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Women in Leadership Symposium Honors Legacy of Student Activism

Women in Leadership Symposium Honors Legacy of Student Activism

Christy Carley, News Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Events, NEWS

Whitman’s annual Women in Leadership Symposium will take on an expanded form this year. Centered around the theme “Identity and Leadership” the event will include a networking lunch and the opportunity for students to talk one on one with the six panelists in a drop in session from 2-4 in Reid G...

Majors Fair introduces fields of study

Majors Fair introduces fields of study

Eleanor Matson, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2016


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Last Tuesday at Reid Campus Center the Academics Major Fair took place. This annual fair gives first-years and sophomores the chance to interact with upperclassmen who major in any given field of study.  Many believe this to be a productive way to introduce students to the vast variety of major possi...

Women in Leadership Symposium Focuses on Diversity and Advocacy

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director

October 13, 2016


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Whitman’s annual Women in Leadership Symposium will take place Oct. 27, following a year of reexamination of its organizational process. A student-led protest of the symposium last year led to an effort by students, administrators and Colleen Willoughby ‘55, the symposium’s founder, to ensure that...

Women in CS: Alumna Cathryn Posey talks tech

Eleanor Matson, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2016


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Alumna Cathryn Posey ‘05 returned to campus this past week to give the Andjelkovic Lecture on her journey working in the technological industry as a black woman. During her talk, she focused on her thoughts about current inclusion and diversity efforts within the tech industry as well as her journe...

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