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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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  • Power & Privilege Symposium Sparks Dialogue on Campus
    Whitman Magazine

    Students examined issues of structural inequality during the fifth annual Power & Privilege Symposium, a series of student-run events and campuswide workshops culminating in a keynote speech by civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson.

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  • Whitman Investment Company Reaches Million Dollar Milestone
    Whitman Magazine

    Getting involved in the Whitman Investment Company, which manages a portfolio of more than $1,000,000, provides a hands-on learning opportunity for students interested in finance.

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  • Two More Whitties Earn Elite Thomas J. Watson Fellowships
    Whitman Magazine

    Two Whitman graduates received Thomas J. Watson Fellowships to travel the globe in search of answers to their research questions.

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  • Whitman Undergraduate Conference Celebrates 20th Anniversary
    Whitman Magazine

    More than 200 students participated in the 2018 Whitman Undergraduate Conference, a full day of moderated panels, poster presentations, musical performances and artistic exhibitions from every corner of campus.

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  • A Present from Their Future: New Admit Packages Greet Students
    Whitman Magazine

    The Class of 2022 got more than just a letter in the mail. Check out some Walla Walla High School students’ reactions to being surprised with news of their college acceptance plus a box of Whitman swag.

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  • Summer Internships Promote Professional Development
    Whitman Magazine

    Summer internships are stepping stones to a successful career. As this year’s cohort of summer interns begin their learning process, here’s a taste of the exciting work experience students gained last year thanks to the Whitman Internship Grant.

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  • “Go Out of Your Way to Be Kind”: Ashifi Gogo ’05 Cheers On Whitties at Commencement
    Whitman Magazine

    Rain couldn't dampen the spirits of Whitman graduates and their families at the college's 132nd Commencement ceremony on May 20. The Class of 2018 heard from Chairman of the Board of Trustees Brad McMurchie '84, Whitman President Kathleen Murray and class speaker Chris Meabe '18, all of whom urged their continued pursuit of knowledge and understanding.

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  • Nikki Antenucci ’18 Receives Governor’s Civic Leadership Award
    Whitman Magazine

    Psychology major Nikki Antenucci ’18 from Evergreen, Colorado, won the 2018 Governor's Civic Leadership Award at Campus Compact’s Students Serving Washington Awards.

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  • The Uber of Laundry: John Lee ’16 Folds Innovation into Daily Living
    Whitman Magazine

    John Lee '16 founded Loopie Laundry to turn household chores into revenue streams. The film and media studies major hopes to bring modern mobile solutions to one of humanity's most enduring hassles-dirty laundry. And he's using his creative problem solving ability to do it.

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  • From Nagasaki to Hanford: Survivor Shares His First-Hand Account
    Whitman Magazine

    Mitsugi Moriguchi was only a child when his home city of Nagasaki was hit by a 21-kiloton plutonium bomb on August 9, 1945. Now he is the first known hibakusha (atomic bomb survivor) to have visited the Hanford nuclear reactor.

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  • Chasing Equality: Andrea Williams ’09 Fights for Immigrant Rights
    Whitman Magazine

    As executive director of Causa, Oregon's leading immigrant rights organization, Andrea Williams '09 is on a mission to lift up the voices of Latino immigrants and their families. A politics major and Spanish minor, she was inspired to join the movement for social justice for all after taking part in Whitman's U.S./Mexico border trip.

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  • Call it Karma: Professor Jonathan Walters Translates Ancient Buddhist Text
    Whitman Magazine

    In an effort spanning decades, George Hudson Ball Endowed Chair in the Humanities and Professor of Religion Jonathan Walters did the seemingly impossible. He produced the first-ever complete translation of the Apadāna into a Western language.

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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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