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June 22, 2016

Lea Redmond '03's "whimsical startup" business is featured in Inc.

Leafcutter Designs, which makes more than a dozen products, is "disrupting the dreary promotional-products industry."
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Greg Ogin at LIGO
June 15, 2016

Gravitational waves detected from second pair of colliding black holes

Whitman College Professor Greg Ogin has been involved in this groundbreaking research for the past ten years.
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June 13, 2016

Patricia Grainger '52 honored by Queen for her historical preservation work

Grainger, a founding member of the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society, recently received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours for service to history preservation.
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June 12, 2016

Leavitt and Kim reflect on the Supreme Court's decision in Loving v. Virginia

The couple suggests that as we celebrate the decision outlawing race-based marriage restrictions "we must work hard to open the conversation about America’s diverse population even wider."
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Matt Schissler '07
June 10, 2016

Matt Schissler ’07 receives National Science Foundation Fellowship for Myanmar research

They received close to 17,000 applications during the 2016 awards cycle and made 2,000 offers, a selection rate of less than 12 percent.
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June 9, 2016

Sociology Professor Helen Kim quoted in New York Times

Prof. Kim weighs in on interfaith marriage
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June 8, 2016

Christian DeBenedetti '96 opens new brewery in Newberg, Oregon

The brewery, Wolves & People, located adjacent to a hazelnut field at the farm where DeBenedetti grew up, uses water and the yeast from the farm.
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Fulbright Top Producer
June 7, 2016

Whitman alumni awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Five Whitman alumni have been accepted into the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, with another appointed as alternate.
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June 7, 2016

Whitman graduate makes a difference in the lives of disabled kids in Walla Walla

Jeremy Nolan '16 now plans to help families with disabled children in Mexico
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May 31, 2016

Sociology Professor Helen Kim writes about religion, race and pop culture in Huffington Post blog

Kim's article based on research and upcoming book "JewAsian"
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Joshua Jensen
May 27, 2016

Whitman College appoints new Vice President for Communications and Public Relations

Jensen, who is currently the executive director of marketing and communications at Connecticut College, will take on this role before the beginning of the 2016–2017 academic year.
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May 26, 2016

Adam Lau '06 awarded first place in Fritz & Lavinia Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition

The Fritz & Lavinia Jensen Foundation awarded bass Adam Lau First Place in the 17th annual Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition in New York City on May 21.
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