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John Moes portrait
October 21, 2021
Meet The Moes
Writer and podcast host John Moe ’90 and his daughter, Kate, a first-year student, bond over all things Whitman College.
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October 21, 2021
SEC name change
The Student Engagement Center’s New Name Reflects an Ongoing Mission.
Nancy and Greg Serrurier, parents to Ben Serrurier ’11, have established the Serrurier Life After Whitman Endowment to transform the way Whitman students prepare for callings and careers, beginning with the Class of 2025 pilot program.
October 21, 2021
5 Million Gift Reshapes Student Career Preparation
Nancy and Greg Serrurier, parents to Ben Serrurier ’11, have established the Serrurier Life After Whitman Endowment to transform the way Whitman students prepare for callings and careers, beginning with the Class of 2025 pilot program.
October 21, 2021
Pottery Teacher Genie Huntemann '97 Shares Joy of Art with Students
After more than two decades of teaching other subjects, Walla Walla High School pottery teacher Genie Huntemann has found her dream job.
October 18, 2021
History Professor John Cotts Offers Context for 900-Year-Old Sword Recovered at Sea
The rare discovery of a sword dating to the Middle Ages in the Mediterranean Sea has experts from around the world weighing in on its provenance. Cotts shed light on the time period during which the weapon was lost: the Third Crusade, when Philip II of France, Richard I of England and Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I tried and failed to retake Jerusalem from Saladin, who had conquered the city in 1187.
October 18, 2021
History Professor John Cotts Offers Context for 900-Year-Old Sword Recovered at Sea
The rare discovery of a sword dating to the Middle Ages in the Mediterranean Sea has experts from around the world weighing in on its provenance. Cotts shed light on the tumultuous time period during which the weapon was lost: the Third Crusade (1189–1192), when Philip II of France, Richard I of England and Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, exhorted by Pope Gregory VIII, tried and failed to retake Jerusalem from Saladin, who ruled an area covering modern Egypt, Syria and Iraq and had captured the city in 1187.
Portrait of Biswas Shampa
September 28, 2021
Shampas Biswas Benefits of Academic Theme
The chair of Whitman’s politics department talks about Race, Violence and Health in Inside Higher Education.
September 22, 2021
William O Douglas Centennial Conference
The Sept. 24, 2021 William O. Douglas Centennial Conference reflects on the Supreme Court Justice’s environmental and civil rights legacies.
President Kathy Murray
September 19, 2021
President's Message
A message from President Kathleen Murray.
Inside of Whitman College's Anatomy lab
September 19, 2021
Spaces: Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy Lab
Displays of taxidermy animals, skeletons and jars of preserved reptiles are more than decoration in Whitman College’s “CVA Lab.”
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