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June 7, 2016Whitman 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
May 31, 2016Sociology Professor Helen Kim writes about religion, race and pop culture in Huffington Post blog
Kim's article based on research and upcoming book "JewAsian"
May 27, 2016Joshua Jensen
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.
May 26, 2016Adam 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.
May 22, 20162016 Commencement
Speaking at Whitman’s 130th Commencement ceremony on May 22, Justice Mary Yu told the 360 graduates gathered on the south lawn of Memorial Building to “dare to take risks for the sake of the common good—dare to be free to be summoned by life without fear.”
May 16, 2016Cob Ovens
As students finished up the semester, many found themselves holed up in the library with final papers, studying for final exams or completing creative projects. But one final project for an introduction to environmental studies course was particularly unusual: five students had to build an oven out of cob—a simple mixture of straw, clay and sand.
May 12, 2016Emma Thompson
Religion major Emma Thompson ’16 has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship.
May 6, 2016Udall Winners
Two Whitman students have received the Udall Scholarship, which awards funding on the basis of commitment to careers in the environment.
May 2, 2016Senior Speakers
In early April, seniors decided on class speakers who they think best represent the sentiments of the Class of 2016.
May 1, 2016Whitties Helping Whitties
Since its inception in 2013, Whitties Helping Whitties has continued to grow in popularity, drawing record numbers to recent events in Seattle, Portland and San Francisco, the cities with the largest concentrations of Whitman students, families and alumni.