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  • 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.

  • Carbon Tax
    Whitman Magazine

    Camila Thorndike ’10, the executive director of Oregon Climate, was named to Mic50’s list that recognizes the “next generation of impactful leaders.”

  • The Country Between Us
    Whitman Magazine

    “We love our country - it is composed of the bones of our people and we will not part with it.” Cayuse Delegation Treaty of 1855.

  • The Downwinders
    Whitman Magazine

    Associate Professor of Anthropology Jason Pribilsky asks hard questions about the Hanford site's legacy and our culture’s relationship with cancer.

  • Doctor Shadowing
    Whitman Magazine

    A Whitman alumna organized a program to help potential medical students shadow doctors to find out if they can handle the “dark side of medicine.”

  • Object Lesson
    Whitman Magazine

    The Thibodo Collection at Whitman’s Maxey Museum

  • Writing a Novel: Prelude to Flight
    Whitman Magazine

    How is a novel born? Through the act of intentionally dreaming, explains English professor and novelist Scott Elliott.

  • The Zoo Keeper
    Whitman Magazine

    Professor Lisa Uddin, author of Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto, tells Whitman Magazine that zoos are public spaces from which we can examine racial planes.

  • Mr. Whitman
    Whitman Magazine

    Eight men will vie for the title of Mr. Whitman 2015 this fall in the 14th annual fundraising contest organized by the women of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

  • Subterranean Austin
    Whitman Magazine

    Invisible in Austin is a scholarly “examination of the lived experiences of social suffering in Austin—a thriving, rapidly-growing, highly unequal and segregated technopolis.”

  • Brother, I'm Dying
    Whitman Magazine

    Haitian writer Edwidge Danticat will be on campus on September 10 to talk about her book Brother, I’m Dying.

  • The Glean Team
    Whitman Magazine

    Created by Samuel Curtis ’16 from Corvallis, Oregon, the student-run group is responsible for nearly 35,000 of the 59,000 pounds of food produce gleaned in Walla Walla during 2014

  • Mars Guy Rob Manning Predicts The Future
    Whitman Magazine

    Rob Manning ’80, engineering manager for NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, delivered Whitman’s 129th Commencement address. Acclaimed for his work on the Curiosity Rover currently exploring the Red Planet, Manning told graduates to boldly go.

  • Under the Canopy
    Whitman Magazine

    Landscape supervisor Bob Biles ’74 is tagging Whitman’s trees—about 1,600 of them