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December 22, 2017

Kiplinger names Whitman best value college in Northwest

Whitman ranks as the 47th best value college or university nationwide, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s “300 Best College Values for 2018” list, published today.
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December 22, 2017

Whitman alumnus plays major role in this year's Winter Olympics

Snow guru Tom Johnston '85 is molding the terrain and crafting the jumps for the PyeongChang Olympics
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Custodian Ema Lopez-Ortiz (center), flanked by Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce President Brian Duvall and Whitman President Kathleen Murray. Photo courtesy of Laurie’s Photography.
December 21, 2017

Whitman staff member honored for activism

A fierce proponent of social justice and a key player in recent rallies, demonstrations and marches in support of immigrants’ rights, Lopez-Ortiz has lived in Walla Walla for 30 years and raised three daughters who graduated from Whitman.
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December 20, 2017

Trustee Jonathan Sposato '89 talks about his new book about diversity in the tech industry

Sposato's book "Better Together" encourages men to foster gender equality in the workplace
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December 19, 2017

Whitman professors help create Washington state leaders

Family farmers, timberlands executives and forest rangers were just a few of the participants in a seminar on criminal justice led by Associate Professor of Philosophy and Paul Garrett Fellow Patrick Frierson and Senior Lecturer of Philosophy and General Studies Mitch Clearfield in November.
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Kiki Smith
December 15, 2017

Kiki Smith shares her award-winning art

Listed by "Time" magazine in 2006 in its list “Time 100: The People Who Shape Our World,” American artist Kiki Smith gave a talk about her work and life as an artist at Whitman in early December.
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Winter Memorial Hall
December 14, 2017

Whitman students share winter break plans

Some will celebrate finishing their four years of coursework early; others will return to campus early for RA training. All intend to spend at least a little quality time with family and friends from home.
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December 11, 2017

Whitman sociology professor interviewed about online archives on Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Prof. Alvaro Santana-Acuña is working on a book about Marquez's “One Hundred Years of Solitude”
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Study tips
December 7, 2017

Preparing for finals 101, according to student academic advisers

Consult your professors. Get enough sleep. Study with peers. Shut off social media. Whitman College student academic advisers offered these tips and numerous others to ready for final exams, which take place next week. Here’s a survey.
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Ana Maria Spagna
December 4, 2017

Visiting instructor and writer earns literary grant

Prolific author and Johnson Visiting Instructor of English Ana Maria Spagna has received a 2017 Grants for Artist Project (GAP) Award from the nonprofit Artist Trust, which provides grants to creative artists based in Washington State, for an upcoming nonfiction work tentatively titled The Merchant by the River.
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December 1, 2017

Whitman and Port of Walla Walla create campus coding space

Fostering connections to the local economy and providing students with professional development opportunities are among the goals for a new campus workspace scheduled to open in the Whitman College Technology Services building in January.
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November 27, 2017

Whitman partners with scholarship platform RaiseMe

The platform converts high school accomplishments such as good grades and community service into “micro-scholarships” that partner institutions like Whitman include in merit awards for enrolling students.
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