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  • Advice from revenge porn lawyer Carrie Goldberg
    Campus News

    March 29, 2017 A pioneer in the field of sexual privacy, New York attorney Carrie Goldberg came to campus in April to discuss her work defending victims of non-consensual pornography, or revenge porn, the cyber civil rights initiative and the links between revenge porn and domestic violence.

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  • Focus on Faculty: The Landscape of Risk
    Whitman Magazine

    Alissa Cordner, assistant professor of sociology, thinks a lot about the problems of risk, such as flame retardants, environmental health and wildfire management.

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  • Most diverse and largest applicant pool
    Campus News

    March 23, 2017 Whitman College broke several school records today when sending out 2017–18 admittance letters. It topped previous benchmarks for quantity of applicants, diversity of students, and eligibility for Pell Grants.

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  • Go Blues
    Whitman Magazine

    Whitman College’s athletics teams have started to adopt the new college mascot, the Blues, after a selection process that began in fall 2015.

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  • Visiting scholar expounds on the write stuff
    Campus News

    March 21, 2017 Childress, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Toronto, follows “the life trajectory of a single work of fiction from its initial inspiration to its reception by reviewers and readers."

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  • Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind
    Whitman Magazine

    As President and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind, Kirk Adams ’83 guides efforts to improve the lives of millions of blind and visually impaired people nationwide.

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  • In between Final Four, community service
    Campus News

    March 17, 2017 The seemingly unrelated fields of sports and humanitarianism share at least three traits: sacrifice, heart and teamwork. The Whitman College men’s basketball team discovered and proved this on Thursday morning when performing community service at the HopeTree Family Services in Salem, Virginia, in between practices for their Final Four showdown today against Babson College at the Salem Civic Center.

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  • Men’s basketball ends historic run in Division III Final Four
    Campus News

    March 17, 2017 The matchup against Babson College started well. The Blues took their first lead, 7-6, two minutes into the action, increased the advantage to 25 with seven minutes left in the first half, and held a four-point edge at intermission.

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  • Men’s basketball team readies for Final Four appearance
    Campus News

    March 16, 2017 Whitman College men’s basketball team, the only undefeated men’s squad across all three divisions, practiced today at the Salem Civic Center in Virginia for their Final Four appearance there on Friday against Babson College.

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  • Q&A: From Moses to Macklemore
    Whitman Magazine

    Religion major Josh Karp '05, now known as Budo, has become a successful musician and producer for artists including Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

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  • Strategic Planning process moves forward
    Whitman Magazine

    Since the creation of the Strategic Planning Committee last year, a number of themes have emerged in talks with groups on- and off-campus: diversity, equity and inclusion; access; the academic program; the power of place; and life after Whitman.

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  • NCAA Final Four ahead for men’s basketball
    Campus News

    March 11, 2017 Whitman’s men’s basketball team advanced to the Final Four in the NCAA Division III tournament, after a close match-up against the University of Rochester The Blues men - the only undefeated team across all three divisions - beat Rochester 91-87.

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  • Women’s basketball team bows out in NCAA Elite 8
    Campus News

    March 11, 2017 Congratulations to Whitman’s women’s basketball team, whose victory-filled season came to an end today when bowing out in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA Division III tournament.

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  • Whitman to host STEM workshops for middle school girls
    Campus News

    March 10, 2017 Sponsored by the local chapter of the American Association of University Women, Great Explorations will bring 450 middle school girls to campus.

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  • Men’s and women’s basketball teams head to NCAA Elite 8
    Campus News

    March 10, 2017 After triumphing 102—82 over Hardin-Simmons University at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio, Whitman’s men’s basketball team advances from the Sweet 16 to the Elite 8 in the NCAA Division III tournament.

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  • Teens draw on civil rights lessons for Whitman art show
    Campus News

    March 9, 2017 Lincoln High School students created original works of art in response to conversations with Whitman volunteers.

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  • Alumna recognized at International Women’s Day celebration in State capital
    Campus News

    March 8, 2017 A first-generation college student whose family immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam, Do majored in sociology at Whitman and is a Gates Millennium Scholar.

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  • Visiting ecologist promotes wildfire awareness
    Campus News

    March 7, 2017 Megafire expert Paul F. Hessburg advocated for more public conversation about the destruction that large wildfires cause when hosting a multimedia presentation at Whitman College in March.

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  • Whitties join Peace Corps in impressive numbers
    Campus News

    March 6, 2017 Whitman ranks among the Peace Corps’ 2017 list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities.

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  • Students celebrate world cultures with campus festivities
    Campus News

    March 2, 2017 Whitman students recently took part in the InterNation Celebration, hosted by the Beyond Borders Club, Whitman Events Board and Intercultural Center, and Chopsticks Night, held at the Japanese Interest House.

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