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  • New Sophomore Residence Hall Opens its Doors
    Campus News

    August 28, 2018 This fall, 150 sophomores have a brand-new place to call home: Stanton Hall, the first student residence built on campus in nearly 50 years. Cleveland Commons, a 500-seat dining facility expected to open its doors later this semester, represents yet another cornerstone of the Living at Whitman Initiative, launched by the Board of Trustees in 2015.

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  • Video: Parents Reflect During Move-in 2018
    Campus News

    August 27, 2018 Parents of the Class of 2022 share their hopes and dreams for their students.

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  • State Supreme Court to Hold Community Visit, Hear Cases at Whitman College
    Campus News

    August 27, 2018 For more than a decade, the Court has heard cases "on the road" three times a year in an outreach effort allowing citizens to see the court in action in their local communities. The Court will conduct classroom visits with students throughout the day, ending with a panel discussion moderated by Whitman Professor Paul Apostolidis.

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  • Newly Promoted and Tenured Faculty Share their Passions
    Campus News

    August 27, 2018 Whitman College faculty members who received tenure and promotion to full professor for the 2018-19 academic year answered questions about their areas of expertise, their inspiration, and the things they can't live without.

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  • Whitman College Welcomes Students for 2018-19 Year
    Campus News

    August 24, 2018 More than 300 new students and their families moved into the residence halls at Whitman College on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.

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  • SCORE Adds Community Health Theme for 2018 Excursions
    Campus News

    August 23, 2018 Each August Whitman College's Summer Community OutReach Excursion (SCORE) welcomes more than 30 incoming first-year students to Walla Walla to participate in student-led community service trips based around the themes of food and hunger, environmental and social justice, and housing and homelessness.

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  • SEC Names New 2018-19 Fellows
    Campus News

    August 23, 2018 Civic Engagement Fellow Kendra Winchester and Technology and Marketing Fellow Molly Unsworth answer questions regarding their roles and responsibilities, as well as how their Whitman experience will help them in their new roles.

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  • Whitman Alumni Ranked Among Happiest, Most Successful
    Forbes

    August 21, 2018 Whitman was featured in a roundup of Grateful Grads 2018 - 200 Colleges With The Happiest, Most Successful Alumni.

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  • Alumna Sarah Cronk Continues Inclusive Movement
    Whitman Magazine

    Whitman College graduate Sarah Cronk’s inclusive cheerleading organization, The Sparkle Effect, is emerging as a leader in the inclusive athletics movement.

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  • Whitman Biology Professor Co-Authors Groundbreaking Study on African Cobra
    Campus News

    August 10, 2018 Associate Professor of Biology Kate Jackson was part of a team of scientists who published a research paper recognizing the African forest cobra, once thought to be a single species, as five separate species, two of which are described as new species.

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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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