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  • Whitman Sociology Professor Wrote the Book on Love Letters
    Campus News

    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
    Campus News

    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
    Campus News

    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
    Campus News

    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
    Campus News

    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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  • Biology Professor Cited on Scientific Whistleblowing
    Undark Magazine

    July 24, 2018 Associate Professor of Biology Tim Parker, who recently published a paper on avoiding questionable research practices in ecology and evolution, discussed the best way to address faulty or misleading information in scientific literature and when a researcher should call for a retraction.

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  • Whitties Top Earning Graduates in Washington State
    Thrillist

    July 24, 2018 New rankings released by the career search site Zippia, which analyzed mean earnings of graduates a decade after they started college to determine which school in each state graduates the highest earners on average, showed Whitman in the lead for Washington.

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  • Whitman Ranked Among Top LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges
    Affordable Colleges Online

    July 12, 2018 Whitman was recognized as a Top LGBTQ-Friendly College for 2018-19 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org. The higher education information, resources, affordability and rankings site lists Whitman as one of the most inclusive campuses in the country for LGBTQ students, faculty and staff.

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  • Alumni Canoe Journey Subject of Documentary Film
    Campus News

    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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  • Alumni Get Back on the Track for Athletics Reunion
    Campus News

    July 2, 2018 On June 22-24, 2018, 45 former track and field and cross country athletes, coaches and assistant coaches returned to Whitman College for a team reunion.

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  • Whitman sociology professor talks about families and policy in New York Times
    The New York Times

    June 24, 2018 Professor Michelle Janning, who is also a senior scholar at the Council on Contemporary Families, talks about inequalities in family support in our country

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  • Theatre professor edits expanded Michael Chekhov collection
    Broadway World

    June 19, 2018 Assistant Professor of Theatre Jessica Cerullo, who also serves on the faculty of The Michael Chekhov Association, edited and introduced the new edition, which supplements the 18 lessons from Chekhov's original book with nine additional lectures from the Chekhov archives. It will be published this summer in English, German and Russian. Born in 1891, Michael Chekhov was an internationally celebrated actor, teacher and director, and nephew of the playwright Anton Chekhov.

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  • Jim Edmunds '78 brings tech jobs to Walla Walla
    Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

    June 3, 2018 Edmunds, who is the CEO of Seattle-based tech firm Ingeniux, expanded the software company to Walla Walla two years ago. That office has doubled its employment over the last year to 14 people, with 13 of them already residing in the local community. A member of the President's Advisory Board at Whitman, Edmunds scouted locations all over the country before setting on Walla Walla.

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  • Catherine Williams '70 performs at Carnegie Hall
    Key Peninsula News

    June 1, 2018 A sociology major at Whitman, she sang with the South Sound Classical Choir and 250 other singers from around the world. Carnegie Hall's composer-in-residence, James Maeders, conducted. A lifelong musician who plays the guitar and other instruments, Williams and her friends once earned extra money over the weekends by busking on the streets of Seattle. She later joined a group that performed folk and fiddle tunes.

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  • Professor Don Snow on imagery of the American West
    Mountain Journal

    May 25, 2018 Senior Lecturer of Environmental Humanities and General Studies Don Snow gave a three-part interview regarding topics ranging from novelist Wallace Stegner to the Trump Administration's attempts to weaken federal environmental laws, regulations and protections.

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  • John Stegner '77 appointed to Idaho Supreme Court
    The Idaho Press-Tribune

    May 22, 2018 The political science major with a law degree from the University of Idaho has served as a district judge in Moscow, Idaho, since 1997. "I am extremely honored to have been chosen by Gov. Otter to fill the open seat on Idaho's Supreme Court," Stegner said. "I will do my utmost to live up to the responsibility placed on me."

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  • Whitman College Commencement 2018
    Campus News

    May 20, 2018 A little rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of graduates and their families at Whitman College’s 2018 Commencement ceremonies. As the procession began at 11:00am, the rain came down heavy at times, but lightened up as the ceremony started.

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  • Whitman students earn leadership roles in Commencement
    Campus News

    May 18, 2018 A small selection of Whitman students will join the ranks of those recognized at the college's 132nd Commencement ceremony, alongside the Commencement speaker, honorary degree recipient, returning members of the class of 1967 and distinguished faculty.

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  • Whitman welcomes Commencement Speaker Ashifi Gogo '05
    Campus News

    May 18, 2018 Acclaimed entrepreneur Ashifi Gogo '05 is Whitman's 2018 Commencement Speaker. He will also receive an honorary degree from the college.

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  • Whitman professors receive distinguished faculty awards
    Campus News

    May 17, 2018 The college honored several faculty members for excellence in teaching, advising, scholarship and mentoring at an annual end of the year reception.

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