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Whitman Students Build Wind Turbine

Photo by Marra Clay.

Georgia Lyon

November 19, 2015

By the spring of 2016, some of Whitman’s physics students will have finished building a vertical axis wind turbine. The wind turbine, which will be located between Penrose Library and Harper Joy Theater, will be the first student-constructed wind turbine on a college campus. Because of the relatively...

Cool the Schools returns with new curriculum

Allison Bolgiano

March 31, 2012

In April, Whitman students will teach fourth and eighth graders about climate change in the fourth year of Cool the Schools, a program that gives Whitman students the opportunity to teach local elementary school students more about climate change. The curriculum has changed this year to include different...

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