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  • Whitman Teaches the Movement Wins IMPACT Service Program of the Year Award
    Campus News

    February 28, 2019 Whitman Teaches the Movement (WTTM) — Whitman College’s student-led program that brings civil rights lessons to Walla Walla public schools every January and February — received the Service Program of the Year award at the IMPACT Conference, held Feb. 21-24, 2019, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.

  • Sheehan Gallery Adds Color to Local Art Scene
    Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

    February 24, 2019 For a town its size, Walla Walla certainly sustains a vibrant art scene. Since 1973, Whitman's Sheehan Gallery has played a proud part in that tradition, welcoming countless visitors through its wide wooden doors to enjoy the six exhibitions it mounts each season, all of which are free and open to the public.

  • Whitman Students Engage, Expand Discussion of Power & Privilege at Annual Symposium
    Campus News

    February 22, 2019 "Attacking Apathy" was the theme of this year's Power and Privilege Symposium, held Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in classrooms and lecture halls across Whitman College's campus.

  • Entrepreneurial Alumni Share Paths to Success
    Campus News

    February 21, 2019 Three Whitman College alumni shared their stories of failure and defeat - and ultimately, success - at a panel hosted by the Student Engagement Center on Feb. 14, 2019. The event was put on to encourage students to think about how their decisions at Whitman will influence their futures, but each speaker emphasized that the path to a successful and fulfilling career is anything but linear.

  • Video: Whitman Teaches the Movement Brings Equity Lessons to Classrooms
    Campus News

    February 21, 2019 First-graders at Edison Elementary School in Walla Walla, Washington, learned about equality and the civil rights movement through the lens of the story of Ruby Bridges during the annual Whitman Teaches the Movement.

  • Alumna Follows Her Dreams to White House and Back
    Campus News

    February 15, 2019 Danielle Garbe Reser '97 knows the value of the Whitman College network. It was, after all, a Whitman alumnus who helped set her on a career path that took her overseas and to the White House, twice. Now Garbe Reser is back in Walla Walla, giving back to the community that gave her so much, and serving current students at Whitman.

  • Fridays at Four Recital Series Connects Community with Music
    Campus News

    February 13, 2019 At the second Fridays at Four concert of the semester on Feb. 15, four of John David Earnest’s compositions will be performed by fellow Whitman faculty members, vocalist and senior lecturer Diane Gray-Chamberlain and pianist and senior lecturer Jackie Wood.

  • Whitman's First Processing Day Combines Software and Art
    Campus News

    February 12, 2019 In February 2019, Whitman College held its first Community Processing Day, celebrating the software that allows anyone to create three-dimensional art using programming language.

  • Life After Whitman: Bella Zarate '14
    Campus News

    February 12, 2019 Whitman alumna Bella Zarate '14 is using her psychology degree from Whitman College to help connect prospective employees with career at Facebook in San Francisco, California.

  • Cardiovascular Expert and Alumna Joins Diverse Panel Discussion on Gender
    Campus News

    February 8, 2019 Each February, many people are focused on hearts - from the palpitations of love on Valentine's Day to concerns over health for American Heart Month. Whitman alumna DeLisa Fairweather '87 will share her expertise on heart health and the impact of gender at "Gender, Skin, Bodies: A Gender Studies Research Roundtable" at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at the Kimball Theatre.

  • Meet Jessica Matthews, Whitman's Victim Advocate
    Campus News

    February 6, 2019 Education and advocacy are two principles Jessica Matthews upholds as Whitman's new Sexual Assault Victim's Advocate (SAVA). Hailey Powers was Whitman's first SAVA, holding the position for two years prior to Matthews assuming the role.

  • RAPtivist Aisha Fukushima ’09 to Return as Commencement Speaker
    Campus News

    February 5, 2019 A professional singer, speaker and educator, Fukushima is the founder of RAPtivism (rap activism), a hip-hop project spanning 20 countries and four continents. As a public speaker, she combines the art of performance and lecture, linking themes such as global citizenship, empowerment and feminism with live musical performance.

  • Meet Our Whitties: Sam Cleary '22
    Campus News

    February 1, 2019 Sam Cleary '22 is a first-year student at Whitman College from Seattle, Washington.

  • "Hamilton" Actor Shares Keys to Positivity at MLK Keynote Address
    Campus News

    January 24, 2019 Stage and screen actor Bryan Terrell Clark auditioned seven times before landing the coveted role of George Washington in "Hamilton," the acclaimed Broadway production of Lin Manuel Miranda's hip-hop musical about the Founding Fathers.

  • Beckman Scholars Award Expands Summer Research Focus
    Campus News

    January 22, 2019 Students will benefit from an expanded vision for summer research in the chemistry and life sciences departments at Whitman College, thanks to a Beckman Scholars Award from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.

  • Winter Student Art Salon Celebrates 12th Year
    Campus News

    January 17, 2019 On Jan. 19, 2019, the Juried Winter Student Art Salon will celebrate its 12th year with an opening reception from 3-5 p.m. at the Fouts Center for Visual Arts.

  • Inaugural Sophomore Summit Offers Students Career Compass
    Campus News

    January 15, 2019 Faced with the pressure of earning a degree and moving into the working world, how does a student navigate college to ensure they are going in the right direction?

  • Alumna Advocates for Portland's Homeless Population
    Whitman Magazine

    Interview with alumna Deborah Kafoury, Multnomah County commissioner and passionate advocate for the homeless

  • Alumna Chases Her Dreams into Art World
    Whitman Magazine

    Profile of Whitman alumna Brenna Two Bears, an art history and visual culture studies major

  • Kicking into High Gear
    Whitman Magazine

    Profile of Whitman College student Isaiah Banta, a computer science major who is involved in various aspects of student life on campus