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October 17, 2016

Life lessons from Semester in the West, the ultimate classroom

Environmental journalist Todd Wilkinson says the program is "a landmark achievement in place-based education."
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October 13, 2016

Kim/Leavitt interviewed about their book, JewAsian

A book by Professor Kim and Associate Dean Leavitt explores the subject of Jewish-Asian couples through a sociological lens.
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Music composers
October 11, 2016

Student composers debut original music

In a fall Composition class, students of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music John David Earnest composed works for public performance. Listen to recordings of his students’ performances while reading what they have to say about their newest compositions.
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October 7, 2016

Sociology Professor Michelle Janning interviewed about the stuff of relationships

Janning's recent publishing work is on the topics of gender and generation in the use and saving of digital and handwritten love letters, Scandinavian families, parenting, popular culture representation of families, gender and home decorating television, divorce and material culture, and motherhood and the management of digital photography.
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October 6, 2016

Whitman internship grant recipient wins national video competition

Missy Gerlach '19 submitted the video as part of her Whitman-funded summer internship with Portland’s Toole Design Group.
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Students live tweeting debate
October 4, 2016

Classes on 2016 election go beyond the headlines

This presidential election cycle, Whitman is offering two fall semester courses encouraging students to engage with today’s heated political discourse.
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October 3, 2016

Geology Prof. Kevin Pogue talks about the challenges of growing grapes in Pendleton

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October 1, 2016

Erik Foley '96 talks sustainability at a global and local level

As Director of Sustainability at Penn State, Foley consults with international companies while teaching responsible business practices
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September 23, 2016

Whitman's recent leadership additions

Recent additions to the president's cabinet under President Kathleen M. Murray's leadership.
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Cathryn Posey '05
September 22, 2016

Tech superwoman Cathryn Posey ’05 on the social side of tech

Cathryn Posey ’05 visited Whitman’s campus this week to speak to students about her work in the technology industry.
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September 20, 2016

Whitman College adopts test-optional application process

Beginning with this year’s admission cycle, Whitman will move to a test-optional application process for prospective students.
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September 19, 2016

Whitman named one of the country's healthiest colleges

Health services, campus food, athletic facilities, quality of life, and happiness of students all factored into ranking
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