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November 30, 2022
Art Brings Us Together
Art creates a beautiful opportunity for us to express and share our ideas and better connect with the world around us.
Kate Jackson with a snake on her arm.
November 14, 2022
Biology Professor Kate Jackson Receives 2022 Lynwood W. Swanson Scientific Research Award
The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has awarded herpetologist and Professor of Biology Kate Jackson the Lynwood W. Swanson Scientific Research Award for 2022.
November 12, 2022
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold ’06 Reflects on Secretary of State Races in Midterms
Griswold chairs the Democratic Association of Secretaries of State. “We really believe, and continue to believe, that these races have a tremendous effect on whether this country will continue to have a vibrant democracy,” she said. “Or be able to have one at all.”
Katrina Roberts in their office.
November 10, 2022
VWRS 2022
Since 1998, Whitman College has welcomed more than 200 authors through the Visiting Writers Reading Series (VWRS). The 2022–2023 season continues this legacy, presenting writers from multiple genres and backgrounds, from established masters of their craft to fresh voices breaking onto the literary scene.
Collage of soccer players.
November 9, 2022
Whitman College to Install FieldTurf Field for Lacrosse and Soccer
Whitman College intercollegiate soccer and lacrosse teams will train and compete year-round on a new FieldTurf synthetic field starting in the fall 2023 season. 
November 7, 2022
Patrick Page ’85 Stars in Musical Comedy Film Spirited With Will Farrell
Page plays Jacob Marley in a new musical version of Charles Dickens’ holiday story about a miserly misanthrope who's taken on a magical journey, in theatres this weekend.
November 4, 2022
Youth Activist Speaker Series 2022
Students host an inaugural youth climate activists speaker series at Whitman to encourage climate action and activism on local, national and global levels.
2022 Faculty Promotions collage.
November 1, 2022
Faculty Promotions 2022
Whitman recognizes the outstanding work of each member of the faculty–dedicated teacher-scholars who are experts in their fields. This academic year, a handful of Whitman faculty members received promotions that reflect their contributions to their departments and the Whitman College community.
October 29, 2022
Associate Professor of Psychology Pavel Blagov Sheds Light On Halloween Costumes
“One might speculate, based on theory as opposed to research, that people who see themselves as especially creative and original will try to convey that to others through their choice or design of costumes.”
Libby Miller
October 26, 2022
What Remains
Important NAGPRA work at Whitman College's Maxey Museum helps return Native American remains to their tribes.
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