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Civil rights activist DeRay McKesson delivers the keynote address.
March 2, 2018
Power and Privilege - Photos
Images from the fifth annual Power & Privilege Symposium.
March 1, 2018
Mellon Grant
Whitman College has received a three-year, $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will help Whitman infuse diverse perspectives into the curriculum and promote community engagement with an emphasis on the humanities, the focus of the foundation.
Mita Mahato
February 27, 2018
Mita Mahato
Writer and artist Mita Mahato works with paper to create collages and comics on the theme of loss.
Women in Leadership Poster
February 23, 2018
Whitman celebrates women who lead by example
Leadership comes with obligations, said the six panelists at the Women in Leadership Symposium that Whitman College held recently. These leaders feel compelled to use their power to help those who need it.
February 22, 2018
President Emeritus Tom Cronin on his new book
Tom Cronin, president of Whitman from 1993 to 2005, discusses his new book, Imagining a Great Republic: Political Novels and the Idea of America (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017), and the paradox of politics and power.
February 18, 2018
Whitman again named Fulbright top producer
Whitman is included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2017-2018 Fulbright students recently announced by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the country's largest foreign exchange fellowship program.
Chemistry Lab
February 15, 2018
Emma Lungren
Emma Lungren '19, a biology major, conducted research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.
February 15, 2018
Lee Mills '09 to feature in League of American Orchestras national conductor preview
The music major is one of six highly skilled conductors selected to participate in the League of American Orchestras 2018 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview next month at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The two-day showcase is one of the most prestigious pathways for new talent.
February 12, 2018
Tom Johnston '85 tends Olympic slopes in PyeongChang
An English major at Whitman, Wyoming rancher Tom Johnston '85 is an expert on skiing racecourses, including the tracks for the Winter Olympics' downhill and Super G competitions. Tasked with building and maintaining the snow surface for the world's most elite athletes, he has made seven trips to South Korea over the past two years to inspect and shape the terrain.
February 11, 2018
Brenda Rufener '95 publishes debut novel
Technical writer turned novelist Brenda Rufener '95, an English major at Whitman, tells the tale of a homeless high schooler named Linden in Where I Live (HarperTeen 2018). Rufener lives in North Carolina with her family and is an advocate for homeless youth.
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