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Nathan Dappen, far left, Alan Dappen and Andy Dappen stand with their canoes.
July 11, 2018

Alumni Canoe Journey Subject of Documentary Film

Whitman alumni Andy '76 and Alan Dappen '74 complete canoe trip through inland passage they began 40 years before.
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July 2, 2018

Alumni Get Back on the Track for Athletics Reunion

On June 22-24, 2018, 45 former track and field and cross country athletes, coaches and assistant coaches returned to Whitman College for a team reunion.
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June 24, 2018

Whitman sociology professor talks about families and policy in New York Times

Professor Michelle Janning, who is also a senior scholar at the Council on Contemporary Families, talks about inequalities in family support in our country
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June 19, 2018

Theatre professor edits expanded Michael Chekhov collection

Assistant Professor of Theatre Jessica Cerullo, who also serves on the faculty of The Michael Chekhov Association, edited and introduced the new edition, which supplements the 18 lessons from Chekhov's original book with nine additional lectures from the Chekhov archives. It will be published this summer in English, German and Russian. Born in 1891, Michael Chekhov was an internationally celebrated actor, teacher and director, and nephew of the playwright Anton Chekhov.
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June 3, 2018

Jim Edmunds '78 brings tech jobs to Walla Walla

Edmunds, who is the CEO of Seattle-based tech firm Ingeniux, expanded the software company to Walla Walla two years ago. That office has doubled its employment over the last year to 14 people, with 13 of them already residing in the local community. A member of the President's Advisory Board at Whitman, Edmunds scouted locations all over the country before setting on Walla Walla.
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June 1, 2018

Catherine Williams '70 performs at Carnegie Hall

A sociology major at Whitman, she sang with the South Sound Classical Choir and 250 other singers from around the world. Carnegie Hall's composer-in-residence, James Maeders, conducted. A lifelong musician who plays the guitar and other instruments, Williams and her friends once earned extra money over the weekends by busking on the streets of Seattle. She later joined a group that performed folk and fiddle tunes.
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May 25, 2018

Professor Don Snow on imagery of the American West

Senior Lecturer of Environmental Humanities and General Studies Don Snow gave a three-part interview regarding topics ranging from novelist Wallace Stegner to the Trump Administration's attempts to weaken federal environmental laws, regulations and protections.
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May 22, 2018

John Stegner '77 appointed to Idaho Supreme Court

The political science major with a law degree from the University of Idaho has served as a district judge in Moscow, Idaho, since 1997. "I am extremely honored to have been chosen by Gov. Otter to fill the open seat on Idaho's Supreme Court," Stegner said. "I will do my utmost to live up to the responsibility placed on me."
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May 20, 2018

Whitman College Commencement 2018

A little rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of graduates and their families at Whitman College’s 2018 Commencement ceremonies. As the procession began at 11:00am, the rain came down heavy at times, but lightened up as the ceremony started.
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May 18, 2018

Whitman students earn leadership roles in Commencement

A small selection of Whitman students will join the ranks of those recognized at the college's 132nd Commencement ceremony, alongside the Commencement speaker, honorary degree recipient, returning members of the class of 1967 and distinguished faculty.
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Ashifi Gogo
May 18, 2018

Whitman welcomes Commencement Speaker Ashifi Gogo '05

Acclaimed entrepreneur Ashifi Gogo '05 is Whitman's 2018 Commencement Speaker. He will also receive an honorary degree from the college.
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From left: Assistant Professor of Japanese Ron Takemoto, Associate Professor of Geology Kirsten Nicolaysen, Senior Lecturer of Theatre and Technical Director Nate Tomsheck, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric Studies Heather Hayes and Associate Professor of Chemistry Dalia Rokhsan. Not pictured: Associate Professor of Mathematics Doug Hundley and Assistant Professor of Psychology Erin Pahlke.
May 17, 2018

Whitman professors receive distinguished faculty awards

The college honored several faculty members for excellence in teaching, advising, scholarship and mentoring at an annual end of the year reception.
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