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December 20, 2016

Mary Deming Barber '78 talks about relationship building

A public relations expert, Barber provides insight on building relationships as the first step to creating inspiring content
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Washington State Penitentiary
December 16, 2016

Whitman students partner with state prisoners to discuss mass incarceration

Twenty Whitman students and 18 inmates from the Washington State Penitentiary education program gathered for the final town hall presentation of their work in “Rhetoric, Civic Engagement, and Incarceration,” a class that had met weekly at the penitentiary since early September.
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December 16, 2016

Whitman College makes Kiplinger’s 2017 “Best Value College” list

Whitman College is ranked 36 on the list of liberal arts colleges and is ranked 64 in the combined list of all private and public colleges. Those rankings are the highest of any college in the northwest.
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December 15, 2016

Books for winter break reading

Penrose Library Staff recommend some of their favorites
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Conner and Gallaher
December 13, 2016

Cameron Conner ’20 and Grant Gallaher ’20 reflect on disaster relief efforts during gap year

Spokane natives Cameron Conner '20 and Grant Gallaher ’20 dedicated their gap year to doing relief work in Nepal in the wake of last year’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
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December 8, 2016

Students explore the best of the west

This year's Semester in the West went a little beyond most previous trips, going farther north, east, and south than ever before.
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December 8, 2016

Cecilia Kang '94 talks about the potential dangers of fake news

Kang is a technology reporter for The New York Times
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Jay Heath
December 7, 2016

Alumni awarded Northwest Association of Independent Schools grant

Jay Heath ’07 and Matt Stenovec ’08 found that even mission-driven organizations can be insular and lack obvious pathways for growth and change for their students. Their response: to submit a grant proposal to the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS) to research how best to develop leadership within these schools.
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November 30, 2016

Recently published faculty books

Books published by Whitman's faculty in recent months.
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November 29, 2016

Whitman College named top college in West

Whitman ranks #7 for academic resources on Wall Street Journal's list
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Schmitz with students in the library
November 18, 2016

Whitman professor speaks on the historical context of 2016 election

Professor David F. Schmitz, Robert Allen Skotheim Chair of History, gave his take on the results of the 2016 presidential election earlier this week.
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New classes
November 16, 2016

Sneak peek: Five new Whitman classes available in Spring 2017

As registration approaches, new courses have been introduced that span the four major academic divisions and offer something different for students.
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