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  • Calling the Shots
    Whitman Magazine

    Aspiring filmmaker (and men's basketball player) Evan Martin '16 worked on Seven Ways from Sunday with Professor Robert Sickels.

  • Fall Semester Athletics, February 2016
    Whitman Magazine

    Winter sports have worked toward the halfway point of their seasons, with the men’s and women’s basketball teams and the men’s and women’s swim teams achieving high levels of success.

  • Tipton Named New Provost WM Feb 2016
    Whitman Magazine

    In December, President Kathleen Murray announced that Alzada J. Tipton, currently the senior vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Elmhurst College in Illinois, will be Whitman College's new provost and dean of the faculty.

  • Faculty Members Receive Promotions
    Whitman Magazine

    This semester, five Whitman faculty members were granted tenure and one was promoted to full professor.

  • Students Present Nationally on Whitman Teaches the Movement
    Whitman Magazine

    In the fifth year of Whitman College's successful Whitman Teaches the Movement program, Cherokee Washington '17 and Nicole Antenucci '18 were invited to travel to the country's largest civic engagement and social justice conference this year to present on the program's success in Walla Walla schools.

  • I Dig Your 'Do
    Whitman Magazine

    Janet Scott Stephens '80, a self-styled "hair archaeologist," has received national attention for her hobby of researching and recreating ancient hairdos.

  • LGBT Filmmaker Pam Walton '66 Inspires Whitman Students
    Whitman Magazine

    Filmmaker Pam Walton '66 reflects on her time at Whitman in her workshop with students involved in Whitman Teaches the Movement.

  • Whitman Team Places First in Northwest Regional Ethics Bowl
    Whitman Magazine

    Six Whitman students have won top honors after competing for the first time in the Northwest Regional Ethics Bowl, an annual competition which is intended to give students the opportunity to defend pressing moral arguments on some of the most complex ethical issues of the day.

  • Student Engagement Center Launches Interview Suite
    Whitman Magazine

    The SEC's new interview suite is the latest in a growing list of resources the SEC offers to students seeking career development support.

  • The Startup King
    Whitman Magazine

    Rick Turoczy '93, cofounder of the Portland Incubator Experiment, talks to Whitman Magazine about technology, Portland's startup culture, and how the liberal arts prepares people for a career in startups.

  • Seeing Stories
    Whitman Magazine

    Sheehan Gallery illustrates the power of graphic narrative with an exhibition, public events and workshops by some of the genre's most successful artists.

  • Rest Stop Reminiscences
    Whitman Magazine

    Interstates 82, 84 and 90 are oft-traversed highways for Whitman students from the West and Pacific Northwest. Here are some of their favorite stops on the way.

  • What We Do After
    Whitman Magazine

    Three alumni filmmakers take on the prison education system, urging us to welcome those who’ve been released back into the community.

  • Rise of the Robots
    Whitman Magazine

    Pulitzer Prize-winner John Markoff ’71 tells professor Janet Davis why he’s not worried about building the next Terminator.

  • A Legacy of Leadership
    Whitman Magazine

    Colleen Willoughby ’55 reflects on how life has changed for women leaders over the last 30 years.

  • The Half-Life of Memory
    Whitman Magazine

    Summer Read author Edwidge Danticat bridges the gap between Haiti and the U.S. in Brother, I’m Dying.

  • Place of Residence
    Whitman Magazine

    The history of Lyman House, the oldest residence on campus.

  • True North
    Whitman Magazine

    Whitman’s Director of Outdoor Programs, Brien Sheedy, has led an expedition to the North Pole

  • Out in Africa
    Whitman Magazine

    Nate Freeman ’04, who earned a B.A. in physics-astronomy from Whitman and a J.D. from Yale, cycled from Cairo to Cape Town in support of LGBT rights.

  • American Dreamers
    Whitman Magazine

    Thanks to Teach For America’s DREAMer Program, Alejandro Fuentes Mena ’13 has just completed his first two-year stint as an elementary school teacher in Denver.