seniors across academic departments praised perspective and problem-solving as two factors that attracted them to their field of study.

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  • Whitman hails installation by acclaimed artist Jim Dine
    Campus News

    October 5, 2017 Whitman is playing host to works by pop artist Jim Dine, whose pieces are part of public collections at the Tate Modern, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Smithsonian, among other galleries in the U.S. and abroad.

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  • Gilman Scholarships support Whitties studying abroad
    Campus News

    October 2, 2017 Three Whitman juniors are expanding their horizons this semester through study abroad opportunities funded by the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.

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  • Whitman wins Chamber of Commerce $mart Business Partner Award
    Campus News

    September 29, 2017 Campus Sustainability Coordinator Brandon Bishop called the milestone “the culmination of years of effort by our faculty, staff and students” to improve Whitman’s resource management, greenhouse gas offsets and reduction of its global and regional ecological footprint.

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  • NSF grants promote faculty-student research
    Campus News

    September 28, 2017 Four Whitman faculty members received three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) research grants this year emphasizing the integration of teaching and research.

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  • Good Chemistry
    Whitman Magazine

    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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  • Study abroad, advises visiting Middle East scholar
    Campus News

    September 17, 2017 Want to find your calling? Study abroad. So says contemporary Middle East historian Keith Watenpaugh, professor and founding director of the Human Rights Studies Program at the University of California, Davis.

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  • Teach science through children's literature, visiting speakers suggest
    Campus News

    September 13, 2017 Want a novel way to teach kids about science? Look to children’s literature, according to scholars Valerie Bang-Jensen and Mark Lubkowitz in their new book, Sharing Books, Talking Science: Exploring Scientific Concepts with Children's Literature.

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  • Summer Read author appreciates Whitman, and vice versa
    Campus News

    September 8, 2017 For Jennine Capó Crucet, having her debut novel, Make Your Home Among Strangers, selected as Whitman's 2017 Summer Read for first-year students proved more than just an opportunity to share her acclaimed work with 400 new readers.

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  • Whitties eager to greet Summer Read author Jennine Capó Crucet
    Campus News

    September 7, 2017 Jennine Capó Crucet’s acclaimed debut novel, Make Your Home Among Strangers, this year’s choice for the annual Summer Read Program at Whitman, struck a chord with students, staff and faculty for its timely handling of issues such as assimilation and micro-aggressions.

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  • Whitman astronomy professor takes scientific images of eclipse
    Campus News

    September 1, 2017 When a total solar eclipse cast shadows across the contiguous United States on Aug. 21, Whitman College Associate Professor of Astronomy Nathaniel Paust ’98 took advantage of the rare sighting to conduct research on the appearance of the sun’s outer layers, the chromosphere and the corona.

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  • Scrambles program turns 40
    Campus News

    August 21, 2017 Every August, the incoming class has the option to sign up for one of 20 trips aimed at acquainting them with their new peers and the Pacific Northwest. These experiences often foster lifelong friendships, as thousands of Whitman alumni can fondly attest.

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  • Marshall Memorial Fellow alumna meets with European leaders
    Campus News

    August 7, 2017 Amanda Hoey '04 recently returned from a prestigious month-long exchange program to Europe, courtesy of a Marshall Memorial Fellowship. Her high-profile itinerary spanned Belgium, France, Poland, Spain and the U.K.

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  • Faculty members appointed Garrett Fellows
    Campus News

    July 17, 2017 The fellowships are awarded to faculty members at the assistant or associate professor rank and recognize excellence in teaching, research and service. Garrett Fellows also receive a stipend from the Paul Garrett Whitman College Trust to support continued scholarship.

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  • Whitties receive top fellowships and grants
    Campus News

    July 13, 2017 In another successful season for fellowships and grants, Whitman students and graduates netted 32 of the nation’s most prestigious scholarships and awards.

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  • Whitman earns EPA award for green power use
    Campus News

    July 10, 2017 Whitman College ranked at the top of the Northwest Conference during the 2016-17 College and University Green Power Challenge. Run by the Environmental Protection Energy (EPA), the voluntary program encourages organizations to commit to renewable energy sources as a way to cut back on the environmental impacts associated with electricity use.

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  • Whitman alumnae awarded NSF research fellowships
    Campus News

    July 7, 2017 Nevé Baker ’15 and Hanna Kahl ’11 are among only 2,000 recipients this year out of the 13,000 who applied to the NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

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  • Literary connections: lunch with Alexander Maksik '95
    Campus News

    July 5, 2017 Twenty-five years may separate their time at Whitman, but acclaimed author Alexander Maksik ’95 and Bashar Haidar ’20 found plenty to talk about when they met to discuss Maksik’s novel You Deserve Nothing.

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  • Diversity Innovation Grants Spark Creative Collaboration
    Whitman Magazine

    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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